PLENARY TALKS

Opening Addresses

Mami Mizutori

Former Special Representative of UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction

Day: Monday July 1st
Topic: tbd

Ekhosuehi Iyahen

Secretary General of the Insurance Development Forum (IDF)

Day: Monday July 1st
Topic: tbd

Keynote Lectures

Julian J. Bommer

Imperial College London, UK

Lecture day: Monday July 1st
Lecture title: Seismic hazard assessment for natural and induced earthquakes: Mmin, Mmax, and everything in between

Ellen M. Rathje

University of Texas, Austin, USA

Lecture day: Tuesday July 2nd
Lecture title: tbd

Xinzheng Lu

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Lecture day: Wednesday July 3rd
Lecture title: From “Simulation-driven” urban disaster mitigation to “Generative AI-powered” seismic design

Judith Mitrani-Reiser

National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA

Lecture day: Thursday July 4th
Lecture title: tbd

Dimitrios Vamvatsikos

National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Lecture day: Friday July 5th
Lecture title: Criteria for selecting intensity measures in seismic risk assessment: What matters, what does not, and why

CSI/IAEE Masters Series Lectures

Steve Kramer

University of Washington, USA

Lecture day: Monday July 1st
Lecture title: The evolution of performance-based design in geotechnical earthquake engineering

Jack P. Moehle

University of California at Berkeley, USA

Lecture day: Tuesday July 2nd
Lecture title: Five easy pieces (structural engineering)

Lili Xie

Institute of Engineering Mechanics, China Earthquake Administration (CEA), China

Lecture day: Wednesday July 3rd
Lecture title: Ranking of strong earthquake ground motion recordings based on degree of damage to structures caused by whole time-history

Michele Calvi

University School for Advanced Studies – IUSS Pavia, Italy

Lecture day: Thursday July 4th
Lecture title: The art of seismic design

EERI Distinguished Lecture

Michael Olsen

University of Washington, USA

School of Civil and Construction Engineering, Oregon State University, USA

Lecture day: Tuesday July 2nd
Lecture title: Geospatial Technology – Saving the world’s past, present and future from natural hazards

EERI/SSA Joyner Lecture

Helen Crowley

Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Lecture day: Wednesday July 3rd
Lecture title: Why seismic hazard modelling has become a risky business