Over 400 Abstracts Accepted
Update: August 2020
Conference Postponement to February 7-11, 2022
Due to continued impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic and goal to hold a safe in-person gathering, the conference organizers have decided to postpone the conference 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.
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