To be held Friday, February 3, 2012, at Saint
The 19th annual “Earthquakes:
Mean Business” event will be held on Friday, February 3,
2012, at Saint Louis University.
The purpose of the program is to increase
awareness of earthquake hazards and earthquake risks in the
central US and how business and government can better
Mean Business” is especially planned for those in the public and
private sector who are interested in earthquake hazards,
earthquake risks, risk mitigation, business continuity,
emergency planning, emergency management, and business
In the morning, speakers will address engineering,
planning, geoscience, and risk management of the central US
Confirmed speakers include:
Chris Poland, PE, SE, Chief Executive Officer of
Degenkolb Engineers; Oakland, Calif.;
Dr. Lucy Arendt; Organizational Strategic Management;
University of Wisconsin, Green Bay;
Dr. Sandra Knight, PE; FEMA Deputy Federal Insurance &
Mitigation Administrator; Washington, DC;
Dr. Mary Lou Zoback; Consulting Professor; Stanford
University, Palo Alto, Calif.; and US Geological Survey
There will be a selection of break-out sessions in the
afternoon. St. Louis
University’s Earthquake Center will also be open for tours
throughout the afternoon.
There will be exhibit booths that will provide
additional information and handouts on the central US earthquake
Louis University will also award CEUs or PDHs to participants.
Registration, which includes lunch, parking, exhibits,
and CEUs / PDHs, is $95.00.
Please help get the word out:
share this invitation with others you know who may be
interested, including co-workers, industry peers, local
professional associations, as well as your professional network.
To register, please visit
and follow the prompts.