Training & Events

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Surface Design Show

Location: London

Time: Three days

Organiser: Surface Design Show

Venue: Business Design Centre

Over 170 companies will be showcasing the widest possible range of surface materials, plus some 45 different presentations on 4 purpose built stages across the 3-days of the show.

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Timber Rising - Vertical Visions for the Cities of Tomorrow

Location: London

Time: Various

Organiser: Studio Woode and Clare Farrow

Venue: Roca London Gallery

A timber revolution is in the air. In the last decade, a new phenomenon has occurred in architectural practice: the beginning of high-rise building in wood. A number of architects, working closely with world-class scientists and engineers, are experimenting with new engineered timber products including...

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ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo

Location: London

Time: 9:00 - 17:00, Drinks until 19:00

Organiser: ASBP

Venue: UCL Roberts Building, Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Buildings can be conceived and delivered in new ways that enhance the mental and physical health of occupants. The ASBP’s Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo once again brings together leaders in the construction and healthcare industries to explore exciting opportunities for a healthier, low carbon...

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Innovations in Biogenic Building

Location: London

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Organiser: ASBP and The Bartlett School of Architecture

Venue: The Bartlett School of Architecture UCL, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB

Join ASBP and The Bartlett School of Architecture to hear about recent developments in the field of biogenic building design from some of the leaders in the field, followed by drinks.   The programme includes:  The Future of Timber Construction – Andrew Lawrence, Global Timber Specialist,...

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Timber in Construction Materials

Location: London

Time: 13:30

Organiser: SCI

Venue: SCI, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PS

The use of timber as a structural material is not new. It has been used in construction for thousands of years and, arguably, it is our oldest building material. Although essentially made of cellulose, the chemical properties of timber are inherently complex. It is this...

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Materials for Architecture

Location: London

Time: N/A

Organiser: Materials for Architecture

Venue: ILEC Centre

After a successful debut event in April 2017, Materials for Architecture will return to the ILEC Centre in West London, 4 minutes walk from West Brompton tube and overground station. Embracing the event’s ethos of innovation in the development and specification of materials for architecture, construction, and design, the coming...

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Institute of Carpenters' Members' Day 2018

Location: London

Time: 10:30

Organiser: Institute of Carpenters

Venue: Carpenters' Hall, London

TRADA information will be available at the Institute of Carpenters' Members' Day.

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2018

Location: London

Time: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Organiser: Clerkenwell Design Week

Venue: Various

The festival provides a world-class showcase of leading UK and international designers, brands and companies across showroom events, exhibitions, live talks, workshops and installations.

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Woodbuild Wales 2018 – The offsite timber revolution

Location: Cardiff

Time: 9am - 5pm

Organiser: Woodknowledge Wales

Venue: Cardiff Metropolitan University

Offsite timber construction has the potential to substantially improve the efficiency of housing delivery in Wales. But will the shift from site-based building to factory-based manufacturing also improve the quality of outcome? If so, how? If not, what needs to change? In order to create...

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Masterclass: Design Optimisation

Location: London

Time: 10:30-17:00

Organiser: Passivhaus Trust

Venue: Saint-Gobain Innovation Centre, 95 Great Portland Street, W1W 7NY

Nick Grant, Elemental Solutions and Sally Godber, WARM: Low Energy Building Practice will share their experiences of working on all kinds of projects in the UK.   Sally and Nick are Passivhaus Designers with many years of experience working on all kinds of projects from tiny...

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Eurocode 5 Connections

Location: High Wycombe

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

Building upon the essentials workshop on design to Eurocode 5, this course is aimed at engineers who have had some experience with timber structures. The day starts with an introduction to fasteners which then develops into the EC5 method of connection calculations.   This course only is...

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Solid Wood Solutions

Location: Warwick

Time: 8.45 am - 4.00 pm

Organiser: Solid Wood Solutions

Venue: The Oculus, University of Warwick

Six years on since the first event, Solid Wood Solutions is back by popular demand!. The event will reflect the swift upward trajectory that materials such as cross laminated timber (CLT) are now on as a sustainable, structural alternative to steel and concrete.   Solid...

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London Design Fair

Location: London

Time: All-day event

Organiser: London Design Fair

Venue: Old Truman Brewery

Located in the creative heart of East London, the London Design Fair is a four-day industry event that brings together 550 exhibitors from 36 countries, including; independent designers, established brands, international country pavilions, features and exhibitions. As the most international trade destination during the annual...

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Timber Expo 2018

Location: Birmingham

Time: 10am - 5pm

Organiser: Media 10

Venue: NEC Birmingham

Timber Expo is an annual trade show in the UK, covering a breadth of timber applications from timber frame, sawmills, merchants, glulam, SIPs, CLT, fixings and fastenings, timber cladding, doors/windows, mouldings, skirtings and flooring.   Timber Expo is supported by industry associations including TRADA, STTC,...

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Grading Scaffold Boards

Location: High Wycombe

Time: 3 Day Event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

A practical three-day course to grade scaffold boards set out in BS 2482:2009 specification for timber scaffold boards.  You should attend this course if you grade, band and issue new scaffold boards.   This course only is £590 +VAT for non-members and £550 +VAT for members....

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Fire Doors Explained

Location: High Wycombe

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

 A CPD certified seminar and fire test demonstration day designed to present an overview of fire door design, manufacture, testing, installation and certification. Through a combination of live fire demonstrations, pre-recorded films and seminars, Exova BM TRADA will explain:    how fire doors are tested,...

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Timber Frame Construction

Location: Wednesbury

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: 3, Wednesbury One, Black Country New Rd, Wednesbury, WS10 7NZ

This course is written to provide practical information of all aspects of timber frame construction. It explores reasons why timber frame has become such a popular method of building and aims to provide a better overall understanding of timber frame during design, the construction phase...

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Visual Strength Grading - Hardwoods

Location: High Wycombe

Time: 3-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Exova BM TRADA, High Wycombe

A practical three-day course to grade hardwood to the visual strength grades set out in BS 5756: 2007+A1:2011 'Specification for visual grading of hardwood'.   This course is £715 +VAT for non-members and £625 +VAT for members.   You should attend this course if you are...

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Visual Strength Grading - Softwoods

Location: High Wycombe

Time: N/A

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: The Horse Trust

A practical five-day course to grade softwood to the visual strength grades set out in BS 4978: 2007+A1:2011 'Specification for visual grading of softwood'.   This course is £1190.00 +VAT for non-members and £1070.00 +VAT for members.   You should attend this course if you are involved...

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Visual Strength Grading - Softwoods Refresher

Location: High Wycombe

Time: N/A

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: The Horse Trust

A two-day refresher course aimed at any graders whose registration to the Q-Mark VSG Scheme has lapsed for 2 years or more. This provides an overview of the subject and takes place in the last two days of the visual strength grading - softwood course....

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The Better Timber Buildings conference

Location: London

Time: 9am - 4.30pm

Organiser: TRADA in partnership with Exova BM TRADA

Venue: The Royal Geographical Society

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...

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Fire Doors Explained

Location: High Wycombe

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

 A CPD certified seminar and fire test demonstration day designed to present an overview of fire door design, manufacture, testing, installation and certification. Through a combination of live fire demonstrations, pre-recorded films and seminars, Exova BM TRADA will explain:    how fire doors are tested,...

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Timber Frame Construction

Location: High Wycombe

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

This course is written to provide practical information of all aspects of timber frame construction. It explores reasons why timber frame has become such a popular method of building and aims to provide a better overall understanding of timber frame during design, the construction phase...

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Building with Timber - the only Carbon Neutral Material?

Location: Bristol

Time: 9:30am - 5pm

Organiser: The Green Register

Venue: The Foundation, Lower Ground Floor, St George's Rd, Bristol, BS1 5BE

Following The Green Register’s 2017 Hot Topic: 'The Renewables Revolution', this annual event returns for 2018 featuring a day of talks and illustrated case studies celebrating timber in all its myriad uses in construction. The speakers are from a wide variety of disciplines including architects,...

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Timber Frame Construction for Engineers

Location: High Wycombe

Time: All-day event

Organiser: Exova BM TRADA

Venue: Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, Hughenden Valley, High Wycombe, HP14 4ND

This course looks at the fundamentals of timber frame construction from an engineering perspective and should help engineers and designers involved in the industry to gain an in-depth understanding of how these systems work. The day starts with an introduction to the concept of timber...

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