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ecuscino | Created: 01 May 2019 | Updated: 01 May 2019
Utah Chapter
Chapter Events
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Presented by the G-I Utah Chapter in association with the ASCE Utah Section, SEI Utah Chapter, EERI, Utah Geological Survey, and other groups

Workshop Objectives & Outcomes

• Highlight changes in the IBC 2018 and ASCE 7 codes related to site-specific seismic
studies – “It is not business as usual”

• Define and differentiate potentially confusing terms related to site-specific studie

• Provide background on purpose of code changes and clarify when exceptions are
allowed and penalties must be taken

• Highlight recent changes in USGS tools and provide guidance on how these changes
relate to the 2018 IBC generalized approach

• The Workshop will provide discussion on the basics of what should be included in site specific
studies, but will not focus on details of how they are done

• The Workshop will include a panel discussion identifying potential industry challenges
associated with site-specific seismic studies.

Venue Name
Salt Lake Community College Karen Miller Conference Center
Venue Location
9750 S 300 W, Sandy, UT 84070