2015 International Wood Symposium Program

 2015 International Wood Symposium, Thursday, January 29, 2015 Value, Quality and Efficiency: Taking Design and Construction to the Next Level Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) ‐ West, Level 2: 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC Registration & Breakfast: 7:30am ‐ 8:15am: Symposium: 8:15am – 4:45pm (followed by a reception until 6:15pm) 7:30am – 8:15am 45 min 8:15am – 8:30am 15 min Symposium Moderator: Registration & Continental Breakfast Opening Remarks: Lynn Embury‐Williams, Executive Director, Wood WORKS! BC Jim Taggart: FRAIC, Faculty, Architectural Science Degree Program, BCIT and Editor, SABMag, Vancouver, BC 8:30am – 9:30am 60 min Why the full opportunities of off‐site construction have not yet been realized: Mark Taylor, Vice President, Permanent Modular Construction PCL, Toronto, Ontario 60 min Off‐Site Construction from a Manufacturer’s Viewpoint: Lorne Derksen, President, Alliance Truss Group, Surrey, BC and Brian Woudstra, Pre‐Construction Engineer, StructureCraft Builders, Delta BC 30 min Coffee Break 60 min UK Experience in Mid‐Rise Solid Timber Buildings: Liam Dewar, Director, Eurban Limited, London, England 60 min Lunch Buffet 60 min Building Futures and Rethinking Construction: an evolution from site‐built to off‐site construction: Stephen Good, M Arch, ARB, RIAS, RIBA, Chief Executive, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSiC), Glasgow, Scotland 60 min A Study of Prefabrication in Timber: DI Michael Schluder, Founder and CEO, Schluder Architecture, Vienna, Austria 30 min Coffee Break 60 min The Renaissance in Finnish Industrialized Timber Construction Methods: Mikko Viljakainen, Managing Director, Finnish Wood Council, Helsinki, Finland 15 min Closing Remarks 1 hr 30 min Networking Reception in Lobby 9:30am – 10:30am 10:30am – 11:00am 11:00am – 12:00pm 12:00pm – 1:00pm 1:00pm – 2:00pm 2:00pm – 3:00pm 3:00pm – 3:30pm 3:30pm – 4:30pm 4:30pm – 4:45pm 4:45pm – 6:15pm EVENT SPONSOR: RECEPTION SPONSORS: