Agenda (2022)

Tuesday, November 1
All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

Additional Purchase: Off-site Contruction Plant Tour

Tour one of the most advanced industrialized construction plants in North America, VBC’s 577,000 sq ft Tracy plant!Departure from the Moscone Center will be 8:45am and 9:45am, with three tour busses going.
We anticipate returning to the Moscone Center mid-afternoon.

Details & Pricing

5:00pm –

Opening Night Reception For all IWBC speakers, exhibitors and registered attendees at the Moscone Center

Wednesday, November 2
All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)
7:45am –

Welcome to IWBC!

Art Schmon, Managing Director IWBC, FEAWelcome Remarks

8:00am –

Room 308 / Keynote: The Outlook for the Economy, Modular Construction and Lumber Markets

Brendan LowneyPrincipal, Macroeconomics & Housing, FEA

Tom HardimanExecutive Director, Modular Building Institute

Paul JannkePrincipal, Lumber Markets, FEA

11:00am –

Room 308 / Keynote: Tomorrow’s Opportunity in Offsite Construction

Vaughan BuckleyFounder & CEO, Volumetric Building Companies (VBC)

1:30pm –

Room 303 /Innovations in Mass Timber Technology

Craig ApplegathPartner & Architect, DIALOG105 Story Zero Carbon Hybrid Mass Timber Tower

Mark Gaglione & Vincent DavenportDirectors Building and Material Sciences, EllisDonHybrid floor panels and Mass Timber Modular

Franco PivaFounder & CEO, ErgodomusDigital Model & DfMA – the new value engineering tools to lower the cost and the risk

ModeratorFrançois RobichaudPartner, FEA

Room 304 / Breakthrough Technology in Urban Housing Solutions

Oliver LangFounder, CEO Intelligent CityParadigm Shift – Making the Case for Industrialized Wood Construction

Nick Milestone Director of Projects, Mercer Mass Timber

Hal HinkleCEO, BamCoreMaking Urban Construction Carbon Negative

ModeratorPat LaytonProfessor & Director, Wood Utilization & Design, Clemson University

Room 305 / Is Offsite Construction Ready for Automation?

Steve GlennFounder & CEO, Plant PrefabIntroducing Arvin Hub, the First Hybrid Prefabrication Facility in the US

Ben Hershey4Ward Solutions Group

Ola SkoglundCOO, Randek RoboticsAutomation in Offsite Manufacturing: Why Should Our Industry be Different?

ModeratorDave CooperDave Cooper Live

3:30pm –

Room 308 / Keynote: The Power of Designing Homes as a Consumer Product

Jonathan ScherrCo-Founder & CEO, Juno

BJ SiegelCo-Founder & Head of Design, Juno

Thursday, November 3
All times are Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)
8:00am –

Room 308 / Keynote: Beyond the Grid: The Future of Sustainable Architecture

Lucas EppHead of Engineering, Structurecraft

Dennis R. BeckerDean, Natural Resource Policy, University of Idaho

Chris RobertsAssociate Principal, Opsis Architecture

11:00am –

Room 303 /Productizing Multifamily Modular Construction

Helena Lidelöw & Sara-Ann LoganChief Technical Officer & VP Design, Volumetric Building CompaniesVolumetric Modular: Customization to Productization

Patrick Chouinard, FounderFounder and VP Market Strategy & Communications, Element5The Missing Middle

ModeratorDave CooperDave Cooper Live

Room 304 / The Rise of Mass Timber in Multifamily

Eli GouldUS Representative, QWEB Wood Structure Group11 East Lenox, Boston: A Case Study

Alex YoonArchitect, Monte French Design Studio11 East Lenox, Boston: A Case Study

Mitch WarrenMass Timber Sales Manager, KalesnikoffThe Annex, Portland, OR: A Case Study

ModeratorRicky McLainSenior Technical Director, Tall Wood, WoodWorks

Room 305 / Boosting Design Productivity

Michael MarzyManaging Director, Dietrich’s SoftwareThe Benefits of a Digital Twin

Luke Whale & Gareth JonesChief Technical Officer, Daisy & Senior Principal Software Engineer, AutodeskAutomating Timber Design – a progress update from DAISY AI

Adrian MitchellBusiness Development, Rothoblaas CanadaHacking the Architectural Process: Mass Adoption of Mass Timber and Modular Construction

ModeratorFrançois RobichaudPartner, FEA

1:30pm –

Room 308 / Keynote: If It’s Not a System, It’s Not a Solution

Gerry McCaugheyFounder & Board Member, Entekra

3:30pm –

Room 303 /Holistic Integration with Mass Timber

Scott Barton-SmithPreconstruction Manager, TimberlabKeys to Integrating Mass Timber: What you Need to Know

Todd BeyreutherDirector of Product, Mercer Mass TimberMass Timber DfMA: Design YOUR Modular Catalog for Contract Manufacturing

Daniel GlaesslHead of Product Development, NabrCreating Consumer Value Through Systemic Design

ModeratorBill ParsonsVP Operations, WoodWorks

Room 304 / Moving to Net Zero Embodied Carbon with Mass Timber

Ashley CagleTechnical Director, WoodWorksHow Wood Supports a Low Carbon Future

Alexis FeitelTeam Carbon Unit Director, KL&A Engineers & BuildersReducing Embodied Carbon with Mass Timber: A Comparative Case Study

Aurimas BukauskasPhD, Senior Associate, Rocky Mountain InstituteLCA, EPD’s and the Embodied Carbon of Timber Products: A 30-Minute Crash Course

ModeratorAshley CagleTechnical Director, WoodWorks

Room 305 / Forming Partnerships & Changing an Industry — Panel Discussion

Andrew MeagherVP of Architecture & Engineering, Factory_OS

Mark DavisSenior Director of Research at Autodesk

Ryan McNultyPrincipal at MBH Architects

ModeratorRobert FouquetPartner, FEA