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AREA AIRPORTS:                                                                                       The National Geotechnical Management Work-                           ONLINE REGISTRATION!!
Orange County/John Wayne - SNA (5 mi SW)
Turn right on MacArthur Blvd. Turn right on Jam-
                                                                                                     shop, co-hosted by the Consortium of Organiza-
boree Rd. Left on Santa Barbara. Hotel will be on                                                    tions for Strong-Motion Observation Systems                             REGISTRATION
the right as you go up the hill.                                                                     (COSMOS), Pacific Earthquake Engineering Re-
                                                                                                     search Center Lifelines (PEER) and the Federal                               for the
Long Beach - LGB (25 mi SW) Take 405 Freeway
South to 73 Freeway South. Exit on Jamboree.
                                                           NATIONAL                                  Highway Administration, will focus on Archiving
                                                                                                     and WEB Dissemination of Geotechnical
                                                                                                                                                                    National Geotechnical Management
                                                                                                                                                                               Workshop is
Turn Right On Jamboree. Turn Left On Santa
Barbara. Hotel will be on the right.                   GEOTECHNICAL                                  Data. The diverse agenda was prepared to in-
                                                                                                     clude topics that highlight the advances that have                                  FREE
                                                                                                     been made in this important arena.
Los Angeles - LAX (45 mi SW) Take 405 Frwy
South to 73 Freeway south. Exit on Jamboree.            MANAGEMENT                                   WORKSHOP SITE:
                                                                                                                                                                                      and easy.
                                                                                                                                                                                Visit our website at:
Turn Right On Jamboree. Turn Left On Santa
Barbara. Hotel will be on the right. Ontario - ONT
(49 mi SW)
                                                         WORKSHOP:                                   The National Geotech-
                                                                                                     nical Management
SHUTTLE SERVICE:                                                                Archiving and WEB    Workshop will be held
Complimentary Marriott Shuttle service is                                         Dissemination of   at the Newport Beach
provided from and to the John Wayne Air-                                                             Marriott in California.
port—Once an hour, at the bottom of the                                          Geotechnical Data   Located midway between                                        Reservations are the responsibility of each attendee.
hour, in the shuttle pick-up area.                                                                   Los Angeles and                                               A block of rooms has been reserved at the Marriott in
                                                                                                     San Diego, the Newport                                        beautiful Newport Beach, CA, the site of the conference.
                                                                                                     Beach Marriott offers a                                       A discounted conference rate of $106/night will be
              Project Sponsors:                                                                      balance of business and                                       honored until May 28. Mention GEOTECHNICAL MAN-
                                                                                                     resort facilities.                                            AGEMENT WORKSHOP when contacting the Marriott to get
•   California Department of                                                                                                                                       reduced conference rate! Contact the Marriott directly
    Transportation (Caltrans)                                                                        •   Check-in: 4:00 PM; Check-out: 12:00 PM                    to make your reservations at:
                                                                                                     •   Express Check-in, Express Check-out
•   California Energy Commission                                                                     •   Onsite parking available for $12.00 per day                            Marriott Newport Beach
                                                                                                     •   Valet parking available $16.00 per day                                900 Newport Center Drive
•   Consortium of Organizations for                                                                  •   On-site Rental car desk: Hertz                                    Newport Beach, CA 92660 USA
    Strong-Motion Observation                                                                                                                                         Phone: 1 949-640-4000 Fax: 1 949-640-5055
     Systems (COSMOS)                                                                                                Area Attractions:
                                                                                                                                                                   WORKSHOP SCHEDULE:
•   Pacific Earthquake Engineering Re-                                                               •   Aquarium of the Pacific    •   Knott"s Berry Farm
                                                                                  Co-hosted by:          (25.0 mi)                      (17.0 mi)                                MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2004
    search Center Lifelines (PEER)
                                                                                                     •   Balboa Island (1.0 mi)     •   Laguna Beach (7.0 mi)                     REGISTRATION OPEN
•   Pacific Gas & Electric                                                                           •   Beverly Hills/Hollywood    •   Legoland (35.0 mi)                        11:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m.
                                                                                                         (60.0 mi)                  •   Newport Harbor/Fishing                         PROGRAM
                                                                                                     •   California State Univer-       Cruises (1.0 mi)
•   University of Southern California                                                                                                                                               (See reverse side)
                                                                                                         sity Long Beach           •    Queen Mary (15.0 mi)                       1:00 p.m. –5:30 p.m.
                                                                                                         (CSULB) (20.0 mi)
                                                                                                                                   •    San Diego Zoo (75.0 mi)
•   U.S. Department of Transportation                     Consortium of Organizations
                                                                                                     •   Catalina Island (26.0 mi)
                                                               for Strong-Motion
                                                                                                                                   •    Santa Ana Zoo (10.0 mi)                 TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2004
    Federal Highway Administration                            Observation Systems
                                                                                                     •   Disneyland (15.0 mi)
                                                                                                                                   •    Sea World (70.0 mi)                            PROGRAM
                                                                                                     •   Dodgers Stadium (40.0
                                                                                                         mi) Edison International •     Universal Studios (60.0                   8:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
          June 21-23, 2004—Newport Beach, CA         June 21-23, 2004—Newport Beach, CA                  Field (Anaheim Angel"s)        mi)
                                                                                                         (20.0 mi)                  •   University of California              WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2004
                                                                                                     •   Fashion Island Center          Irvine (UCI) (3.0 mi)                         PROGRAM
                                                           MAKE YOUR PLANS NOW!                          across the street                                                       8:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
        PRELIMINARY AGENDA                                   TUESDAY, JUNE 22                                                                          WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23

                                                 8:00    DISCUSSION SESSION:                                                               8:00    Topical Discussion Group Meetings
            MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2004                        FHWA Survey: An Assessment of a
                                                         Geotech Data System for FHWA and                                                          •     Technical Issues
          SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION                        States                                                                                    •     Policy Issues
                                                         Robert Bacchus, GeoSyntec                                                                 •     Implementation & Management
1:00     Workshop Overview:                                                                  1:40                                                        Issues
         Objective, Structure, and Process        SESSION 3: COSMOS – PEER LIFELINES                British Geological Survey GeoData
         Cliff Roblee, Caltrans                    PILOT WEB ENABLED GEOTECHNICAL                   Management and Dissemination           10:00            Break
         Thomas Lefchik, FHWA                                DATA SYSTEM                            System, AGS XML format
                                                                                                    developments and         10:20   Topical Discussion Group
1:20     COSMOS-PEER Pilot Overview of           9:30    Introduction and Overview                  A GIS-based data recovery system               Meetings Continue
         Web-based Dissemination Systems                 Cliff Roblee, Caltrans                     Stephen Walthall, Bechtel
         for Geotechnical Data:
                                                                                                                                           11:30            Lunch
         A User Perspective                      9:45    Baseline practices and user needs   2:20   The Alaska Engineering Design
         Loren Turner, Caltrans                          for WEB-based dissemination of             Information System:                    1:00    Topical Discussion Group
         Jennifer Swift, USC                             geotechnical data                          A geographical information system              Reporting Out and Discussion
         Jean Benoit, UNH                                Loren Turner, Caltrans                     web-delivered resource                         45-minute presentation and discussion
                                                                                                    Jerome Johnson, COE                            of reports – anticipated three groups
   SESSION 2: FHWA ASSESSMENT OF                 10:05   Data Dictionary and Formatting
 REQUIREMENTS FOR A WEB ACCESSIBLE                       Standard for COSMOS Virtual         2:40             Break                        3:15 – 3:30      Break
     GEOTECHNICAL DATA SYSTEM                            Geotechnical Data
                                                         Dissemination System                3:00   Web-based Geotechnical Data            3:30    Final Discussion ... Next Actions
1:40     Introduction and Overview                       Jean Benoit, UNH                           Management System                              Cliff Roblee, Caltrans
         Thomas Lefchik, FHWA                                                                       Chun-Pom Pak, COE
                                                 10:30           Break                                                                     4:00    Adjourn Workshop
2:00     FHWA Survey: An Assessment of a                                                     3:40   Data Dissemination System
         Geotechnical Data System for FHWA       10:50   Demo: COSMOS – PEER                        Developments for the NEES
         and States                                      Pilot Geotechnical Data System             Geotechnical Instrumentation Sites
         Robert Bacchus, GeoSyntec                       and Databases                              Jamison Steidl. UCSB
                                                         Jennifer Swift, USC
3:30             Break                                   Charles Real, CGS                   4:00   Identification of Requirements for
                                                         Daniel Ponti, USGS                         a General-Use Geotechnical Data
3:50-5:30        State Geotechnical Data                 John Bobbitt, POSC                         System
                 Management System                                                                  Loren Turner, Caltrans
                 Presentations                   Noon    Lunch                                      Jennifer Swift, USC                      June 21-23, 2004—Newport Beach, CA

5:30                                       Ad-      SESSION 4: CURRENTLY DEPLOYED                   •   Technical Issues
journ                                                 WEB-ENABLED GEOTECHNICAL                      •   Policy Issues
                                                             DATA SYSTEMS                           •   Implementation and Manage-                       Don’t forget to register
                                                                                                        ment Issues
                                                 1:00    California Geological Survey
                                                                                                                                                               ONLINE at:
                                                         and ROSRINE Web-enabled               Formation of Topical Discussion Groups           
                                                         Geotechnical Databases              *Groups encouraged to have dinner together*
                                                                                                                                                   Mention GEOTECHNICAL MANAGEMENT
                                                         Charles Real, CGS                                                                         WORKSHOP when contacting the Marriott to
                                                         Jennifer Swift, USC                 5:15   Adjourn                                        get reduced conference rate! (949) 640-4000

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