Activities & Events
"Forum:" Live Public Radio Broadcast on Earthquake Science and Preparedness
You are invited to attend a Forum public radio broadcast on earthquake science and preparedness. Forum, KQED's award-winning news and public affairs program broadcasts a special two-hour program with a live audience, assessing the science and seismic hazards of earthquakes.
Forum examines how a similar disaster may impact the economy, culture and lives of Californians. Additionally, Forum discusses how cities and social services are addressing weaknesses and strengths, and ultimately, assess how the state is preparing for the possibility of "the next big one."
To participate and be in the live audience, call (415) 553-2119.
- Richard Allen, Assistant Professor at the Seismological Lab and Department of Earth and Planetary Science at UC Berkeley
- Mary Lou Zoback, Senior Research Scientist with the US Geological Survey Western Earthquake Hazards Team; Regional Coordinator of the USGS Northern California Earthquake Program; and Chair of the Steering Committee for the 1906 Earthquake Centennial Alliance
- Harold Brooks, Executive Director of the Red Cross Bay Area Chapter
- Arrietta Chakos, Assistant City Manager of the City of Berkeley
- James Dallessandro, historian and author of “Earthquake”; and Chairman of the Gladys Hansen Museum of the City of San Francisco
- Jeanne Perkins, Earthquake and Hazards Program Manager of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
Monday, April 10 from 9 am - 11 am
The Lawrence Hall of Science
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 94720
This broadcast will look at the effects of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire, assessing the current state of California's preparedness for another major earthquake.
General public. Scientists, students & educators. Free event.
Robin Gianattassio-Malle, (415) 553-2119