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|DATE / TIME||EVENTS / INDUSTRY||LOCATION|
|Nov 15, 2011-|
Nov 17, 2011
09:00AM - 03:00PM
|WoodWorks Hosts Workshops on Exceeding Expectations with Wood Building Design|
Woodworks Workshop: Wood building design
Media Advisory: November 15-17, 2011
For more information:
What: The Wood Products Council’s WoodWorks program is hosting a series of technical workshops, November 15-17, in Fresno, Sacramento, and San Diego, Calif. The workshops will focus on building codes, advanced building systems and the positive impacts of wood relative to carbon footprint and healing environments.
Workshop topics and speakers include:
· Changes to the International and California Building Codes for Wood Design
Presented by Lisa Podesto, PE, WoodWorks
· Minimizing the Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Presented by Dr. Jim Bowyer, Dovetail Partners, Inc., Bowyer & Associates, Inc.
· Advancements in Engineered Wood Beams
Karyn Beebe, PE, LEED AP, APA
· Case Studies – The Impacts of Wood Construction in Healing Environments
Martin Despang, Dipl. Ing. Architekt, University of Arizona
Meghan Sarkozi, MBH Architects
The cost of the workshop is $69 before October 31 and $79 after and includes lunch. Eligible attendees will qualify for 4 AIA/CES LUs or PDH credits.
Who/Why: These workshops are designed for engineers, architects, developers, code officials, contractors, and others with an interest in both technical and sustainability issues related to non-residential wood buildings (including commercial, industrial, multi-family and other building types). To learn more about the WoodWorks program and for information about additional workshops, visit www.woodworks.org.
When/Where: 9:00 a.m.: On-site registration/check-in
9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.: Program
November 15 / Fresno, CA
Ruth’s Chris Steak House (7844 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno)
November 16 / Sacramento, CA
The Firehouse (1112 Second Street, Sacramento)
November 17 / San Diego, CA
Embassy Suites at San Diego Bay (601 Pacific Highway, San Diego)
Registration: Seating is limited. To register, visit www.woodworks.org and click the seminar link on the home page.
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