Archived Seminars

Spring Wood Design Seminar

You are invited to join us for our upcoming wood design seminar.  This seminar is for professionals in the construction and building industry and includes information on lumber grading and uses as well as on-site best practices for engineered wood products.

Edmonton – Tuesday, March 24 
Sutton Place Hotel Edmonton, Winterlake Room
10236 101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3E9

Calgary – Wednesday, March 25
Sheraton Cavalier Calgary Hotel, Canadian Room
2620 32 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T1Y 6B8

Event Schedule:

8 am – registration and breakfast
9 am    – sessions start
11 am – end of sessions

Cost $30 (includes breakfast)
(seminar cost is non-refundable, it is transferable to another individual)

Click here to register


Canadian Quality System and Lumber Grading
Normand Dupuis, Director, Grade Bureau, Alberta Forest Products Association

This presentation will include the following:

  • How the monitoring system works in Alberta (AFPA quality control)
  • How lumber is graded and the appropriate uses of the different grades
  • Overview of the structure of the North American Grading systems and associations work (ALSC, CLSAB, CWC, NLGA)
  • See the different grades of lumber from provided samples
  • Discuss appropriate uses for pine that has been killed by the Mountain Pine Beetles

On-site Guidelines for Engineered Wood Products; Including 6 Storey, Mid-rise Construction
Keith Vion, Structural Frame Specialist, Weyerhaeuser

Understand the do’s and don’ts of specifying and installation of engineered wood product.

Please contact Barbara at for information on group registration.