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ILBA 45th Annual Conference & Log Building Pre-Conference Workshops

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Bad Wildbad

Kuranlagenallee 8

75323 Bad Wildbad

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ILBA 45TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND MEMBER MEETING

This is the first ever ILBA conference in Europe bringing together log builders and massive wood artisans and suppliers from all over the world.

Share, Learn, Discuss all aspects of the Log Building Industry


Conference Highlights

Learn about new Techniques, Tools, Fasteners, Finishing, Methods, Thermal properties and much more!

Take part in the Trade Show and Sponsor Exhibition, Auctions, Tours, Log Builders' Games.


Great Early Bird Registration Discount, register today!



ILBA PRE-CONFERENCE SEPT. 16TH - 18TH

Preceding the main ILBA conference gathering, three pre-conference courses and workshops are being offered. A learning opportunity not to be missed!

Pre-Conference Workshops will be held on the grounds of the Schwarzwälder Hof Resort and Spa,
www.spacamping.de, a diverse and welcoming site in a quiet valley. Attendees will enjoy the venue as much
as the workshops.


Concurrent pre-conference training sessions will take place in the Black Forest village of Seelbach, just an
hour away from the main conference site in Bad Wildbad.


Workshops are planned for log builders and crafters at all levels of experience.

WORKSHOPS

Course 1 - Notches of the World Sept. 17th & 18th (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) (Class size 20) $300 CDN $198.84

Covering the development and execution of particular notch styles according to their function, structural purpose, aesthetics, and cultural origin, the 2-day course will feature:

1. Dovetail notches
2. Saddle notches
3. Diamond notches
4. Square and lock notches
5. Scandinavian notches and others

Jacob Dimiters and other log crafters from the Northmen Guild, www.northmen.com, will be demonstrating these techniques. The workshop is open to intermediate and experienced builders.


Course 2 - Traditional French and German Techniques - Sept. 16th - 18th (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) (Class size 10-12) $380 CDN $251.86

Teaching the well-defined French and German building skills, this 3-day workshop will apply:

1. “Old World” methods married to modern techniques
2. The use of lasers
3. Developed layouts including L’art du trait to address compound joinery
4. Log and timber connections

Master carpenters Patrick Moore and Gerald David will be on hand to teach these skills. Previous experience
in log and timber joinery is an asset.


Course 3 - Mitered Truss Construction - Sept. 16th - 18th (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) (Class size 10-12) $380 CDN $251.86

A repeat performance of this ever popular 3-day workshop will focus on:

1. Understanding the concept of treen joinery
2. Truss layout
3. Connecting structural round logs with mitered notches

Robert Chambers, author of the Log Construction Manual, will teach the course. It is an advanced
class requiring previous log and/or timber notching experience.


ACCOMMODATIONS

Accommodation choices include an onsite campground, shared log cabins and beautifully appointed
guestrooms in a modern handcrafted log hotel. (see registration page for booking accommodations)

Accommodation includes all meals and coffee breaks Monday through Wednesday afternoon as well as 1.5 hours each day complimentary sauna and spa access: (choose & book upon course registration)

Hotel room:, single or double: 96.25€ per person/per night $146.25 CDN

Group log cabin accommodation for 8 men: 76.25€ per person/per night $115.85 CDN

Camping option: 66.25 per person/per night $100.68 CDN (must provide own camping equipment i.e. tent, trailer)

The spa and wellness center onsite will call to you at the close of each day!

At the end of the pre-conference workshops on Wednesday, Sept. 18th, the ILBA will host an Oktoberfest celebration at the Glatze Mühle, www.muehlenmuseum-schwarzwald.de. This historic water-powered saw and grist mill dating to 1746 is now a museum and restaurant.


Enrollment is limited for the Pre-Conference Workshops. Register today!



Thursday, Sept. 19th - Individual travel to Bad Wildbad for Main ILBA Conference


SPECIAL MANUFACTURING TOUR & LUNCH

Thursday, Sept. 19th. (9:00 - 4:00 p.m.) Tour of Rombach Nurholz Dowel Laminated Plant & Lunch

This is an exciting opportunity to visit and tour a Dowel Laminated Plant and join fellow log enthusiasts for a hearty lunch. (transportation to and from the Dowel Plant is your responsibility) Space is limited, upon registration, indicate your preference to attend the tour.

(this event is Sponsored by Rombach Nurholz)


LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

There are many beautiful sights to see in this area of Germany, visit Bad Wildbad Tourist Bureau: https://www.bad-wildbad.de/ for local attractions.



Join the ILBA Thursday evening in the Foyer of Kurhaus for Wine & Cheese, Early Registration and More!




ILBA 45th ANNUAL CONFERENCE - SEPT. 20th - 22nd

located at the KURHAUS, in BAD WILDBAD

The conference proceedings, along with our Trade Show and Sponsor Exhibition, will be held at the Kurhaus in Bad, Wildbad with lots of accommodation options within a short walking distance.


Full Conference Schedule will be available soon from the ILBA website https://logassociation.org/

THE ILBA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE DURING THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULING

ACCOMMODATIONS

For accommodations, please visit:

Bad Wildbad Tourist Bureau: https://www.bad-wildbad.de/

Accommodation Page:

https://www.bad-wildbad.de/urlaubsziel-schwarzwald/unterkunftssuche/ (German)

https://www.bad-wildbad.eu/black-forest-where-to-stay/searchaccomodation/ (English)

For Conference Registration see choices below.


SPONSORSHIP AND PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

For Sponsorship Opportunities, visit our website at https://logassociation.org/conference-sponsorships/

Find out why you should become a member of the ILBA at https://logassociation.org/join-us/

REFUND POLICY

All Conference Tickets are refundable 30 days prior to the date of the event, subject to a $50.00 CDN Administrative Fee.

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