The UC Center Sacramento Thursday Speaker Series
The UC Center Sacramento (UCCS) offers weekly public lectures by UC faculty on a variety of public policy issues. Attendees include UCCS students, legislative staff, employees of state agencies and departments, advocates, and members of the general public. UCCS invites faculty members from any UC campus to deliver lectures summarizing new findings or synthesizing information with potential implications for state policy.
Lectures may address any policy-relevant topic, but each year the Center puts together several mini-series which emphasize special themes, in 2014-15 the mini-series focused on: 1) Energy, Environment and Water; 2) Equality, Inequality and Prosperity; and 3) California 2034: Policymaking Beyond the Next Election Cycle. In 2015-2016 our mini-series will focus on: 1) ; 2) Health and Health Care; and 3) Taxation and Revenue
The public talks are held on Thursdays at noon and lunch is provided. A list of upcoming talks is available on the UC Center Sacramento website at uccs.ucdavis.edu. Any individual who wishes to attend a public talk can register at uccs.ucdavis.edu/events. The views and opinions expressed during our hosted lectures are those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the views of the University of California or the UC Center Sacramento.
To evaluate or provide feedback on any of our Thursday speakers please use our new online evaluation form . For more information on speaking at UCCS contact Jaime Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org the Speakers Series Coordinator at the UC Center.
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- "The Cost -Effectiveness Paradox in the Health Care: How an Intervention or Program Can Be Cost-Effective but Still Not Worth It and Vice Versa" May 05, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Jeffrey Hoch, Professor in the Department of Public Health Services, UC Davis
- "What to Expect This June and November? The Effect of New Election Reforms on California's Voter Turnout" May 06, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Mindy Romero,PhD, Director of California Civil Engagement Project, UC Davis
- Antibiotics in Livestock Production: The Intersection of Human and Animal Health May 12, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Terry Lehenbauer* and Thomas B. Newman, MD**, Associate Professor of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis. **Professor of Epidemiology, UC San Francisco.
- Preventive Health Solutions for California's Diabetes Epidemic May 19, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Adele de la Torre* and Malo Hutson**. Professor in the Department of Chicana/o Studies, UC Davis. **Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley,
- California Climate Change Scoping Plan: The Role of Agriculture May 26, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Dennis Baldocchi* and Louise Jackson**, *Professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, UC Berkeley. **Professor in the Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, UC Davis.
- "Learning to Leverage a UC for K-20 Opportunities to Learn" Jun 30, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Mica Pollock, Professor of Education Studies and Director of the Center for Research on Educational Equity, Assessment and Teaching Excellence, UC San Diego
- "Climate, Drought, and Change: Where We're At, How We Know, and California's Future". Jul 07, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Michael Anderson, State Climatologist, Department of Water Resources, California.
- "Bans vs Fees: Disposable Carryout Bag Policies and Bag Usage" Jul 21, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:05 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Rebecca Taylor, UCCS Emerging Scholars Winner, UC Berkeley
- Talk title to be announced Jul 28, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Carole Seron, Professor and Dean of Social Ecology and Charis Kubrin, Professor of Criminology, Law and Society, UC Irvine
- Talk title to be announced Aug 04, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Janet Coffman, Associate Professor in the Institute for Health Policy Studies, UC San Francisco
- "Rubber Tires, Residents, and Genrification in Los Angeles" Aug 11, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Anne Brown, UCCS Emerging Scholars Winner, PhD Candidate, UC Los Angeles
- Talk title to be announced Aug 18, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM — 1130 K Street, Room LL3,
- Cynthia Lin, Association Professor in the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics, UC Davis. Bacon Lectureship Honorable Mention
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