University of California, Los Angeles
February 7—1 0, 2021

ASCE Resiliance

UCLA Samueli School of Engineering

San Fernando Earthquake Conference – 50 Years of Lifeline Engineering

Understanding, Improving, & Operationalizing Hazard Resilience for Lifelines

University of California, Los Angeles, California USA
February 7-10, 2021


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 world-wide, including water, wastewater, electric power, gas and liquid fuels, communications, transportation, and solid waste management systems.

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Special Guest Speakers

Masanori HamadaMasanori Hamada
Professor Emeritus — Waseda University
Chairman  — Asian Disaster Reduction Center

JenningsPaul C. Jennings
Professor of Civil Engineering and
Applied Mechanics, Emeritus

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena

 

O'RourkeT.D. O’Rourke
Thomas R. Briggs Professor of Engineering
Cornell University

Conference Organizers

Collaborating Partners

ASCE Los Angeles

Supporting Organizations

Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Infraterra
PPI
Trimble

Bronze Sponsors

UCLA Engineering
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