6:00 – 8:00PM. Beta Lounge, 2129 Durant Avenue, BERKELEY. Appetizers will be provided. Come join fellow planners for happy hour drinks and good conversation. This event will provide a good opportunity to network with fellow professionals from the East Bay. Beta Lounge is BART accessible via the Downtown Berkeley station. No RSVP required. Co-sponsored by the Northern Section’s Young Planners Group and East Bay Regional Advisory Council (RAC). For more information please contact Florentina Craciun at firstname.lastname@example.org
10 AM–3:30 PM, San José State University, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SAN JOSE. This is the first of five sessions for the November 2014 AICP Examination, each of which will cover different material. The sessions have been sponsored by the Section for 23 years and have an average 96% pass rate. Subsequent dates for the Fall 2014 exam prep workshops are September 20, October 11, October 25, and November 8th. Although the sessions are free, class materials will cost $100 (though this fee may be waived). To register, contact Don Bradley, email@example.com or (650) 592-0915.
7 PM – 8:30 PM, Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum, 570 E Remington Drive, SUNNYVALE. Snacks will be provided. San Jose is the largest city in Northern California, which means it’s chock full of unseen details. Join SPUR and APA for a frenzied race through the city using only your feet and VTA in a frenetic search for San Jose’s hidden secrets. Co-presented by Sunnyvale Cool, Silicon Valley Leadership, and Friends of Caltrain. Free. For more information and to register, click here.
September 4-5, 2014, Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, SAN FRANCISCO. Join your peers and experts in real estate, finance, climate risk, and policy in San Francisco to learn how development can minimize loss and mitigate risk, and how smart development can uncover new opportunities in an uncertain future. At Building the Resilient City: Risks and Opportunities, you will discover the challenges, opportunities, and best practices for building resilient urban environments. For more information and to register, click here.
10AM to NOON, San Francisco Bay Bridge Maritime Street Parking Area, OAKLAND. Tour the new Bay Bridge bike/walk path while hearing how it came to be and how it will ultimately connect from Oakland to Treasure Island and San Francisco. This event will highlight both the political and engineering challenges of creating the path and its ultimate extension, as well as how the path will connect to the rest of the San Francisco Bay Trail. We will meet at the Maritime Street parking area, and walk from there. This event is free, but is limited to the first 25 respondents and RSVP is required by August 21. For more information, and to RSVP, please contact Dahlia Chazan at firstname.lastname@example.org.