January 26, 2012 ShakeCast Workshop

All About ShakeCast at Your Organization

 

Sponsored by the Business Continuity Institute ( www.thebci.org )

 

Workshop location: Business Continuity Center of Seattle

10604 NE 38th Place, Suite 118

Kirkland, WA 98033

9:00 am until 3:30 pm

 

8:15 am Registration & Coffee

 

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions

Wendy Freitag or Tom Clark, All.

 

9:10 am ShakeMap, ShakeCast, and related real-time earthquake information systems 

David Wald, Seismologist, USGS, National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, CO

10:10 am 10-minute Break

 

10:20 am ShakeCast (under the hood)

Kuo-wan Lin, Seismologist, USGS, National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, CO

 

11:00 am User Perspective I – Public Sector

Loren Turner, Sr. Engineer, Caltrans, or alternate TBD

 

11:40 pm User Perspective II – Private Sector

   John Carrol, Target; Presentations provided by LAUSD, Wal-Mart, others

Attendee introductions, interests, needs.

12:10 pm Lunch & Presentation

   Living with earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest, Joan Gomberg, USGS, Seattle              

 

1:10 pm Non-structural retrofitting and other practical mitigation measures

    Behrooz (Ben) Emam, Emam Consulting & Educational Services

 

2:00 pm 10-minute Break

 

2:10  pm ShakeCast Training

Kuo-wan Lin, Loren Turner & David Wald

Beginning Track : Installation, Operations, and Administration

Advanced Track : Features, Damage Functions, & Trouble Shooting

 

3:10 pm Wrap-up,  Q&A

Kuo-wan Lin, Loren Turner & David Wald

 

3:30 pm Adjourn