Seismic Hazards and the Built Environment is a conference presented by the Cascadia Hazards Institute. The event features keynote speaker Mary Lou Zoback, seismologist and consulting professor at Stanford University.
Other speakers include Carey Gazis, Geological Sciences; Timothy Melbourne, Seismic Expert and Geodesist; Warren Plugge, Heavy Civil/Construction Management; Mike Pease, Geographer; Ethan Bergman, Public Health/Nutritionist; Anne Egger, Geologist and Science Educator; Pam McMullin-Messier, Sociologist; John Bowen, Geographer and Transportation Expert; Roy Savoian, Economist and Entrepreneur; Toni Sipic, Hazards Economist; Carlo Smith, Business Continuity and Supply Chain; and Yvonne Chueh, Actuarial Science.
The conference is in the Fluke Corp Interdisciplinary Lab in the Hogue Technology Building at CWU. The day begins at 8 a.m. with breakfast and beverages.
Mary Lou Zoback will speak about Increasing Resilience to Natural Hazard Risk from 9:15-9:50 a.m.
The first panel discussion, from 10-11:45 a.m., will address the science behind seismic hazards prediction, adaptation and resilience.
After lunch, the second panel will discuss how seismic hazards impact decision-making from 1:15-3 p.m.
The third and final panel, from 3:15-4:45 p.m., will talk about education and the societal response.
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