The Maurice R. Greenberg Conference Center, a conference facility for international leadership programs, is located at 391 Prospect Street, just to the south of Betts House. Yale University hosts numerous programs for established and emerging leaders from around the world. Participants include senior government officials, university presidents and their teams, and the leaders of international corporations. The Center is self-supporting.
The Greenberg Conference Center features:
- Amphitheater with interpretation booths and international videoconferencing capability (capacity: 88)
- Classroom with interpretation booth (capacity: 22)
- Seminar rooms (capacity: 12 each)
- Dining room with terrace (seated capacity: 104; standing room capacity: 160)
The structure, designed by the firm of Robert A. M. Stern, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, is in a traditional style to complement the Betts House and opened in the summer of 2009. As a “green” building, the Center’s design, construction, and operations conform to benchmarks set by the U.S. Green Building Council and is LEED Gold certified. The Center has been certified as an “E-Level” Green Workplace through the Yale Office of Sustainability since April 2011.