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2nd Annual Architectural Design with Wood
May 24-25, 2007

107 Richardson Hall
Oregon State University - Corvallis, Oregon


The Oregon Wood Innovation Center offers a wide variety of high quality educational courses to manufacturers, specifiers, and users of wood and wood-based products.

The 2nd annual Architectural Design with Wood course was designed to provide specifiers with an understanding of wood as a sustainable building material.

Below are some comments from the 2006 course:

"I know understand the REAL cost of materials"
"Seminar was very clear and informative"
"I have changed the way I specify materials based on this course" 

*General and Health/Safety CEU's are offered and granted by AIA.

Members are asked to include their membership id number on the online registration form. Non-members can sign-up at onsite for credits.

  • Increase knowledge among Oregon builders and architects about using wood as a sustainable building material.
  • Increase awareness of Oregon builders and architects about wood products produced by the Oregon wood products industry.

REGISTER HERE

Chris Knowles
Program Assistant
Oregon Wood Innovation Center
Wood Science and Engineering
Oregon State University
P: (541) 737-1438
F: (541) 737-3385
   

DAY 1: Thursday, May 24

7:30 – 8:00 Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 Engineered Wood Products - Mike Drorbaugh, Senior Engineered Wood Specialist - The Engineering Wood Association (APA)

9:00 – 10:00 Testing and Design of Deck Ledger and Guardrail Post Connections to Improve Deck Safety - Dr. David Carradine, Research Engineer - Washington State University, Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory

10:00 – 10:30 Morning break

10:30 – 11:30 Design for Durability - Mike Drorbaugh, Senior Engineered Wood Specialist - The Engineering Wood Association (APA)

11:30 – 12:30 Wood as a Green Building Material - Environmental Profile of Wood Products - Dr. Jim Wilson, Vice President CORRIM and Professor Emeritus - Oregon State University

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 Creativity in Wood Design - Ed Quesenberry – S.E., Equilibrium Engineers, LLC, Portland, OR

2:30 – 3:30 Seismic Design with Wood - Dr. Rakesh Gupta, Associate Professor - Oregon State University

3:30 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:00 Wood in the Human Environment – Dr. Chris Knowles, Research Assistant - Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University

DAY 2: Friday, May 25

7:30 – 8:00 Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 Innovative Wood Products - Scott Leavengood, Director - Oregon Wood Innovation Center, Oregon State University

9:00 – 10:00 Panel discussion of Halsell Hall project – a 4-story wood-frame dorm on the OSU campus
Trace Ward, GLAs Architectural Group
Jeff Hudleston, KPFF Consulting Engineers
David Raleigh, OSU construction manage

10:00 – 10:30 Morning break

10:30 – 11:30 Panel discussion on environmental impacts of using wood
Rick Fletcher, Benton County Forestry Extension Agent
Dr. Jim Wilson, Vice President CORRIM and Professor Emeritus – Oregon State University
Ryan Temple, Sustainable Northwest - Healthy Forests, Healthy
 Communities Partnership Director

 


REGISTER HERE


Registration Fee(s):
Early Bird Registration: $150 per person before April 24, 2007
Regular Registration: $200 per person April 25 - May 18, 2007
Registration Deadline: May 18, 2007

Registration includes: course materials, professional instruction, lunch and breaks throughout.

If you have chosen to pay by credit card, your card will be processed within one week of registering.

If you plan to pay by check, please make checks payable to Oregon State University (Federal Tax ID: 936001786) and send to:

Attn: Tyler Lamberts, Conference Assistant
OSU Conference Services
100 LaSells Stewart Center
Corvallis, OR 97331

For payments being made by OUS index, the accountant for OSU Conference Services will process the payment and provide a record of the transaction for your information. If you have chosen to pay by Purchase Order, an invoice will be sent to you shortly.

Receipts
Original receipts will be distributed at the conference. If you need a receipt in advance of the conference for reimbursement purposes, please contact OSU Conference Services at 1-800-678-6311 to request a copy of your receipt.

Cancellations and Refunds
All cancellation requests need to be made in writing (via email or regular mail) on or before May 1. Cancellation requests made by that date are eligible for a full refund of the registration fees (minus a $50 administrative fee). Requests for refunds after the cancellation cut-off date will not be granted, however substitutions will be allowed.

 

Getting to OSU (click here for directions and campus map)

Parking
Parking is available at the Reser Stadium visitors lot or the new OSU Parking Garage - both are located off of Western Blvd & 35th or Jefferson Way. Permits are required to park on-campus and may be purchased for $5 per day from parking lot kiosks or by contacting OSU Parking Services directly at (541) 737-2583.

Lodging
Attendees are responsible for all hotel reservations.

Reservations may be made online or by contacting the Hilton Garden Inn-Corvallis directly at (541) 752-5000.

Many other area accommodations can be found by browsing the Corvallis Tourism site.
 

For more information and/or registration questions please contact:

Tyler Lamberts , Conference Assistant

OSU Conference Services
100 LaSells Stewart Center
Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-4898
toll-free (800) 678-6311
Program Presented by:
Oregon State University
College of Forestry

OSU Conference Services
100 LaSells Stewart Center - Corvallis, OR 97331
(541) 737-6439 or toll-free (800) 678-6311