Uncharted, Berkeley’s first ideas festival is 1 week away!

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Some of the world’s leading, and most entertaining, experts will be participating at Uncharted on Oct. 25-26

The finishing touches are being applied to the program, the speakers, all world experts in their fields, are tweeting about their imminent appearance on stage in Berkeley, and the final decisions on wine pairings, music sets and lighting for the sure-to-be celebratory party at the art museum have been made. This time next week the inaugural Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas will be in full flow.

The program is bursting with entertaining and thought-provoking conversations. Here’s just a taste:

Browse the full program here; learn more about the speakers here.

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Sean Gourley

And, because we love surprises, we have just added Sean Gourley to the line-up. Gourley gave an amazing TED talk on the mathematics of war a few years ago, and he will join Uncharted on Saturday afternoon to talk about his latest work on war and insurgency.


Uncharted is delighted to be partnering with the following sponsors: AutodeskPanoramic InterestsMechanics BankDeYoe Wealth ManagementBerkeley Repertory Theatre, GreenerPrinterUniversity of California BerkeleyBerkeley Startup ClusterDowntown Berkeley Association, and KQED.

What should you do next?

Register to participate in Uncharted now.
One-day passes (which include the party at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive on Friday night) are available.
Use promo code BerkeleysideFriend when you register to get a discount.
Apply for a scholarship for free access. (Deadline is Monday Oct. 21.)

Look forward to seeing you there!