Meeting for Research Administrators on the Berkeley Campus

Upcoming Meetings

Please save the dates for the RAC Forum meetings below. The fall semester RAC Forum meetings will be held via Zoom. Meetings are planned to be held from 10:30 to noon, with networking from 10:15 to 10:30 if held in the Alumni House Toll Room. These dates are tentative, so please check back for the final schedule or sign up for the mailing list.

  • December 2, 2020 (Zoom)
  • January 27, 2021
  • March 10, 2021
  • June 9, 2021

Past Meetings

  • September 30, 2020: Updates: SPO, IAO, CGA, BRS; Single IRB (sIRB) and Proposal Submission; Federal Updates; Campus Challenges/Updates: Involuntary Downtime, Foreign Influence, Cyber Security and Executive Orders; New Export Control Communication Procedures and Red Flags when Dealing with Sanctioned Countries
  • June 24, 2020: Updates: IAO, SPO; Update on Foreign Influence Requirements: What PIs and RAs Need to Know
  • April 8, 2020: Updates: IAO, RAC IT, SPO; Impact of COVID-19 on Campus Research/Research Administration
  • November 13, 2019: Update and Demo on Subaward Request Electronic Submission Platform via Phoebe Search; What Sponsored Projects Office Needs From You; NSF: RA Support for Project Reports; Test your “Spidey Sense”: Do You Think like an NSF Auditor?; Where to Give Feedback on Institutional Proposal Review

Past Meetings Archive


RAC Forum meetings are sponsored by the Research Administration and Compliance Office. All are welcome!


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