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2018 Geohazards Symposium Living with Earth Hazards in Western Washington

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists and the Northwest Geological Society will jointly host the 2018 symposium Living with Earth Hazards in Western Washington.  The symposium will take place at McCaw Hall, Seattle Center over three days:

PUBLIC DAY, SATURDAY February 17, Free registration

– Morning session:  8:30am to 12:00 noon
– Afternoon session:  1:00pm to 4:30pm
>>  Note: Morning and Afternoon public sessions are identical
Come learn about the geologic hazards of your neighborhood and how you can protect your family and property.  Hear talks about our geologic hazards and reducing risk.  Visit informational booths.  Interact with computer mapping stations for exploring geologic hazards in your neighborhood.  Speak with the experts.  Open to the public with no-fee registration.

Public Day Topics:
– Geology of western Washington
– Overview of earth hazards
– Landslides
– Volcanic hazards
– Tsunamis
– Earthquakes
– Flooding
– Preparedness and risk reduction

Invited Speakers:
U.S. Geological Survey, Washington Geological Survey, University of Washington, Central Washington University, Centralia College, National Park Service, City of Olympia, City of Seattle, King County, Washington Emergency Management Division, SeaGrant, and the Seattle Times

Early registration is now open online:  https://nwgeohazards.bro