The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute will hold its 71st Annual Meeting, March 5-8, 2019, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  Meeting registration will open on 10/29/18.  Click here to register:

Under the theme of "Reaching Resilience Faster by Working Together," the local organizing committee, co-chaired by Kate Thibert (M.EERI,2005) and John Sherstobitoff (M.EERI,1991), with support from the EERI British Columbia Regional Chapter, have created a program with a terrific schedule of sessions ranging from the very specific and technical to broader themes of how communities can work cooperatively towards resilience.  This year's annual meeting will feature new facilitated interactive workshop sessions, alongside traditional technical sessions as well as sessions highlighting EERI programs.  Session topics will include:

  • Public Education, Emergency Preparedness and Understanding Risk
  • Improving New and Existing Building Perfomance
  • Post-Earthquake Response and Recovery
  • Utilities and Infrastructure; including Geotechnical 
  • Policy, Insurance and Funding Incentives, Resilience Plans
  • New Technologies and Instrumentation

This exciting new program format will appeal to a multi-disciplinary audience, including engineers, scientists, planners, policy makers, social scientists, and many more!

Come to beautiful downtown Vancouver to learn, connect, and network with other earthquake professionals, while enjoying the spectacular new JW Marriott Parq Vancouver luxury hotel, spa and casino. To reserve your room today at the EERI discount rate, please click here:

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The objective of EERI is to reduce earthquake risk by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering; improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment; and advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.


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