Events

August 21 - 23

Transforming Approaches to Forests and Forestry through Traditional & Local Knowledges

This event will provide a point of convergence for Indigenous, Local, and Western Knowledges to challenge power dynamics between different ways of knowing and to model the equitable co-production and sharing of knowledge.

The conference will include an initial day of relationship-building among all participants and various events on the following two days with the objective to host a different kind of conference that centers the positions, the needs, and perspectives of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities.

Date: August 21 - 23

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location: UBC Forest Sciences Centre
2424 Main Mall St., Vancouver

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September 11 - 13

Global Buyers Mission (GBM)

The GBM is a three-day, invitation only networking/tradeshow event developed to bring together qualified international buyers of wood products from around the world, with Canadian manufacturers of products that include finished materials, building supplies and remanufacturing products.

Date: September 11 - 13

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Whistler Conference Centre
4010 Whistler Way, Whistler

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September 23 - 27

2019 Union of BC Municipalities Convention

The annual convention's theme for 2019 is Resiliency and Change. Registration will open on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019.

Date: September 23 - 27

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place, Vancouver

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September 26 - 29

Interior Design Show

Designers, artists, makers and design-centric brands will showcase their current works, concepts and products. In addition to experiencing installations and features, there will also be opportunities to hear from some of the design world’s most notable and talented personalities and connect with a long list of world-class designers that either call Vancouver home, or call on Vancouver for inspiration.

Date: September 26 - 29

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

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September 26

Innovative Zero Emissions Wood Buildings Workshop - VICTORIA

This event is a working session, in which a selection of technical and regulatory challenges has been assembled from a consultation gathering with practitioners focusing on complex high-performance multi-family, commercial and institutional projects. Case study projects include hybrid mixed-use multi-unit residential building , multi-tenant office, seniors housing and mixed-use retail / commercial.

Workshop participants will collaborate across industry silos to test and identify effective solutions for designing high-performance wood buildings in BC that may include a range of design details, technical references, spec language and/or regulatory approaches.

This workshop is approved for 6 AIBC LUs.

Date: September 26

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: VICA – Vancouver Island Construction Association
1075 Alston Street, Victoria

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September 30 - October 3

WOODRISE World Congress

This second edition focuses on mid- and high-rise wood buildings, with topics on acoustic and vibration performance, seismic risk prevention, fire safety, forest resources and wood products, Asian construction markets, and sustainable design of building envelopes. This new edition aims to ensure the continuity of WOODRISE and stimulate the synergy established between international participants, while positioning wood as a leading building material within a sustainable and eco-responsible urban development environment.

The event will be presented in partnership with members of the WOODRISE Alliance, including FP Innovations, and in collaboration with national partners.

Date: September 30 - October 3

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Quebec City Convention Centre
1000 René-Lévesque Boulevard East, Quebec City

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November 5

Wood Solutions Conference

The Wood Solutions Conference is dedicated to design and construction with wood products and building systems, including mass timber. This one-day educational event will showcase wood uses in commercial, institutional, industrial and multi-unit residential construction through specifically designed seminar streams, featuring new and current topics and an interactive trade show. A keynote lunchtime speaker and an evening networking reception provide exciting networking opportunities with industry leaders and peers.

Date: November 5

Time: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place, Vancouver

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November 22

Innovative Zero Emissions Wood Buildings Workshop - VANCOUVER

This event is a working session, in which a selection of technical and regulatory challenges has been assembled from a consultation gathering with practitioners focusing on complex high-performance multi-family, commercial and institutional projects. Case study projects include hybrid mixed-use multi-unit residential building , multi-tenant office, seniors housing and mixed-use retail / commercial.

Workshop participants will collaborate across industry silos to test and identify effective solutions for designing high-performance wood buildings in BC that may include a range of design details, technical references, spec language and/or regulatory approaches.

This workshop is approved for 6 AIBC LUs.

Date: November 22

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Vancouver Regional Construction Association
3636 E 4th Ave, Vancouver

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November 27

2019 Wood Design Luncheon Conferences (Victoria)

This annual conference features presentations on current topics in architecture, engineering, design and construction with wood by experts in wood design and building while suppliers are on hand with their exhibits to answer questions about wood products and systems.

Date: November 27

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Victoria Conference Centre
720 Douglas Street, Victoria

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November 29

2019 Wood Design Luncheon Conferences (Kelowna)

This annual conference features presentations on current topics in architecture, engineering, design and construction with wood by experts in wood design and building while suppliers are on hand with their exhibits to answer questions about wood products and systems.

Date: November 29

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Delta Hotels by Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort & Conference Centre
1310 Water Street, Kelowna

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