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Northeast Wood Design Symposium, Mass Timber

  • COST

    $120 (BSA members are invited to use code ASSOC20 during registration for a 20% discount)

Learn about mass timber from the experts. Join us for a day-long symposium for architects, engineers, building owners and anyone interested in the exciting possibilities of mass timber building design.

Choose from 10 unique sessions that include case studies on some of the most innovative mass timber buildings in North America:

  • The Mass Timber Revolution: Removing Obstacles, Breaking Ground
    Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
  • Correcting Misperceptions of CLT Fire Performance
    David Barber, Arup
  • Structural Design of Mass Timber Framing Systems
    Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
  • Knock on Wood: Acoustical Solutions in Mass Timber Structures
    Denis Blount, CTS-D, Associate, Arup
  • Enclosure Design for Mass Timber Buildings
    Colin Shane PE, MEng, PEng, RDH Building Science Inc.
  • Beyond CLT Building Design: Construction Documents to Construction Administration
    Ashley Rao, AIA, LEED AP, Leers Weinzapfel Associates
  • Nail-Laminated Timber & Modern Workplaces: A Developer/Contractor Point of View
    Noel Johnson, Cairn Pacific, and Kyle Warren, Turner Construction
  • Nexus of Design & Fabrication: A Timber Case Study at Hampshire College R.W. Kern Center
    Christopher Nielson, AIA, LEED AP, Bruner/Cott Architects & Chris Carbone, PE, Bensonwood
  • Designing with Glulam and Timber: The Art of Engineering Really Cool Structures
    Jim DeStefano, PE, AIA, F.SEI, DeStefano & Chamberlain
  • The Mass Timber Prospective: Tall Wood, Code Changes and Forest Resource Impacts
    Kathryn Fernholz, Dovetail Partners, and Jeff Morrow, Lendlease

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet leading manufacturers and related suppliers at the industry exhibit showcase, as well as WoodWorks staff and other wood design experts.

Symposium cost of $120 includes lunch and reception.

Attendees can earn up to 5.5 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 5.5 PDH credits or 0.55 ICC credits.

Reception from 4:45 – 6:00 pm.

For more information, including seminar descriptions and speaker bios, click here.

Questions? Contact Mary Schramka


Hosted by WoodWorks – Wood Products Council