Seventh national seismic conference on bridges and highways

Meeting or Conference
American Association of State Highway and Transportation Official, Voice of Transportation, the (ASSHTO); Caltrans; MCEER - Earthquake Engineering to Extreme Events (MCEER); Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center (PEER); Transportation Research Board (TRB); United States Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (DOT, FHWA); University at Buffalo (UB)
20-22 May 2013
United States of America (Oakland)
Oakland Marriott City Center

Session topics

1. Structural

  • Design and Analysis of Major Bridges for Earthquakes and Other Natural Hazards

  • Design and Use of Seismic Isolation Bearings

  • Innovations in Seismic Design and Analysis

  • Seismic Design Details for Accelerated Bridge Construction

2. Bridge Performance

  • Post-Earthquake Response, Repair and Recovery

  • Use of Innovative Technologies and Materials for Improved Bridge Resilience (other than isolation technology which is covered in Topic A2)

  • Bridge Fragility and Highway Network Seismic Risk Assessment

  • Performance Based Seismic Design Criteria

  • Monitoring Bridge Performance in Extreme Events

3. Geotechnical

  • Seismic Design and Retrofit of Foundations

  • Earthquake Induced Earth Pressure

  • Liquefaction, Lateral Spreading, and Ground Movement

4. Hazards

  • Seismic Hazard Effects: Ground Motion, Attenuation, Directionality, Vertical Attenuation, Near Fault, Fault Rupture, Long Duration, and Subduction

  • Tsunami Loads and Design Criteria

  • Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes and other Extreme Events

  • Multi-Hazard Design

  • Innovations in the Development of Site Specific Seismic Hazards Assessment

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Event fee

Full registration: before 2/27/13 - $450, before 4/30/13 - $550, on-site or after 4/30/13 - $695

Target audience

Engineers working for state and local departments of transportation, design consultants, contractors, researchers, managers, and others responsible for transportation facilities.

How to register

Please register online


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