2019 Agenda


Monday, November 4
Tour
8:00am – TBA
Exhibitor Set Up
12:00 – 5:30pm
Welcome Reception – Visit Exhibits
6:00 – 7:30pm
Tuesday, November 5
Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 8:30am
Welcome Remarks
8:30 – 8:45am
Keynote 1
8:45 – 9:45am
General Session Room
Coffee Break – Visit Exhibits – Network
9:45 – 10:30am
Track Room Education Sessions 1
10:30am – 12:15pm
Track 1

Systems as Solutions
Financing Offsite Construction for Developers, Builders & Consumers

  1. “Topic TBA”
    Margaret Whelan, Founder & CEO of Whelan Advisory
Track 2

Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate
Re-Engineering the Supply Chain

  1. “Topic TBA”
    Dominique Briand, CEO, Structure Fusion
Track 3

Potential, Performance and Practicalities
Environmental Impacts of Wood Based Construction

  1. “Topic TBA”
    Mark Wishnie, Director Global Forestry & Wood Products, The Nature Conservancy
Lunch – Visit Exhibits – Network
12:15 – 1:45pm
Track Room Education Sessions 2
1:45 – 3:30pm
Track 1

Systems as Solutions
The Case for Modular Construction

  1. “Modular Construction: Why It Works”
    Michael Merle, VP Business Development, Guerdon
  2. “Topic TBA”
    Paul Williamson, Managing Director, NU build Modular
  3. “Make Modular Construction Work for your Next Multifamily Project”
    Vaughan Buckley, CEO Buckley Modular Construction
Track 2

Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate
Changing Skills and Labor Needs

  1. “Iterate to Optimize: How to build a high production team culture to deliver fast, high quality results”
    Paul Bandrowski, CEO, Inphastos
Track 3

Potential, Performance and Practicalities
Building Codes

  1. “Tall Wood Construction: New Code Provisions, Design Steps and Impacts on North American Markets”
    Ricky McLain, Sr Technical Director Tall Wood, WoodWorks
Keynote 2
3:30 – 4:30pm
General Session Room
Cocktail Reception – Visit Exhibits
4:30 – 6:30pm
Wednesday, November 6
Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 8:30am
Welcome Remarks
8:30 – 8:45am
Keynote 3
8:45 – 9:45am
General Session Room
Coffee Break – Visit Exhibits – Network
9:45 – 10:30am
Track Room Education Sessions 3
10:30am – 12:15pm
Track 1

Systems as Solutions
“Super-Subs” vs. “End to End”

  1. “Topic TBA”
    Ryan Melin, President, Innovative Construction Group
  2. “Nail It! A system for an easier, faster, and better way”
    Jason Blenker, CEO Blenker Companies
Track 2

Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate
Robotics & Artificial Intelligence

  1. “An AI Software Tool which Designs I-joist Floors Automatically”
    Luke Whale, PhD, Technical Director Earlybird Technologies Ltd.
Track 3

Potential, Performance and Practicalities
Fire Safety

  1. “Common questions about mass timber fire performance”
    Ricky McLain, Sr Technical Director Tall Wood, WoodWorks
  2. “Design of Timber Concrete Composite Floors for Fire”
    Erica Fischer, Asst Professor, Oregon State University Design of Timber Concrete Composite Floors for Fire
Lunch – Visit Exhibits – Network
12:15 – 1:45pm
Track Room Education Sessions 4 (Exhibitors Take-Down)
1:45 – 3:30pm
Track 1

Systems as Solutions
Business Case for Industrialized Wood Based Construction

  1. “Feeding the Shift to Industrialized Construction – A Forward Looking Analysis of the Wood Products Mix”
    Dr. David Fell, Lead Analyst Construction Markets, FPInnovations
  2. “Topic TBA”
    Steve Lieberman, Business Development Manager, Stora Enso
Track 2

Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate
Integrated Team Structure & Digital Process Workflows for Effective Project Delivery

  1. “Offsite Technology: Putting it to Work in Your Homes”
    Scott Reichensperger, VP Global Residential Business Technology, MiTek
  2. “Developments in offsite mass wood construction for residential and commercial buildings in Australia”
    Kevin Ezard, Owner, Frame Australia, Timber Offsite Construction
  3. “The magic of BIM – From Planning to Production with IFC and OpenBIM”
    Michael Marzy, Managing Director, Dietrich’s Software
Track 3

Potential, Performance and Practicalities
Standardization & Mass Customization

  1. “Standardization & Mass Customization: Innovative Structure Monitoring Technologies to Foster Efficiency in Mass Timber Building Construction and Validate Design”
    Jason Teetaert, Co-Founder VP Business Development, SMT Research
  2. “Selling Mass Customization: branding, education and sales to change customer behavior and improve our planet”
    Steve Linton, President, Deltec Homes
Keynote 4
3:30 – 4:30pm
General Session Room
Closing Remarks
4:30 – 4:45pm

 


 

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