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Upcoming Events

Second National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways

The Federal Highway Administration and the California Department of Transportation are hosting the Second National Seismic Conference on Highways and Bridges in Sacramento, California on July 8-11, 1997. The objective is to provide a national forum for the exchange of information on current practice and research for seismic design and retrofit of new and existing bridges. Although the main focus is national, an International Forum will feature invited speakers from countries which have implemented advanced earthquake mitigation technologies. To register, contact Barbara Murdock, Henderson Associates, 1000 Vermont Ave. NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20005; phone: (202) 682-3739; fax: (202) 682-2535.

Fourth Turkish National Conference on Earthquake Engineering

The Fourth Turkish National Conference on Earthquake Engineering will be held September 17-19, 1997 in Ankara, Turkey. For more information, check the conference's web site at http://www.metu.edu.tr/~wwweerc or contact Professor Haluk Sucuolu, Earthquake Engineering Research Center, Department of Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 06531 Ankara, Turkey, phone: (+90) 312-210-5480; fax: (+90) 312-210-1328; email: eerc@rorqual.cc.metu.edu.tr.


Nominations Sought for Geotechnical Award

The Shamsher Prakash Foundation seeks nominations/applications for the 1997 Shamsher Prakash Research Award. This award for Excellence in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering is intended for young engineers (40 years or younger) by the deadline of May 31, 1997. For additional information, contact Sally Prakash, Shamsher Prakash Foundation, "Anand Kutir," 1111 Duane Avenue, Rolla, MO 65401; fax: (573) 364-5572; email: prakash@novell.civil.umr.edu.

New Publication

ATC-35 Report: Enhancing the Transfer
of U.S. Geological Survey Research Results into Engineering Practice

The Applied Technology Council (ATC) has announced the availability of the ATC-35 report, Enhancing the Transfer of U.S. Geological Survey Research Results into Engineering Practice. This 110-page report contains a recommended program for transfer of USGS research results into active engineering practice. Included are recommendations pertaining to management actions that enhance information transfer; communications, such as newsletter articles, technical briefs, seminars and workshops, that are targeted to practicing engineers; and research activities to enhance development of information that is vital to engineering practice. Copies of the report can be obtained from: Applied Technology Council, 555 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 550, Redwood City, California 94065; phone: (415) 595-1542; fax: (415) 593-2320; email: atc@atcouncil.org. The cost is $25.00.

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