Lightning Talk at SSA

For the last few years at the Seismological Society of America’s annual meeting, an evening session has been held for a group of presentations known as Lightning Talks.¬†These are less formal but informative rapid-fire 5-minute presentations where speakers have to keep up with automatic slide progressions in an effort to present their topic with a concise and entertaining approach.

At the 2019 meeting in Seattle, Washington, Australian seismologist Adam Pascale kicked off the proceedings with a brief history of the evolution of the SRC’s rapid earthquake response procedures, from the days of smoked paper drum recordings through to our iPhone app that allows us to deal with an earthquake within a minute – all without leaving the comfort of our beds at 2am!

You can view the talk in the video below or on the SRC YouTube channel, and you can find all ten lighting talks at the SSA Press YouTube channel.