Utah Earthquake Resiliency Workshop

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Viridian Event Center, West Jordan Utah

The Utah Chapter of EERI is pleased to announce the Utah Earthquake Resiliency Workshop to be held April 27, 2016, at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan, UT. This event will bring together engineers, architects, planners, geologists, government officials, community leaders, business owners, utility companies, and representatives from healthcare, public education, universities, and transportation. The workshop will bring in nationally known experts as keynote speakers with significant background in the field of resilience.

7:30 – 8:00 am Registration & Check-in
8:00 – 8:15 Introductions
8:15 – 9:00 Keynote Speaker:  Chris Poland, SE, NAE
9:00 – 9:45 Earthquakes:  Public Perception vs Reality
9:45 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:50 The Critical Three: Schools, Housing & Jobs
10:55 – 11:45 Utah’s Economic Resilience:  Getting the Wheels Rolling Again
11:45 – 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 1:15 State Healthcare Resiliency Efforts: What Can We Learn?
1:20 – 2:05 Public Works and Lifelines: Understanding the Interdependencies
2:10 – 3:00 Role of Government: Mitigation Efforts & Recovery Expectations
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Closing Keynote: Kent Yu, SE, Learning from the Oregon Resiliency Plan
4:00 – 5:00 Discussion & Planning

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