October 17-19, 2018
Portland, Oregon

Mass Timber & EWP Workshop 2018

Wednesday, October 17

9:10 a.m.—The Mass Timber and CLT Movement
Charles Gale, Principal, Doug Fir Consulting

9:30 a.m.—Developing a CLT and Glulam Business and Facility
Russ Vaagen, CEO, Vaagen Timbers

10 a.m.—Mass Timber Buildings
Ethan Martin, Regional Director, WoodWorks

10:30 a.m.—Global Breakthrough of CLT—Markets and Technologies
Dominik Wolfschuetz, Market Research Specialist, German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers Assn. (VDMA)
Gerhard Binder, Projecting and Sales, MINDA

11:00 a.m.—Mass Timber Partnerships
Evan Schmidt, Outreach Coordinator, TallWood Design Institute

11:30 a.m.—The Making Of Mass Plywood Panels
Tyler Freres, Vice President of Sales, Freres Lumber

TP&EE Exhibits, Lunch on Your Own

1:10 p.m.—Rising from the Ashes: Update on Swanson Group’s New Plywood Plant with Meinan Automated Green End
Steve Swanson, President and CEO, Swanson Group
Anna McCann, President, Merritt Machinery

2:00 p.m.—High-Performance Combustion Plants
Miguel Martinez, key account manager, Sugimat

2:30 p.m.—Always Survival of the Fittest: Veneer and Plywood Operations and Technologies
Moderator Dick Baldwin, managing partner, Oak Creek Investment
Stefan Eisenkohl, Head Sales and Market Director, Baumer Inspection