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Dates: Tuesday, February 28 & Wednesday, March 1, 2017 (2 days)
Time: 7:00am Registration I 7:45am – 3:45pm Exhibit Hall Open I 8:00am – 4:45pm Seminars In Session
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East, 999 Canada Place  *note new location*
Cost: $135 Early Bird till February 3; $165 Regular (2-day pass including lunches)
Registration: OPEN NOW!

The Wood Design & Construction Solutions Conference is dedicated to design and construction with wood products and systems, including mass timber.  This two-day educational event will showcase wood uses in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through specifically designed seminar streams, new and current topics and an interactive trade show. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EXHIBITOR PROFILES

Tailored for architects, engineers, builders, contractors, building officials, technologists, planners and developers, the conference is a proud part of Wood Week – four events happening over 10-days from February 23 – March 6, 2017.  Also new this year, Wood WORKS! BC is partnering with BC Wood Specialties Group and FPInnovations to deliver an expanded program of learning.  More than 1,200 design and building professionals will come together to listen and learn; connect and collaborate. This is a conference you won’t want to miss!
CLICK HERE FOR THE EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS SCHEDULE
CLICK HERE FOR PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS AND SPEAKER BIOS or READ MORE…

Approved for 11.5 AIBC Core LU’s; 11.5 AIA LU’s ASTTBC CPD 20 hours non-formal education; HPO CPD’s and and more!

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13 years of Wood Design Awards in BC : looking forward to a celebration of wood

With a record number of nominations, Wood WORKS! BC is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2017 Wood Design Awards.  The winners will be awarded at the 13th annual Wood Design Awards evening, to be held on Monday, March 6th at the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). More than 400 design and building professionals, including architects, structural engineers and project teams along with industry sponsors will be attending the evening event. The awards recognize leadership and innovation in wood use, while publicly saluting and encouraging continued excellence in the building and design community.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE LIST OF NOMINEES

WW.banner.2015.shortbannerJoin with industry peers, sponsors and government to celebrate the nominees and find out who will bring home the trophies, at an evening dinner and awards celebration on Monday, March 6th at the Vancouver Convention CentreCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

2017 Wood Workshop – Early Bird rates till March 10th!

Fire Performance and Alternative Solutions for Wood Structures Workshop

Dates: March 27th – 28th, 2017
Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Ave,  Surrey, BC and the Surrey Fire Department Training Facility
Registration: Early Bird till March 10th $449. Regular Rate $495. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Description: The Fire Demonstration and Alternate Solutions Workshop follows the guidelines and principles as set forth by our two other workshops – ‘Lateral Loads’, and ‘Timber Connections’.  As such, this program incorporates both a classroom lecture setting and an on-site demonstration….READ MORE… 

 

Wood Week BC: Four events over 10-days this spring!

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PuttingWood2WorkinBCNEW! Putting Wood to Work in BC: A User’s Guide

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