Thanks for a Great 2018 Toronto Wood Solutions Fair!

Thanks to the 2018 Wood Solutions Fair 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 

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