Agenda

Agenda

Event Agenda

Calling all innovators, disruptors, and forward-thinkers…

We believe that a greater use of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber products is the innovative, disruptive, modern, and sustainable choice necessary for building in a fast-growing world.

And we believe in giving our conference attendees the highest quality experience for your event dollar — a relentless pursuit of value so you can learn more, connect better, build smarter, and take your business to the next level while helping make the world a better place.

Agenda

All activities take place at the Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

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Conference Event Tracks

Track 1: Reimagining Our Cities

Track 2: Project Delivery With Mass Timber: New Product, New Process

Track 3: Building Performance: Design & Implementation

Track 4: Overcoming Barriers & Growing The Market

Schedule

Conference Schedule

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

TBD

Mass Timber Building Tours

Worldwide
General

Get an up-close look at mass timber buildings from around the world.

  • Tour #1: · Sponsored by D.R. Johnson Wood Innovations
  • Tour #2: · Sponsored by Oregon Forest Resources Institute
  • Tour #3: · Sponsored by USNR
  • More tours announced soon

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TBD

Virtual Reception

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Swinerton Mass Timber, Hexion, Katerra, and Kallesoe Machinery

Kick off the conference with a bang with this fun, experiential virtual reception.

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

General Session

Virtual
General

Kickoff and Welcome

Emcee announced soon


Keynote speaker announced soon

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8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Networking Break

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax.

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Global Mass Timber History: A Walk Through Time

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

U.S. Mass Timber History

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Project Examples, Design Steps

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

What Has Led to Mass Timber’s Growth?

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Networking Break

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax.

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Biophilic Design Examples from Around the World

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Construction Impacts: Worker Safety

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

How COVID & Wildfires Have Impacted How We Think about Interior Environments

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

VOCs, Adhesives, and Impacts on Occupants

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Lunch

Virtual
General

Build connections and relax.

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Global Supply Chain, How is Import/Export Working?

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Business Case Deals for Mass Timber

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Advanced Fire Design (Including Public Perception)

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Insurance

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM

General Session

Virtual
General

Kickoff and Welcome

Emcee announced soon


Keynote speaker announced soon

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8:45 AM – 9:30 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Networking Break

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax.

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

International Examples of Incentivized Low-Carbon Construction

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Sustainable Forestry Practices, Wood Sourcing, & Wildfires

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

LCA & Other Tools for Designers to Measure Sustainability Performance

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Capitalizing on Carbon: Monetizing Sustainability Objectives

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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10:00 AM – 10:45 AM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Networking Break

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax.

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

European Manufacturing: What’s Next?

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

How Do We Get Reliable Costing?

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

New Floor Vibration Design Guide

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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10:45 AM – 11:15 AM

Research/Testing in Progress (FPL)

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Lunch

Virtual
General

Build connections and relax.

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Global Trends for Tall Mass Timber

Virtual
Track 1

Sponsored by Seagate Mass Timber

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Mass Timber in Multi-family: What is the Feasibility?

Virtual
Track 2

Sponsored by Sansin

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Tall Wood Design

Virtual
Track 3

Sponsored by Hilti North America

Speakers to be determined

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12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Telling the Story & Shifting from Niche to Mainstream

Virtual
Track 4

Sponsored by Nordic Structures

Speakers to be determined

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12:30 PM – 12:45 PM

Virtual Exhibit Hall + Networking Break

Virtual
General

Connect and relax.

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12:45 PM – 1:45 PM

Special Keynote "Fireside Chat"

Virtual
General

Sponsored by Forest Business Network

Grab a cup of coffee and a snack, sit back and relax. Gather in the virtual ballroom for a powerful discussion with some of the top minds and companies using mass timber to build a better world.

Speakers announced soon.

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