EERI School Earthquake Safety Initiative (SESI) Webinar on July 12

EERI will be hosting a free School Earthquake Safety Initiative Webinar on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 1:30-3:00 PM PDT.

In this event, EERI’s School Earthquake Safety Initiative (SESI) committee will highlight its activities in school seismic safety screening in Alaska and Washington schools. Briefing content will include the various aspects of safety screening of school buildings, FEMA’s Rapid Visual Screening methodology and its implementation to do large scale school seismic evaluations, as well as advocacy for safe school buildings throughout the United States.

Topics discussed will include:

Thurston County School Seismic Safety Evaluations
by Cale Ash (M. EERI, 2002), Principal, Degenkolb Engineers.

Partnering to Perform Rapid Visual Screenings of Alaska’s Schools
by Laura Kelly, Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission.

Webinar Registration
Please register for the webinar using the following link:

After registering, you will be sent a confirmation email with more information on how to join the webinar. There is no cost to attend. Professional Development Hours (PDH) will be available from EERI after the webinar for $30.

If you have any questions, please email EERI intern Shizza Fatima at