Eurocode 5 seminar 25 May: book your free place

Design solutions for complex timber structures

Published: 16/03/2016 00:00

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Metsä Wood and the Institution of Structural Engineers are joining forces for a one-off seminar on Eurocode 5 looking at design Solutions for Complex Timber Structures.  The seminar is for those who would like to learn more about the possibilities of building with timber, Eurocode 5 and design issues as well as interacting with selected experts in the field.

Specialist speakers attending the event include Professor Richard Harris who will be discussing structural analysis for complex timber structures, Dr Christian Malaga-Chuquitaype focusing on the subject of the design of tall timber buildings for extreme dynamic actions and Julian Marcroft who will look at the deflection and vibration of timber floors. Other speakers include:

  • Franco Moar from Rothoblaas on Connection Design through Eurocode 5 and ETA Document
  • Frank Werling, Metsä Wood on Introduction to Eurocodes
  • Ewa Ostrowska, Metsä Wood on Computer Aided Design BIM for Timber Structures

Click here to find out more about the event and for speaker profiles.

The seminar follows on from Metsä Wood's recent Plan B campaign where famous buildings were re-imagined through wood and designed in detail with the help of architects and engineers. Find out more about the different buildings examined including the Colosseum, the Empire State Building and the Reichstag -> PLAN B​.

The full day seminar, which is free of charge, takes place on 25th May, and will be based at Metsä Wood's head office in Lincolnshire. Take advantage of a free bus pick up and drop off from Peterborough train station to get you to and from the event.

​For more information and to book your free place, please email EC5workshop@metsagroup.com or via Eventbrite. Please let us know if you require transport to/from Peterborough train station, any dietary or access requirements and confirm your mobile telephone number so that we can contact you. 

Event Information:​

Date: Wednesday 25th May

Time: 9.30am - 4pm

Location: Metsä Wood Head Office, Fishtoft Road, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 0BJ

Price: Free

Availability: Limited (please book early to avoid disappointment)

Additional information:

Free pick up and drop off from Peterborough Train Station.

Tea, coffee and lunch provided.​​