Training & Events

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Historic timber structures: assessment and reuse

Location: Online

Time: 10:00–17:30

Organiser: IStructE

Venue: N/A

This online course introduces timber as an engineering material, with a focus on its use in historic structures. It covers non-destructive techniques for condition assessment and strategies for the reuse of heritage structures.

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Timber #1: structures and construction detailing for garden designers

Location: Online

Time: 14:00–16:00 GMT

Organiser: Paul Hensey

Venue: N/A

From boundary structures, pergolas to path edging, timber is probably the most used material in any garden or landscape.  The inclusion of timber into external spaces requires an appreciation of the species that are available and most suitable as well as how they should be detailed...

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Young Researchers conference

Location: Online

Time: One-day

Organiser: IStructE

Venue: N/A

The Young researchers conference returns for its 23rd year. This online event features the best research projects from PhD students in structural engineering. Apply to present at next year's conference for an opportunity to showcase your research to other young researchers, young engineers and industry professionals....

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Mass Timber in the Circular Economy: Paradigm in Practice?

Location: Online

Time: 17:30–18:45

Organiser: ICE

Venue: N/A

Mass timber products like cross-laminated timber (CLT) have increased in popularity in the past decades stimulating an interest understanding the whole life cycle assessment of wood-based products compared to other construction materials.   However, given their relative novelty, there is little actual experience of what...

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International Mass Timber Conference

Location: Online

Time: Not Available

Organiser: Forest Business Network and WoodWorks / Wood Products Council

Venue: N/A

The Mass Timber Conference attracts professionals from across the forest, manufacturing, design, development, and construction industries, and is the largest gathering of mass timber experts in the world.   Explore the supply chain for cross-laminated timber (CLT), nail-laminated timber, glulam beams and panels, mass plywood panels,...

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wood4bauhaus Virtual Conference

Location: Virtual

Time: 10:00 – 16:00 CET

Organiser: wood4bauhaus

Venue: Virtual

Making the New European Bauhaus a great success: Nature-based solutions for citizens, society and our climate   The European Commission’s New European Bauhaus calls for a creative, interdisciplinary, novel movement embedded in the society to imagine together a sustainable future and to engage on a...

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Teaching timber – structural and civil engineering degrees

Location: Online

Time: 12:00–13:30 BST

Organiser: TRADA

Venue: N/A

Are you introducing timber as a material into your structural or civil engineering course? Would you like to access resources and a new publication that will give you, your university and your students a head start when incorporating timber into your teaching?   Lecturers and...

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Understanding structural timber products, how they are made and for what purposes they are used

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The Structural timber engineering series (May – June 2021) includes five sessions and delves into topics including: structural timber products, designing for durability, timber connections, and hybrid construction. It will be of particular interest to lecturers and practising engineers.   Understanding structural timber products, how...

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Key differences in approach between structural timber and structural steel

Location: Online

Time: 12:00- 13:30

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The Structural timber engineering series (May – June 2021) includes five sessions and delves into topics including: structural timber products, designing for durability, timber connections, and hybrid construction. It will be of particular interest to lecturers and practising engineers.   Key differences in approach between...

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Designing with moisture in mind in new and old timber buildings

Location: Online

Time: 12:00- 13:30

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The Structural timber engineering series (May – June 2021) includes five sessions and delves into topics including: structural timber products, designing for durability, timber connections, and hybrid construction. It will be of particular interest to lecturers and practising engineers.   Designing with moisture in mind...

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How timber components are connected

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The Structural timber engineering series (May – June 2021) includes five sessions and delves into topics including: structural timber products, designing for durability, timber connections, and hybrid construction. It will be of particular interest to lecturers and practising engineers.   How timber components are connected...

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Hybrid timber and steel construction

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:30

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The Structural timber engineering series (May – June 2021) includes five sessions and delves into topics including: structural timber products, designing for durability, timber connections, and hybrid construction. It will be of particular interest to lecturers and practising engineers.   Hybrid timber and steel construction...

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Eurocode 5: the essentials of timber design

Location: London

Time: 10:00–17:30

Organiser: IStructE

Venue: 47-58 Bastwick Street

This course offers an introduction to base and loadings Eurocodes and timber design to Eurocode 5.   Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, a member of the TRADA Technical Advisory Panel, and an...

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Eurocode 5: Connections and advanced topics in timber design

Location: London

Time: 10:00–17:30

Organiser: IStructE

Venue: 47-58 Bastwick Street

This course introduces advanced topics in timber design to Eurocode 5, including fasteners and connectors.   Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe Dr Keerthi Ranasinghe is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, a member of the TRADA Technical Advisory Panel, and an independent...

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What you need to consider when using and specifying timber

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The first session of the Fundamentals of timber series, which takes place on 6 July 2021, is ‘What you need to consider when using and specifying timber’.   It will be presented by Phil O’Leary, Technical Manager, at BM TRADA, and covers: the versatility of...

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Structural engineering with bamboo

Location: London

Time: 10:00–17:00

Organiser: IStructE

Venue: 47-58 Bastwick Street

This course will equip attendees with practical knowledge about structural design with bamboo stems (culms). The course considers aspects of concept design, detailed design and durability by design.

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Trees and the nature of wood

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:00

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The second session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Trees and the nature of wood’.   It will be presented by Phil O’Leary, Technical Manager, at BM TRADA, and covers:    What is a tree and how do its growth strategies affect its properties?...

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Offsite Expo

Location: Coventry

Time: 09:30 – 17:30/16:00

Organiser: Radar Communications

Venue: Ricoh Arena

Offsite Expo brings together those who are driving change in the construction sector – the event will play host to the leading UK and international offsite manufacturers and component suppliers over two days showcasing a broad spectrum of panelised, volumetric modular solutions, pod and prefabricated MEP...

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UKCW Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Time: 10:00–17:00

Organiser: Media 10

Venue: NEC Birmingham

UK Construction Week is the UK's largest built environment event

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Wood and timber properties

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The third session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Wood and timber properties’.   It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:   • Variability of timber.• Appearance – grain, texture, figure.• Density, reaction wood, juvenile wood, heartwood, sapwood, and...

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Moisture in timber: Part 1

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The fourth session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Moisture in timber, Part 1’.   It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:   • The most important timber issue to understand.• What is green timber or seasoned timber?• Understanding...

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The 2021 Inaugural Dinner of Timber Development UK

Location: Leonardo Royal London Hotel at St Paul’s, London.

Time: 7pm

Organiser: Timber Development UK

Venue:

Formerly the Timber Trade Federation Annual Dinner, ‘The 2021 Inaugural Dinner of Timber Development UK’ will take place on Wednesday 24 November – 7pm, at the Leonardo Royal London Hotel at St Paul’s.   This dinner is an ideal opportunity for everyone to come together for...

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Moisture in timber: Part 2

Location: Online

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time

Organiser: TRADA

Venue:

The fifth session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Moisture in timber, Part 2’.   It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:   • How much does timber shrink and how does this occur? (This is predictable.)• Shrinkage and...

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