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MCEER Bulletin, Volume 24, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2010

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Volume 24, Number 2, Fall/Winter 2010

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Upcoming Events

Third UniQ-UB/MCEER Earthquake Engineering Seminar

March 12-22, 2011 | Port-au-Prince, Haiti

From March 12-22, 2011, the Third UniQ-UB/MCEER Earthquake Engineering Seminar will be held in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Spanning a 10 day period, this third installment of a series of earthquake engineering seminars will feature expanded, in-depth content on approximately 95% of the types of buildings that are being constructed in Haiti today.

Six separate seminars will be delivered without overlap, allowing participants the opportunity to attend all or a selected number of lectures. The Introductory seminar held in May and September of 2010 will be offered again, and is a prerequisite to all the advanced offerings. Engineers and architects who have not yet participated in the UniQ/UB-MCEER program can enroll in this seminar and then take any of the advanced seminars offered later in the week. Advanced topics are tailored to address specific Haitian building practices, including seismic design load calculations, seismic design of concrete buildings, confined masonry buildings and wood structures, and material properties for construction of earthquake-resisting reinforced concrete and masonry buildings. To register or for more information, visit the French Registration Page or the English Registration Page.

NEES-MCEER Joint Annual Meeting

June 9-11, 2011 | Buffalo, NY

This year, the George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) and MCEER are combining their 2011 Annual Meetings into one joint event. The meeting will be held June 9-11, 2011 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, NY.

Details of the meeting are being planned as of press time, and will be made available on our website. For more information, contact at (716) 645-5151.