15 November 2018 – Royal Geographical Society, London

TRADA is excited to introduce Better Timber Buildings, a stimulating one-day conference focused on inspiring and improving timber's competitive advantage by learning from our collective experience. Set aside 15 November 2018 and join us at the Royal Geographical Society in the heart of London for a day of talks, Q&As, and energetic discussion.


Run by TRADA in partnership with its service provider Exova BM TRADA, the conference is aimed at everyone – from architects and engineers to suppliers and clients – and aspires to support individuals looking to hone their talents when it comes to designing superb structures in timber. The day will involve four central sessions and attempts to unite inspirational case studies with practical hands-on guidance where high-performance is critical.


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 09.00 – 10.00

Registration and refreshments

 10.00 – 10.10

Welcome and introduction

 10.10 – 11.10

Set the scene and inspire

 11.10 – 11.40

Refreshments & networking

 11.40 – 12.40

Power of guidance: encapsulating past experience

 12.40 – 13.40


 13.40 – 14.40

Tackling critical performance criteria: fire safety and durability

 14.40 – 15.10

Refreshments & networking

 15.10 – 16.10

Learning from history – from our successes and mistakes

 16.10 – 16.20

Closing remarks


For full details, including speakers, detailed talk descriptions and more, please download the conference brochure 


Booking information

Delegate places are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.


 All rates excluding VAT

Early bird rate

Until 12/10/2018

Standard rate

From 13/10/2018

 TRADA member

£89 £99 


£109  £119 




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