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Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Next Generation Attenuation (NGA) East Seminar

Please join EERI and partners for a one-day seminar on the Next Generation Attenuation Relationships for Central & Eastern North – America (NGA – East). At this seminar that is geared toward both researchers and practitioners, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the database, methodology, and models of the NGA-East project. Attendees will be able to conduct improvised probabilistic seismic hazard analyses in the Central and Eastern North American (CENA) region.

NGA-East is a multi-disciplinary research project coordinated by the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research center (PEER), with headquarters at the University of California, Berkeley. The project involves a large number of participating researchers from various organizations in academia, industry, and government. The project is jointly sponsored by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Guest speakers: 

Yousef Bozorgnia, UCLA
Jonathan Stewart, UCLA 

Christine Goulet, USC
Nicolas Kuehn, UCLA
Robert Graves, USGS
Linda Al Atik, Linda Alatik Consulting


Spring Hill Suites by Marriott Gaithersburg
9715 Washingtonian Blvd.,  Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Phone: 301-987-0900

Book by September 26th! Book your group rate for NIST

The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to and from NIST.

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. 

NIST currently accepts the following forms of federally issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license, such as a valid passport, passport card, DOD's Common Access Card (CAC), Veterans ID, Federal Agency HSPD-12 IDs, Military Dependents ID, Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC), and TSA Trusted Traveler ID. 

U.S. Residents: New Visitor Access Requirement: Effective July 21, 2014, under the REAL ID Act of 2005, agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card from states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. See the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) site for the current compliance list.

Created August 20, 2019, Updated October 7, 2019