March 2020

Geology and the Earthquake Effects on Building Structures Seminar

Hosted by the Tri-City Branch

Status: Advanced registration is now closed. A limited number of drop-in registrations are available at 5:30 PM on the event day. For more information you may contact [email protected] Thank you.
Date: Friday, March 6, 2020
Time: 5:30 PM–6:00 PM: Registration
6:00 PM–6:15 PM: Get seated
6:15 PM–6:45 PM: Introduction to speakers, sponsors, and hosts
6:45 PM–7:30 PM: Geology presentation
7:30 PM–7:45 PM: Q&A
7:45 PM–8:30 PM: Earthquake Effects on Buildings presentation
8:30 PM–8:45 PM: Q&A
8:45 PM–9:00 PM: Closing
Location: Inlet Theatre - 100 Newport Dr, Port Moody, BC
Presenter: Erica Williams, Geoscience Educator
Dr. Mahmoud Mivehchi, P.Eng., CHI
Credit: 3 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Free
Contact: Email: [email protected]
Note: Please register by February 29, 2020.
This is a second public seminar hosted by the Tri-City Branch. This educational seminar is for all ages and focuses on the geological landscapes and earthquake effects around the region, bringing awareness to the historical catastrophes during seismic events around the world, as well as the seismic restraints and measures in building technology.

Presenter Details

Erica Williams

Geoscience Educator

Erica Williams is a Geoscience Educator who earned an honors degree in metallurgy from the University of Nottingham. She worked as a metallurgy researcher at UBC where she earned her Bachelor of Education and Master of Education focusing on geology education.

Dr. Mahmoud Mivehchi, P.Eng., CHI

Dr. Mahmoud Mivehchi is a Senior Structural Engineer at BMP Engineering and Inspection Inc. Mahmoud earned a PhD in civil engineering, earthquake engineering, and dynamic of structures, and a Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Structures.

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