Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Public Tours
When does the Virtual Public Tour take place?
Virtual Public Tours occur a few times a month rotating between Fridays at 11:00am and Tuesdays at 3:00pm. Check the Eventbrite page for the most current dates.
How long is the Virtual Public Tour?
Virtual Public Tours are approximately one hour, though we extend to allow time for you to ask questions. If you’re able, expect to spend no longer than 1:30 to participate in the virtual tour so you can have your questions answered.
When will I receive the Zoom Meeting link?
A Zoom Webinar link will be emailed to all registered guests one day before the event. Please ensure you have the most updated version of Zoom downloaded to your device.
The Zoom Webinar link will allow you to view the Virtual Public Tour via any device, though the tour is best viewed on a computer.
What will I learn on the Virtual Public Tour?
During the Virtual Public Tour, you will receive a brief introduction to Berkeley Lab; its history and breakthrough scientific discoveries. The virtual tour will highlight four U.S. Department of Energy National User Facilities: the Molecular Foundry, the Advanced Light Source, and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC).
Will anyone be onsite at Berkeley Lab during the Virtual Public Tour?
No. All Berkeley Lab hosts and presenters will be in their own homes during the Virtual Public Tour.
Is there a limit on how many people can attend the Virtual Public Tour?
In order to maximize interaction we are limiting attendance to 50 people maximum at this time.
Are children allowed to attend?
The Virtual Public Tour is designed for people 16 years and older, though those younger than 16 are welcome to join.
How much does the tour cost?
The Virtual Public Tour is free of charge.
Can I register additional guests?
Yes. You may register additional guests by providing the name and email address during the registration process.
Is the tour conducted only in English?
Yes. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer interpretation during the Virtual Public Tour.
How do I cancel my tour reservation?
If you are not able to attend the tour, please send an email to [email protected] as soon as possible so we can open up spaces for guests on the waitlist.