BerkleeICE Events

At Berklee, every career is a startup, and every startup needs inspiration. BerkleeICE presents panels, workshops, and lecture series featuring innovative leaders and thinkers from the worlds of business, creativity, and technology. All events are open to the entire Berklee community and to students of all universities, unless otherwise specified. 

BerkleeICE also regularly goes "on tour" to bring its message to locations across the globe, including South by Southwest, Midem, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, Sonar, and the Library of Congress. See our Sights and Sounds page to view archives of past presentations, and please contact us if you are interested in hosting BerkleeICE at your company, institution, or event.

Learn, interact, and be inspired. 
 

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

 

Past Events

BerkleeXR Summit

Wednesday / February 7, 2018 / 10:00 a.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Learn more about virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and the emerging tech that combines and extends reality (XR).

Admission: Free and open to Berklee staff and faculty

The Last Songwriter: Film Screening and Panel

Wednesday / November 15, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Explore the future role of songwriters in this screening and panel discussion of the documentary The Last Songwriter.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversation: Kevin O’Leary, Mr. Wonderful

Tuesday / November 14, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Multimillionaire investor Kevin O'Leary will join us for a discussion on his journey as a creative entrepreneur. 

Art as a Catalyst for Change: Artist as Entrepreneur

Thursday / November 2, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

This master class focuses on developing a plan to tackle your goals as an entrepreneur or performing artist.

Admission: Free

Music + Tech: Live Jam with ZYLIA

Sunday / October 22, 2017 / 6:00 p.m.
The Loft
939 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Join us for a live jam and presentation with ZYLIA, the world's first portable recording studio.

Admission: Free

Virtual Reality On-Campus Kickoff

Thursday / September 21, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Step into an immersive future and kick off the launch of Exit Reality's virtual reality pods on campus.

Admission: Free

Open Music Initiative Summer Lab Final Demo Day

Thursday / July 27, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.
IDEO: 80 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139, United States

Open Music Initiative (OMI) holds the Final Demo Day, showcasing two months of work by Summer Lab fellows, including six Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Open Music Initiative Summer Lab Midpoint Demo Day

Thursday / June 29, 2017 / 11:00 a.m.

MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Sixth Floor Lecture Hall (Room E14-633), Cambridge, MA, 02142 , United States

Open Music Initiative (OMI) holds Midpoint Demo Day to highlight progress on design challenges during the first month of work by Summer Lab fellows, including six Berklee students.

Admission: Free

Move Fast and Break Things: A Conversation with Jonathan Taplin

Saturday / April 22, 2017 / 3:30 p.m.
Club Passim
Palmer Street and Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA, 02138, United States

Berklee ICE will host Jonathan Taplin, author of Move Fast and Break Things, in a conversation with Panos Panay, founding managing director, Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship.

Admission: Free

Creative Entrepreneurs Conversation: Exploring the Links Between Music and Food

Thursday / April 20, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Innovative chefs who have worked with or as musicians, including Berklee alumni who have made it in the food world, will discuss the intersections between music and food. The event will include a tasting of food and music pairings. 

Admission: Free

Film Screening: Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Lab
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

Elvis Presley's 1973 concert was broadcast live via satellite from the Honolulu International Center, airing in more than 40 countries with viewing figures estimated between 1-1.5 billion worldwide. 

Admission: Free

Artist Styling Workshop with American Crew

Friday / April 7, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
161 Massachusetts Avenue, Room 240, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Stylists from American Crew will give a workshop on grooming and styling techniques, share tips, and even style some students.

Admission: Free

The Legacy of Elvis: A Talk with Biographer Peter Guralnick

Thursday / April 6, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Peter Guralnick, Elvis biographer and one of America's leading cultural historians, will speak with BerkleeICE's Panos Panay on the life and legacy of Elvis Presley. 

Admission: Free

The Style of Elvis: A Talk with David Raccuglia

Wednesday / April 5, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

David Raccuglia, founder of American Crew and renowned photographer of cultural icons including Yoko Ono and Ray Charles, will speak with students on the iconic style of Elvis Presley and how artists craft their image. 

Admission: Free

Artist Styling Workshop with American Crew

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Steve Heck Room
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Stylists from American Crew will give a workshop on grooming and styling techniques, share tips, and even style some students.

Admission: Free

Panel: The Music of Elvis

Tuesday / April 4, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

John Jackson, senior vice president of A&R at Sony Legacy, will join other panelists to discuss the unique sound of Elvis and what sets his music apart, both then and now. 

Admission: Free

Film Screening: '68 Comeback Special

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 7:00 p.m.
Berklee Media Center
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Join BerkleeICE for a special screening of Elvis Presley's '68 Comeback Special, including the live-recorded studio jamming with his band that would come to influence and inspire MTV's unplugged concerts.

Admission: Free

Building the Elvis Brand: Guest Speaker

Monday / April 3, 2017 / 2:00 p.m.
150 Massachusetts Ave, Room A03, Boston, MA, 02215, United States

Marc Rosen, senior vice president of business development at Elvis Presley Enterprises, will speak with BerkleeICE's Panos Panay on the persistence and impact of Elvis's image on brands today. 

Admission: Free

She Started It: A Film Empowering the Next Generation of Women Founders

Wednesday / March 29, 2017 / 1:00 p.m.
David Friend Recital Hall
921 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, 02115, United States

BerkleeICE hosts a screening of the documentary She Started It and a conversation with one of its featured startup founders, Stacey Ferreira, CEO of Forge and co-author of 2 Billion Under 20: How Millennials Are Breaking Down Age Barriers and Changing the World.

Music Tech Meetup: Next Generation

Wednesday / March 15, 2017 / 6:30 p.m.
Workbar
45 Prospect Street, Cambridge, MA, 02139, United States

This Music+Tech Meetup will center around connecting the new generation of student techies with industry experts, sparking new relationships and ideas. 

Admission: FREE

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