2020NEC submission deadline extended to July 26

Submit an abstract today to help us shape the 2020 National Earthquake Conference (NEC) program agenda! The NEC Program Committee is seeking presentation abstracts and session concepts for the 2020 NEC from March 4-6 in San Diego, CA. The EERI’s 72nd Annual Meeting will occur as an integral part of the 2020 NEC. 

To accommodate strong interests related to the Searles Valley earthquakes, we've extended the deadline to Friday, July 26. Topics in all other topics are welcome as well.

Proposals are welcome in four areas:

  • Engineering – to showcase the latest research, technologies, methodologies, and tools for improved earthquake risk reduction for the built environment; and to share effective design solutions and case studies
  • Science – to highlight scientific advances and products that support preparedness, response, recovery and/or mitigation;
  • Policy – to advance resilience through strong building codes, smart finance, marketplace incentive programs, tax benefits, innovative legislation, smart home technology, and;
  • Practice – to facilitate implementation of effective seismic risk reduction activities and practices by advocates, building and fire code officials, communicators, emergency managers, insurance professionals, journalists, leaders, merchants, product manufacturers, public officials, and other critical stakeholders.

Don't forget to submit your application here by Friday, July 26!