Event Date

UC Davis Campus

You're invited to join fellow CUCRA-CUCEA members at the Fall meeting, taking place October 30-31 on the UC Davis campus. All of the details about the conference including location, registration, lodging, and transportation are included below. 

Conference Location

The conference will be primarily held at the Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center, located at 530 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA 95616

Conference Registration/Cost

Register for the conference online by clicking here: CUCRA-CUCEA UC Davis Registration

Register for the conference by mail by following the instructions on this form: CUCRA-CUCEA Paper Form

  • Conference registration costs $55 and covers lunch on 10/30 and breakfast/lunch on 10/31
  • The optional conference dinner is $65 and will be hosted at the jan shrem and maria manetti shrem art museum, and features a presentation from Dr. Rachel Teagle, Founding Director of the shrem museum.


Optional campus tours are available on day one of the conference at 4 pm.

Please select your preferred tour on your registration.

Tour options include:

  •  Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science

  • jan shrem and maria-manetti shrem museum of art

  • Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

Conference Lodging

Book your hotel room by following the link found HERE or by calling Hyatt Place UC Davis at 530-756-9500 and mentioning CUCRA-CUCEA to receive the group room rate. The deadline to receive our room rate of $187/night + tax is OCTOBER 1st

Hyatt Place
173 Old Davis Road
Davis, CA 95616

Getting Here

Guests taking flights to the conference are encouraged to fly into Sacramento and to take one of the following methods of transportation to get to the host hotel or alumni center:

  • The Davis Airporter offers door to door service from the Sacramento Airport to Davis for $23. You MUST book online in advance. Check out their website here:
  • Uber or Lyft are viable options to Davis. Depending on the demand, Uber/Lyft prices can be as low as $20 or as high as $40-50. Rates are variable. 

Transportation On Site

We will have vans on site to help shuttle guests to/from the hotel to conference sessions. 


Email Retiree Center Director Kyle Urban at or call at 530.754.7105

Conference Agenda

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Conference lodging: Hyatt Place, UC Davis, 173 Old Davis Road, Davis, CA 95616

10:30 am        Registration opens                          

                       Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center lobby

11:15 am          Luncheon buffet prior to meeting                                

                       Moss Patio- Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

12:30 pm        Joint meeting begins                                                    

                        AGR Ballroom- Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

                        Welcome & Announcements 

                        Campus Welcome, Chancellor Gary May

                        Business meeting 

4:00                Joint meeting adjournment       

4:30                Campus tours   

                         - Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science 

                          (winery, brewery, food lab)

                         - Manetti-Shrem Museum of Art

                         - Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts

6:15                  Reception, Manetti-Shrem Museum of Art

7:00                 Dinner, Manetti-Shrem Museum of Art  

7:45                 Speaker, Rachel Teagle

                         PhD., Founding Director

                        Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

8:45                 Event concludes

Thursday, October 31, 2019 (Luggage storage available at Alumni Center)

7:30                Buffet breakfast: Moss Patio

8:30 – noon

                       Emeriti business meeting: 

                       Founders Board Room at Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

                       Retirees’ Business meeting: 

                      AGR Ballroom at Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center

10:15              Coffee/cookie break

12:00             Grab and go lunch options (available until 12:45 pm)