This unique conference will bring together professionals from a broad range of disciplines: architecture, civil and structural engineering, seismology, geology, geophysics, geotechnical engineering, business, public policy, the social sciences, regional planning, emergency response, and regulation.

Join us in making this conference a milestone in earthquake engineering!  Please visit the sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities pages for information and to register as a sponsor or exhibitor. If you have specific questions, or need guidance choosing a sponsorship level or deluxe exhibitor package, please email Sonya Hollenbeck at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides leadership and support to reduce losses from all types of hazards through a program of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. FEMA’s activities under the National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program (NEHRP) contribute to the Program mission: “To develop, disseminate, and promote knowledge, tools, and practices for earthquake risk reduction — through coordinated multidisciplinary interagency partnerships among the NEHRP agencies and their stakeholders — that improve the nation’s earthquake resilience in public safety, economic strength, and national security. FEMA is a sponsor of 11NCEE. www.fema.gov

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Computers and Structures, Inc. (CSI) is recognized globally as the pioneering leader in the development of software tools for structural and earthquake engineering. CSI software is used by thousands of engineering firms in over 160 countries for the design of major projects, including the One World Trade Center in New York, the Burj-e-Khalifa in Dubai, the Olympic “Bird’s Nest” Stadium in Beijing and the Centenario Bridge over the Panama Canal.  CSI products are also recognized as the standard tools for research and education worldwide, and CSI has subsidized and donated software to thousands of university teaching programs.  Through these donations, CSI has helped to ensure that the technology necessary to produce seismically-sound structures reaches everyone. www.csiamerica.com


Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit: www.trimble.com.

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WSP USA, formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With more than 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com


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The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California's water resources. DWR works with other agencies to benefit the State's people and to protect, restore and enhance the natural and human environments. www.water.ca.gov

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FM Global is a leading property insurer of the world's largest businesses, providing more than one-third of FORTUNE 1000-size companies with engineering-based risk management and property insurance solutions. FM Global helps clients maintain continuity in their business operations by drawing upon state-of-the-art loss-prevention engineering and research; risk management skills and support services; tailored risk transfer capabilities; and superior financial strength. To do so, we rely on a dynamic, culturally diverse group of employees, working in more than 100 countries, in a variety of challenging roles.  http://www.fmglobal.com/


RMS is the world’s leading provider of products, services, and expertise for the quantification and management of catastrophe risk. More than 400 leading insurers, reinsurers, trading companies, and other financial institutions rely on RMS models to quantify, manage, and transfer risk. As an established provider of risk modeling to companies across all market segments, RMS provides solutions that can be trusted as reliable benchmarks for strategic pricing, risk management, and risk transfer decisions. www.rms.com


Since 1969 Kinemetrics is committed to excellence in delivering the most trusted earthquake monitoring products, solutions and services in the world today. Through innovations that matter, Kinemetrics is the premier partner for those who seek actionable solutions that take seismic research and resilience further, faster. With our industry–leading solutions backed by exceptional service and support, our team of earthquake engineers, geoscientists, and information technologists are an essential part of moving visions forward to deliver innovative, standard-setting Technologies, Products and Solutions. www.kinemetrics.com

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Founded in 1940, Degenkolb Engineers’ practice reflects more than seven decades of commitment to technical expertise, exceptional client service through close collaboration, and life-long learning. Our award-winning structural designs have saved clients hundreds of millions of dollars and are delivered by taking full advantage of our expertise and experience. www.degenkolb.com

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The Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council, formed in 1988, is a nonprofit organization whose members are those individuals who have demonstrated exceptional professional accomplishments in the structural design of tall buildings. www.tallbuildings.org


With over six decades of extensive geotechnical experience in the Los Angeles basin, Amec Foster Wheeler's geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists have provided a high level of worldwide expertise in nearly every conceivable geotechnical application. We offer clients a full complement of geotechnical and earthquake engineering, geological services, geophysical services, and geotechnical field and construction support services. www.amecfw.com


The Charles Pankow Foundation was established to provide the AEC Industry with a better way to design and build. Established in 2002 by Charles Pankow, founder of Charles Pankow Builders, Ltd., a leading U.S. design-build constructor, the Foundation continues to advance his legacy of innovation. It was Charles Pankow's lifelong passion to lead and inspire new and better ways to build. He intended that this Foundation drive market-driven innovations in the building industry. www.pankowfoundation.org

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KPFF is a multi-office, multi-discipline engineering firm. We're driven by a commitment to our core values of Excellence, Trust, Relationships, Stability, and Passion; defining our professional practice, how we are organized and our commitment to our clients and employees. www.kpff.com

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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. www.arup.com


AIR Worldwide (AIR) provides catastrophe risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient. AIR founded the catastrophe modeling industry in 1987, and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, cyber attacks, and pandemics globally. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on AIR’s advanced science, software, and consulting services for catastrophe risk management, insurance-linked securities, site-specific engineering analyses, and agricultural risk management. AIR Worldwide, a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) business, is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.air-worldwide.com.

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At Structural Focus our structural engineering services focus on the long-term goal of achieving project resiliency for our clients and their communities. Excellent design demands innovation and communication. Through exceptional engineering and superior client service, we accomplish projects of which both we, and our clients, can be proud. www.structuralfocus.com

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ImageCat is an international risk management innovation company supporting the global risk and catastrophe management needs of the insurance industry, governments and NGOs. www.imagecatinc.com


The Applied Technology Council (ATC) develops and promotes state-of-the-art, user-friendly engineering resources and applications for use in mitigating the effects of natural and other hazards on the built environment. ATC also identifies and encourages needed research and develops consensus opinions on structural engineering issues in a nonproprietary format. www.atcouncil.org


Created in 2000, the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) is a semi-autonomous institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the country's oldest national engineering society. COPRI's services are designed to complement ASCE's traditional civil engineering base, and attract non-engineering allied professionals who seek to enhance their professional and technical development. For more information, please visit www.asci.org/copri


The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization that works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Los Angeles County. www.laconservancy.org

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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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499 14th Street, Suite 220,

Oakland, CA 94612-1934, USA

Phone: 510-451-0905
Fax: 510-451-5411
E-mail: 11ncee@eeri.org
Website: www.eeri.org

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