Event information at-a-glance

  • Date: October 16-17, 2018
  • Time:
    • Tuesday, October 16: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (check-in and breakfast beginning at 8:00 AM), plus ideating and networking reception 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    • Wednesday, October 17: 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM (breakfast beginning at 8:00 AM)
  • Location: International House, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Cost: FREE
  • Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided on both days. Light appetizers will be provided during the Tuesday night ideating and networking session.

Travel and accommodations

We are happy to provide hotel recommendations and travel tips for your visit to Berkeley. Read more about travel and accommodations.


Information about forum facilitators will be posted soon. Check the Facilitators page for more information.

Structure and schedule

Details about the forum structure and schedule will be posted soon. In the meantime, read a short description of the discourse-based approach that we will be using.

Code of conduct

Choosing Pathways to OA is dedicated to providing a positive, inclusive, harassment-free experience for everyone. Please read our Code of Conduct.


Choosing Pathways to OA is committed to providing an accessible, barrier-free setting for all participants. We will provide more details about event accessibility in the coming weeks. Read more about accessibility