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Designing and Engineering Mass Timber Buildings in the Pacific Northwest

May 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm PDT

  • In Person
Regional In-Person Seminar & Networking Happy Hour (Portland, OR)

Part 1 will take a detailed look at a number of critical design and construction topics for tall timber buildings, including high-rise and sprinkler requirements, options for lateral force-resisting systems, fire design for penetrations, connections and abutting panels, shaft wall considerations, acoustics performance, and construction fire safety practices.

Part 2 will cover the detailing and design requirements for the newly defined CLT shear walls and diaphragms found in the SPDWS and the range of seismic design parameters (e.g., R values) recognized for CLT shear wall in ASCE 7-22.


Speaker: Kate Carrigg, PE, WoodWorks

Earn 2.0 AIA/CES HSW LU, 2.0 PDH credits or 0.2 ICC credits


Networking happy hour to follow from 4:30-6:00 pm

  • Event Parking: The Embassy Suites offers both valet and self-parking options.
    • Valet Parking: Please pull up to the front entrance of the hotel at 319 SW Pine Street
      • Valet parking rates: $7/hour
      • Parking can be paid for at the front desk of the hotel.
    • Self-Parking:
      • The entrance to the self-parking garage is located on SW 4th Avenue in between Oak and Pine Streets.
      • A discounted event parking rate of $10 will be available for Woodworks attendees (not valid for valet or for overnight parking). Please be sure to pick up a parking voucher from the Woodworks registration desk near the entrance to the Queen Marie Ballroom prior to your departure in order to get the voucher for the $10 rate You will need to insert your original parking ticket into the machine followed by the voucher. The machine accepts credit or debit cards.

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For questions or additional information, please contact:

Jaime Krohn, CMP | | (312) 841-8272



Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
319 SW Pine St, Queen Marie Ballroom
Portland, OR 97204 United States