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2021 SCEC Annual Meeting

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2021 SCEC Annual Meeting

The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) is funded by cooperative agreements with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to develop a comprehensive understanding of earthquakes in Southern California and elsewhere, and to communicate useful knowledge for reducing earthquake risk. Additional support for SCEC activities is provided by the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), Department of Energy (DOE), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), W. M. Keck Foundation, and other external sources and partnerships.

The 2021 SCEC Annual Meeting (aka “SCEC2021”) will be held online September 12-17, 2021. (All presenters and attendees will participate remotely.) At our annual collaboration meeting, members of the SCEC community gather to share recent research results, review project progress, and plan priorities for the SCEC collaboration to pursue in the next year.

The meeting program consists of thematic plenary sessions that include invited talks, panel debates, and moderated discussions. The SCEC community is invited to share their recent results and activities in poster presentations. The online poster gallery, as well as live poster viewing sessions, will facilitate online connections and collaborations. We have expanded capabilities of the online meeting platform used in 2020 and added activities to improve the overall online experience and accessibility for meeting attendees.


Sunday, September 12

17:00 - 18:00 Distinguished Lecture
18:00 - 19:00 Welcome Social

Monday, September 13

08:00 - 10:00 Session 1: State of SCEC
11:00 - 13:00 Session 2: Distributed Acoustic Sensing for Earthquake Science
15:00 - 17:00 Session 3: Live Poster Viewing

Tuesday, September 14

08:00 - 10:00 Session 4: Advances in Geochronology and Fault-Zone Geology
11:00 - 13:00 Session 5: Live Poster Viewing
15:00 - 17:00 Session 6: New Perspectives on Earthquake Faulting Dynamics
NOTE: All meeting session times are Pacific Time Zone.

Wednesday, September 15

08:00 - 10:00 Session 7: Live Poster Viewing
11:00 - 13:00 Session 8: Dilatational Deformation and Near-Fault Damage
15:00 - 17:00 Session 9: Earthquakes: Interacting and Cascading Hazards

Thursday, September 16

No scheduled sessions

Friday, September 17

08:00 - 10:00 Session 10: Progress and Challenges in SCEC Community Models Development
11:00 - 13:00 Session 11: Future of SCEC

The Southern California Earthquake Center is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all participants. We take pride in fostering a diverse and inclusive SCEC community, and therefore expect all participants to abide by the SCEC Activities Code of Conduct.