The weather forecast for Thursday, March 30, 2017, calls for mostly sunny and breezy with a temperature range averaging around 66 degrees. Registration and breakfast start promptly at 8 a.m., the welcome and line-up at 8:45 and a stellar breakfast panel at 9 a.m..
Yes, we know what traffic can be like. One good thing: We here at EWIP chose this time to take advantage of the Berkeley spring break, so student traffic will be less and you should miss the hordes driving back.
Westbound from Highway 24: Exit at Berkeley/Tunnel Road and continue west on Tunnel Road, which becomes Ashby Avenue. Turn right onto Claremont Avenue and make an immediate left onto Claremont Boulevard. Continue on Claremont Boulevard, which will become Belrose Avenue and then Derby Avenue (as it veers left). Turn right onto Warring Street, and the Clark Kerr Campus will be on your right. Continue one-half block and turn right into the Southwest Parking Lot.
Eastbound from Highway 24: Exit at Claremont Avenue. Turn left from any lane onto Claremont Avenue. Continue north on Claremont Avenue, veering left past Ashby to continue onto Belrose Avenue. Belrose Avenue will turn left onto Derby Street. At the stop sign, turn right onto Warring. The Southwest Parking Lot entrance will be immediately upon your left.
If you reach the stop sign, you’ve gone too far: Turn right onto Horseshoe Drive (at the stop sign) and turn left to return to Warring Street.
Northbound from Highway 80: Exit at Ashby Avenue and go right. Turn left onto Telegraph Avenue. Turn right onto Dwight Way. Turn right onto Warring Street, and the Clark Kerr Campus will be on your left. Continue past the horse shoe-shaped driveway, and enter the Southwest Parking Lot.
Southbound from Highway 80: Exit at University Avenue and go right. Turn right onto Oxford Street, which becomes Fulton Street. Turn left onto Dwight Way. Turn right onto Warring Street, and the Clark Kerr Campus will be on your left. Continue past the horse shoe-shaped driveway, and enter the Southwest Parking Lot.
BART + connection:
Taking BART to the Downtown Berkeley or Rockridge stations gets you close, but you will need to get to the conference center 1.5 miles away. It is a 30-minute walk uphill, so we suggest one of these options to get you right to the door.
- AC Transit. Click here for simple directions. Clipper card is accepted. Fare is $2.10 and the ride is about 12 minutes from Rockridge BART (49 Counterclockwise/51B Northbound) or Berkeley BART (49 Clockwise/51B Southbound). Use Google/Bing maps or 511.org for bus schedules.
- Taxi. A line is located near the Downtown Berkeley station.
- Follow your politics and opt for a ride-sharing service.