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November 2017

Production Planning

November 6, 2017 - January 1, 2018

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing will be offering the  Production Planning Course starting on November 6th  for eight weeks.  For more details see our Management Skills Training Program

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January 2018

Online Industrial Wood Finishing Certificate Course

January 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Online / UBC, 2900-2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada
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This course is one of the most comprehensive wood finishing course in North America, incorporating both theory and practical skills.  It covers the full spectrum of finishing beginning with understanding the properties of individual wood species to material preparation and special effects finishing. For more information please visit the following link Wood Finishing  

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CAWP Open House 2018 and Co-op Presentation Evening

January 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centre for Advanced Wood Processing, Suite 2900, 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4 Canada
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Our annual Open House is your chance to visit our facilities, see technical demonstrations, meet students and learn about our industry support, training and applied research activities. Join us for lunch, view a series of short presentations, then tour our machine shop areas and see various projects and technologies in action. In the evening students in our B.Sc. Wood Products Processing program take the spotlight as they present on their co-op work term experiences. Free event - please RSVP. For more details…

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February 2018

Kiln Drying Seminar

February 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
UBC – Centre for Advanced Wood Processing Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4 Canada + Google Map

Essentials of Wood Drying   A comprehensive, hands-on introduction to drying technology taught from a practical, real-life perspective and backed with solid explanations into the scientific background of drying. This highly-regarded workshop discusses the key processes and concepts involved in drying wood. Beginning with wood properties and moisture movement, students become familiar with kiln design considerations, drying schedules and kiln loading considerations. Other topics include drying with air, drying degrade, lumber storage and handling, control systems and power plants. Click to…

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