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Tingue Wolfield
Ingénieur Civil
Faculté des Sciences, du Génie et de l'Architecture
Université Quisqueya
Tel: 509-3844-9135

Sofia Tangalos
Agent principal de programme
Éducation et sensibilisation
Université de Buffalo, USA
Tel: 00 + 1 716-645-1157

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Registration Site: Third Seminar on Earthquake Engineering

Quisqueya University Campus, Haut Turgeau, Port-au-Prince, Haïti
March 12-22, 2011


The third in a series of professional development earthquake engineering seminars presented by Haiti's Quisqueya University (UniQ) and the University at Buffalo's Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research (MCEER) offers six programs that provide in-depth instruction on seismic design practices for Haiti.

Developed with UniQ faculty and based on Haitian construction practices, programs include lectures, hands-on exercises, design examples and in-field demonstrations. Seminars will be held March 12-22, 2011, at Quisqueya University, Haut Turgeau, in Port-au-Prince. Instructors are international experts from academia and practice. All lectures and seminar materials are presented in French.


Participants can register for programs individually or in bundles. Certain discounts are available when registering for program bundles. Lunch is included with all registrations. There are no additional participation fees. See program registration options and pricing below.

Please note, payment must be made in advance to guarantee your seat at the seminar. Each registrant should go to Sogebank (Account name: Université Quisqueya, account  number: 350-600-296-7) or BNC (Account name: Université Quisqueya, account number: 166-002-013-7) to pay the fee (make a deposit). After paying the deposit, go to the Bursar's Office of Quisqueya with the receipt to finalize the registration.

Payment Instructions:

  1. Pay your registration fee by making a deposit into one of the following Quisqueya University bank accounts:
    1. Sogebank Account name: Université Quisqueya,
      Account number: 350-600-296-7, or
    2. BNC Account name: Université Quisqueya,
      Account number: 166-002-013-7.
  2. Request a receipt of deposit from the bank teller.
  3. Bring the bank receipt to the Bursar’s Office at Quisqueya University, by March 10, in order to guarantee your seat at the seminar.
  4. You must complete this process in order to be admitted to the seminar. No Exceptions!

Please note: Seminar registration is over capacity, and your seat is not reserved until you bring your bank receipt to the Bursar”s office at Quisqueya University.

Please direct questions about payment to Tingue Wolfield (509-3844-9135 or

Seminar Topics

Seminars provide participants opportunities to Learn & Earn: learn established methods for earthquake engineering design and construction, and earn certificates for the equivalent of Professional Development Hours / Credits, which can be applied toward a future Master's degree in earthquake engineering from UniQ. Participants begin with the prerequisite** Introductory Program, and continue with Advanced Programs of their choice.

Certificates of completion are awarded to all Introductory Program participants. Advanced Program participants who earn a passing grade on the technical exam receive a certificate of completion of training.

Seminar topics include:

** The Introductory program is a pre-requisite to Advanced Programs.

View a Detailed Table of Program Descriptions

View Preliminary Agenda

Who Should Attend


Guest Speaker (Advanced I Program)

View Full Instructor and Guest Speaker Profiles

Advanced Program Exams

Exam Dates and Times

Friday, April 8, 2011
Advanced Programs I-III: 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Friday, April 15, 2011
Advanced Programs IV and V: 9:00 a.m. to Noon

NO MAKE UP EXAMS will be given.

Seminar Contacts

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