Summer Wood Cluster Seminars in August

Posted by Rumin Mann
July 26th, 2012

Wood Works! BC will be holding the Summer Wood Cluster Seminars  in the Okanagan and Kootenays in August.

Plywood 101 – Paul Jaehrlich P.Eng. from CertiWood will provide a comprehensive overview of the Canadian plywood industry. Learn how to specify the right panel grades and wood species for the job including best practices for painting in exterior applications. He will also discuss the plywood manufacturing process and it’s quality control with an in-depth look at plywood’s engineering properties.

Mid-rise Three Years Later – Sukh Johal from Wood WORKS! BC will provide an update on where we are since the B.C. Building Code amendment in 2009 that allows for six-story light wood-frame construction. Learn about related design strategies for load transfer, shrinkage, and lateral design support including a summary discussion of a number of mid-rise projects.

This free, two-part luncheon seminar will be held in four locations across the Okanagan region:

August 13, 2012: Penticton – Penticton Lakeside Resort, Zinfandel Room
August 14, 2012: Kelowna – Prestige Inn, Regatta Room
August 15, 2012: Vernon – Prestige Hotel & Conference Centre, Okanagan Salon
August 16, 2012:  Kamloops РFour Points by Sheraton, Sundial Room

The seminars takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register before August 3, 2012 by contacting Linda Shauer at

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