Conference Organizers


  • Heidi Tremayne, EERI
  • David Cocke, Structural Focus
  • Mary Comerio, UC Berkeley
  • David Friedman, Forell Elsesser
  • Marshall Lew, Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Jim Malley, Degenkolb Engineers
  • Farzad Naeim, FN Inc.
  • Lelli Van den Einde, UC San Diego



Conference Chairs

  • David Cocke, Structural Focus
  • Jim Malley, Degenkolb Engineers

Technical Program

  • Christine Goulet, SCEC
  • Anne Lemnitzer, UC Irvine
  • Jon Stewart, UCLA
  • John Wallace, UCLA
  • Zoe Yin, EERI

Posters and Proceedings

  • Henry Burton, UCLA
  • Tara Hutchinson, UC San Diego


  • Rita Ortiz, EERI
  • Marc Benthien, SCEC

Logistics and Exhibits

  • Heidi Tremayne, EERI
  • Sonya Hollenbeck, EERI

Technical Tours and Local Events

  • Sam Mengelkoch, Structural Focus
  • Beki McElvain, EERI

Fundraising and Sponsorships

  • Ron Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc.
  • Farzad Naeim, FN, Inc.



The objective of EERI is to reduce earthquake risk by advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering; improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment; and advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

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