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FREE Registration to EERI Seminar about Soil Liquefaction Available from PEER

PEER is offering to sponsor the registration fee for one faculty or student applicant from PEER affiliated universities to attend the upcoming EERI Technical Seminar. The seminar entitled “Soil Liquefaction During Earthquakes” is a full day event that will discuss recent progress in the evaluation of liquefaction hazards during earthquakes and how to estimate the potential for triggering liquefaction, its consequences, and its mitigation. The seminar will be hosted at:

  • – Los Angeles-March 10, 2009 at the Beckman Auditorium, 400 S. Wilson Avenue, Pasadena, CA, 91125
  • – St. Louis-March 12, 2009 at the Engineer's Club, 4359 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108
  • – San Francisco-March 17, 2009 at the Whitcomb Hotel, 1231 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103
  • – Seattle-March 19, 2009 at the HUB West Ballroom, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195

For more information about the seminar, visit the link below:

For those interested in attending this informative seminar, please send an email to Heidi Faison, the PEER Outreach Director, at with a brief paragraph that explains your interest in attending the event. Students must also include the name of one faculty sponsor. PEER will review all applications and one free registration to the event will be awarded. To be considered you must email by Tuesday March 3rd. Recipients will be notified of acceptance by Friday, March 6th.

posted February 26, 2009