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Meet & Greet with Lucy Jones – Seismologist to the City of Los Angeles

March 20, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
DLA Piper
550 South Hope St, Suite 2300
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Seismologist to address the City of Los Angeles on ability to fulfill full build-out potential.

Lucy Jones

Join ULI Los Angeles and one of the world’s most influential seismologists to hear about her plan to help prepare Los Angeles for the “big one.”

Dr. Lucy Jones has been a seismologist with the US Geological Survey and a Visiting Research Associate at the Seismological Laboratory of Caltech since 1983. She currently serves as the USGS Science Advisor for Risk Reduction while also leading the SAFRR Project: Science Application for Risk Reduction, to apply USGS science to reduce risk in communities across the Nation. In January 2014, she partnered with Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti to undertake a year-long study of seismic risk in the City. Authoring over 100 papers on research seismology with primary interest in earthquake statistics and integrated disaster scenarios, Dr. Jones is most recently known for creating and leading innovative research projects like ShakeOut Earthquake Scenario and the Great ShakeOut. She serves on the California Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council and was a Commissioner of the California Seismic Safety Commission from 2002 to 2009. Dr. Jones received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chinese Language and Literature from Brown University and a Ph. D. in geophysics from MIT.


  • Private $45 (Non-Member $60)
  • Public/Nonprofit $35 (Non-Member $50)
  • Young Leaders $35 (Non-Member $50)
  • Student $25 (Non-Member $35)

Please note that registration increases $10 after March 18. To register, click “Register Now” below or here  to download a registration form. Light appetizers and beverages will be provided, courtesy of DLA Piper.

Parking: STANDARD parking (first drive way on HOPE St) in After 6pm rates are $2.50 each 12min / $12.00 Max.  Ampco Parking (second drive way on HOPE St and DLA Piper parking) in after 5pm are $8.00 flat rate.



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