Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Beckman Center of the National Academies
100 Academy Way
Irvine, California

08:15-08:30 Welcome and introductions
Susan Cutter, Chair
08:30-09:30 Keynote
Laurie Johnson, Principal, Laurie Johnson Consulting

Infrastructure and economic recovery panel
Moderated by Mary Lou Zoback, Committee member John Holmes, Deputy Executive Director of Port Operations for
the Port of Los Angeles
Chris Poland, Chairman, CEO, and Senior Principal, Degenkolb
Ezra Rapport, Executive Director of the Association of Bay
Area Governments
Michael Morel, Manager of Operations and Planning for the
Metropolitan Water District


Risk communication and resilience indicators panel
Moderated by Monica Schoch-Spana, Committee member
Roxane Silver, School of Social Ecology, University of
California, Irvine
Sarah Karlinsky, Deputy Director of San Francisco Planning +
Urban Research Association (SPUR)
Baruch Fischhoff, Departments of Social and Decision Sciences
and of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University


Disaster communication and impacts panel
Moderated by Meredith Li-Vollmer, Committee member
Lucy Jones, Chief Scientist for the Multi Hazards Initiative in
Southern California, U.S. Geological Survey
Mariana Amatullo, Vice President, Designmatters at Art Center
College of Design
Barbara Andersen, Strategic Partnerships Director, Orfalea

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