Mass Timber Summit

Event Date: 
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

In recent years, Oregon has established a reputation around the world as a hub for green technology. The next step in innovation may come from a well-established resource—our forests. Mass Timber presents a new opportunity for Oregon to foster the innovation that grows and develops the advanced wood manufacturing industry, and to reinvigorate the natural resources based economies that once made our rural communities strong. This event features industry experts from around the globe and will focus on how to pair our innovation with our natural resources to become the U.S.

Mass Timber Conference Tour

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 12:45pm to 3:15pm

Mass Timber Conference delegates will visit OSU to learn about the TallWood Design Institute and visit our extensive research and testing facilities, guided by students and faculty members. Representatives from Michael Green Architecture will be on hand to introduce the two innovative new wood buildings that are set to begin construction this spring - our A.A. Red Emerson Advanced Wood Processing Laboratory and the new Peavy Hall, future home to the OSU College of Forestry.

Mass Timber Conference, Portland, OR

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 5:30pm to Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 5:00pm

TallWood Design Institute will be on hand as a sponsor and exhibitor at the second Mass Timber Conference, Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR. Come by the booth, meet students and staff and learn about what we do. Faculty members will be presenting on current research projects during the conference.

Wood Solutions Fair

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

Visit the TallWood Design Institute booth at the Wood Solutions Fair, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle. 

AAA/WSE/CCE Mass Timber Research Symposium

Event Date: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

The TallWood Design Institute is hosting a semi-annual Research Symposium, to be held at Richardson Hall, Room 107, College of Forestry, Oregon State University on June 20th, 2017.

2017 Mass Timber Rising Tour & Workshop

Event Date: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

The TallWood Design Institute is excited to participate in a panel discussing Oregon's leadership in mass timber production and construction at the 2017 Montana Mass Timber Rising Tour & Workshop. Hosted by the Forest Business Network in Columbia Falls, MT; the day will start with a tour of the cross-laminated timber manufacturing company, Smartlam, followed by a public workshop.


Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 8:00am to Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 3:00pm

The TallWood Design Institute is pleased to present "Wood Skycrapers: CLT & High-rise Buildings" with DR Johnson's president, Valerie Johnson, at the Woodworking Network Leadership Forum preceding the AWFS Fair in Las Vegas, NV on July 18th, 2017. Iain and Valerie will detail exciting developments in wood materials supporting a supply chain for timber towers.

AEC Hackathon PDX and Timber Tech Summit

Event Date: 
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

TallWood Design Institute is excited to be a host and sponsor of the 30th AEC Hackathon and Timber Tech Summit, to be held July 21st to 23rd at the University of Oregon's White Stag Building in downtown Portland. The AEC (Architecture, Engineering, Construction) Hackathon was created to give those designing, building, and maintaining our built environment the opportunity to collaborate with cutting edge technologies and their developers and designers. It’s a weekend of geeking at its finest for improving the industries that affect all that live or work in a house or building.

Society for Building Science Educators Annual Retreat 2017

Event Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 3:00pm to Friday, July 28, 2017 - 9:00am

Judith Sheine, representing the TallWood Design Institute, has been invited to speak at the 2017 Annual Retreat for the Society of Building Science Educators in July in beautiful Sublimity, Oregon. This three-day retreat includes topices ranging from high performance building assemblies to passive house curriculum to biomimicry and parametric design. 

2017 Mid-Atlantic Wood Solutions Fair

Event Date: 
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Visit the TallWood Design Institute booth at the Mid-Atlantic Wood Solutions Fair, Walter E Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C. 

Woodrise Congress 2017

Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, September 15, 2017 - 12:30pm

Visit the TallWood Design Institute booth at the Woodrise Congress in Bordeaux, France in September.