CAWP Open House 2017


Guests at the CAWP Open House viewing student projects and industry partner displays

The CAWP 2017 Open House and Co-op Presentation Evening will be held on Thursday, January 26th. To join us, please RSVP here:

CAWP’s Open House event is an opportunity for interested individuals to  learn more about the education, training, research and industry assistance programs that go on in our building. In the afternoon we have a few short presentations on topics of interest to the wood products industry community. From 3pm visitors can walk around and view practical demonstrations and exhibits in our machine lab areas, as well as talk to some of our machinery, software and educational partners. In the evening, final-year co-op students in the Wood Products Processing program  and other UBC Forestry undergraduate programs describe the projects they completed during their recent co-op work terms. There is ample opportunity in the afternoon and evening to network with manufacturers, suppliers, students, staff and faculty.

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Tentative schedule of 2017 event:

12.30PM – Registration and Lunch
1.00PM – Welcome and CAWP Update – What’s on the calendar for this year? – Jason Chiu, CAWP
1.20PM – Digital Design Seminar Update – Annalisa Meyboom
1.40PM – ChopValue – Research Project to Startup company – Felix Boeck
2.00PM – Market intelligence report: Jason Chiu will report on the technical highlights from our December wood construction technical tour to Switzerland, Austria, and Germany
2.20PM – Co-op and undergraduate program overview – Sanya Sivic, Co-op Coordinator and Recruitment, WPP – Sanya will briefly introduce the co-op program and summarise highlights from this year and what is being presented by our students tonight.
2.30PM –  3D scanning technology.  Joern Dettmer will present and demonstrate the newly acquire Artek Eva 3D scanner.  The scanned component will be machined on the Kuka Robot Cell
3.00PM – Machine labs (downstairs):
Machinery and Software Demonstration
▪Kuka Robot demonstration
▪MasterCAM demonstration (5-axis CNC)
▪Homag Nested-base CNC demonstration
▪Weinig Moulder demonstration
▪Planit Software demonstration
▪Hundegger Robot Drive demo
▪3D printing with wood and laser cutting demonstrations
▪tabletop exhibitions
optional tour of structural engineering, composites (30mins)
optional walking tour of nearby innovative wood buildings (1 hour)
5.00PM – Pizza and refreshments
6.00PM – Co-op presentation evening – Forest Sciences Centre. Students in the B.Sc. Wood Products Processing program and other Forestry undergraduate programs will make short presentations on their co-op work term experiences.