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Speakers and Topics

Download Preliminary Agenda (pdf). Speaker biographies are linked to each name in PDF format.

Session 1: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Session 2: On Application of Theory of Multi-Hazards to Bridge Design, Analysis, and Monitoring
Sreenivas Alampalli (pdf) (presenter), New York State Department of Transportation and Mohammed Ettouney (pdf), Weidlinger Associates, Inc.

Session 3: Assessment and Mitigation of Risk from Competing Low-Probability, High-Consequence Hazards
Bruce R. Ellingwood (pdf), Georgia Institute of Technology

Session 4: System Performance under Multi-Hazards
Mircea Grigoriu (pdf), Cornell University

Session 5: A Framework for Risk Assessment of Infrastructure in a Multi-Hazard Environment
Stephanie King (pdf) , Weidlinger Associates, Inc.

Session 6: Lessons from 9/11 and Katrina
Paul F. Mlakar (pdf), U.S. Army Research and Development Center

Session 7: The Need for Integrated Multi-Hazard Engineering Design Solutions to Enhance Disaster Resilience
Michel Bruneau (pdf), MCEER

Session 8: A Need for Risk-Consistent Approach to Multi-Hazard Engineering
Vilas Mujumdar (pdf), National Science Foundation

Session 9: Lessons Learned for Multi-Hazards in New York City and Los Angeles
Thomas O’Rourke (pdf), Cornell University

Session 10: Risk Management Series and FEMA Multi-Hazards Risk Management Assessments 
Milagros Kennett (pdf), FEMA/Department of Homeland Security

Session 11: Critical Issues in Achieving a Resilient Transportation Infrastructure
Joseph Englot (pdf) and Ted Zoli (pdf), HNBT Corporation

Session 12: Theory of Multi-Hazards: A Quantification Procedure to the Process
Mohammed Ettouney (pdf), Weidlinger Associaties, Inc.

Session 13: Expert Panel: Identifying the Path(s) Forward for Multi-Hazard Engineering
Panel members, Bruce R. Ellingwood, Joseph Englot, Milagros Kennett, Vilas Mujumdar and Thomas O’Rourke