The Transformation of Chile

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile

Title Conditional: The Transformation of Chile
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Chevron Auditorium, International House

 President Bachelet answers questions from the audience with moderator Harley Shaiken, the Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies, in Chevron Auditorium on June 12.
President Bachelet answers questions from the audience with moderator Harley Shaiken, the Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies, in Chevron Audiitorium, June 2008.

- Read CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken's Introduction of President Bachalet.

- Read "Chilean President to speak at UC Berkeley," article in the SF Gate

- Read "Chile-California: A Partnership for the Twenty-First Century," Taylor Boas's article on President Bachalet's visit to UC Berkeley.

- Read "An alliance for green prosperity?" UC Berkeley's Public Affairs Office story on President Bachalet's visit. 

- Read "Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Visits Berkeley," Ashley Trott's article for the Daily Californian.

President Michelle Bachelet will discuss the current challenges Chile faces and what the new Chile-California agreement means for her country.

Moderated by Professor Harley Shaiken
Introduction by Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau

Tickets will be available prior to the event at the Chevron Auditorium on a first come, first served basis. NO backpacks, large bags, food, banners, signs, or sound-making devices. 

Before her talk, President Bachelet talks with UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau (left), who presented her with the Berkeley Medal at tonight's event.

Before her talk, President Bachelet talks with UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert J. Birgeneau (left), who presented her with the Berkeley Medal at tonight's event, June 2008.

President Michelle Bachelet (right) is welcomed to the University of California, Berkeley at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory by Prof. Harley Shaiken (left) and Prof. George Smoot, the 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Physics (center).

President Michelle Bachelet (right) is welcomed to the University of California, Berkeley at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory by Prof. Harley Shaiken (left) and Prof. George Smoot, the 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Physics (center), June 2008.

 

Prof. Jim Siegrist (left), Head of the Physics Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, joins Prof. George Smoot (right), the 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, and Prof. Harley Shaiken (center right) in welcoming President Bachelet (center left) in front of the Nobel Laureate Wall at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Prof. Jim Siegrist (left), Head of the Physics Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, joins Prof. George Smoot (right), the 2006 Nobel Prize winner in Physics, and Prof. Harley Shaiken (center right) in welcoming President Bachelet (center left) in front of the Nobel Laureate Wall at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, June 2008.
 

Juan Gabriel Valdés (left), Chile's past Ambassador to the United Nations and a visitor to CLAS in spring 2008, talks with Professor Beatriz Manz, Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies, and Professor Harley Shaiken, Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies.
Juan Gabriel Valdés (left), Chile's past Ambassador to the United Nations and a visitor to CLAS in spring 2008, talks with Professor Beatriz Manz, Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies, and Professor Harley Shaiken, Chair of the Center for Latin American Studies, June 2008.

A visibly moved President Bachelet accepts the Berkeley Medal.
A visibly moved President Bachelet accepts the Berkeley Medal, June 2008.

A packed auditorium looks on as President Michelle Bachelet gives her public address entitled, "The Transformation of Chile".

A packed auditorium looks on as President Michelle Bachelet gives her public address entitled, "The Transformation of Chile," June 2008.