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Technical Program Calendar

Sunday July 16, 2017
ROOM Salon D/E Salon C Salon F Mackenzie Seymour
14:00 - 14:30 Opening Remarks
Ross W. Boulanger & Dharma Wijewickreme
14:30 - 15:30 Plenary Keynotes
Peter Robertson - Evaluation of Flow Liquefaction: Influence of High Stress
George Gazetas - The 2014 Cephalonia Twin Earthquake: Source Mechanics and Soil Effects on Monuments and Quay Walls
16:00 - 17:00 Perspectives Interview
Scott Ashford (moderator) with Professors W.D.L. Finn, I. M. Idriss, & K. Ishihara
17:00 - 19:00 Ice Breaker & Exhibitor Reception
Trade Show Hall
19:00 - 19:30 TC-203 Committee Meeting
Mackenzie
Monday July 17, 2017
ROOM Salon D/E Salon C Salon F Mackenzie Seymour
08:30 - 10:00 Plenary Keynotes
Susumu Iai - Performance of Port Structures during Earthquakes
Steve Kramer - Applicability of Sliding Block Analyses to Lateral Spreading Problems
Misko Cubrinovski - System Response of Liquefiable Deposits
10:00 - 10:30 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
10:30 - 12:30 Liquefaction I Ground Motions & Site Effects I Retaining & Underground Structures Numerical
Analyses
Challenging
Deposits
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:45 Liquefaction II Ground Motions & Site Effects II Underground Structures I Dynamic
Analyses
Challenging
Soils
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
15:45 - 17:45 Poster Session & Reception
Salon A/B and the Trade Show Hall
15:45 - 17:45 Poster Abstracts
Tuesday July 18, 2017
ROOM Salon D/E Salon C Salon F Mackenzie Seymour
08:30 - 10:00 Plenary Keynotes
Ross W. Boulanger - Remediation of Liquefaction Effects for an Embankment using Soil-cement Walls: Centrifuge and Numerical Modeling
Kohji Tokimatsu - Liquefaction-induced Settlement and Tilting of Buildings with Spread Foundation based on Field Observation and Laboratory Experiments
Jonathan D. Bray - Key Trends in Assessing Liquefaction-Induced Building Settlement
10:00 - 10:30 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
10:30 - 12:30 Liquefaction III Ground Motions & Site Effects III Underground Structures II Offshore & Nearshore Embankments, Levees, & Slopes I
12:30 - 13:45 Lunch
13:45 - 15:45 Liquefaction Case Histories Seismic Hazard Assessments Soil-structure Interaction I GeoSystems Embankments, Levees, & Slopes II
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
16:15 - 16:45 Plenary Keynote
Kenneth Stokoe - Recent Developments in Field and Laboratory Measurements of Linear and Nonlinear Shear Moduli and Pore Pressure Generation in Liquefiable Sandy Soils
16:45 - 17:45 Plenary Panel & Discussion - Challenges for Performance Based Design
Moderator: Steve Kramer. Panelists: Amir Kaynia (NGI, Norway), Alex Sy (KCB, Canada), Ikuo Towhata (Japan), Thaleia Travasarou (Fugro, USA), Sjoerd van Ballegooy (Tonkin + Taylor, NZ)
19:00 - 22:00 Local Fun Night
Vancouver Aquarium
Wednesday July 19, 2017
ROOM Salon D/E Salon C Salon F Mackenzie Seymour
08:30 - 10:00 Plenary Keynotes
Ellen Rathje - Ground Motion Models for Earthquake Events in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas
Ramon Verdugo - Seismic Site Classification
Takaji Kokusho - Liquefaction Evaluation Directly Comparing Upward Wave Energy with Dissipated Energy
10:00 - 10:30 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
10:30 - 12:30 Liquefaction Procedures I Resiliency, Mapping & Assessment Soil-structure Interaction II Shallow
Foundations I
Ground
Improvement
12:30 - 13:45 Closing Lunch
13:45 - 15:45 Liquefaction Procedures II PBD Codes & Guidance Soil-structure Interaction III Shallow
Foundations II
Waterfront
Structures
15:45 - 16:15 Refreshment Break in the Trade Show Hall
16:15 - 17:45 Plenary Keynotes
Brady R. Cox (Young Researcher Award Presentation) - Realistically accounting for Vs uncertainty in seismic site response analyses using the experimental site signature: A case study of the Garner Valley downhole array
Dharma Wijewickreme - Response of Natural Fine-grained Soils for Seismic Design Practice: A Collection of Research Findings from British Columbia, Canada
Thomas O'Rourke - Retrofitting Utilities for Earthquake-Induced Ground Deformations
17:45 - 18:00 Closing Remarks
PHOTO BY Kenny Louie