10NCEE Update: Registration, Papers, and New Sponsors

Registration for the Tenth U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering (10NCEE) will open in early 2014. As the new year approaches, visit the 10NCEE website for the latest updates and news at www.10ncee.org.

10NCEE websiteThe 10NCEE program committee has received nearly 800 papers from potential authors and presenters. Authors will receive review comments and confirmation of acceptance of their papers by February 1, 2014. Final revised papers will be due by March 15, 2014. Final submission of the paper must be accompanied by payment of the full conference registration fee for the presenting author.

Of the 800 10NCEE papers received, there were a wide range of topics being covered. Here is a sampling of the most common topics:

  • Buildings, Structural and Non-Structural Systems (214)
  • Seismic Isolation, Energy Dissipation and Control Systems (68)
  • Ground Motion, Seismicity, Seismic Hazard Assessment (67)
  • Soils, Foundations, Soil-Structure Interaction, and Slope Stability (53)
  • Bridge Structures (53)
  • Risk and Loss Assessment (52)

The 10NCEE is also an important event for earthquake engineering professionals globally with authors representing:

  • USA (429)
  • Japan (57)
  • Canada (53)
  • Iran (25)
  • New Zealand (24)
  • India (23)
  • Taiwan (23)
  • Italy (22)
  • Turkey (22)

New Sponsors
FM Global (10NCEE Bronze Sponsor)FM Global (M. EERI) is a new Bronze Sponsor of 10NCEE. FM Global provides comprehensive global commercial and industrial property insurance, engineering-driven underwriting and risk management solutions, groundbreaking property loss prevention research and prompt, professional claims handling.

As a mutual company, FM Global products and services directly support its clients’ overall risk management objectives through: (1) understanding the nature and reality of their specific risks; (2) establishing sound loss prevention solutions that safeguard against loss; (3) developing cost-effective insurance and risk transfer solutions backed by large, stable capacity; and (4) providing the claims and loss mitigation support to minimize business disruption.

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