IST Events & Programs

Please bookmark this page as a resource to view upcoming happenings and to access materials from past IST events. This page also features different programs we have implemented in the organization towards continuous improvement. 

Do you have ideas for social gatherings, and want to get involved with event planning? Email ist-social@berkeley.edu or just reach out to Summer Scanlan or Jen Bellenger.

Note: All IST events are also included on the One IT calendar.

Upcoming Events

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IST All Staff Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 12 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Pauley Ballroom East in the MLK Memorial Union

Save the date for the next all staff gathering!

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, Aug. 20 | 9 - 10 a.m.
2850 Telegraph Room 351

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Wednesday, Aug. 14 | 9 - 10 a.m.
Warren 200C

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, Aug. 13 | 9 - 10 a.m.
Banway 441B

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, Aug. 6 | 9 - 10 a.m. 
2484 Shattuck Main Conference Room

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

Past Events

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CPR Training Opportunity
To encourage a culture of safety and responsibility, OCIO and the IST Action Team is sponsoring voluntary CPR Training through the Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps for interested OCIO/IST staff. Available dates:

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Board Game Night
Thursday, June 27 | 3:30 p.m. to ???
Victory Point Cafe at 1797-A Shattuck Avenue

Join the Action Team for an afternoon of games, refreshments, and conversation. 

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IST/OCIO Retirement Celebration
Wednesday, June 12 | 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Pauley Ballroom East in the MLK Memorial Union

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Berkeley Art Museum Tour
Thursday, April 25 | 3 - 4:30 p.m.
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

OCIO/IST staff were invited to attend a private tour of the Berkeley Art Museum Pacific Film Archive. After the tour, the Art Lab was open for artiness and light refreshments were served at Babette Cafe.

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Coffee with the CIO
Wednesday, March 27 | 9 - 10 a.m. 
Warren 200C

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, March 26 | 9 - 10 a.m. 
2484 Shattuck Main Conference Room

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Pi(e) Potluck to celebrate Pi Day
Thursday, March 14 | 12 - 1 p.m.
200C Warren Hall

Learn more about Pi Day | Event Photos

Jenn Stringer, Assistant Vice Chancellor for IT and Deputy CIO

IST All Staff Meeting
Wednesday, March 13 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Pauley Ballroom East in the MLK Memorial Union

Watch Video | See Presentation

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Coffee with the CIO
Wednesday, March 13 | 9 - 10 a.m. 
2850 Telegraph Room 351

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, March 12 | 9 - 10 a.m. 
Banway 441B

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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New Year's Party
Thursday, Jan. 17 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Cornerstone Craft Beer & Live Music

Event RecapSee Photos & Videos

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, Jan. 15 | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 
2850 Telegraph Room 351

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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Coffee with the CIO
Tuesday, Jan. 8 | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 
Warren 200C

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

2018

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Coffee with the CIO
Wednesday, Dec. 19 | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 
2484 Shattuck Main Conference Room

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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IST All Staff Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 11 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Berkeley Rep Theater

Watch Video | See Presentation

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Coffee with the CIO
Thursday, Dec. 6 | 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. 
Banway 441B

CIO Larry Conrad is hosting coffee and pastries at different locations for an open discussion to hear what people are interested in talking about or input they would like to provide (this event is for non-director staff). 

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SIS Hosts Celebration of Diwali 
Wednesday, Oct. 10 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
South side of the 4th floor at 2850 Telegraph

Event Recap | View PhotosLearn more about Diwali

Jen Bellenger with her fancy pink bowling ball and beer in hand at an IST gathering at Albany Bowl

IST Goes Bowling
Friday, Oct. 5 | 4 - 6 p.m.
Albany Bowl

View Photos

Jeremy Rosenberg at A's baseball

IST Represents at Oakland A's Cal vs Stanford Night
Wednesday, Sept. 19 | 7 - 9 :30 p.m.
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Event Recap | View Photos