This half day seminar will be beneficial to anyone involved in the economic planning, design, construction, and operation of high-rise structures, as well as those interested in the current status of use of wood and engineered wood products in these type of structures. This includes facilities managers, developers, building owners, architects, interior designers, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors.
7:15 a.m. – Commence Registration (continental breakfast provided) **Please bring a photo ID and arrive early to allow for adequate time to go through Building Security.
8:00 a.m. – Welcome from Abbas Aminmansour, CCHRB Chair, and Matthew Kuhl, CCHRB Seminar Task Force
8:10 a.m. – Opening Speaker: High-Rise Timber – Technology and Trends by Benton Johnson, SOM
8:30 a.m. – Presentation 1: Tall Wood Buildings – Products, Design Process, and a Case Study by Bernhard Gafner, ACC Engineers
9:15 a.m. – Presentation 2: Opportunities, Benefits, and Challenges of Building Taller Wood Buildings by Jeff Morrow and Bill Tobin
10:00 a.m. – Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. – Presentation 3: Codes and the Mass Timber High-Rise by Carl Baldassara and Amanda Kimball
11:15 a.m. – Presentation 4: River Beech Tower by Todd Snapp, Perkins + Will
12:00 p.m. – Round Table Discussion and Q&A
12:45 p.m. – Concluding Remarks
For more information, please contact Robert Grupe, CSI, by calling (312)371-7897
or Matthew Kuhl, AIA, at firstname.lastname@example.org.