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Seminar: Lessons Learned from the 2017 Mexico City Earthquake

Thursday, February 1, 2018 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The seminar "Lessons Learned from the 2017 Mexico City Earthquake" features speakers from:   
  • CH2M/Jacobs
  • Degenkolb Engineers
  • Reid Middleton
  • Hart Crowser
  • WRK Engineers
  • Oregon State University
  • Portland Resilience and Planning


  • 3:00-3:10 p.m., Introduction & Welcome, Erica Fischer, PhD, PE (WA, CA), Oregon State University
  • 3:10-3:25 p.m., Seismology and Geotechnical Impacts, Menzer Pehlivan, PhD, PE, CH2M/Jacobs
  • 3:25-3:40 p.m., Building Assessment, Response and Regional Impacts, Erik Bishop, PE, Reid Middleton
  • 3:40-3:55 p.m., Mexico City Building Performance Overview, Kenny O’Neill, PE, Reid Middleton
  • 3:55-4:10 p.m., Modern and Retrofitted Buildings, Kyle Steuck, PE, SE, Degenkolb Engineers
  • 4:10-4:25 p.m., Performance of Critical Buildings (Schools, Hospitals), Andre Barbosa, PhD, PE (Portugal), Oregon State University
  • 4:25-4:35 p.m., Break
  • 4:35-4:50 p.m., Lifelines – Water, Wastewater, Power, and Telecom, Brian Knight, PE, SE, WRK Engineers
  • 4:50-5:05 p.m., Emergency Response and Recovery, Allison Pyrch, PE, GE, Hart Crowser
  • 5:05-5:25 p.m., Portland Resiliency Activities, Jonna Papaefthimiou, AICP, Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
  • 5:25-5:35 p.m., Town Hall Discussion and Q&A
  • 5:35 p.m., Networking Reception 
Accommodations for disabilities may be made by contacting 541-737-4934 or Lauren.Farmen@oregonstate.edu.

Memorial Union (campus map)
Lauren A. Farmen-Schnoor
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