Events

Disaster Preparation Event
Monday, April 9, 2018 - 6:00pm

Learn what to expect and how to prepare for an earthquake in the Portland area. Local organizations will discuss their role in a potential disaster situation, and what they think the public should know, such as safety procedures, emergency response, and their organization's efforts towards resiliency in case of a disaster.

Disaster Preparation Event 

Monday, April 9, 6 to 9 p.m.
Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, room 355
1825 SW Broadway, Portland
Free

6 to 7 p.m.: Viewing of Unprepared
The OPB documentary Unprepared highlights Oregon's ill-equipped resources and infrastructure in the event of a large natural disaster.
 
7 to 8 p.m.: Panelist Discussion of Pacific Northwest Preparedness
- Jay Wilson, Resilience Coordinator, Clackamas County
- Allison Pyrch, Geotechnical Engineer, Hart Crowser
- Emma Stocker, Director of PSU Emergency Management
- Ed Quesenberry, Structural Engineer, Equilibrium Engineers LLC
 
8 to 9 p.m.: Meet Local Agencies
Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
Portland Bureau of Transportation
Portland Water Bureau
Seismic Retrofitting companies and more
 
HOSTED BY: Earthquake Engineering Research Institute PSU, American Society of Civil Engineers PSU, and Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists PSU
 
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