Thank you for agreeing to lead a Bridging the Gap session! Below is general information regarding our sessions.

  • Sessions are 90 minutes and held in 150 University Hall.
  • The general format of the session will be
    • Welcome and Speaker Introduction(s) (5-10 minutes);
    • Main presentation (75-80 minutes for interactive session to allow for discussion with audience and questions); and
    • Closing (5 minutes).
  • Maximum capacity for Room 150 is 126. 
    • Amenities include large screen display with projection and audio capabilities, internet access, white board, and tabletop podium.
    • Audit and Advisory Services will provide a Windows laptop.
    • Standard additional items available includes i>clickers for interactive polling and easel paper.
  • A meeting with Chief Audit Executive Riley will be scheduled 1-2 weeks prior to your session. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss your presentation in more detail, share best practices, discuss items needed for your session and preferred room set-up.
  • Presentation information
    • Printed copies of the presentations are not generally provided at our sessions so minimum font size should be 22 point.
    • Presentations in PDF format will be posted to our website site following the session.
    • Room 150 does not have a sound system so please repeat audience questions before responding. 
    • Kindly send your presentation (or the link if using Prezi) to Cheryl Olson (colson@berkeley.edu) no later than one hour prior to your session. If you are unable to do so, please bring the presentation on a flash drive to the session so that it can be loaded onto our laptop. 
  • Registration for participants is required using the UC Learning Center. A copy of the roster will be provided to you prior to your session.
  • Feedback from the session will be shared with the presenters after the session.