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Sustainable timber construction: Exploring engineered timber as a climate friendly building solution

  • Date(s)
    Thursday, 31 October 2019
  • Time(s)
    From 9:00 AM
  • Venue
    National Botanic Gardens Conference Centre, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

About the event

Organised by the WoodProps Programme at NUI Galway, the Wood Marketing Federation and the Society of Irish Foresters, this seminar will explore the use of engineered timber in large-scale and tall timber construction as well as the use of timber in modular construction with examples from Ireland and the UK. Practicing engineers and architects will speak of their experiences constructing substantial projects utilising engineered wood products as the primary structural material.

Chair: Des O’Toole - Marketing and Communications Director at Forest Industries Ireland and President of the Irish Bioenergy Association


9:00am: Registration

9:30am:  Welcome: Prof. Annette Harte, WoodProps, NUI Galway

9:40am: David Gil-Moreno/Conan O'Ceallaigh, WoodProps Programme, NUI Galway

10:00am: John Spittle/Johannes Rebhahn, Head of International Timber Projects, WEIHAG

10:25am: Bryan Carroll, Structural Engineer, Punch Consulting Engineers

10:50am:  Tea/Coffee

11:20am: Mike Haslam, Director, Haslam and Co Architects

11:45am: Diane Harrington, Bucholz McEvoy Architects

12:30pm: Q & A


Free however booking is essential. Please use the link provided.

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