The two-day event at the University of California, Los Angeles will open on Thursday, January 16, 2014 with a multidisciplinary plenary session, “Northridge Earthquake: Impacts, Outcomes, and Next Steps.” The symposium agenda on Friday, January 17, 2014 features concurrent sessions on resilience case studies, insurance, steel structures, wood-frame buildings, and more.
The Northridge earthquake spurred important changes in design, engineering, public policy, risk modeling, and insurance. Panel discussions at the Northridge 20 symposium will focus on challenges and necessary steps forward to make our communities more resilient to future earthquakes.
Join policy makers, government officials, engineers, earth scientists, emergency managers, building owners, community leaders, and professionals from business and financial services industries at this special symposium on January 16-17, 2014.
To learn more, visit northridge20.org