Preliminary,draft schedule. Many details are subject to change.

Presentation Abstracts

Please plan on participating in the 2014 IBHA conference from August 6 - 10 at Dominican University of California.  ***Daily bus transportation, meals and evening events are all included with registration.  Guest registration includes evening events only.***

The IBHA would like to thank The Big History Project, and Microsoft Research and ChronoZoom for their generous contributions!

Wednesday, August 6

  • Registration
  • Geological Tour of Land’s End and Sutro
    Baths

Thursday, August 7

  • IBHA Conference Day 1
    • Opening Keynote - David Christian, "The Meaning of Big History"
    • Education in Big History Plenary Session
    • Concurrent Sessions
    • Physics of Love lunchtime performance
    • Welcome Reception

Friday, August 8

  • IBHA Conference Day 2
    • The Big History Project - Plenary Session
    • Concurrent Sessions
    • Special ChronoZoom Panel
    • Film – Swimme / Tucker, "The Journey of the Universe"

Saturday, August 9

  • IBHA Conference Day 3
    • Concurrent Sessions
    • Closing Keynote - Fred Spier, The Future of Humanity"
    • Wrap-up Session
    • Closing Reception - Terrapin Crossroads

Sunday, August 10

  • Wine Country Tour

Transportation to/from San Rafael

Flying into SFO

We suggest taking the Marin Airporter from SFO to Marin and disembarking at the Central San Rafael Transit Center. Approximate travel time is 1.5 hours. Buses pick up passengers at SFO every 30 minutes, on the hour and half-hour, beginning at 5:00 AM. The last bus of the night departs from SFO at midnight. Fare is currently $20. http://www.marinairporter.com/schedules_sfo_to_marin.html

From the Transit Center in San Rafael, there are taxis available to take you to your hotel. If you are staying at the Four Points by Sheraton in San Rafael, it is approximately 3.3 miles from the Transit Center to the hotel.

Flying into OAK

We suggest taking the Sonoma County Airport Express to Marin and disembarking at the Central San Rafael Transit Center. Fare is currently $26. Please refer to the Airport Express website for travel times and pick-up times. http://airportexpressinc.com/schedules.php

From the Transit Center in San Rafael, there are taxis available to take you to your hotel. If you are staying at the Four Points by Sheraton in San Rafael, it is approximately 3.3 miles from the Transit Center to the hotel.

Hotel

Four Points by Sheraton

1010 Northgate Drive

San Rafael, CA 94903

Central Reservations 1-800-325-3535

Hotel Reservations 1-415-479-8800

Callers should identify themselves members of “DU-IBHA” arriving on Wednesday, August 6th and departing Sunday, August 10th, 2014 to secure the special rate and receive their confirmation number. Callers should have a credit card ready to guarantee reservation.

Discounted Rate: $114 (by 5pm local time, June 13th, 2014)

Group Rate: $139 (by 5pm local time, July 11th, 2014)

 Reservations may be cancelled without penalty up to 24 hours prior to arrival.

 

 

© International Big History Association
Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software