Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference
Dates: Tuesday, February 28 & Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Time: 7:00am Registration I 7:45am – 3:45pm Exhibit Hall Open I 8:00am – 4:45pm Seminars In Session
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place
Dedicated to design and construction with wood products and systems, including mass timber, the Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference is a comprehensive learning opportunity, hosted by Wood WORKS! BC, replacing the Wood Solutions Fair and the International Wood Symposium. This dynamic learning event will showcase the newest innovations and trends in architectural and structural wood use, with distinguished speakers from Austria, Switzerland, New Zealand, Australia and the UK, and wood product experts at the interactive exhibit hall. Network at a welcome breakfast and lunches, and a post-event reception included with registration. Earn professional development credits.
More than 1,200 delegates are expected to come and hear about the latest in wood design, construction, finishing and building science over the two days, with topics including mass timber and hybrid system design, transformative building technologies, innovation, off-site prefabrication, sustainability and fire and acoustic performance. A seminar stream of special interest to contractors and builders is also included. This is a must attend conference for wood design and construction education.
Earn up to 11.5 professional development education credits
Insights into wood and ideas for you
o Learn about mass timber products and building systems along with new wood technologies, innovations and solutions
o Gather information and inspiration from themed seminar streams, presented by leading experts from Canada and around the globe about the latest in wood design and construction innovations and practices
o Explore new frontiers in wood design and construction to achieve greater proficiency and knowledge in wood use, both structurally and architecturally
o Come and ask questions, discuss ideas and learn the latest in design and construction using wood products and systems to enhance your future projects
Why should you attend this extraordinary learning event?
o Distinguished innovators and thought-leaders as speakers from around the globe
o Current and compelling topics on innovations and trends in wood design and construction
o New themed and curated seminar streams
o Interactive exhibit hall to consult with wood product experts
o Exceptional opportunities to connect and collaborate with industry experts, international speakers and colleagues
o Up to 11.5 professional development credits available
Who should attend?
The Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference is tailored for architects, engineers, designers, builders, contractors, building officials, technologists, planners, research professionals, manufacturers and developers. New this year, Wood WORKS! BC is partnering with BC Wood Specialties Group and FPInnovations to deliver an expanded program of learning.
Join us to listen and learn; connect and collaborate. This is a wood conference like no other – don’t miss it. Mark your calendar – February 28 and March 1, 2017 in Vancouver!
For full program information, please visit www.wood-works.ca/bc/wdcsc and www.woodweekbc.com
Cancellations must be made a minimum of five (5) business days prior to the event. A $30 administration fee will apply to all cancellations. Cancellations made less than five (5) business days prior to the event will not be refunded however the registration is transferable to another individual at any time. Please contact Zena Caul for registration cancellations or updates at ZCaul@wood-works.ca