PEER & SEAONC Seminar: Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering and its applications to Tall Building Design

PEER, SEAONC and the City of San Francisco have teamed together to organize a seminar that will discuss performance-based earthquake engineering as it relates to the “Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings” that were recently released by PEER. The first night of the seminar will give an overview of the recommendations from the Guidelines and the second night will provide an example application of the Guidelines on a couple of building case studies that were completed as a part of the Tall Buildings Initiative project.

Dates: Tuesday April 19th & Thursday April 21st, 2011
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. (registration starts at 5:30 p.m.)
Location: PG&E Conference Room A, 77 Beale Street, San Francisco

Program for Tuesday April 19th:

Program for Thursday April 21st:

How to register:
Seminar registration includes both days of oral presentations, a copy of the presentation slides, one complimentary printed copy of the Guidelines document, and a light dinner on each night of the seminar.

(1) Register for the event by completing the SEAONC web-based registration form or completing the SEAONC registration form (PDF file – 14 KB), returning it to SEAONC via email to office@seaonc.org or FAX to (415) 764-4915, and paying the fee listed below.

Registration Fees:
SEAONC/EERI Member $180
Non-Member $300
Students $40

(2) If you are a graduate student, and would like to apply for complimentary registration, please complete the Grad Student application form before April 12th, at 5pm. You will be notified if you are accepted by April 14th.

(3) If you are a City & County of San Francisco Employee, and would like to apply for complimentary registration, please complete the SF Employee application form before April 12th, at 5pm. You will be notified if you are accepted by April 14th.

***For more information about PEER’s Tall Building Initiative and to download a free copy of the Guidelines for Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings, visit the TBI Website.***