Register Today for PEER's Annual Meeting, January 19-20, 2007

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PEER will hold its Annual Meeting on January 19-20, 2007, at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. The theme is "The Practice of Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering." This meeting will provide opportunities for PEER researchers and partners to engage in discussions on research accomplishments, important research needs, and strategies to address those needs.

Day 1, Friday, January 19, will feature plenary sessions to examine the ways in which PEER's research has influenced earthquake engineering practice and seismic hazard mitigation. The day will conclude with a student poster session, reception and banquet for all participants.

Day 2, Saturday, January 20, will feature small working groups, organized around thrust areas, along with select presentations by student and faculty researchers on current projects and opportunities.

Expected attendees include all individuals working on PEER-funded Core and Lifelines projects inYears 8 and/or 9, such as principal investigators, students and post-doctoral researchers, and anyone else supported by the project; PEER business and industry partners; active PEER committee members (SAC, IAB, SLC); and other students or industry members interested in learning more about PEER's research programs.

The venue for the 2007 PEER Annual Meeting is the stylish Hotel Nikko San Francisco, , located two blocks from Union Square and within easy walking distance of many shops, restaurants and city attractions. Hotel Nikko is easily accessible by BART, MUNI and other transportation. On-site parking is available. Register On-line.

For more information: Please direct any questions about this event to the PEER Outreach Office, or call (510) 642-3462.

posted on December 2006