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UCI hosting August 11th roundtable on Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety

Date: 08/05/2014

Forwarded announcement from Lisa Grant Ludwig, UC Irvine:

Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety: A Roundtable Discussion

Special Guest: Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

Monday, August 11th, 10 am - 12 noon, UC Irvine, CalIT2 Auditorium

Please join us for a special roundtable event, exploring “Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety.” This event is sponsored by the UC Irvine Program in Public Health and will cover a wide range of topics surrounding earthquake safety, including:

* Earthquake Forecasting
* Early Warning Systems
* Applications of NASA Technology
* Building Rating Systems
* Public/Private Innovation

Highlighted speakers include U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (with an introduction by Vice Chancellor for Research John C. Hemminger), noted earthquake expert Dr. Lucy Jones, and Professor Thomas Heaton of Caltech who will discuss “ShakeAlert: The Earthquake Early Warning System.” Additional panelists include Professor David Jackson (UCLA), Dr. Andrea Donnellan (JPL), Paul Conway (CoreFirst), and Professor Lisa Grant Ludwig (UCI), who will also act as moderator.

For more information or to RSVP, please see the web page: http://publichealth.uci.edu/ph/index.php/zotmail/view/2850