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7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake EngineeringFirst Announcement

7th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering

Boston, Massachusetts, July 21-25, 2002

 

THEME: 
Urban Earthquake Hazard

 

PURPOSE:
The Seventh National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, to be held in Boston, Massachusetts in 2002, will provide an opportunity for both researchers and practitioners to share the latest knowledge and techniques for understanding and mitigating the effects of earthquakes. Organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, this quadrennial conference will bring together professionals from the broad range of disciplines committed to reducing the impact of earthquakes on the built and natural environment: geology, seismology, geophysics, geotechnical engineering, soils and foundation engineering, structural engineering, architecture, social response, regional planning, emergency response planning, and regulation.

 

LOCATION:
Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
The hotel is located in the heart of the historic Back Bay adjacent to Boston Common and The Public Gardens. Boston offers conference attendees and their families a beautiful-locale with countess attractions such as the Freedom Trail and Quincy Market, Harvard Square and Fenway Park, symphony, opera, theater, shopping, and Beacon Hill, outstanding museums, renowned seafood, nightlife, all in a fascinating walking city. Most locations are easily accessible by the safe and reliable subway. Boston is also the gateway to New England and all it offers.

 

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EXHIBITS

There will be space available for exhibits. Those interested should contact Sonya at EERI for further information.

 

SPONSORING ORGANIZATION

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)

 

CO-SPONSORS

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:
For more conference information and future announcements, contact:

EERI 
499 14th Street, Suite 320 
Oakland, California 94612-1934 
USA 
Tel: (510) 451-0905 
Fax: (510) 451-5411 
E-mail: eeri@eeri.org 
Website: www.eeri.org

 

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