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2020 Texas Wood Design Symposium–February 25

2020 Texas Wood Design Symposium

8:15-4:45 | George R. Brown Convention Center | Houston | $75 through Feb 4th – $100 after

Special discount code for SEAoT members: 20% off with code WDSASSOC

Earn up to 5.5 AIA/CES HSW LUs, 5.5 PDH credits or 0.55 ICC credits

Expand your knowledge of mass timber and wood-frame building design. Join us for a day-long symposium for architects, engineers, building owners and anyone interested in the exciting possibilities of modern wood buildings. 

Choose from 14 unique sessions:

  • Progressive Wood Construction: The Evolution from Low-Rise to Tall Wood
    • Mike Romanowski, SE, WoodWorks
  • Code-Compliant Fire-Resistance Design for Wood Construction
    • David P. Tyree, PE, CBO, American Wood Council
  • Structural Engineering of Texas Mid-Rise Buildings
    • Drew Dudley, PE, SE, Dudley Dunham Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Before the Storm: Building for High-Wind Resistance
    • Cathy Scarince, PE, APA – The Engineered Wood Association
  • Detailing Specific Cladding Requirements for Mid-Rise Wood-Framed Buildings
    • Warren R. French, PE, RBEC, F-IIBEC, French Engineering
  • Making a Texas Timber Statement: Innovation through the Lens of Higher Education Projects
    • Darrell Whatley, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Kirksey | Architecture
  • Taller with Timber: New Code Provisions and Design Steps for Tall Wood Buildings
    • Ricky McLain, PE, SE, WoodWorks
  • Mass Timber Enables Beauty, Warmth and Functional Design in The Soto
    • Danielle Smyth, AIA, BOKA Powell and Todd Wascher, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Lake|Flato
  • Engineering Mass Timber Structural Framing Systems
    • Michael A. Dupras, PE, SE, LEED Green Associate, DCI Engineers
  • Wood-Frame Shear Wall and Diaphragm Design
    • Tim Strasser, PE, WoodWorks
  • Integrated Air & Water Barrier Systems
    • Georgia-Pacific
  • Mass Plywood Panels: Designing with the Newest Mass Timber Structural Product
    • Freres Lumber
  • Taking the Guesswork out of Mixed-Use Building Analysis
    • WoodWorks, speaker TBA
  • A Mass Timber Breakthrough? Aligning the Pieces for Timber Construction in the South
    • Danielle Smyth, AIA, BOKA Powell, Darrell Whatley, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Kirksey | Architecture, and Michael A. Dupras, PE, LEED Green Associate, DCI Engineers

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.

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

Questions? Contact LeeAnn Charpentier


Hosted by WoodWorks – Wood Products Council