Time Activity
12:30 pm – 1:10 pm Check-in: Garbarini Lounge outside Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Building
1:10 pm – 1:15 pm Welcome by Professor Jonathan Bray and Rinaldi Wibowo
1:15 pm – 2:20 pm Juan M. Pestana, Professor, UC Berkeley GeoEngineering Program, "New Challenges in Geomechanics: The Role of Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering Practice"
2:40 pm – 3:45 pm Iraj Noorany, Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University, Principal, Noorany Geotechnical Consulting Inc, "Performance-based Design and Specifications for Structural Fills"
4:05 pm – 5:30 pm Tom O’Rourke, Thomas R Briggs Professor Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, "Geohazards and Large Distributed Systems" - 2009 Rankine Lecture
5:30 pm – 6:50 pm Hosted Social and Poster Session, The Garbarini Lounge, Bechtel Building
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ASCE/UCB Celebration of GeoEngineering Banquet, Hearst Mining Building Lobby "Some Thoughts on Some Geo-Leaders" by Richard Goodman