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MCEER Bulletin, Volume 21, Number 2, Summer 2007

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Volume 21, Number 2, Summer 2007

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Sixth National Seismic Conference to be held in Charleston, South Carolina


The Sixth National Seismic Conference on Bridges & Highways will be held July 27-30, 2008 in Charleston, South Carolina. Organized by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Transportation Research Board (TRB), the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) and MCEER, University at Buffalo, under the theme “Seismic Technologies for Extreme Loads,” this conference will focus on earthquake risk and include discussions on hurricanes, flooding, and other hazards.

The program will feature over 60 papers, internationally recognized keynote speakers and poster sessions, with papers and posters to be published on a Proceedings CD. Also planned are a special “hands-on” session on natural phenomena and a technical tour of the state-of-the-art Cooper River Bridge.

Abstracts are due October 1, 2007.