The conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia from Thursday the 21st to Saturday the 23rd of November 2024. Abstract submissions are open. Click on the flyer for more information, and download the template to prepare your Abstract.We are please to announce our Keynote Speakers for 2024.

Our first keynote speaker is Prof. Timothy Sullivan, who is a Professor of Structural Engineering at the University of Canterbury. Tim’s research focusses on improving the fundamentals of seismic design, assessment and retrofit for structural and non-structural elements and systems. He has been leading research projects related to Next Generation Infrastructure, Resilient Buildings and Low-damage Design.

Our second keynote speaker is Dr Helen Crowley, who is the Secretary General of the Global Earthquake Model. Helen graduated with an MEng in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London in 2000 and after working for a year as a graduate engineer, she moved to Italy to complete MSc and PhD degrees in earthquake engineering at the University of Pavia (ROSE School). Helen has worked as a researcher and independent consultant in seismic risk and published extensively in this space.

Our third keynote speaker is Dr David Wald, who is a Seismologist with USGS at the National Earthquake Information Center in Golden. David leads development and operations of real-time information systems including ShakeMap, Did You Feel it?, PAGER, ShakeCast, and Ground Failure. David is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the EERI's journal Earthquake Spectra and is an Adjunct Professor in the Geophysics at the Colorado School of Mines.

The conference was held in Brisbane, Queensland from Thursday the 23rd to Saturday the 25th of November 2023, with keynote speakers (l-r) Osman Osbulut, Caroline Orchiston, Charlotte Brown, and from Australia's USAR responders to the Türkiye earthquake, Ross Bramich and Doug May (not shown).

The theme of our 2022 Conference was Women In Earthquake Engineering & Science Communication and was held on 24-25 November at the Victorian Emergency Management Institute. Keynote speakers were (shown next to AEES President Trevor Allen, l-r) Hélène Dutrisac, Katrin Beyer, Jane MacMaster, and Wendy Bohon.