Agenda


Wednesday, October 24
Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, October 25
Welcome Remarks 8:15 – 8:45 am
Keynote Speakers:

  1. Andrew Waugh, Waugh Thisleton Architects
    “The Construction Revolution”
  2. Stephen Fuchs, McKinsey & Company
    “Reinventing Construction Through a Productivity Revolution”
  3. Craig Curtis Katerra Architecture.
    “Presentation topic TBA”
8:45 – 10:30 am
Break – Coffee – Visit Exhibits 10:30 – 11:00 am
Breakout Educational Sessions
Session #1

  1. Systems as Solutions: Economics and Business Case for IWBC. Moderated by Nick Milestone, MD William Hare Group.
    1. “Economic & Business case for Industrialized Wood-Based Construction”Bernd Oswald, COO & MD, Cree by Rhomberg
    2. “Cost of Quality: Offsite vs. Onsite”Glenn Cottrell, MD, IBACOS
  2. Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate: Supply Chain Integration & Coillaboration.
    1. “Topic TBA”Nick Milestone, Chairman TRADA, MD William Hare Group
    2. “The practical benefits of BIM in track building projects”Luke Whale, Technical Director ICT
  3. Potential, Performance and Practicalities: Carbon Impacts & Energy.
    1. “Building a Climate-Stable Future: How engineered wood products can address climate change”Mark Wishnie, Director Forestry & Wood Products, Nature Conservancy
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Lunch – Visit Exhibits 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Breakout Educational Sessions
Session #2

  1. Systems as Solutions: Business Models in IWBC.
    1. “Elements & Modules for Fast Construction”Jussi Bjorman, Director Technical Customer Service, Metsa Wood
    2. “From Start-up to World Leading: How integrated product and process innovation can enable disruptive advancement”Andy Hamilton, CEO StairCraft
  2. Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate: Changing Skills & Labour Needs. Moderator TBA.
    1. “Addressing Evolving Skills for Industrialized Construction”Iain Macdonald, Associate Director, Tallwood Design Institute
    2. “Topic TBA”Rick Holliday, CEO Factory_OS, and Larry Pace, COO Factory_OS, and Jay Bradshaw, Director of Organizing, Northern California carpenters Regional Council
    3. “Carpenters Union embraces Factory Built Housing”Jay Bradshaw, Director of Organizing, Northern California carpenters Regional Council
  3. Potential, Performance and Practicalities: Codes & Permitting. Moderator TBA.
    1. “Off-Site Construction and the Code Official: Practice, Process and People”Ryan Colker, VP NIBS
    2. “Codes & Permitting: Panelized vs. Modular”Eric Tompos, VP NTA
    3. “U.S. Mass Timber Building Codes – Current Applications and Future Potential”John “Buddy” Showalter, VP Technology Transfer, AWC
1:30 – 3:00 pm
Break – Coffee – Visit Exhibits 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Breakout Educational Sessions
Session #3

  1. Systems as Solutions: Capitalizing on the Potential for Offsite Construction.
    1. “Addressing low productivity in the construction industry through a systemic approach”Matthew Linegar, Head of Building Systems, Stora Enso
    2. “Business and Product Platforms in Industrialized Offsite Wood Construction: lessons from Japan, Sweden, UK, Austria, and the U.S.”Ryan Smith & Ivan Rupnik, Washington State U & Northeastern U
  2. Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate: BIM as the Ultimate Game-Changer.
    1. “Fully Integrated Design for Fabrication on the World’s Largest Mass Timber Projects”Ryan Yee, Strategic Partnerships MGr, Cadmaker
    2. “Lessons learned from the Brock Commons Project”Karla Fraser, Senior Project Manager, Urban One
    3. “Rapid Project Deployment Systems”Nicholas Sills, Mass Timber Design Manager, Structurlam
  3. Potential, Performance and Practicalities: Design Flexibility & Mass Customization.
    1. “Topic TBA”Jens Voshage, Architecture & Design Technology, Cree by Rhomberg
    2. “Design potential in mass timber modular prefabricated units, with a focus on classrooms and housing.”Judith Sheine, Prof. Architecture. U 0f Or., Tallwood Design Institute
3:30 – 5:00 pm
Cocktail Reception in Exhibit Hall 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Friday, October 26
Welcome Remarks 8:15 – 8:30 am
Keynote Speakers:

  1. Gerry McCaughey Entekra Inc.
    “If it’s Not a System; It’s Not a Solution”
  2. Tedd Benson, Bensonwood & Unity Homes
    “Reinventing Homebuilding; Offsite Fabrication & The Open-Built Solution”
  3. Jennifer Abuzeid & Dave Walsh, Marriott International
    “Marriott’s Modular Program; Franchisor Perspective”
8:30 – 10:15 am
Break – Coffee – Visit Exhibits 10:15 – 11:15 am
Breakout Educational Sessions
Session #4

  1. Systems as Solutions: Opportunities in IWBC.
    1. “Who Needs The Solution”Gary Caulfield, CEO XLAM
    2. “Identifying the best market segments for CLT adoption”Maria Laguarda-Mallo, Ph.D., BIM/VDC Project Engineer, VIATechnik
  2. Adapt, Integrate, Collaborate: Investing in Technology. Moderator TBA.
    1. “Leveraging Data, Prnting Buildings”Randall Walter, Chief Architect, Bensonwood
    2. “A Different way to build with CLT: The X-Rad building system”Hannes Blaas, Manager NAE Rothoblaas
    3. “Topic TBA”Chris Corson, Technical Director, Ecocor
  3. Potential, Performance and Practicalities: Construction Materials & Methods. Moderator TBA.
    1. “Butt-Joint Bonding of Timber as a Key Technology for Point-Supported, Biaxial Load Bearing Flat Slabs Made of Cross-Laminated Timber”Stefan Zoellig, CEO Timber Structures 3.0 AG
    2. “Topic TBA”Allan Czinger, VP Sales, & Marketing USNR
11:15 am – 12:45 pm
Lunch – Visit Exhibits 12:45 – 1:30 pm
Panel Discussion, Wrap-Up & Concluding Remarks 1:30 – 2:15 pm