Keynote Speakers

Monday, June 11

8:15 – 8:30 a.m. | Welcoming Remarks

Ellen M. Rathje | Conference Chair | GEESD V

Ellen M. Rathje 
Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, University of Texas Austin, Conference Chair


8:30 – 10:00 a.m. | Plenary Keynotes

Induced Seismicity: From Source to Site to Infrastructure

Eric Fielding | Speaker | GEESD V

Eric Fielding, Ph.D., Jet Propulsion Laboratory
“Using Radar Interferometry to Image Ground Deformation from Induced Earthquakes”


Jack Baker | Speaker | GEESD V

Jack Baker, Ph.D., M.ASCE, Stanford University
“Incorporating Induced Seismicity Source Models and Ground Motion Predictions to Forecast Dynamic Regional Risk”


Jon Olson | Speaker | GEESD V

Jon Olson, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
“Examining the Factors that Influence the Occurrence and Magnitude of Induced Earthquakes”


Tuesday, June 12

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. | Plenary Keynotes

Regional Assessment of Geohazards

Laurie Baise | Speaker | GEESD V

Laurie G. Baise, Ph.D., M.ASCE, Tufts University
“A Geospatial Approach to liquefaction Assessment for Rapid Response and Loss Estimation”


Joe Wartman | Speaker | GEESD V

Joseph Wartman, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, University of Washington
“Using Physically- and Statistically-Based Models to Assess Regional-Scale Co-Seismic Landslide Hazards”


Brendan Bradley | Speaker | GEESD V

Brendon Bradley, Ph.D., University of Canterbury, New Zealand
“Simulation-Based Ground Motion Prediction of Historical and Future New Zealand Earthquakes and Consequent Geohazard Impacts”


Wednesday, June 13

8:30 – 10:00 a.m. | Plenary Keynotes

Beyond Liquefaction Triggering

Russell Green | Speaker | GEESD V

Russell A. Green, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, Virginia Tech
“The Influence of the Non-Liquefiable Crust on the Severity of Surficial Liquefaction Manifestations”


Pedro Arduino | Speaker | GEESD V

Pedro Arduino, Ph.D., M.ASCE, University of Washington
“On the Modeling of Soils after the Onset of Liquefaction”


Ross Boulanger | Speaker | GEESD V

Ross Boulanger, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, University of California at Davis
“On Dynamic Nonlinear Analysis (NDA) Practices for Evaluating Liquefaction Effects”


5:00 – 5:30 p.m. | Closing Plenary Keynote

Recent Advances in Field and Laboratory Measurements of Dynamic Soil Properties

Kenneth Stokoe | Speaker | GEESD V

Kenneth E. Stokoe, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, NAE, Dist.M.ASCE, University of Texas at Austin

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