Seismic Instrumentation Technology Symposium 2009
Miramonte Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, CA, USA

The 2009 Seismic Instrumentation Technology Symposium will be held at Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs Valley, CA. The meeting is a full day on Tuesday, November 10 and 1/2 day on Wednesday, November 11.

Presentations from the Symposium are Now Available under the Agenda Tab.

Symposium Agenda Now Available (PDF)

This is the first joint Seismology/Earthquake Engineering/DOD symposium on the seismic instrumentation technology. Learn more about the symposium here (PDF).

Attendees must register for the meeting as well as make individual hotel reservations. Additional hotel and and travel information is listed below. Please note that the hotel reservation deadline for the group rate is September 25, 2009.

Student and Post Doc travel support may be available. Please indicate your interest for travel support when registering for the meeting.


  • Discounted Group Rate: $119 + $10 resort fee
  • Reservation Line: 800-237-2926 (Reference IRIS when booking)
  • Reservation Deadline: September 25, 2009 (for discounted group rate)
  • Reservation Cancellation: Due three days prior to arrival

Miramonte Resort & Spa
45000 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210
Front Desk: 760-341-2200


  • Palm Springs International Airport - 18 miles
    Serviced by major airlines including Alaska Airlines, America West, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines/Skywest, and United
  • Ontario International Airport - 70 miles
  • Los Angeles International Airport - 122 miles

Ground Transportation from Palm Springs Airport

Shuttle Service

  • Skycapp Transportation: (760) 272-4175, $35 one way, up to three people in one vehicle; please reserve one week in advance.
  • Desert Valley Shuttle: (800) 413-3999, $50 one way or $90 RT booking; please reserve at least one week in advance


  • $60-$70 one way

Car Rentals

  • Enterprise: (760) 778-0054 (ask for discount as Miramonte Hotel Guest)
  • Hertz: (800) 645-3131
  • Luxury Rent A Car: (877) 589-8799


All presentations below are available in two formats. The first is a compressed PDF to reduce the file size. The second is the original uncompressed presentation provided by the speaker.

Session I - Low Frequency/Long Period

Session II - High Frequency/Short Period

Session III - Outer Limits

The registration period for this workshop closed at Mon, November 09, 2009 - 12:00:00 AM.

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Important Dates
  • Registration:
    Oct 1st – Nov 9th
  • Workshop Location