Organizing and Scientific Committee. Workshop Synopsis. Seismicity and Strong Ground Motion. 1. Modern Recording of Seismic Strong Motion for Hazard Reduction; B.A. Bolt. 2. Seismotectonics of the Romanian Vrancea Area; F. Wenzel, et al. 3. Weak and Strong Ground Motion of Intermediate Depth Earthquakes from the Vrancea Region; M.C. Oncescu, et al. 4. The Romanian Earthquake Catalogue between 984--1997; M.C. Oncescu, et al. 5. Twenty Years Recording of Albanian Seismological Network: A Catalogue and Distribution of Seismic Energy Released; B. Muco. 6. Studies Concerning Directionality of Seismic Action for Vrancea Earthquakes; M. Stancu, I.S. Borcia. 7. Classification and Evaluation of Vrancea Earthquake Records from Republic of Moldova; A. Zaicenco, et al. Site Effects and Seismic Zonation. 8. Seismic Microzonation of Site Effects; J.-P. Meneroud. 9. Modelling, for Microzonation Purposes, of the Seismic Ground Motion in Bucharest, Due to the Vrancea Earthquake of May 30, 1990; C.L. Moldoveanu, G.F. Panza. 10. Reliability of Response Spectrum Curves at Low Frequency Region; R. Blazquez. 11. Seismic Microzoning of Bucharest (Romania): A Critical Review; N. Mandrescu, M. Radulian. 12. 2-D Modeling of Site Response for Microzonation Purposes; P. Suhadolc, F. Marrara. 13. Near-Surface Geology and Dynamic Properties of Soil Layers in Bucharest; D. Lungu, et al. 14. A Note on Empirical Site Responses in Bucharest, Romania; K.-P. Bonjer, et al. 15. Macroseismic Field of the Romanian Intermediate-Depth Earthquakes; N. Mandrescu, M. Radulian. 16. The Seismic Earth Response by Considering Nonlinear Behavior of the Soils to Strong Vrancea Earthquakes; G. Marmureanu, et al. 17. Influence of Local Soil Conditions on Earthquake Motion in the Territory of Moldavia Republic; V. Alkaz. Structural Damage and Earthquake Resistant Design. 18. Seismic Retrofitting of Reinforced Concrete Buildings in Romania; L. Crainic. 19. Dynamic Behaviour of High Damping Rubber Bearings for Building Seismic Isolation; J. Eibl. 20. Seismic Vulnerability of Buildings Exposed to Vrancea Earthquakes in Romania; D. Lungu, et al. 21. Eurocode 8 Versus Romanian Seismic Practice. Case Study of a Dual Wall Equivalent RC Structure; R. Pascu, M. Munteanu. 22. Eurocode 8 Versus Romanian Seismic Practice. Case Study of an Eight-Story RC Frame-System Building; M. Munteanu, R. Pascu. 23. Towards a National Earthquake Protection Program under the Conditions of Romania; E.S. Georgescu, et al. Seismic Hazard and Risk. 24. Hazard Assessment and Site-Dependent Response for Vrancea Earthquakes; D. Lungu, et al. 25. Deterministic Seismic Hazard Assessment; G.F. Panza, et al. 26. Urban Earthquake Disaster Risk Assessment and Management; R.A. Davidson, et al. 27. Earthquake Risk Analysis and Management; H. Sandi. 28. Improvements in Local Disaster Management: A Site-Selection Location-Allocation Model; F. Fiedrich, et al. 29. Urban Area 3-D Model Realized by Photograph.