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2011 Annual Meeting

Program Information

M. Beatrice Magnani and Chuck Langston (University of Memphis) are this year’s joint program chairs. Information and schedule for the 35 sessions is now available. There are 261 oral presentations and 154 posters planned for the 3-day conference. Tom Hanks of USGS Menlo Park will deliver this year’s Joyner Lecture on “Extreme Ground Motions.” Rick Aster, Outgoing SSA Board President, will deliver the president’s address at the Annual Luncheon on Wednesday, 13 April. His topic is “SSA and Seismology in the Early 21st Century.”

Printable Program Overview & Schedule

The Technical Program Overview [PDF; 2 pgs.; ~45 KB] and Program Schedule [PDF; 26 pgs.; ~881 KB;] are available for download. (Adobe® Reader 5 or newer or equivalent software) required. (Updated versions posted 30 March.) 

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A searchable database of meeting abstracts, including session, schedule and location info, is now available online.


The complete list of sessions, with descriptions and conveners’ email addresses, is available here.

Luncheon Speakers

Wednesday, April 13

Rick Aster, President's Address

Friday, April 15 - Public Policy Speaker

James M. Wilkinson, Jr.

Executive Director of the Central US Earthquake Consortium (CUSEC)

From Lab to Community – Importance of Building Strong Relationships



Last Modified: 2014 Jan 06