2024 Agenda

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Tuesday, November 12

All times are Eastern Standard Time

10:00am –

Mass Timber Tour
Amy Gutmann Hall Data Science Building &
Edelman Fossil Park & Museum

Details to follow

10:00am –

Light Frame Tour
Volumetric Modular Projects —
Hosted by VBC (Volumetric Building Companies)

Details to follow

5:00pm –

Welcome Reception For all Mass Timber+ speakers, exhibitors and registered attendees.

City Winery Philadelphia, 990 Filbert St

Wednesday, November 13

All times are Eastern Standard Time

8:00am –

Welcome from FEA

Art SchmonManaging Director, Mass Timber+; VP Mass Timber, Forest Economic Advisors (FEA)

8:15am –

Welcome from WoodWorks

Bill ParsonsCOO, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council

8:30am –

Keynote: To be Announced

Time TBD

Scalable, Nature-based, Modular Approaches for Affordable Multi-family Development

Patrick ChouinardCorporate Citizenship & Founder, Element5

Michaela HarmsSr. Director of Mass Timber, Sterling Solutions

Molly CutlerPrincipal, Cutler Development

Patrick ChouinardCorporate Citizenship & Founder, Element5

The Progression of Light Frame Offsite Technologies

Martin LettenmeierPresident Mass Timber Division & Chief Innovation Officer, Blueprint

Mike SchmidtPresident, Auto Construct

Time TBD

Panel Discussion
Amy Gutmann Hall, A Case Study in Mass Timber Constructability

Details Coming Soon

Pat LaytonProfessor & Director Wood Utilization & Design, Clemson University

Carbon Assessment of Wood Projects: Early Stage Analysis to WBLCA

Details Coming Soon

Thursday, November 14

All times are Eastern Standard Time

Time TBD

Toward the Democratization of Mass Timber

Lucas EppVice President & Head of Engineering, StructureCraftBranch 3D: A Mass Timber Paradigm Shift; Creating the Future of Mass Timber Construction

John KleinCEO, Generate TechnologiesGenerate 0.10: Next-generation workflow that digitally connects design to manufacturing and assembly

Amir Shahrokhi, B. Arch, M.Arch.Associate Principal, Director of Innovation, Aspect Structural Engineers

Panel Discussion
Costing Resources for Mass Timber Projects

Brandon Brooks, MBA, PMPConstruction Management Program Manager, Woodworks

Brandon will be leading a discussion with several
industry experts – please stay tuned.

10:30am –

Keynote: Volumetric Modules with CLT Shells, A Massive European Success Story

Christian KaufmannManaging Director, Kaufmann Bausysteme

Time TBD

Is Hybrid Mass Timber the Future of Building Construction?

Nick MilestoneVice President, Projects & Construction, Mercer Mass TimberMass Timber / Cold-Formed Steel Frame Hybrids – A Manufacturer’s Perspective

Dean Lewis, P.E. , S.E.Director of Mass Timber and Prefabrication, SkanskaMass Timber Hybrids at Different Scales – A General Contractor’s Perspective

Tanya Luthi, P.E., S.E.Director of Engineering, TimberlabDesigning Mass Timber Hybrids – An Engineer’s Perspective

Insuring Success for Mass Timber Projects

Nate HelbachPartner & CEO, The Neutral Project

Sheldon OppermannCFO & General Counsel, Timber + Partners