Past Events

Wood Design Seminar Series May 2017


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Mid-Rise Wood Buildings & Fire Safety During Construction.

Steven Street, Technical Manager, Ontario Wood WORKS!
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6 Storey Architectural Innovation

Tom Emodi, Principle, TEAL Architects
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Building Official Training Seminars

Mid-rise Combustible Contruction in Ontario

Joyanne Beckett, P.ENG., CBCO, City of Hamilton Director – Ontario Building Officials Association
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Six Storey Wood-Frame Construction In the City of Calgary

Marco Civitarese – Chief Building Official & Manager of Building Regulations The City of Calgary
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Wood Design Awards

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Funding Programs for Developers of Affordable Multi-Unit Residential Projects

Barbara Kjarbo, Affordable Housing Manager – Housing Nova Scotia
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Mid-rise Construction Projections & Urban Planning Initiatives for Atlantic Canadian City Centers

Alexandra Baird Allen, B.A., Adv.Dip.. GIS, DULE, MRICS, Senior Manager, Economic Intelligence Unit- Turner Drake   Download Bio


Steffen Käubler MCIP, UPLAND Urban Planning + Design Inc.  Download Bio


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6 Storey Mid-Rise Cost Comparison between Wood, Steel & Concrete Structures

Renaud Francoeur PQS, LEED AP, Senior Architectural and Structural Quantity Surveyor – QS Online Cost Consultants Inc. Download Bio

Karo Stein, Project Manager, TriCity Canada Inc.  Download Bio

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Wood Design Seminar September 14th and 15th, 2016.

ben-546-of-566 Ben Coles, RJ Bartlett (Fredericton, NB), M.Sc.E., MBA, P.Eng., PE, Fire Protection Engineer

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rm-headshot-1-2 Rob Menchenton, Fougere Menchenton Architecture Inc. (St. John’s, NL) NLAA, MRAIC

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danny1 Daniel Després, Léon Chouinard & Fils Cie Ltée (Eel River, NB) P.Eng.

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Modern Heavy Timber Design – June 8th Marriott Harborfront (Halifax, NS)

 Chris Williams (Timber Systems Ltd)- Modern Heavy Timber Design

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Wood Design Seminar – April 26th (Halifax, NS) | April 27th (St. John’s, NL)


 Andy Teasell (Weyerhaeuser)- Mid-rise Challenges and Engineered Lumber Solutions: Download Bio | Download Presentation


Russ Lewis (Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc.) – Acoustic Considerations for wood frame construction: Download Bio | Download Presentation


Renaud Francoeur (PQS, QS Online Cost Consultants Inc.) – An Overview of Proper Costing Strageties for Wood Construction: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Moncton, NB (CLT Full Day Technical Seminar) – December 1st, 2015 

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:

Dr. Roberto Tomasi – Assistant Professor, University of Trento, Italy: Download Bio | Download Presentation 


Dr. Mohammad Mohammad – Research Group Leader, FP Innovations: Download Bio | Download Presentation (1) Download Presentation (2)



Halifax, NS (Full Day Technical Session) – March 25th, 2015

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:

Marco Vandermaas
Marco Vandermaas – Principle, Quadrangle Architects Limited: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Matt Reid
Matt Reid
Matt Reid – Principle, Quadrangle Architects Limited: Download Bio | Download Presentation



Presented by: Adam Robertson & Kevin Rocchi


 Adam Robertson – Manager, Codes and Engineering, CWC: Download Bio | Download Presentation

 Kevin Rocchi – Technical Service Specialist, CWC: Download Bio | Download Presentation


St. Johns, NL | Moncton, NB (ABSDA) – February 3rd, 4th 2015

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:

Ben Coles

Ben Coles – Fire Protection Engineer, RJ Bartlett Engineering Ltd.: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Kevin Below








Kevin Below – Owner, Douglas Consultants: Download Bio | Download Presentation

David Stewart







David Stewart – Principle & Owner, David C. Stewart & Associates: Download Bio | Download Presentation



Saint John, NB | Charlottetown, PE – December 2nd, 3rd 2014

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:

Mark Gillis


Mark Gillis – President, Gillis & Company Timber Frames Limited: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Sydney P. Dumaresq
Sydney P. Dumaresq


Sydney P. Dumaresq – President, Gillis & Company Timber Frames Limited: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Dr. Ying Hei Chui


Dr. Ying Hei Chui – Director, Wood Science and Technology, University of New Brunswick: Download Bio | Download Presentation






St. John’s, NL | Fredericton, NB- May 8th, 9th 2014

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:



Steven Street


Steven Street – Technical Director, Ontario WoodWORKS!: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Ineke Van Zeeland
Ineke Van Zeeland – Manager, Codes & Standards, Canadian Wood Council: Download Bio | Download Presentation

Halifax, NS | Moncton, NB (ABSDA) – February 4th, 5th 2014

Speakers, Presentations and Biographies:

Len Garis
Len Garis




 Len Garis – Surrey, BC Fire Cheif: Download Bio | Download Presentation




Sukh Johal
Sukh Johal




Sukh Johal – Mid-Rise Technical Lead, BC WoodWORKS!: Download Bio | Download Presentation





Sefton Hyde Clarke





Sefton Hyde Clarke – Technical Advisor, Canadian Codes Centre, NRC: Download Bio | Download Presentation