10th national conference on earthquake engineering

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
Date:
21-25 Jul 2014
Location:
United States of America (Anchorage, Alaska)
Venue:
Dena' Ina Convention Center

The Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, on the 50th Anniversary of the Great Alaska Earthquake and Tsunami, will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to share the latest knowledge and techniques to mitigate the damaging effects of earthquakes and tsunamis. This conference is being planned by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) in collaboration with the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES). The conference will provide a unique environment to facilitate synergy between professionals and student researchers from the U.S. and around the world.

Technical Program Topic Areas

  • Bridge structure
  • Buildings, structural and non-structural systems
  • Earthquake engineering in extreme environments
  • Education and outreach
  • Experimental methods
  • Information technology and collaboration tools
  • Fire following earthquakes
  • Ground motion, seismicity, seismic hazard assessment
  • High performance computing and simulation
  • Lessons learned from recent earthquakes
  • Lifelines
  • Post-disaster response, damage assessment, and recovery
  • Risk and loss assessment
  • Repair and retrofit
  • Resilient communities and cities
  • Seismic isolation, energy dissipation and control systems
  • Socio-economic issues and public policy
  • Soils, foundations, soil-structure interaction, and slope stability
  • Subduction zone mega earthquake
  • Tsunami prediction, design, and recovery

The deadline for submission of abstracts is June 15, 2013.


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Target audience

Professionals from a broad range of disciplines, including architecture, structural engineering, seismology, geology, geophysics, geotechnical engineering, business, public policy, social sciences, regional planning, emergency response planning, and regulation.


Keywords

Themes:
Community-based DRR, Education & School Safety, Information Management, Recovery, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience, Structural Safety
Hazards:
Earthquake, Tsunami
Countries:
United States of America
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