Welcome to Conference Services


News Flash!


  • Check out the new FY15 Domestic Per Diem rates from GSA here
  • Conference Services has developed a handy guide to LBNL Allowable Costs (FY15) for the Bay Area and DC.
  • Two new enhancements to the Event Approval Database, effective October 1, 2014: 1) New Project and Activity ID fields (required due to F$M upgrade) and 2) Question to determine if a hosted event is exempt from DOE Conference Reporting.
  • Policy updates: 1) New policy for attending a conference or event, and 2) updated events policy for hosting events and meals at the Berkeley Lab.


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Conference Service’s Vision is to provide professional, strategic conference planning to further scientific discovery balancing cost-effectiveness and compliance requirements. 




  • DOE Conference Reporting – Conference Services manages the new DOE conference reporting process required by the Department of Energy for attending and hosting conferences. 

  • Event Management – Conference Services offers a suite of services to event hosts depending on the size and scope of the event.   Required services are registration site development/management and contract negotiation and execution.

  • Event Policy, Compliance and Assurance – Two policies have been developed covering attending conferences and hosting conferences.  Conference Services manages compliance to these policies through the DOE reporting process and the LBL Event Approval Database.


We strive to return all inquiries within 24 hours. You can reach us at ConferenceServices@lbl.gov, or click on Contact Us for more options.