Plenary 2

Strong, Brian

Director and Chief Resilience Officer, Office of Resilience and Capital Planning. Brian Strong is responsible for the City’s ten-year Capital Plan, its Capital Budget, and the implementation of the Resilient SF strategic vision.

Owen, Susan

Susan Owen, NASA ARIA Project for Natural Hazards. Dr. Owen's research interests include improving GPS data analysis techniques to study the earthquake cycle and volcano deformation.

Deierlein, Gregory

J. A. Blume Professor of Engineering, Stanford University. Prof. Deierlein directs the Blume Earthquake Engineering Center at Stanford University. Deierlein previously served as the deputy director for the PEER Center.

Allen, Richard

Director, Berkeley Seismology Lab; Professor, UCB. Prof. Richard Allen is an expert in earthquake alerting systems, developing methodologies to detect earthquakes and issue warnings prior to shaking.