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Schedule At A Glance

The joint conference will celebrate what has been accomplished during the past century, showcasing best practices and research results in science, engineering, and emergency management. Unless otherwise noted, all event rooms are located at the Moscone Center.
 
OPENING DAY  
Monday - April 17, 2006    
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibitor Set Up Moscone Exhibit Hall D
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Press Room Moscone
Room 113
10:00 a.m. - 4:35 p.m. Public Meeting of the California Seismic Safety Commission

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Moscone
Noon - 6:00 p.m. Joint Registration Opens Moscone - North Lobby Area
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tutorials and Certification Classes Moscone
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. NEHRP Open Forum The Westin
St. Francis Hotel
5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. EERI Student / Industry Reception The Westin
St. Francis Hotel
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. SSA Opening Icebreaker The Palace Hotel
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EERI Opening Reception The Westin
St. Francis Hotel
     
COMMEMORATION DAY  
Tuesday - April 18, 2006    
4:30 a.m. - 5:30 a.m. 100th Anniversary Lotta's Fountain Corner of Market Street/Kearny Street
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 100th Anniversary
Lotta's Fountain Breakfast
Open to the Public - $75 fee
The Palace Hotel
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m Coffee CAFE - On site purchase of coffee and rolls will be available Moscone
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 100th Anniversary Commemoration
Day Morning Coffee
Moscone
Esplanade Ballroom Foyer
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Press Room Moscone
Room 113
7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. EERI Continental Breakfast /
Committee Meetings
The Westin St. Francis Hotel
6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Continues Moscone North
Lobby Area
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Joint Opening Plenary Session:
1906 Earthquake.
Invited guest: Mayor Newsom
Moscone Hall E
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Exhibits Open / Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit Hall D

10:30 – Noon

Field Hearing of the US Senate Subcommittee on Disaster Prediction and Prevention
Speaker: US Senator Jim DeMint, R-South Carolina
Moscone Center, Room: 133
10:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Moscone Exhibit Hall D
11:00 a.m. - Noon Joint Opening Plenary Session  
Noon - 2:00 p.m. Agenda for Earthquake Policy: All-Conference Lunch

Speakers: Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi; David Maurstad, Director of Mitigation, FEMA; Secretary, U. S. Department of Transportation, Norman Mineta and invited guest Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Presentation of the 2006 Alquist Award.
Moscone - Esplanade Ballroom
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent
Poster Sessions best web hosting
Moscone
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Field Trips
Tutorial Sessions
Out and about
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit Hall D
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent Moscone
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Poster Sessions Moscone Exhibit Hall D
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Joint Anniversary Reception Celebration SF MOMA
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LEARNING FROM THE PAST  
Wednesday - April 19, 2006    
7:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. Press Room Moscone
Room 113
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. EERI Continental Breakfast/
Committee Meetings
The Westin
St. Francis Hotel
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Continues Moscone North
Lobby Area
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Joint Plenary Session:
Lessons Learned from Recent Large Earthquakes
Moscone Hall E
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Field Trips Out and about
10:30 a.m. - Noon

Policy Event:
Panel on Preparedness and Policy


Speakers:
Former FEMA director, James Lee Witt.
Public Policy Institute of California Research Director Mark Baldassare, USGS' David Applegate, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

Moscone
10:30 a.m. - Noon Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
Noon - 12:45 p.m. Keynote Address with Invited Speaker Senator Dianne Feinstein:
Shaping the Preparedness for California's Next Great Quake
Moscone Hall E
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. SSA Annual Luncheon Moscone
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EERI Annual Business Luncheon Moscone - Esplanade Ballroom
12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. DRC Participants Lunch
WSSPC Awards Ceremony
Moscone
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tutorial Sessions Moscone
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
4:00 p.m - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Anchor Brewing/Harper Collins/
RMS Reception
Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Festive EERI Banquet and Musicale The Westin St. Francis Hotel
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. DRC Banquet Fairmont Hotel
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ASSESSING THE PRESENT  
Thursday - April 20, 2006    
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. EERI Continental Breakfast/
Committee Meetings
The Westin St. Francis Hotel
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Continues Moscone North
Lobby Area
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Joint Plenary Session:
Earthquake Scenario
Moscone Hall E
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Exhibits Open Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Field Trips Out and about
10:30 a.m. - Noon ABAG General Assembly Gateway Ballroom
Rm 102
10:30 a.m. - Noon Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
Noon - 12:30 p.m. ABAG Annual Business Meeting with Delegates and Alternates Moscone
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. DRC, ABAG Joint Luncheon
Invited speaker:
Senator Don Perata (D-Oakland)
Moscone
Noon - 2:00 p.m. EERI Annual Honors Luncheon The San Francisco Marriott Hotel
Noon - 2:00 p.m. SSA Board of Editors Luncheon The Palace Hotel
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tutorial Sessions  
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Concurrent
Poster Sessions
Moscone
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. SSA Reception The Palace Hotel
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. EERI Subscribing Members and Endowment Donors Reception The Westin St. Francis Hotel
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Gala SSA Centennial
Reception and Banquet
The Palace Hotel
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PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE  
Friday - April 21, 2006    
7:00 a.m. - Noon Press Room Moscone
Room 113
8:00 a.m. - Noon Exhibits Open Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
8:00 a.m. - Noon Registration Concludes Moscone North Lobby Area
8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Concurrent Moscone Hall E
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break Moscone Exhibit
Hall D
10:30 a.m. - Noon Joint Plenary Session:
Looking Beyond 2006
Moscone Hall E
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Joint Closing Session Moscone Hall E
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tutorial Sessions Moscone
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Field Trips Out and about
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Saturday / Sunday - April 22-23, 2006
There are field trips that will continue over the weekend. Please view the current FIELD TRIPS page under One-day and Multi-day Overnight Trips section for more information.

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  Schedule At A Glance
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  Policy Events
  Tutorials
  Field Trips
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  Social Events
  Presentation Instructions
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Jointly by:
DRC Seismological Society of America EERI For Addtional Centennial Related Events:
 
An Affiliation of Earthquake Scientists, Engineers, and Emergency Managers.