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Technical Program

Technical Program Chair: Scott J. Brandenberg, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE

Top-level technical session topics will include:

  • Regional Scale Assessment of GeoHazards
  • Ground Motions and Site Response
  • In Situ Site Characterization
  • Laboratory Testing
  • Liquefaction: Triggering, Consequences, and Mitigation
  • Numerical Modeling
  • Seismic Hazard Assessment
  • Slope Stability and Landslides
  • Soil-Structure Interaction

Technical Paper Schedule (PDF)

Technical sessions will be highlighted with theme speakers. The theme speakers include:

  • Domniki Asimaki, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE, CalTech
  • Jonathan D. Bray, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, University of California, Berkeley
  • Misko Cubrinovski, Ph.D., University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • David Frost, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, Georgia Tech
  • George Gazetas, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Youssef Hashash, Ph.D., P.E., F.ASCE, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Takaji Kokusho, Ph.D., Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Bruce Kutter, Ph.D., M.ASCE, University of California, Davis
  • Lelio Mejia, Ph.D., P.E., G.E., M.ASCE, Geosyntec Consultants
  • Sissy Nikolaou, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, WSP
  • Thomas O’Rourke, Ph.D., Hon.D.GE, M.ASCE, Cornell University
  • Glenn Rix, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, Geosyntec Consultants
  • Jonathan Stewart, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE, University of California, Los Angeles


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