WoodWorks 2021 Programme

Registered Architects are eligible for 70 NZRAB CPD points for attendance at this conference.
DAY ONE  |
 21 Sept 2021
Pre-Conference Events

10.00am - 1.00pm

BRANZ Workshop
BRANZ are running a free 3-hour workshop on fire controls, energy efficiencies, timber durability and environmental benefits. Click here for further Details.

1.00pm - 5.00pm

Red Stag CLT Plant | One-Hour Site Visits
Group numbers are strictly limited on each hourly tour starting at 1:00pm through 4:00pm. Tours start from Red Stag Waipa's site carpark. Click here for further Details.

5.00pm - 7.00pm

Networking Icebreaker – MEET & GREET at Distinction Hotel

Venue: Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre,
390 Fenton Street,
Rotorua

DAY TWO  |   22 Sept 2021
Conference Sessions

7.45am

Welcome & Introduction

John Stulen, WoodWorks NZ

Session 1: Case Study: Clearwater Quays Apartments – Primary Growth Partnership

8.00am

Keynote Address: Linking Government Policy & Procurement for Sustainable Supply Chains

Jason Wilson, Director - Sector Investment, Te Uru Rākau – New Zealand Forest Service

8.30am

A 5-Storey Mass Timber Demonstration Building – It’s Role in Building for Climate Change

Marty Verry, Group CEO & Chair, Red Stag Group

8.50am

Clearwater Quays Architecture: Showcasing Wood in Design for Apartment Living

Phillip Howard, Principal & Registered Architect, Pacific Environments

9.10am

Rapid Technology Quantifies Advantages of Timber Design & Carbon Sequestration

Barry Lynch, Director & Quantity Surveyor & Eoin McLoughlin, Quantity Surveyor, Logic Group

9.40am

Panel Discussion + Q&A

10.00am

Morning Tea & Networking

Session 2: Emerging Growth Markets for Mass Timber and Mitigating Climate Change

10.30am

Case Studies Showcasing Adaptive Reuse & Mass Timber – Opportunities for Balancing Carbon

Chris Scott, Principal – Registered Architect, JASMAX

11.05am

Build-To-Rent Case Study: New Ground Living

Roy Thompson, Managing Director, New Ground Capital

11.40am

Build-To-Rent: An Opportunity for Engineered Wood and Commercial Builders

Shamubeel Eaqub, Economist, Sense Partners

12.20pm

Panel Discussion + Q&A

12.30pm

Lunch & Networking

Session 3: Showcase Projects: Engineered Wood Design & Hybrid Construction

1.45pm

3.1 Case Study Introduction: Te Ara o Puanga (Mary Potter Hospice Apartments)

Daniel Wellington, BDM Engineering Building Solutions, MiTek New Zealand

2.00pm

3.2 Case Study: From Paper to Reality - Te Ara o Puanga (Mary Potter Hospice Apartments)

Daniel Moroder, Structural Engineer, PTL Structural Consultants

2.30pm

3.3.1 The Tools Required to Advocate for Mass Timber - (Perspectives From a Small Christchurch Design Studio)

Bernie O'Fagan, Owner, RM Designs

3.3.2 Potential NZS 3602 Changes Relating to Engineered Wood Products

Tripti Singh, Team Leader (Wood Science Design) & Project Leader (Bioactives, Wood Protection), Scion
3.00pm

Afternoon Tea & Networking

Session 4: Focus on Design – Fire Codes for Architects + Kainga Ora Multi-Residential Building System Comparisons

3.30pm

4.1 “Fire Safety of Mass Timber: The Devil is in the Detail”?

Jonathon Beardmore, Senior Fire Engineer, Crossfire

4.00pm

4.2 Generation 2 & 3 Case Studies: Mass Timber & Other Systems – How do they compare?

Matt Noyes, Director – Commercial Group, Kainga Ora

4.30pm

4.3 Kainga Ora Projects: Constructability and Practical Perspectives

Alastair Miles, Owner, Miles Construction Ltd

5.00pm

Networking in Sponsors Exhibition Area

Red Stag Site Visit | Pre-Conference | Further Details

CLT Plant Tour Information:

  1. Red Stag management reserves the right to limit access or refuse entry to their site to anyone at their own discretion at any time.
  2. Limited spaces are available for a limited number of WoodWorks 2021 Conference delegates (first come, first served) for a short tour to the Red Stag Wood Solutions Engineered Wood Product (EWP) plant tour departing from the Red Stag Investments Building (Black and Grey building in front of Red Stag Timber reception), at the end of the Waipa site carpark just south of Rotorua on the edge of Whakarewarewa Forest (Waipa State Mill Road). Tours depart from the red Stag Investments building and leave every hour, precisely on the hour. If you miss your allotted tour start time your place will be forfeited.
  3. Group numbers are strictly limited on each hourly tour starting at 1:00pm through 4:00pm on Tuesday 21 September. Closed footwear and long pants must be warn and the taking of photographs is not permitted (images can be requested and distributed by Red Stag to interested parties). All health and safety briefings and warnings must be adhered to for you to participate in each tour.
  4. For directions to the tour starting point use this address: Red Stag Investments, Waipa State Mill Road, Whakarewarewa, Rotorua 3074.

BRANZ Workshop | Pre-Conference Details

BRANZ are running a free 3-hour workshop on fire controls, energy efficiencies, timber durability and environmental benefits. This pre-conference workshop starts at 10am on Tuesday 21 September 2021. Please note this is a separately bookable event and, while registration to WoodWorks 2021 is recommended, this is not required to attend. For further details and to register, clock on the button below.

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