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



January 15 | January 16

Practitioners Day

Thursday, January 15


Plenary Session


Thrust Area Breakout Sessions
“Challenging Research/Implementation Issues”

Research Thrust Area 1: Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Lifeline Systems

Session Chair: Ala M. Saadeghvaziri, New Jersey Institute of Technology

Session Recorder : Maria Feng, University of California, Irvine


Research Thrust Area 2: Seismic Retrofit of Acute Care/Hospital Facilities

Session Chair: Andrew Whittaker, University at Buffalo

Session Recorder : Amjad Aref, University at Buffalo


Research Thrust Area 3: Earthquake Response & Recovery

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


Presentations by MCEER Industry Advisory Board Members

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


Strategic Research Planning Day

Friday, January 16

Envisaging MCEER Beyond 2007

Thrust Areas I & III (Combined Session)

Thrust Area II


Strategic Research Planning Day

Plenary Session


Final Plenary Session



Engaging Community...Enlisting Opinion...Attaining Resilience