OCTOBER 13, 2011

SPA’s Keith Porter spoke about the Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety’s Soft-Story Program at the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California Buildings At Risk Earthquake Loss Reduction Summit, at USC in Los Angeles, on 13 October 2011. Dr. Porter’s talk covered the engineering issues, but also addressed broader lessons from CAPSS about formulating and enacting a mandatory mitigation policy that could be adopted in local building codes. His comments are available¬†here.