Michigan Mass Timber Workshop

Workshop was held on July 25th, Eberhard Center Grand Rapids, MI


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Recent advancements in mass timber technology, coupled the desire for low carbon and renewable materials, has revitalized wood structural design.  The engaging aesthetic of wood coupled with the expected cost advantage for mass timber products is expected to bring wood into cityscapes.

This workshop brings together experts who have a diverse and deep knowledge of the development of the mass timber revolution in North America.

Learn about:

  • Latest developments in Mass Timber
  • Sustainable wood, sustainable forests
  • Mid-rise mass timber buildings
  • Recent Code and Standard changes related to Mass Timber
  • Mass Timber and fire retarding wood treatments 

Conference Planning committee

MIFBI would like to recognize and thank those who put in the time and effort to plan the Mass Timber Workshop:

Mark Rudnicki – Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute & Michigan Technological University

Archie Landreman – WoodWorks, Wood Products Council

David Neumann – Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Donna LaCourt – Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

George Berghorn – Michigan State University

Rich Bowman – The Nature Conservancy

Scott Robbins – Michigan Forest Products Council