Updates & Events


  • Join us Saturday June 8, 10:00 am – noon, when TERN and the Tomales Town Hall host a community board game to help us prepare together for wildfire and other emergencies – RSVP
  • Presentation on the Social Vulnerability in Wildfire Resilinece, at the WeRISE (Working to Eradicate in Science and Engineering) Summit, May 24, at the University of California, Berkeley in a hybrid format
  • Presentation on the Participatory Design of a Serious Game, at the Association of Computing Machinery CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, May 11 – 16, 2024, at the Hawaiʻi Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Evacuation Simulations Team’s Sunol site visit, May 7, 2024


Research Progress

We are sending quarterly e-newsletters to community partners, interview participants, and anyone interested in our project. To be added to the mailing list, please let us know.

You may find progress of our project team, updated on our newsletter.

September 2023 | Issue#1
December 2023 | Issue#2
March 2024 | Issue#3





Previous Events

  • Minigames work presented at the UCSC Grad Slam 3-Minute-Thesis competition by MJ Johns as a finalist, March 2, 2024, at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz, CA                   
  • West Marin Wildfire Evacuation Simulations Workshop, March 4th, 2024, Dance Palace Community & Cultural Center, Point Reyes Station, CA


  • 2024 Smart and Connected Communities Principal Investigators’ Meeting, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN February 28th – 29th, 2024



  • Marin Community Workshop, October 26th, 2023, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA. 


  • Presentation at the Civil Air Patrol’s meeting, June 6th, 2023, Oakland, CA.


  • Presentation at the Alameda County Emergency Managers’ Association (ALCO EMA) meeting, May 24th , 2023, Dublin at the Alameda County Office of Emergency Services, CA.


  • Marin Community Workshop, May 10th, 2023, at Marin Wildfire Prevention Authority, San Rafael, CA.



  • Alameda Community Workshop, February 15th, 2023, at East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), Oakland, CA.

See UC Berkeley CEE news on our previous events

Upcoming Events

  • Tomales Bay Board Game Workshop, June 8, 2024, at the Tomales Townhall, Tomales, CA – RSVP
  • Minigames Community Testing in Spring

  • Presentation on minigames for our project, at the Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, July 14 – 17, 2024, Colorado
  • Presentation and Feedback Session, Sunol Citizens’ Advisory Council Meeting, July 17, 2024, at the Sunol Glen School, Sunol, CA
  • Community Workshops in early Fall

  • Ember Stomp Wildfire Prevention Festival, September 7, 2024, San Rafael, CA