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Conferences & Symposia : Iwan Symposium


The Caltech - CUREE Symposium
in Honor of Wilfred Iwan


Program Schedule
WEDNESDAY - OCTOBER 19, 2005

All sessions will be held at the Marina del Rey Hotel - Regatta Room


9:00-10:30 AM WELCOMING RECEPTION with continental breakfast

10:30-10:50 AM OPENING REMARKS

James Beck for Caltech and Symposium Organizing Committee
Andrew Whittaker for CUREE


10:50-11:50 AM TECHNICAL SESSION - 1
Moderator: Richard K. Miller (Olin College)

Earthquake Ground Motions: Early Developments
Kalman Lee Benuska, S.E. (formerly of Kinemetrics, Inc.)

CUREE: The Early Days
Stephen Mahin (UC Berkeley)

Wilfred Iwan: Influence on Public Policy
L. Thomas Tobin (Tobin & Associates)

The Earthquake Engineering Community and EERI
Craig Comartin (CDComartin, Inc.)

12:00-1:45 PM LUNCH

Capturing of Time-Frequency Localization in Accelerograms and Seismic Structural Responses via Wavelets
Pol D. Spanos (Rice University)

2:00-3:15 PM TECHNICAL SESSION – 2
Moderator: Robert Reitherman (CUREE)

A Case Study in Performance-based Earthquake Engineering
Helmut Krawinkler (Stanford University)

Assessment of the Aerodynamic Performance of Cable-Supported Bridges Using Full-Scale Measurements
Nicholas P. Jones (John Hopkins University)

Seminal Contributions to Structural Control and Health Monitoring
Sami F. Masri (University of Southern California)

Structural Health Monitoring: Then and Now
Anne S. Kiremidjian (Stanford University)

Summary of Implementation of Building Seismic Retrofit in California
William T. Holmes (Rutherford & Chekene)

3:15-3:45 PM BREAK

3:45-5:00 PM TECHNICAL SESSION - 3
Moderator: Thomas Heaton (Caltech)

The CUREE-Kajima Joint Research Program
Haresh Shah (Stanford University)

Contributing to Global Earthquake Risk Management
Brian E. Tucker (Geohazards International)

World Seismic Safety Initiative
Tsuneo Katayama (National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Research - NIED)

Closing Remarks
John Hall (Caltech)

5:30-6:30 PM RECEPTION

6:30-8:30 PM BANQUET

Master of Ceremonies: Nicholas Jones, followed by participants being able to make their own comments

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About the Event
Program Schedule
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Iwan Slideshow
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California Institute of Technology


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Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering (CUREE)


Evening Reception
Sponsored by:
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Risk Management Solutions, Inc.



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