The Joint Genome Institute will host its annual Genomics of Energy & Environment meeting in San Francisco April 3 to 5. The meeting will be preceded by a series of workshops and the “NeLLi 2019 Symposium: From New Lineages of Life to New Functions.” Early registration for the meeting ends Dec. 31. More>
With nearly 25,000 attendees, the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union — which begins Monday, Dec. 10 in Washington, D.C. — is the largest earth and space science meeting in the world. Earth and Environmental Sciences Area scientists will be involved in more than 300 presentations, and 32 of our experts will be presenting invited talks. More>
The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative is hosting its 5th annual Resources Roundtable on Wednesday, Oct. 31. This year’s focus will bring together Bay Area innovators in the waste and materials management space to share ideas and best practices. Go here to register or learn more about this day-long symposium.
A symposium on the applications and enhancements of the popular TOUGH flow-simulation computer programs is underway through Wednesday in the Building 66 Auditorium. Hosted by the Earth and Environmental Sciences Area, the ninth triennial TOUGH symposium brings together users of the TOUGH codes for the simulation of multiphase fluid and heat flows in porous and fractured media.
LabTech is an annual free event that focuses on computing and technology for Berkeley Lab employees. Hosted by the IT Division, LabTech features technical talks, discussion sessions, networking opportunities, demonstrations, and more. Whether you are a scientist seeking the latest tools for data management or you want to learn more about G Suite tools, LabTech has something for everyone. Register here.
The Lab’s Intellectual Property Office and Energy Technologies Area have arranged for Lab researchers interested in sustainability technology to attend the VERGE 2018 Summit, taking place Oct. 16-18 in Oakland. The summit will explore scalable solutions within three dynamic and influential markets: clean energy, transportation and mobility, and the circular economy. Go here for instructions to obtain an all-access pass.
Battery researchers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers will gather for the 2018 Bay Area Battery Summit, “Building Better Batteries,” on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the David Brower Center in Berkeley. The event will be an in-depth look at lithium/cobalt technologies and their societal impact; how new, emerging cobalt-free technologies could help build better batteries; and recycling and reuse of critical materials. More>
The Innovation XLab Energy Storage Summit, held this week at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, explored energy storage and its potential to boost transportation and a distributed electricity grid. The event showcased the resources available at DOE national labs that can be leveraged by industry for energy storage applications. This highlights video mentions NERSC and includes an interview with Associate Lab Director Ravi Prasher.
On Sept. 12, the Lab hosted a tour for government representatives, policymakers, and nonprofit organizations attending this week’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. The tour featured presentations on leveraging the Lab’s latest research tools to design effective community resilience and mitigation strategies. More>