Quake Confab With Italians

Quake Confab With ItaliansQuake Confab With Italians

The International Conference on Structure, Tectonics and Earthquakes in Iran, in collaboration with Italy’s Center for Theoretical Physics and University of Cambridge, England will be held in Tehran from May 22 to 31. Morteza Talebian, conference scientific secretary, said the program aims at gathering regional data from prominent global experts and planning future studies, Mehr News Agency reported. The event is organized by the Geological Survey of Iran (GSI), the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy, and the Earthquakes without Frontiers International Partnership Program (NERC-ESRC), UK.The conference will be directed by Morteza Talebian (GSI, Iran), James Jackson (University of Cambridge, UK), and Abdelkrim Aoudia (ICTP, Italy) and will present the latest developments in the field and update participants in topics such as continental tectonics, monitoring and observational foundations of earthquake hazards, associated earthquake hazards, and modeling continental deformation and the earthquake cycle.