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Campus Hosts May 26 Workshop on Intellectual Property

The event, hosted by the Berkeley Postdoc Entrepreneurial Program, features Robin Johnston of the Lab’s Innovation and Partnerships Office, as well as representatives from law firms WSGR and MoFo. The free event begins at 6 p.m. in 105 Stanley Hall. A networking session and reception will follow the presentations. More>

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Procurement Offers May 26 Webinar Series

A webinar on “Procurement Channels” will take place on May 26 at 1 p.m. Go here for more details and login information. The recording from two earlier webinars in the series, “Where’s My Stuff?” and “Requisition Tips and Tricks”, can be accessed here.

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Intro to Python and the Jupyter Notebook Workshop Offered May 24

IT is offering a one-day workshop on Python and the Jupyter Notebook on May 24, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Building 59-3101. The workshop will cover the Python programming language and the Jupyter Notebook, a browser-based literate programming tool that enables users to combine code, text, and visualizations in a single reproducible document. More>

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Apply to Summer Data Science Workshop

Graduate students and postdocs interested in pursuing a career in data science are invited to attend the CDIPS data science workshop July 9-30. The workshop includes mentors from Uber, Pandora, Square, Google and others, talks on transitioning from academia, and a closing dinner with former Amazon chief scientist Andreas Weigend. Application deadline is May 20.

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May 24 Parenting Class on ‘Allowances, Chores, and Family Work’

The class, facilitated by Marcilie Smith Boyle runs from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Building 70A-3377. The class is hosted by the Women Scientists and Engineers Council and the Diversity and Inclusion Office. Deadline for registration is May 20. More>

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Campus Hosts Data Science Workshop Info Session on April 28

Are you a grad student or postdoc interested in pursuing a career in data science? An information session will be held Thursday, April 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. in 190 Doe Library, to learn more about the upcoming Data Science Workshop (July 9-30). The workshop features small teams who are paired with industry mentors to work on a data science project. More>

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Archiving Files/Records Workshop on April 22

Running out of space in your office, moving to a new office, or processing the records of retiring or retired scientists? Workshop participants will learn which files can be kept, archived, or disposed. The event, part of National Records and Information Management Month, takes place 10:30 a.m. to noon in Building 50A-5132. Go here for more information and to register.

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April 18 OSTI Workshop to Discuss Information and Data Needs

A workshop held in conjunction with DOE’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information to explore how lab-based scientists use scientific and technical information, data, and supplemental material in the workflow of their research efforts will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Perseverance Hall. More>

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Entrepreneurial Training this Spring and Summer

The Innovation and Partnerships Office is coordinating Lab participation in three upcoming entrepreneurial training courses starting with a one-week regional I-Corps course in May (applications due April 15). Full, six-week I-Corps and Lab-Corps programs start in July. For details, go here. Contact RJohnston@lbl.gov to receive additional instructions before applying.

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Procurement Offers Webinar Series

The webinars include “Requisition Tips and Tricks” on April 13, and “Procurement Channels” on May 26. Both take place at 1 p.m. Go here for more details and login information. A pre-recorded webinar on “Where’s My Stuff?” can be accessed here.

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