October 2020 Lunch Presentation

Recent Chilean Earthquakes: Lessons for the Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Practice

Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Zoom Webinar

Fellow Colleagues and Friends,

On behalf of Seattle’s chapter of ASCE – Geotechnical Institute, we would like to invite you to our first educational lunch presentation. Taking advantage of remote learning, we have reached out to scholars across the world to present on their experience in different environments.

Our first presenter will be Prof. Christian Ledezma, the Head of the Structural and Geotechnical Engineering Department at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC). Dr. Ledezma is also the vice-president of ACHISINA, Chile’s Association of Earthquake Engineering, and an active member in the discussion and elaboration of Chilean seismic codes.

The topic of presentation will be “Recent Chilean Earthquakes: Lessons for the Geotechnical and Structural Engineering Practice”. The presentation will focus on a few major past earthquakes of Chile and their impact on infrastructure from both geotechnical and structural perspectives.

The presentation will be online and held on 1st of October 2020 at 1:00 PM PT. Please note that our ZOOM capacity is limited to 100 attendees, and we expect the spots to be filled rather quickly. Moreover, we are spreading the invitation to our colleagues in OR and CA. Please RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your spot.

To RSVP please register through the link below (free registration):

Zoom Webinar Link:

Best Regards,

Soheil Kamalzare and Alexander Baird
Educational Chairs of Seattle’s Chapter of ASCE – Geo-Institute

Dustin Taylor
President of Seattle’s Chapter of ASCE – Geo-Institute