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November 2015

Wood Construction Tour to Italy and Germany

November 28, 2015 - December 5, 2015
On Tour!

CAWP is organizing a technical tour for wood products manufacturers interested in advanced timber construction. The tour will begin in Milan on Saturday 28th November and end in Munich on Sunday 6th December, including two days at Holzbau Forum, the world's largest wood building conference. A group of 12-20 industry participants, accompanied by ‘tour guides’ from CAWP, will visit production facilities of innovative producers of prefabricated homes and building components, glulam, CLT and other products as well as some notable contemporary building…

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February 2016

Mass Timber Systems Workshop for Engineers

February 18, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
CAWP, Suite 2900, 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4 Canada
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$495

In collaboration with Wood WORKS! BC, CAWP is pleased to offer the following seminar for structural engineers at our facility on the UBC Point Grey campus: Who should attend?  Engineers who wish to become familiar with Mass Timber Systems, specifically Mass Timber Panels (NLT, CLT, GLT and others) and Timber-Concrete-Composites that are currently not covered by CSA 086.  Participants will be exposed to these new Timber Systems, see how they work, delve into their mechanics, gain confidence in both the…

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March 2016

**Cancelled** Energy Efficiency Compliance for Wood Window & Door Manufacturers

March 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Guilford Hotel, 15269 - 104th Avenue
Surrey, BC V3R 1N5 Canada
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$135

A one-day seminar will be held for wood window and door manufacturers, as well as architects to review updates to energy efficiency and other requirements in the NAFS, BC Building Code and Vancouver's Building Bylaw. Manufacturers and experts of energy efficient windows and doors, as well as experts involved in the development of building bylaws/codes and product testing will present. Ample time will be allowed for manufacturers & architects to have specific questions answered at a Q+A panel. Speakers: Al…

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December 2016

Timber Building Technical Tour and Conference to Switzerland, Austria, Germany

December 2, 2016 - December 10, 2016
Zurich Zurich, Switzerland + Google Map
$2195

Registration is Closed! (For more information on possible registration, please contact Jason at 604 822-0082) CAWP, in partnership with UNBC, is organizing a technical tour for architects, construction and wood builiding products manufacturers, public sector officials and policy makers. The tour will begin in Zurich, Switzerland on Saturday 3rd of December and end in Munich on Saturday 10th of December, including three days at Holzbau Forum, the world's largest wood building conference. A group of 15-20 industry participants, accompanied by ‘tour guides’ from CAWP, will…

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February 2017

Sales & Marketing Course

February 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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$445

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing will be offering the  Sales & Marketing Course starting on February 20, 2017 for six weeks.  For more details see our Management Skills Training Program

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Supply Chain Management

February 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Online
$445

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing will be offering the  Supply Chain Management Course starting on February 20th for six weeks.  For more details see our Management Skill Training Program

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Holzbau Pacific Northwest

February 23, 2017 @ 8:30 am - February 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
UBC – Forest Science Centre, 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T1Z4 Canada
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$295

The Holzbau Pacific Northwest Conference held on February 23 - 24, 2017, will be the first in a series of four events running between February 23 to March 6, 2017 as part of the Forest Innovation Investment (FII) - Wood Week BC event. In Europe, the hugely successful “HolzBau Forum” (“holzbau” means “wood construction”  in German) has become the world’s largest annual conference event in its field, held for 22 years each December in southern Germany and attracting around 1500…

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April 2017

Factory Planning and Equipment Justification

April 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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$445

The Centre for Advanced Wood Processing will be offering the  Factory Planning and Equipment Justification Course starting on April 3rd for six weeks.  For more details see our Management Skill Training Program

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September 2017

Robot Made: Large-Scale Robotic Timber Fabrication in Architecture (21 AIBC credits approved)

September 9, 2017 - September 13, 2017
CAWP, 2424 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T1Z4 Canada
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$595

Research Associate Oliver David Krieg of the Institute for Computational Design (ICD), and Assistant Professor David Correa from University of Waterloo will hold a technical workshop on robotic fabrication at CAWP. While many industries have made leaps and bounds in adopting highly flexible and fully automated fabrication workflows using robotics, the construction and design industry are only just starting to open the door to these technologies. Recent developments in robotics combined with more accessible design-to-fabrication tools can now offer architects, designers and…

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December 2017

Timber Building Tour and Conference to Austria and Germany 2017

December 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

CAWP, in partnership with UNBC, is organizing a technical tour for architects, construction and wood builiding products manufacturers, public sector officials and policy makers. The tour will begin in Vienna, Austria on Saturday 2nd of December and end in Munich on Saturday 9th of December, including three days at Holzbau Forum, the world's largest wood building conference. A group of 15-20 industry participants, accompanied by ‘tour guides’ from CAWP, will visit state of the art production facilities of innovative producers of prefabricated homes and building…

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