Innovation and Investment in Earthquake Safety: A Roundtable Discussion
Special Guest: Congressman Dana Rohrabacher
Sponsored by UCI Program in Public Health
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.
To RSVP, please email UC Irvine Program in Public Health at: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Earthquake Roundtable.” Include your first and last name, as well as that of any guests accompanying you. 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