Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1971 San Fernando Earthquake

Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1971 San Fernando Earthquake

February 9, 2021
Online Seminar

Organized by Lifelines 2021-2022 Conference Executive Committee, UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, and the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP).

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Special guest speakers include:

Eric Garcetti (Mayor, City of Los Angeles)
Marty Adams (General Manager, LADWP)
Jayathi Murthy (Dean, UCLA Samueli School of Engineering)
Emily Carter (Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UCLA)
Steve Bohlen (Head, California Geological Survey)
Thomas D. O’Rourke (Professor Emeritus, Cornell University)

Online Seminar Hosted by UCLA Samueli School Engineering


12:00 pm
Jonathan P. Stewart, UCLA, Lifelines 2021 Executive Committee

12:02 pm
Introduces EVC Emily Carter
Jayathi Murthy, UCLA Samueli Ronald and Valerie Sugar Dean

12:05 pm
Emily Carter, UCLA Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

12:10 pm
Marty Adams, General Manager, LADWP

12:25 pm
Presentation: Why California is Safer Because of the San Fernando Earthquake.
Steve Bohlen, Head, California Geological Survey

12:35 pm
Presentation: February 9, 1971: Birth of Lifeline Earthquake Engineering.
Thomas D. O’Rourke, Professor Emeritus, Cornell University

12:45 pm
Moderated by Ertugrul Taciroglu, Ph.D., M.ASCE, Chair, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UCLA

1:00 pm

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February 9, 1971 San Fernando California Earthquake Photo

Date(s) - Feb 09, 2021
12:00 pm PST - 1:00 pm PST

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