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Gala invite.


Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Residence Inn by Marriott

Join us in celebrating our past and envisioning our future! The Centennial Gala is the final event on the school’s year-long centennial celebrations. The evening will feature a welcome address from University of California President Michael V. Drake, reception, and dinner. We are proud of how far we have come, and we look forward to the next century of excellence!



6:00 PM – Cocktail Reception
6:30 PM – Welcome Address by UC President Michael V. Drake
7:00 PM – Dinner and Program:
Opening Remarks by Dean Flanagan
Remarks by VSP Vision
“Celebrating Our Past & Envisioning Our Future”
9:00 PM – Nightcap: Sweets & Cocktails

Hotel Information

Residence Inn by Marriott – Berkeley, CA
Price: $199 USD per night (plus tax)

UCB Optometry Gala Room Block
Start Date: Fri, December 1st, 2023
End Date: Sun, December 3rd, 2023
Last Day to Book: Mon, November 13th, 2023

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For the past 100 years, we have been at the forefront of optometric education and research, shaping the future of eye care and vision health. Our commitment to excellence and dedication to improving the lives of countless individuals have been the driving forces behind our journey.

As we mark this historic centennial, we invite you to join us in our mission to build a brighter future for all. Click the button below to learn more.