Events & Training
Earthquake Readiness Workshop
October 25th, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
LaSells Stewart Center, Construction & Engineering Hall
The event is free and open to the public.
About the Event:
Benton County Sheriff's Office in cooporation with the Corvallis Fire Department and the OSU Office of Emergency Management will present a day-long workshop on Earthquake Readiness. Come to as many or as few of the sessions as you would like.
9:00 AM Session:
“Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest: Definitely coming, but when?”
Bob Yeats, Professor Emeritus of Geology, OSU, Senior Geologist and Partner, Earth Consultants International, and author, Living with Earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest
10:00 AM Session:
"Cascadia Great earthquakes, Riddle of the Sands"
Chris Goldfinger, Marine Geologist & Professor at Oregon State Univeristy
11:00 AM Session:
"New Technology of seismic hazard information for Oregon"
Ian Madin, Chief Scientist, DOGAMI
1:00 PM Session:
“Major Debris Removal in Joblin, Missouri”
Jeff Hepler, Emergency Plans Manager,US Army Corps of Engineers
2:00 PM Session:
"Protecting Your Home or Business from Earthquakes"
3:00 PM Session:
"Personal Preparedness in the Willamette Valley"
Contact the office of emergency management for more information. 541-737-3069