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Earthquakes in Oregon - are we ready for the Big One

At our virtual meeting on November 9, we will hear a presentation from Dr. Scott Burns speaking on Earthquakes in Oregon - are we ready for the Big One. The Zoom link is below. This email is intended to be a reminder for virtual attendance at our meeting.

Speaker: Dr. Scott Burns

Dr. Burns is a Professor of Geology at Portland State and is in his 52nd year of teaching. He has taught in Switzerland, New Zealand, Washington, Colorado, and Louisiana before coming back to his native Oregon 32 years ago. He specializes in geological disasters like landslides, earthquakes, floods, volcanoes, and tsunamis. He has many publications in the field, gives many talks in the community about these topics, and is interviewed by the news media often about these topics.

Presentation: Earthquakes in Oregon - are we ready for the Big One

Dr. Burns will talk about all of the earthquakes in Oregon (types and numbers and dates) in the past and will talk about how we must prepare for the future - both at the community level and individually. He will focus on western Oregon and the Portland area.

When: November 9, 12:00 to 1:00 PM PT

One PDH will be granted for virtual attendance at this presentation.

No need to RSVP—just click on link below.

Regards,

Mike Unger, PE Retired 503.348.8716

mikeunger@comcast.net

Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network (OCEAN)

At our general meeting on October 12, we will hear a presentation from Shannon Souza, speaking on the Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network (OCEAN) .

Speaker: Shannon Souza, PE

Shannon is a sustainability consultant and contractor based in Coos Bay Oregon with the mission to support strategic growth, responsible development, and sustainable living. Her practice has spanned industrial environmental optimization, public water supply development, habitat restoration, renewable and net zero energy design, low impact stormwater integration, and policy engagement. As POET’s Policy Director she represents Floating Offshore Wind in Oregon and regional energy planning, rule makings and legislative arenas. Shannon also volunteers as Executive Director of Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network (OCEAN), Policy Chair for Oregon Solar + Storage Industry Association’s (OSSIA), councilor on Gov. Brown’s Resilience Mitigation Activity Council (RMAC), Board Director for Professional Engineers of Oregon (PEO), and Chair of the Coos Housing Action Team (HAT). She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Santa Clara University and was named Oregon’s Engineer of the Year in 2019 for her advocacy for a “thriving, resilient Oregon”.

Presentation: Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network (OCEAN)

Shannon will be providing a presentation on Oregon Coast Energy Alliance Network (OCEAN) oregonenergyalliance.org. OCEAN is a new non-profit based in Coos Bay Oregon with the mission to multiply and maximize benefits and reduce conflicts of clean energy development for Oregon’s coastal communities. Shannon will provide an overview of clean coastal energy technologies that OCEAN has been tracking and engaging in. She will also discuss OCEAN’s innovative approaches to energy equity in the forms of stakeholder project shaping through CoExistence by Design and advocacy for resilience and economic development to be considered in energy planning arenas.

When: October 12, 12:00 to 1:00 PM PT

One PDH will be granted for virtual attendance at this presentation.

No need to RSVP—just click on link below.

Regards,

Mike Unger, PE Retired 503.348.8716

mikeunger@comcast.net

www.esf-oregon.org

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