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!Depart from Moscone Center at 7:00am; return between 4:30 and 5:00pm Lunch included; Limited seats available (Maximum 3 seats per company).

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 –

Keynote: Tomorrow’s Opportunity in Offsite Construction

Vaughan BuckleyFounder & CEO, Volumetric Building Companies (VBC)

11:00am –

Keynote: The Outlook for

The Economy

Brendan LowneyPrincipal, Macroeconomics & Housing, FEA

Modular Construction

Tom HardimanExecutive Director, Modular Building Institute


Paul JannkePrincipal, Lumber Markets, FEA

1:30pm –

Track 1: 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

Track 2: 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

Track 3: 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 SkoglundCEO, RandekAutomation in Offsite Manufacturing: Why Should Our Industry be Different?

ModeratorDave CooperDave Cooper Live

3:30pm –

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 –

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 –

Track 1: 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

Track 2: 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

Track 3: Boosting Design Productivity

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

Luke WhaleChief Technical Officer, DaisyAutomating Timber Design – a progress update from DAISY AI

Adrian MitchellVP Sales & Business Development, Kreo SoftwareHacking the Architectural Process: Mass Adoption of Mass Timber and Modular Construction

ModeratorFrançois RobichaudPartner, FEA

1:30pm –

Keynote: If It’s Not a System, It’s Not a Solution

Gerry McCaugheyFounder & Board Member, Entekra

3:30pm –

Track 1: Holistic Integration with Mass Timber

Erica SpiritosPreconstruction Manager, Timberlab

Todd BeyreutherDirector of Product, Mercer Mass Timber

Cara EckholmHead of Growth, Nabr

ModeratorBill ParsonsVP Operations, WoodWorks

Track 2: 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 & Builders

Aurimas BukauskasPhD, Consulting Embodied Carbon Expert & Business DeveloperLCA, EPD’s and the Embodied Carbon of Timber Products: A 30-Minute Crash Course

ModeratorAshley CagleTechnical Director, WoodWorks

Track 3: Forming Partnerships & Changing an Industry — Panel Discussion

Ryan Kelley-CahillHead of Strategy & Operation at Factory_OS

Mark DavisSenior Director of Research at Autodesk

Ryan McNultyPrincipal at MBH Architects

ModeratorRobert FouquetPartner, FEA