Venue and Accommodations



    Venue: Alumni House


    The Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference site is the Toll Room at the UCB Alumni House. The Alumni House is located in the heart of Cal’s campus in Berkeley. Parking permits are required for all vehicles parked on campus and may be purchased via Parking and Transportation Services. Public transportation or parking off campus is recommended, specifically the Durant Avenue Parking Facility.  Parking permits are required for all vehicles parked on campus.  Campus departments can make prior arrangements to park next to the Alumni House in the Dwinelle Lot.  Please find below contact information for the Alumni House.


    Phone: (510) 642-7026
    Fax: (510) 642-6252

    For a map of campus or directions to the Alumni House click the relevant button below:

    Alumni HouseCampus





    The Hotel Shattuck Plaza has graciously agreed to host our attendees at a discounted price.  We recommend attendees book there while space is still available.  Information on the Shattuck Hotel can be found directly below with alternate locations following.



    Hotel Shattuck Plaza


    We have reserved a block of rooms (for a three-night stay) at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza for March 31-April 2, 2015. Please make your reservation with the Hotel directly (510-845-7300) or toll free (866-466-9199) and identify yourself as part of the Eighth Annual Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference. Alternatively, reservations can be made using the link. The block of rooms reserved are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so please make your reservation as soon as possible. Unclaimed rooms will be released after Friday, March 6, 2015, and then will be available on a space-available basis. Please inform the Hotel of how many nights along with the dates that you will be staying if you will not be staying three nights. The Hotel Shattuck is within walking distance of the U.C. Berkeley Alumni House.


    Other Hotels Near the Conference Site:



    Bancroft Hotel

    2680 Bancroft Way
    Berkeley, CA 94704
    (510) 549-1000




    Durant Hotel

    2600 Durant Avenue
    Berkeley, CA 94704
    (510) 845-8981


    Hotels farther away from the conference site:



    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Berkeley Marina

    200 Marina Boulevard
    Berkeley, CA 94710
    (510) 548-7920




    Claremont Hotel

    41 Tunnel Road
    Berkeley, CA 94705
    (510) 843-3000
    (800) 551-7266