ATC-20 and ATC-45 In-Person Training Seminars

If you would like to schedule an in-person seminar for ATC-20 Postearthquake Safety Evaluation of Buildings (Second Edition), and/or ATC-45 Safety Evaluation of Buildings after Windstorms and Floods, please click here for details and to submit a request for more information

FREE Upcoming Webinar

FEMA P-50/P-50-1, Simplified Seismic Assessment and Retrofit Guidelines for Detached, Single-Family, Wood-Frame Dwellings.

June 20, 2003

For More Information, Contact:
Bernadette Mosby, 650/595-1542
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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
Phone: 1-800-321-6284

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.

Hotel Reservations

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.


What's New?

What's New? The ATC Hazards by Location website allows the user to find site-specific basic wind speeds, ground snow loads, tornado design wind loads, and seismic loads used in the standards published by the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, and International Building Code. This website was developed with the financial help of the ATC Endowment Fund, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS), and Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA), and is free of charge to users.

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Available Products. The library of completed ATC products includes more than 100 publications on key issues in structural, earthquake, wind, and coastal engineering.  Some are available as free downloads and others can be purchased through ATC’s newly updated online store.   More…

Projects. With funding from various government agencies and the ATC Endowment Fund, ATC is actively engaged in a broad range of funded technical projects to mitigate the effects of natural and other hazards on the built environment.

Events. Periodically ATC conducts seminars, conferences, workshops, webinars, and other meetings to document and advance the state of structural engineering practice and to identify research needs.  Registration for these events can be made through the “Events” section of this website.  ATC also has the ability to provide an instructor to conduct your ATC-20 and ATC-45 in-person trainings, and information about these options is available under On Demand Training in the Product menu above.