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Thursday, October 8 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Expanding the Mass Timber Market: Revitalizing Rural Economies and Trending Toward Carbon Positive

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Hear from leaders expanding the mass timber movement throughout the US. Increasingly cost competitive, mass timber structures are proving their value-added benefits to developers, owners and institutions. Creating demand for this renewable material is helping to revitalize rural economies and opening the doors for carbon positive building sites.

This session has been approved for the following continuing education credits:

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Melissa Kroskey

Technical Director, WoodWorks – Wood Products Council

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Dan Whalen

Vice President, Design & Development, Harbor Bay Real Estate Advisors
Dan leads all aspects of Development for Harbor Bay, including acquisitions, leasing and design. Prior tojoining Harbor Bay, he was a Director of Development at Starwood Retail, where he led over $200,000,000 inredevelopment projects across the United States. He also spent time as... Read More →
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Peter MacKeith

Dean and Professor of Architecture, Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design, University of Arkansas
Peter MacKeith is dean and professor of architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas. Appointed in July, 2014, and reappointed for a second five year term in 2019, he is the fifth dean of the school and a nationally recognized design... Read More →
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Christopher Evans

Mass Timber Director, Swinerton
Chris is an experienced construction professional with a demonstrated history of completing difficult projects, including numerous mass timber buildings. Chris has been with Swinerton Builders since 2008 spending his first 7 years in Hawaii and his last 5 years in the Pacific Northwest... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm PDT