APPENDIX B
U.S.-U.S.S.R. JOINT WORKSHOP EARTHQUAKE HAZARD MITIGATION

Sunday-Sunday, September 8–15, 1991

Moscow, U.S.S.R.

AGENDA

Sunday, September 8

U.S. DELEGATION ARRIVES IN MOSCOW

Monday, September 9—Tuesday a.m., September 10

PLENARY

Introduction

Dr. Valeri Anikolenko

Opening Remarks

Prof. V.Strakhov,

Head, U.S.S.R. Delegation

Opening Remarks

Prof. George Housner,

Head, U.S. Delegation

Session I—Overviews (Chair: Prof. Strakhov)

[Note: Session I papers were presented later during the day.]

U.S.S.R. Programs

(not presented)

U.S. Programs

 

International activities of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering & the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems

Ms. Marlene Beaudin

The National Earthquake

Dr. William Anderson



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Memorandum of Discussion: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Meeting on Earthquake Hazards Mitigation - September 9-13, 1991, Moscow, U.S.S.R APPENDIX B U.S.-U.S.S.R. JOINT WORKSHOP EARTHQUAKE HAZARD MITIGATION Sunday-Sunday, September 8–15, 1991 Moscow, U.S.S.R. AGENDA Sunday, September 8 U.S. DELEGATION ARRIVES IN MOSCOW Monday, September 9—Tuesday a.m., September 10 PLENARY Introduction Dr. Valeri Anikolenko Opening Remarks Prof. V.Strakhov, Head, U.S.S.R. Delegation Opening Remarks Prof. George Housner, Head, U.S. Delegation Session I—Overviews (Chair: Prof. Strakhov) [Note: Session I papers were presented later during the day.] U.S.S.R. Programs (not presented) U.S. Programs   International activities of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering & the Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems Ms. Marlene Beaudin The National Earthquake Dr. William Anderson

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Memorandum of Discussion: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Meeting on Earthquake Hazards Mitigation - September 9-13, 1991, Moscow, U.S.S.R Session II—Case Studies (Chair: Dr. Mete Sozen) Study of the earthquake in Northern Georgia on April 29, 1991 Prof. V.Strakhov The California earthquake of October 17, 1989 Prof. George Housner Session III—Seismology and Strong Ground Motion (Chair: Prof. Strakhov) [Note: Actually chaired by Prof. Mete Sozen] Principles of earthquake prediction in the Soviet Union Prof. G.Sobolev Local site effects on weak and strong ground motion Prof. Keiiti Aki Monitoring of geophysical processes including slow motions. Risk of man-made earthquakes Prof. Nikolaev Basic seismological data for seismic design [Note: presenters did not show up] Prof. F.Aptikaev Prof. V.Steinberg Session IV—Geotechnology (Chair: Prof. M.Sozen) Mapping of earthquake-induced liquefaction for seismic zonation Prof. Leslie Youd Seismic considerations in a calculation of deformations accumulated in grounds and basements [Note: presenters did not show up] Prof. V.Ilyichev Dr. L.Staunitcer Structural aspects of soil liquefaction Prof. V.Osipov

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Memorandum of Discussion: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Meeting on Earthquake Hazards Mitigation - September 9-13, 1991, Moscow, U.S.S.R Session V—Architectural and Structural Engineering (Chair: Prof. M.Sozen) On institutional policy for earthquake safety [Note: not presented due to lack of time] Prof. M.Sozen Observations from the 1988 Spitak earthquake Prof. J.Eisenberg Issues in seismic evaluation of existing facilities Dr. James Beavers Architectural and urban design considerations in seismic design [Note: not presented due to lack of time] Mr. Christopher Arnold Session VI—Integrated System Approach (Chair: Dr. Anikolenko) Social science approaches in earthquake research Prof. Joanne Nigg Implementation of the integrated system approach in the National Research Council Dr. Riley Chung The International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction [Note: not presented due to lack of time] Prof. George Housner Tuesday p.m., September 10—Wednesday a.m. September 11 GROUP DISCUSSIONS Group 1—Seismology and Geotechnology Group 2—Earthquake Engineering and Societal Responses Wednesday p.m., September 11 Visited the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences and was received by Prof. Laverov, Vice President of ASUSSR

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Memorandum of Discussion: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Joint Meeting on Earthquake Hazards Mitigation - September 9-13, 1991, Moscow, U.S.S.R Thursday, September 12 Field trip to visit the U.S.S.R. National Earthquake Data Center in Obninsk, about 90 miles outside Moscow Friday a.m., September 13 Cultural tour/Moscow Friday p.m., September 13 Working session among delegation and group leaders to prepare the workshop’s memorandum of discussion Saturday, September 14 Free day in Moscow Sunday, 2 a.m., September 15 U.S. delegation departs for United States Note: Sequence of presentations was revised to accommodate the working schedule of the U.S.S.R. delegates. Although a few papers were presented in the plenary session, because of lack of time the content of these papers was not discussed in detail in group sessions.