BC Wood Specialties Group

Wood First Forum – Global Buyers MissionTM

The 10th Annual Global Buyers MissionTM takes place September 5 – 7, 2013 in Whistler. This three-day “invitation only” networking event / educational forum / tradeshow is designed to bring together pre-qualified international buyers, architects, designers, engineers, and contractors of wood products with Canadian manufacturers of products that include finished materials, building supplies, and remanufacturing products. Seminar highlights include:

  • Analysis of Public Buildings Where Wood is an Essential Component;
  • BC Wood Arenas – Design and construction of Wood Recreational Facilities;
  • Passive Energy Efficient Building Systems in Commercial Applications;
  • New Structural Developments in Connections, Long Span Structures and Multi-storey buildings in New Zealand;
  • Design of Durable Modern Timber Bridges in Europe;
  • Application of Massive Timber Systems in Low to Mid Rise Construction – Case study analysis: Ronald McDonald House;
  • The Construction Industry With Import/Export Trade Considerations; and
  • Timber Framing in Commercial Construction

There will also be an exhibitor mini-seminar program featuring 15-minute presentations on a variety of timely topics and issues. It take places at the Whistler Conference Centre, 4010 Whistler Way. For more information, click here.

Thursday: 4 Core / 1 Non-Core LU’s
Friday: 2 core LU’s
Saturday: 1 Core LU

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