2004 Annual Meeting
Los Angeles, California
January 14 - 16, 2004

Practitioners Day
Thrust Area Breakout Sessions
“Challenging Research/Implementation Issues”

Research Thrust Area 3: Earthquake Response & Recovery

Thursday, January 15, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.


Session Chair: Ronald Eguchi, ImageCat Inc. Session Recorder: Stephanie Chang, University of British Columbia 

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Opening Remarks

Ronald Eguchi

Session Chair

Intelligence Gathering, Loss-Reduction Tools and Emergency Response/Recovery – Where are we?

Stephen Sellers

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

Challenging Issues:

  • More Immediate Intelligence Gathering and Dissemination

  • Use of Loss-Reduction Tools in Emergency Response

Insurance Recovery From the Northridge Earthquake

Richard Roth

Consulting Actuary

Challenging Issues:

  • Use of Insurance for Recovery

  • Use of Insurance Data to Predict Damage

Discussion on Challenging Issues as Submitted by Practitioners


Additional Practitioner Participants:

Jesse Sandoval, San Diego Gas & Electric

Ellis Stanley, Sr., City of Los Angeles Emergency Preparedness Department

Recap of Discussions on Challenging Issues

Session Chair, et. al.





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