Seminars, Meetings and Workshops

Presentation at WSTC (Jan.27, 2014)

Presentation by: Dr. Zhiqiang Wang

Title : Research on mixed wood species CLT and LSL-lumber composite CLT

Date : January 27

Time : 12:00pm

Place : WSTC (Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre; 1350 Regent Street, Fredericton) Room 222

Seminar at WSTC (Nov.27, 2013)

Where: Room 222, Hugh John Flemming Forestry Centre

When: 11:30 – 13:30, Nov. 27, 2013 (Wednesday)


  • Dr. Y. H. Chui: How to prepare an English paper for a scientific journal?
  • Dr. Takuro Mori: Experimental study of the pull-out strength of LSB connection in CLT
  • Dr. Xiaojun Yang: Investigation into the rolling shear properties of structural composite panels using two-plate shear tests

If you are interested in attending, please contact Dr. Meng Gong at

Eastern Canadian Section – Forest Products Society Annual General Meeting, Fredericton, NB, May 29 - 30, 2013

Click here for the Program.


Don Roberts – Vice-Chairman CIBC Wholesale Banking

Garry Forward: Newfoundland and Labrador Government

Patrice Tardif: Forest Products Society President

Jonathan Levesque: Group Savoie

Diana Blenkhorn: Presedent and CEO, Maritine Lumber Bureau 

Isabelle Des Chênes VP Market Relations & International Trade - Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC)

Dr. Sally Krigstin Professor - Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto

Julie Towers Nova Scotia Ministry of Natural Resources

Chris Ward Analyst - New Brunswick Department of Natural Resources

Brent Eagan Technical Services Superintendent - Arbec Forest products GP, Miramichi Division

Brown Bag Seminar

Speaker: Dr. Jianping Sun

Topic: My research at NEFU and UNB

Time: 12:00pm, April 29, 2013 (Monday)

Location: WSTC Boardroom

Dr. Sun is Associate Professor with Northeast Forestry University. His research interests are:

  • Non-destructive testing and evaluation of wood-based composite material;
  • Optimization design about wood products;
  • Wood adhesives and wood-based composite materials from renewable natural resources; and
  • Furniture materials and furniture design and production.

Seminar on Implementing Digital Technologies in the Wood Industry

The Seminar on Implementing Digital Technologies in the Wood Industry held on February 12 and 13, 2013 at the University of New Brunswick was a success. To download a PDF copy of the presentations, please click the title on the list below:

  1. Digital Technology Adoption Pilot Program
  2. Supply Chain Management
  3. Does Mass Customization Pay Off?
  4. Wood Working Technology: What you Should Already be Using and What you Should be Getting Ready For
  5. Current Trends of Computer Controlled Machine Centers
  6. Did That Job Make Money?  Tracking Costs using Enterprise Resource Planning and Radio Frequency Identification
  7. Robotic Technologies in the Wood Industry
  8. Supply Chain Management and ImportingCross-Laminated Timber Symposium and Workshop

Cross-Laminated Timber Symposium and Workshop

The Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) symposium and workshop held on October 12 and 13, 2011 at the Delta Beausejour in Moncton, New Brunswick was a success. The symposium and workshop was attended by many, including CLT manufacturers, design professionals, researchers, architects, structural engineers, fire engineers, building officials, building science consultants, building contractors, and economic development officers. To download a PDF copy of the presentations, please click the title on the list below:

  1. Cross Laminated Timber Symposium and Workshop
  2. CLT: A Manufacturer's Perspective
  3. North American Market Perspective and Regulatory Requirements for CLT Construction
  4. Structural Performance and Design of CLT Building Systems
  5. CLT Structural Engineering Research in Europe (Part 1) (Part 2)
  6. CLT: Structural Designer's Perspective
  7. Fire Performance and Design of CLT Construction
  8. Alternative Solution Approach to Fire Design of CLT Buildings
  9. Serviceability and Building Envelope Design of CLT Construction
  10. Hybrid CLT Concrete Project
  11. CLT Construction in Western Canada (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3)
  12. CLT Construction in Eastern Canada
  13. CLT Projects in the UK