Registration & Conference FAQ

Is this conference open to all UC staff members?

Yes! UC Berkeley is excited to welcome our staff colleagues from all UC campuses to attend this conference. Registration will open on April 3. The deadline to register is June 5, 2024

Registration Form (UC Berkeley staff ONLY) 

Registration Form (for UC staff outside UC Berkeley)

Applicable to UC Berkeley Staff Only: How does the registration process work?

This year, UC Berkeley People & Culture is again sponsoring 1,200 UC Berkeley staff to attend this career development conference at no cost to you. 

Beginning on April 3, UC Berkeley staff can register for the conference through this Google Form.

Applicable to all UC Staff (outside of UC Berkeley): How does the registration process work?

UC Staff outside of UC Berkeley can register for the NOW Conference through STOVAGeneral Admission (UC Employees, Non-UC Berkeley) $119.00 

What if I need special assistance or accommodations?

The following accommodations will be provided at the 2024 NOW Conference:

  • Closed captioning for all sessions will be available through Zoom

  • Presenters’ slide decks will be available on the NOW Conference website prior to the event

  • All Zoom recordings will be captioned and uploaded on YouTube post-conference

If you require an additional accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about campus mobility access features in order to fully participate in this event, please contact the NOW Conference Planning Committee at nowconference@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible. Requests must be received by June 3rd (7 days in advance of the conference start).

Who will be presenting/speaking?

Check out our lineup of incredible and inspiring Keynote speakers and Session presenters.

How do I register for the Coaching HQ activities?

Since the NOW Conference for 2024 will be fully virtual, all conference registrations will include the option to participate in any/all Coaching HQ activities

Coaching HQ registration opened on 5/1. If you registered on or before 5/1, you should have received an email with instructions/links to sign up.  If you registered after 5/1, you can find the instructions and links to take additional registration actions in your confirmation email. As with all NOW Conference activities, please only request those events that you know you'll be able to attend. Seating is limited, and we want to ensure as many people as possible can attend the Coaching HQ events.

I've registered for the NOW Conference and need to cancel my participation.

  • UC Berkeley Staff only: If you are unable to attend the conference, please make sure to cancel your registration using this Google formSelect the "Cancellation" option at the bottom of the form. Failure to cancel your registration 48-hours before the conference starts and/or not attending on the NOW Conference day (June 13th) may affect your eligibility to participate in future NOW Conferences.
  • UC Scholarship Sponsor attendees: Please contact your campus coordinator ASAP! Scholarship seats are limited and managed at each campus, and it is important that you don't hold a seat that someone else could use and benefit from.
  • All other UC Staff: Before June 6, 2024, you can cancel or amend your registration by notifying nowcoachinghq@berkeley.edu for a full refund minus the STOVA processing fees included in all general admission tickets. Failure to notify or cancel may result in disqualification to enter next year's in-person conference. No cancellations will be refunded after June 6, 2024.
  • Coaching HQ activities on June 10, 11, 12, and 14 (including webinars, group coaching, or 1:1 coaching appointments) can be canceled by sending an email to nowcoachinghq@berkeley.edu.