Public Engagement

BERC Energy Summit

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The BERC Energy Summit, started in 2007, is the largest student-run energy conference on the West Coast.  Held at UC Berkeley, the event draws around 500 students, researchers, clean technology entrepreneurs, policymakers, and industry leaders to discuss the world’s most pressing energy challenges each year. It also includes an Innovation Expo to highlight student research, a Career Forum to connect students and employers, and networking events.

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BERC provides members with opportunities to engage with cutting-edge research and current industry applications through various programs and summits throughout the year.

The Berkeley Energy & Resources Collaborative (BERC) is a multidisciplinary network of UC Berkeley students, alumni, faculty, industry professionals, and advisors who seek to turn world-leading research into world-changing solutions by tackling tough and timely energy and environmental challenges.

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