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Quake '06: Reducing Earthquake Risk

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Quake '06 is a 4-year campaign to reduce earthquake risks in Northern California. The campaign is a partnership between the community of earthquake professionals in EERI's Northern California chapter and other Northern California organizations, agencies, and cities. Starting on April 18, 2002 (96th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake), events culminate on the 100th anniversary in April 2006.

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When

April 18-22, 2006--Major presentations of campaign progress and achievements will be presented at the 8th National Conference on Earthquake Engineering, entitled "100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference: Commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake".

Where

Part of the 100th Anniversary Earthquake Conference: Commemorating the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake schedule.

Moscone Convention Center - North Hall D
747 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

For details about the conference, visit www.1906eqconf.org.

Relevance

Uses the anniversary to focus attention on remaining earthquake risks in the Bay Area.

Audience

"Risk owners", both public & private. Conference fee required.

Volunteer Opportunities

Many! Research a topic. Write a letter or op-ed. Organize a community meeting or technical workshop. Call your elected representatives. Encourage colleagues and neighbors to identify their risks and take action to reduce them.

Contact

Keith Knudsen, (650) 688-6367

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