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Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety: A Roundtable Discussion

Special Guest: Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

Sponsored by UCI Program in Public Health

Monday, August 11, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
UC Irvine, Calit2 Auditorium


Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

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 (often referred to as the “USGS Earthquake Lady”) 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.

Parking… Click here to RSVP. Off-campus visitors should park in the Anteater Parking Structure. Please budget 15-20 minutes to pay, park and walk to the CalIT2 auditorium.

Download Roundtable Agenda