2020 Wood Design Luncheon Conferences

The 2020 conferences have been postponed due to COVID 19.  Updates will be posted here with respect to the plan for the events going forward.

Don’t miss the Wood Design Luncheon Conference in your area!  Events sell out quickly so get your tickets early!

  • Hear informative seminars
  • Receive expert advice and information about wood products and systems
  • View trade exhibits
  • Network with industry representatives
  • Hot lunch included for all pre-registered guests
  • EARN professional development credits – each presentation approved for 1 HR (3 total)

About the Wood Design Luncheon Conferences
These annual conferences in two BC locations feature presentations on current topics in architecture, engineering, design and construction with wood by experts in wood design and building while suppliers are on hand with their exhibits to answer questions about wood products and systems. The same three presentations are given in each location.

2019 Speakers + Presentations (2020 speakers TBA)

1/ Developments in the Mass Timber Revolution
Nicholas Sills | GM – Customer and Technical Services | Structurlam Mass Timber Corporation
**Ron McDougall will present this topic in Victoria**
This presentation will review recent projects completed, issues surrounding their development, as well as project supply deployment methods and what the upcoming building codes hold for mass timber. 

2/ Tall Wood Case Studies in Canada
Ilana Danzig | P.Eng., M.Eng., PE, SE | Associate – Aspect Engineering
Review and discussion of two tall mass timber buildings: A 12-storey building and a 30+ storey building. Discussions will include the structural system, fire requirements, lateral load considerations, opportunities for prefabrication, and the new 2020 NBCC Encapsulated Mass Timber construction type. 

3/ 100 Mile Building – Generating Local Solutions
Jordan Edmonds | Architectural Technologist AIBC, LEED AP BD+C | Urban Arts Architecture
Review and discussion of the Radium Hot Springs Community Hall and Library project.  Community-led engagement, design process developed solutions and the use of local materials and trades will be reviewed. 

Arrive Early to View the Exhibits and Speak to the Exhibitors!    







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