Opening Dessert Reception
Sunday, November 12
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Enjoy wine and dessert while meeting fellow conferencegoers and participate in a fun activity to help you build your network and impact! It’s a great opportunity to make early connections with colleagues old and new and hear great tips on how to get the most out of your time at BECC!

Poster Reception
Monday, November 13
5:15 PM – 6:45 PM
Meet and mingle as you explore more than 30 poster presentations showcasing the latest research findings from your peers.

BECC Evening Social
Monday 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Join the best and brightest BECC attendees for (no-host) drinks and lively conversation following Monday night’s poster reception. You’ll have time to explore a Sacramento dining option of your choice and then join us on the upper patio at Bear and Crown, 1022 2nd St, Sacramento, CA 95814, from 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. for a casual after-hours meetup.

Climate Comedy Festival
Tuesday, November 14
5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Come grab some popcorn and laugh along with us as we watch and discuss highlights from the second annual Climate Comedy Cohort. Co-created by Generation180 and GoodLaugh at American University’s Center for Media & Social Impact, this program brings together diverse comedians from around the country to flip the script on the way we think about climate change. We’ll discuss the role of comedy in climate change, watch clips, and select our favorites to award a BECC badge of honor!

Beth Karlin, See Change Institute
Anirudh Tiwathia, Rare
Darrin Keyser, Edelman

Updated! Networking Dinners
Tuesday – meet at 6:20 PM

Want a great way to make new BECC friends and enjoy a nice meal out in Sacramento? Join one of our networking dinners on Tuesday night at 6:30!  We’ve made reservations at several restaurants less than a mile from the conference hotel with a variety of types from which to choose. Browse the options and menus in the link below. Dinners are no-host. All groups will meet in the hotel lobby at 6:20 pm to walk over together for 6:30 or 6:45 reservations.

RSVP at by Friday, 11/10.
Questions? Click the blue Contact button on the RSVP link or here.

Morning All-Levels Running
Monday and Wednesday
6:30 AM – 7:15 AM
Roll out of bed and start your day on the right foot – and then your left foot (repeat). Not in shape? Not a problem! All levels of running (in)ability are welcome. Meet for prompt departure from the main hotel entrance/lobby at 6:30 AM. Depending on turnout, we may do some self-sorting of groups for distance and/or pace.

Monday – Wednesday
7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Need to stretch, breathe, and get your blood flowing? Join us for a sunrise yoga session each morning of the conference. Class begins promptly at 7:00 AM, so please arrive 5-10 minutes early. Beginners welcome.