Wood Design Workshop


Join Oregon State University's College of Forestry for the
Wood Design Workshop

August 25
th, 2017

Based on the 2015 International Building Code, participants will learn about the significant changes to the 2015 National Design Specifications (NDS) for Wood Construction and the 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic. Topics covered include fire, wind and seismic design, and in-depth information on designing CLT diaphragms.

See tentative agenda below.

We hope you will join us for this exciting workshop!! For technical inquiries, please contact:


Registration includes all workshop materials, refreshments, and a buffet lunch.


International Code Council (ICC) credits pending.

American Institute of Architects (AIA) credits pending.

Topics that will be covered:
Fire Resistance Design for Wood Construction

2015 International Building Code Specifications
2015 National Design Specifications®
2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic

Design of CLT Diaphragm
Shear Wall Testing

Tentative Agenda

Meet the Instructors!