Free webinar: Magna, Utah Earthquake Reconnaissance Briefing


Event Details

  • Date:

Thursday, July 23, 11 am PT / 2 pm ET | REGISTER HERE

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute’s Learning from Earthquakes program presents a free webinar highlighting impacts from the M5.7 March 18, 2020 Magna, Utah earthquake. In this multidisciplinary panel, you’ll gain insights covering science, engineering, and response aspects of the earthquake. You will also learn how the earthquake affected the natural and built environment, as well as about current mitigation efforts in Utah.

Speakers include:

  • Barry Welliver, Owner and Principal Engineer, BHW Engineers (moderator)
  • Jessica Chappell, Associate, Reaveley Engineers
  • Emily Kleber, Geoscientist, Utah Geological Survey
  • Keith Koper, Professor of Geology & Geophysics and Director of Seismograph Stations, University of Utah
  • Sean McGowan, Earthquake Program Manager and Building Science Lead, FEMA Region VIII
  • Trent Sorensen, Chief Building Official, Greater Salt Lake Municipal Services District
  • Ivan Wong, Senior Principal Seismologist, Lettis Consultants International