We are pleased to announce we’ll be presenting the 2019 Toronto Wood Solutions Fair at The International Centre located at 6900 Airport Road in Mississauga on Friday, November 22, 2019. More information coming soon, with online registration coming in September.

Thanks for a Great 2018 Toronto Wood Solutions Fair!

The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood and wood products. This one-day educational event, presented at the International Centre on November 22nd by Ontario Wood WORKS! and the Canadian Wood Council, showcased wood use in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through a trade show and seminars. Thanks to this year’s attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, and everyone else who helped make the event a success!  


CLICK HERE for speaker bios   |  CLICK HERE for presentation abstracts   | CLICK HERE for the exhibitor list 

For more information please contact Sarah Hicks toll-free at 1-866-886-3574 ext. 3.  We thankfully acknowledge the support of our partners whose support makes the Wood Solutions Fair possible.


We also extend sincere thanks to the expert speakers who have graciously made PDF versions of their presentations available.

It Takes A Forest – Working Together to Engage the Hearts and Minds of Ontario’s Public by Rob Keen, R.P.F., CEO, Forests Ontario

North American Wood Design Awards: a Showcase of Wood Design Award Winners from 2017-18 by Marianne Berube, Director, Ontario Wood WORKS! and Lynn Embury-Williams, Director, Wood WORKS! BC

Fasteners for Mass Timber – Systems, Characteristics and Behaviour by Max Closen Dipl. Ing (FH), MASc Technical Advisor, MyTiCon Timber Connectors Inc.

Bracing for Climate Change – Lessons Learned About Building for High Wind Resistance by Cory McCambridge, Engineered Wood Specialist, APA – The Engineered Wood Association

Unlimited Versatility of Wood Construction by Lubor Trubka, AIBC, FRAIC, Lubor Trubka Associates Architects

Encapsulated Mass Timber: a new construction type for the 2020 National Building Code of Canada by Marc Alam, Technical Specialist – Fire, Codes & Standards, Canadian Wood Council

System connectors for point supported flat slabs and building physics decoupled cantilever elements – Spider and Bridge Connectors by Roland Maderebner, Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn., University of Innsbruck, Austria

Timber Office Buildings: Everything Old is New Again by Cory Zurell, PhD, P. Eng., Principal, Blackwell Structural Engineers