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The Applied Technology Council (ATC) and the Japan Structural Consultants Association (JSCA) are pleased to announce the Preliminary Program for the Tenth U.S.-Japan Workshop on Improvement of Structural Design and Construction Practices, to be held June 30-July 2, 2003, at the Maui Prince Hotel in Maui, Hawaii. Prior workshops in this series sponsored jointly by ATC and JSCA have been held in Honolulu (1998, 1984), Kobe (1996), Victoria (1994, 2000), San Diego (1992), Kailua-Kona (1990), Tokyo (1988), and San Francisco (1986). The workshops have provided unique opportunities for leading engineers from the two countries to discuss state-of-the-art structural engineering issues in both formal and informal surroundings.
The program for the 10th Workshop includes technical presentations by structural engineering design practitioners and researchers from Japan and the United States, as well as working group discussions and several social functions. The special focus of the workshop will be on seismic design and blast effects mitigation. The Workshop program is includes papers on the following topics:
- New Developments in Performance Based Engineering
- Response Modification Devices and Systems: Trends, Codes, and Analysis
- Case Studies in Seismic Design and Upgrade
- Terrorist Attacks: Mitigation and Postdisaster Analysis
- Future Trends in Structural Engineering
Workshop Dates and Location
June 30 thru July 2, 2003
Maui Prince Hotel
5400 Makena Alanui
Makena, Maui, Hawaii
Registration Information and Preliminary Program
A 1-page brochure containing general information about the workshop, including workshop purpose, dates and location, hotel reservations, proceedings availability, and registration information (with a registration form), can be downloaded here. Also available here is the Preliminary Workshop Program (3 pages), which includes the program schedule, session titles and chairs, paper titles and authors, panel discussion topics and participants, and other program activities.
The Workshop registration fee is $275 per person, discounted $50 for ATC subscribers (daily rates are also available). Interested participants can register by completing and submitting the registration form (downloaded from this site) or by registering online through ATC’s Online Store.
A block of guest rooms is being held at the Maui Prince Hotel at the rate of $158 for a single or double occupancy room. For room reservations, contact the Maui Prince Hotel directly (1-800-321-6284) and reference the Applied Technology Council. A reservation form can also be downloaded here and faxed to the hotel.