Over 400 Abstracts Accepted
Update: March 2021
Conference Postponement to February 7-11, 2022
Plans are currently being made to commemorate the 50-year anniversary for the San Fernando Earthquake on February 9, 2021 and hold periodic events throughout 2021 to enhance the overall experience, leading up to the February 2022 conference. More information will be provided as details come available.
Joint Japan-US Symposium on Assessment, Management, and Governance for Infrastructure Resilience, April, 2021
The Japan Society of Civil Engineers and the ASCE Infrastructure Resilience Division have jointly developed a framework which illustrates how elements of infrastructure resilience are connected with the resilience of the community. The framework enables collaboration across different fields of expertise. This sympoium consists of four online 90-minute sessions, each presented on a different day over a two-week period (April 13, 15, 27, and 29). Additional information including registration, links to pre-recorded presentation videos, and a white paper on the framework are available at: https://www.Infraresil.jp/.
April 6, 2021 12PM to 1PM Pacific Time
San Fernando Earthquake Conference – 50 Years of Lifeline Engineering
Understanding, Improving, & Operationalizing Hazard Resilience for Lifelines
University of California, Los Angeles, California USA
February 7-11, 2022
The February 9, 1971 San Fernando California Earthquake was a devastating yet seminal event which, for the first time, demonstrated the seismic threat to lifelines that fundamentally support our modern livelihoods. The knowledge gained from this event initiated the study of lifeline systems worldwide, including water, wastewater, electric power, gas and liquid fuels, communications, transportation, and solid waste management systems.
Special Guest Speakers