Agenda

Agenda

Event Agenda

Calling all innovators, disruptors, and forward-thinkers…

We believe that a greater use of cross-laminated timber and other mass timber products in mid- to high-rise building construction is the innovative, disruptive, modern, and sustainable choice necessary for building in a fast-growing world.

And we believe in giving our conference attendees the highest quality experience for your event dollar — a relentless pursuit of value so you can learn more, connect better, build smarter, and take your business to the next level while helping make the world a better place.

Agenda

All activities take place at the Oregon Convention Center

777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

View a map of the OCC

Conference Event Tracks

Track 1: Reimagining Our Cities

Track 2: Project Delivery With Mass Timber: New Product, New Process

Track 3: Building Performance: Design & Implementation

Track 4: Overcoming Barriers & Growing The Market

Event Update

CALL FOR SPEAKERS
Submit your presentation nominations by Friday, October 11, 2019.
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Schedule

Conference Schedule

Monday, March 23, 2020

1:00pm – 7:00pm

Exhibitor Set Up

Exhibit Hall B
General

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

6:00am – 8:00am

Check-In for Building Tours

Outside Hall B
General

Voodoo donuts and coffee/tea served to tour participants before the buses depart, courtesy of Henkel

Learn more about the tours.

NOTE: All tours involve at least one stop at an active construction site. All attendees must wear long pants and sturdy, close-toed shoes such as hiking or work boots. Anyone wearing short pants, skirts, dresses, raised heels, tennis shoes, open toed shoes or other attire not appropriate for an active construction site may be excluded from certain stops. Additional required protective equipment provided by conference organizers.

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7:00am – 5:00pm

Mass Timber Building Tours (Optional)

Portland, Western Oregon, Washington
General

Get an up-close look at Portland, western Oregon, and western Washington’s mass timber buildings and manufacturing.

  • Tour #1: Portland Buildings · Sponsored by D.R. Johnson Wood Innovations
  • Tour #2: Mass Timber Technical Academy · Sponsored by Oregon Forest Resources Institute
  • Tour #3: Mass Timber Equipment Mftg and Buildings · Sponsored by USNR

Learn more about the tours

NOTE: All tour attendees must ride on the provided buses—no riding to and from tour stops in separate vehicles is allowed. All tours involve at least one stop at an active construction site. Attendees must wear long pants and sturdy, close-toed shoes such as hiking or work boots. Anyone wearing short pants, skirts, dresses, raised heels, tennis shoes, open toed shoes or other attire not appropriate for an active construction site may be excluded from certain stops. Additional required protective equipment provided by conference organizers.

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8:00am – 4:30pm

Exhibitor Set Up

Exhibit Hall B
General

Coffee and donuts served to exhibitors, courtesy of Henkel

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5:30pm – 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Kallesoe Machinery and Katerra

Take advantage of this powerful evening to network with mass timber experts from around the world before the hustle and bustle of the main event.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar.

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

6:30am – 8:00am

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall A
General

Sponsored by Rubner Holzbau

The breakfast menu includes:

  • Mushroom, tomato, spinach scramble
  • Carmelized onion potatoes
  • Country pork sausage links
  • Crisp bacon
  • Fresh sliced fruit in season
  • Breakfast pastries
  • Assorted juices
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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8:00am – 9:45am

General Session

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Kickoff and Committee Welcome
Arnie Didier · COO · Forest Business Network


Keynote Presenters Announced Fall 2019


Housekeeping
Tom Waddell · VP Marketing & Sales · Forest Business Network

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9:45am – 10:30am

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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10:30am – 12:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch and Exhibitor Appreciation

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Rothoblaas

The lunch menu includes an outstanding Italian buffet with:

  • Salad of artichoke hearts, feta cheese, kalamata olives, sun dried tomatoes, roasted red and yellow bell peppers, pine nuts, curly endive, bibb lettuce, torn greens and xeres vinaigrette
  • Orzo salad, roasted vegetables, balsamic onions, Briar Rose Creamery goat cheese
  • Ricotta cheese tortellini, parmesan fondue, pine nuts
  • Chicken saltimbocca, prosciutto, sage, pan juices
  • Garlic breadsticks
  • Tiramisu, cannoli
  • Iced tea and lemonade

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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2:45pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Assorted cookies
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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3:30pm – 5:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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3:30pm – 5:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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5:00pm – 6:30pm

Happy Hour Reception

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Hexion and Swinerton Mass Timber

Join us for happy hour and outstanding connection-building at the conclusion of the educational sessions.

Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and no-host bar.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

6:30am – 8:00am

Breakfast

Exhibit Hall A
General

Sponsored by Rubner Holzbau

The breakfast menu includes:

  • Vegetable frittata
  • Country fried red potatoes
  • Canadian bacon
  • Chicken apple sausage
  • Fresh sliced fruit in season
  • Breakfast pastries
  • Assorted juices
  • Freshly brewed coffee and tea

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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8:00am – 9:45am

General Session

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Kickoff and Committee Welcome
Arnie Didier · COO · Forest Business Network


Keynote Presenters Announced Fall 2019


Housekeeping
Tom Waddell · VP Marketing & Sales · Forest Business Network

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9:45am – 10:30am

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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10:30am – 12:00pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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10:30am – 12:00pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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12:00pm – 1:15pm

Lunch and Exhibitor Appreciation

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Rothoblaas

The lunch menu includes an awesome sandwich spread of:

  • Smoked turkey breast, honey glazed ham, roast beef, Tillamook cheddar, swiss cheese, sliced tomatoes, green leaf lettuce, red onion, kosher pickle spears, pepperoncini, and traditional condiments
  • Penne pasta salad, potato salad
  • Sliced bread: sourdough, nine-grain, and white
  • Fresh baked cookies and brownies
  • Iced tea and lemonade

Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan alternatives will be available to those who select those options when registering for their pass(es).

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

A Meeting Rooms 105–106
Track 1

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 113–114
Track 2

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

B Meeting Rooms 115–116
Track 3

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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1:15pm – 2:45pm

C Meeting Rooms 123–124
Track 4

Moderator:
To be determined


Presentations announced Fall 2019

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2:45pm – 3:30pm

Networking Break with Refreshments

Exhibit Hall B
General

Sponsored by Sustainable Forestry Initiative

Build connections and relax. Enjoy:

  • Lemon and berry fruit bars
  • Portland Roasting regular and decaf coffee
  • Hot organic Choice tea
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3:30pm – 5:00pm

Special Keynote "Fireside" Chat

Oregon Ballrooms 201–203
General

Sponsored by Forest Business Network

Grab a cup of coffee and a snack, sit back and relax. Gather in the ballroom for a powerful discussion with some of the top minds and companies using mass timber to build a better world.

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