Register for the 2019 Conference!




Bridgebuilder: $2,500
You are an organization or individual who wants to spread Belonging to as many people as possible by supporting those who are not able to afford the full conference registration fee.  This registration level will support yourself and three scholarship applicants to attend the Othering & Belonging Conference.

Pay It Forward, Businesses and Foundations: $1050
You work for a foundation or business that has a budget for conferences or are an individual with the means to cover the actual per person cost of the conference plus the subsidized rate for one other attendee.

Sustainer: $695
You work for a larger non-profit, government, educational institution or NGO and your organization is paying for the cost of your registration. By registering at this level, you are paying the actual per person cost to attend the Othering & Belonging conference.

Individuals: $350
This subsidized registration option is for UCB students, UC staff and faculty, employees and groups from smaller nonprofit organizations, or individuals who cannot afford to cover the unsubsidized registration option. 

Group Registration
If you are a paying for multiple members of a group, you can do this via the registration site and the first person registered in the group will be charged. If members of the group are paying individually (for example, with different credit cards), you must create separate registrations for each.

The discounted group rate is the ‘Individual’ registration option. Groups should register under this option unless you are part of a UC cohort. If you are part of a UC cohort of 5 or more, please contact Puanani Forbes for the UC cohort rate.

Scholarship Funding
Please apply here for scholarships. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. The first review will occur on November 30, 2018 and every end of the month thereafter until all scholarships are completely awarded. There is no fee to apply for a scholarship. However, if your application is accepted, there is a $25 processing fee that must be paid within 30 days of your receiving notice of your awarded scholarship, as a show of good faith. If you do not accept the scholarship by paying the fee within 30 days, the scholarship may be made available to the next applicant.


The online registration system is set up to accept major credit cards. Credit card payments are preferred. If you are are unable to pay by credit card, select the Invoice payment option and complete and print out your registration form and send along with a check made payable to the "UC Board of Regents". Write “Haas Institute O&B Conference" in the memo line and mail in advance of the conference date to:

Puanani Forbes
Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society  
460 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-2330

Your registration will be confirmed upon receipt of your check.  All checks need to be received by February 28, 2019 to activate your registration for the conference. Please contact Sean Reyes if you are unable to meet this deadline.  

If you are paying by UC system chartstring, please contact Puanani Forbes. Cohorts of 5 or more will be eligible for a discounted rate.


Cancellations or substitutions will be processed upon receipt of your request by email to Sean Reyes.

  • Cancellations requested before March 1 are eligible for a refund less a $50 cancellation fee for each registration.

  • After March 1, cancellations will be refunded 50% of the registration fee.

  • Failure to appear at the conference will result in forfeiture of the full registration fee.

  • Requests to substitute registrations can be processed until March 29.



The Oakland Marriott City Center is offering a special discounted rate for Othering & Belonging Conference attendees:

  • Single/Double: $219.00

  • Triple: $229.00

  • Quadruple: $239.00

If you would like to reserve a room, please visit our dedicated booking website (link above) to make, modify, and cancel your hotel reservations online, as well as take advantage of any room upgrades, amenities or other services offered by the Marriott.

If you wish to reserve a room by phone, please use the following dedicated Group Reservations phone numbers:

  • Reservations Toll Free: 1-877-901-6632

  • Reservations Local phone: 1-800-454-1719

Hotel room rates are subject to a applicable state and local taxes (currently 14% and subject to change).


All conference proceedings will be wheelchair accessible with accessible parking nearby. To request disability accommodations, please contact Sean Reyes or leave a message at 510-642-3326 with your request. We kindly request advance notice if you have access needs.

CART captioning will also be present at the conference. Contact Sean Reyes at least one month in advance if you have a specific request for language interpretation.


There will be childcare available at the conference. When registering, please indicate which days:

  • Monday, April 8th

  • Tuesday, April 9th

  • Wednesday, April 10th


If you have any questions about registration, accessibility, or any of the above, please email Sean Reyes or leave a message on our conference line at 510-642-3326.