Wood Solutions Fairs are multi-faceted, day-long educational events on the use of wood in non-residential and multi-family buildings. Attendees can earn up to 6 AIA/CES HSW LUs, PDH credits, or .6 ICC credits (one per attended seminar). CEUs are FBPE board-approved. Professional Development Certificates (AIA/CES and ICC) will be available on site. This event is free to design and building professionals.

Time: 8:00am – 5:00pm Eastern Standard

Venue: Rosen Centre Hotel

Cost: Free to design professionals

Butler Brothers Building, Minneapolis, MN | Photo: Preservation Alliance of Minnesota; Butler Brothers Building has been in use since 1908.

Better, Faster, Safer: Experiences of a Tall Timber Builder
Jeff Morrow, Lendlease

Lateral Design Considerations for Mid-Rise Wood Structures
Terry Malone, PE, SE, WoodWorks

An Engineering Perspective on Mass Timber Design in the Southeast
Graham Montgomery, PE, Britt, Peters and Associates

Fire Retardant-Treated Wood: The Basics
Kris Owen, Independent Consultant

Code-Compliant Fire-Resistance Design for Wood Construction
Paul Coats, PE, CBO, American Wood Council

Taking the Guesswork out of Mixed-Use Building Analysis
Ricky McLain, PE, SE, WoodWorks

Preservative-Treated Wood: Use and Specification
Kris Owen, Independent Consultant

Fire-Resistance Design Primer for Mass Timber Construction
Paul Coats, PE, CBO, American Wood Council

Integrated Air & Water Barrier Systems
Georgia Pacific

Timber Framing: Applications in Commercial Construction
James “Mack” Magee, MS, Fire Tower Engineered Timber

Energy Efficient Wood-Frame Assemblies: Options for Compliance with the IECC
Matthew Brown, APA

Meeting Fire Code with Oriented Strand Board
LP Building Products

Wood Structural Panels: Design, Specification and Optimization