Holzbau Pacific Northwest Conference
February 23 – 24, 2017 | Forest Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia | Vancouver, BC
February 23: 8:00am - 4:30pm followed by an evening reception from 4:30pm - 7:00pm
February 24: 8:00am - 2:00pm
In 2017, a collaboration between UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, Oregon State University College of Forestry, University of Northern British Columbia and FPInnovations will launch an annual Pacific Northwest version of the conference series here on home shores.
The Holzbau Pacific Northwest event is intended to fill a critical gap in the current provision of professional development by addressing questions specifically of interest to the manufacturing community. The conference will be focused around three key themes;
February 23: Track 1 – Manufacturing and Installation:
Manufacturing processes for wood-based construction products and systems – latest developments in machinery and technology, business models for entering markets such as mass timber, capital equipment needs, return on investment potential, anticipated future market demand for wood-based building products.
February 23: Track 2 – Building Physics:
Building physics, energy efficiency trends, the changing regulatory landscape, and implications for building product manufacturers.
February 24: Track 3 – Implications of Wood Construction Research for Manufacturers and Engineers:
Recent research and development in wood construction and the relevance and potential opportunities for manufacturers.
Who Should Attend?
Manufacturers and building professionals seeking more detailed technical solutions that will enable them to fully participate in the growing market for mass timber, tall wood, passive house and large multi-family wood structures. Policy makers and public sector agencies seeking to support development of the wood building products manufacturing sector.
For full program information, please visit www.woodweekbc.com
Wood Week BC will issue full refunds for conference registrations, less a $100 administration fee, for all written cancellation requests received before Feb 20, 2017. The committee regrets that refunds will not be considered after this date. Substitutions are allowed at no cost provided the name of the individual substituting is recorded prior to Feb 20, 2017 at 11:59 PM MST. Cancellations and substitutions should be emailed to Zena Caul at firstname.lastname@example.org
Date and Time
The University of British Columbia
Forest Sciences Centre
2424 / 6247 Main Mall / Sopron Lane
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4