Haiti Four Months Later

EERI's Learning from Earthquakes Program is organizing a briefing on Haiti to hear from three speakers who participated in early reconnaissance investigations and have recently returned from subsequent visits. They will offer their perspectives on damage as well as rebuilding and recovery issues and challenges. There will be time for discussion.

When: WEDNESDAY, MAY 5th, 2010, 6:30 pm -- 8 pm (light refreshments at 6 pm)

Where: Simpson, Gumpertz, Heger, The Landmark at One Market St, Suite 600, San Francisco (Embarcadero BART)


  • Reginald DesRoches, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, and EERI Team Leader
  • Ellen Rathje, Professor, specializing in Geotechnical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin, and GEER Team Leader
  • Martin Hammer, Architect, Berkeley, CA, EERI Reconnaissance Team Member

RSVP: Juliane Lane at EERI (juliane@eeri.org) PLEASE RSVP by Friday, April 30th.

This briefing is co-sponsored by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), the Geo-engineering Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER), the Northern California Chapter of EERI, the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center and Engineers Without Borders San Francisco Professional Chapter.