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Conferences : Strong-Motion Workshop : Agenda

Strong-Motion Workshop

Workshop Agenda


Day One, Morning Session (Plenary) - [Calvin Simmons Ballroom, 2nd Floor]
7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:00 CUREE Welcome and purpose of the workshopWilfred Iwan (Caltech)
8:15 Overview of major US programs – Goals, Strategy, and Status
• CSMIP – Anthony Shakal (California Geological Survey)
• ANSS – William Savage (U.S. Geological Survey)
8:55 Overview of other programs and activities – Goals, Strategy, and Status
• NEES – Jamie Steidl (UC Santa Barbara)
• Other US programs – Robert Nigbor (UCLA)
• Japan – C. B. Crouse (URS Corp.)
• Taiwan – Yi-Ben Tsai (Pacific Gas and Electric)
• Mexico – John Anderson (Univ. of Nevada-Reno)
• China – Moh Huang (CSMIP)
10:40 Break
11:00 Current Applications and Future Visions for Strong-Motion Research
• An Academic Perspective – Greg Fenves (UC Berkeley)
• A Practitioner's Perspective – Farzad Naeim (John A. Martin & Assoc.)
• A Risk Perspective – Keith Porter (Caltech)
12:00 Introduction to afternoon session – Assignment and Charge to Working Groups
12:15 Break for lunch
12:30 Lunch - [Room 210/11 - 2nd Floor]

Day One, Afternoon Session (Working Groups)
1:30 Working Groups on Research Needs and Opportunities
Working Group 1: Bret Lizundia (Chair), Jacobo Bielak (Recorder) - [Calvin Simmons 1&2]
Working Group 2: Andrew Whittaker (Chair), Mark Sinclair (Recorder) - [Calvin Simmons 3]
Working Group 3: Jim Beck (Chair), James Goltz (Recorder) - [Calvin Simmons 4]
3:00 Break
3:20 Working Groups (continued)
5:00 Free Time
5:20 Dinner off site will be arranged for those interested

Day Two, Morning Session
7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:00 Working Groups (review and finalize reports)
9:15 Break
9:30 Reports from Working Groups
10:30 Plenary Discussion
11:00 Summary and Closing
11:30 Adjourn and hotel check-out
12:30 Lunch will be arranged for those interested - [Calvin Simmons 4]

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