EERI’s professional development webinars covers a broad range of topics for the community of earthquake risk reduction professionals. You will hear about the latest impacts and lessons from recent earthquakes, learn about emerging research from Earthquake Spectra, and hear from leading experts on complex technical topics. Recordings from previous webinars can be found in the Digital Library.

Webinar: PDC: Lifeline Infrastructure System Resilience: Exploring what is it and how we can implement

Thursday, 10 September 2020
Cost: Paid

In this webinar, attendees gained an understanding of key concepts needed for lifeline systems to be resilient to earthquakes and other hazards. Functionality and operability are continuous expressions useful for measuring lifeline system resilience. These expressions are explored along with the basic lifeline services and their recoveries needed to ensure communities can achieve their resilience objectives./p>

Webinar: PDC: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Improving Community Resilience to Natural Hazards

Wednesday, 26 August 2020
Cost: Paid

This webinar explored moving from performance-based engineering to multi-disciplinary community resilience, in which engineering merges with social, economic, and information science. The webinar used 15 years of whole building shake table tests of resilient and non-resilient wood-frame apartment buildings to enter this discussion from an earthquake engineering perspective.

Webinar: YMC: Advances in Seismic Risk Assessment using Simulated Earthquake Ground Motions

Monday, 10 August 2020

Presented by the EERI Younger Members Committee, this webinar presented recent studies that utilize physics-based simulations to identify the important characteristics of earthquake ground motions and expected structural response. Physics-based simulations of earthquake ground motions have steadily emerged as an alternative for seismic risk assessment of civil structures, particularly for regions expected to experience large-magnitude and rare earthquakes, for which few observational data is available.

Webinar: LFE: Magna, Utah Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing Webinar

Thursday, 23 July 2020

This Learning from Earthquakes webinar provided an overview of the impacts from the M5.7 March 18, 2020 Magna, Utah earthquake. In this multidisciplinary webinar, attendees gained insights covering science, engineering, and response aspects of the earthquake. Attendees also learned how the earthquake affected the natural and built environment, as well as about current mitigation efforts in Utah.

Webinar: EERINC: What changes to earthquake emergency response procedures have been driven by the current or future pandemics? (2/3)

Thursday, 16 July 2020

The EERI Northern California Regional chapter hosted a virtual discussion panel to dive into how various earthquake emergency preparedness professionals have started to rethink how their community would respond to an earthquake event during the current pandemic. Panelists provided a short overview of how their thinking about their job has changed since the pandemic began and then answered attendee questions.

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