Past Events


Wood Solutions Fair

Urban Acoustics

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New Canadian Design Provisions for CLT in CSA O86

Mohammad Mohammad, PhD, P.Eng Advanced Building Systems, FPInnovations
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Andy Teasell –Weyerhaeuser

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Fire & Safety Risk Posed by Large Wood Frame Residential Buildings

Len Garis
Adjunct Professor, University of the Fraser Valley’s
Centre for Public Safety and Criminal Justice Research
Fire Chief, City of Surrey, British Columbia
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Graham Finch, MASc, P.Eng – RDH Building Engineering Ltd. Victoria, BC, Canada








Carbon, Construction And COP 21Trends and Opportunities for Wood Use

Peter Moonen – Municipal Affairs & National Sustainability Manager, WoodWORKS! BC
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6-Storey Residential Buildings Combustible Construction

James Cooper, Architect AIBC, AIA, NCARB
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Designing Mass Timber Schools in Calgary

Reid Costley, P. Eng. Buildings Discipline Manager ISL Engineering and Land Services Ltd.
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Nail-Laminated Timber something old, something new

Brian Woudstra, B.Sc.Eng Business Development Engineer
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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

Seminar video presentations with audio.




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