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Thursday June 9, 2011 - Technical Program  

Wednesday | Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Site Managers Forum Committee

Opening Plenary Session

Organized by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI)
Welcome: Andre Filiatrault, MCEER, University at Buffalo
Moderator: Jay Berger, EERI

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
The Christchurch, New Zealand Earthquake of February 21, 2011 and 
The Tohoku Japan Earthquake & Tsunami of March 11, 2011 

New Zealand

Introduction to the New Zealand Events
Ken Elwood, University of British Columbia

Seismological and Geotechnical Impacts
Russell Green, Virginia Tech

Performance of Buildings
Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University

Societal Impacts
Lori Peek, Colorado State University 


Seismological and Geotechnical Findings
Leslie F. Harder, Jr., HDR Inc.

Performance of Structures
Gilberto Mosqueda, University at Buffalo

Harry Yeh, Oregon State University