Drivers for Wood Construction Joensuu 24.9.-25.9.2019

Drivers for Wood Construction seminar introduces why wood construction should be considered as a potential solution for sustainable growth in the 21st century. Among other areas in Finland, the City of Joensuu  has been committed to develop wood construction as a part of the sustainable city development: the seminar will also give some concrete examples of how wood can be utilized in multiple ways as building material.

Drivers for Wood Construction-seminar will be held in Joensuu 24.-25.9.2019. The event will include a research and expert seminar on actual issues and successful examples of wood construction, including selected thesis presentations of university students a seminar, Woodland Sweden -exhibition and excursion to see recently implemented wood construction projects in Joensuu area. The official language of the event is English.

The seminar is a pre-conference event of Forum Wood Building Nordic conference held in Jätkäsaari 25.9.-27.9.2019.

The Drivers for Wood Construction-seminar is organized in cooperation with Karelia University of Applied Sciences, University of Eastern Finland and the Natural Resources Institute Finland (LUKE)

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Reserve your spot now! Registration period ends 15.9.2019.

Full participation fee covers seminar 24.9.2019, Swedish Wood-exchibition and site visit tour 25.9.2019 including coffee, lunches and conference dinner.

 

165€ (excl. VAT)

Site visit tour 25.9.2019

Includes guided tours, lunch and transportation.

50€ (excl. VAT)

For students:

Free entrance (not including lunch, dinner, or site visit tour 25.9.2019)

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Tuesday – 24.9.2019

9:00 – 10:00

Registration

Länsikatu 15, Joensuu

From Forest Capital To Wood Construction Pioneer

Conference hall: LOUHELA-SALI

Chairman: Timo Pakarinen, Karelia University of Applied Sciences

10:00

Welcoming speech and forewords
– Joensuu Forest Capital

Risto Poutiainen, Region Mayor

Pekka Auvinen, Karelia University, Vice President

Timo Tahvanainen, Business Joensuu, Development Manager

10:20

Wood in highrise construction
– Case Joensuu Lighthouse

Samuli Sallinen, CEO, Arcadia Oy Arkkitehtitoimisto

10:40

Experiences from massive wood construction
– Case Joensuu Tilakeskus

Risto Haukka

11:00

Wood as primary material in Kerubi Stadium

Ari Mononen, Developer representative, Chairman of the Board Joensuun Pesäpallon Tukisäätiön sr

11:20

Possibilities of wood architecture
– Case Meteorite, Kontiolahti

Kivi Sotamaa, CEO Atelje Sotamaa

 

 

11:40

LUNCH SPONSORED BY ROTHOBLAAS SRL

Well-being Effects of Wood in Indoor Applications (parallel session 1)

Conference hall: TEMPLE OF CHALLENGE

Chairman: Henrik Heräjärvi, Natural Resources Institute Finland

12:30

Well-being effects of wood in indoor applications
Mike Burnard, Dep. Director & RGL,
University of Primorska

13:00

Welfare from wood

Riina Muilu-Mäkelä
Senior scientist
Natural Resources Institute Finland

13:20

Antibacterial properties of wood

Tiina Vainio-Kaila, DSc (tech)
Research Scientist
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

13:40

Volatile organic compounds in indoor environment

Marko Hyttinen
Researcher
University of Eastern Finland

14:00

Antibacterial applications as business driver

Kari Soljamo (Bh. D)
Development Manager
Isku Interior Oy

Towards Low Carbon Construction – Cities Role (parallel session 2)

Conference hall: LOUHELA-SALI

Chairman: Lasse Okkonen, Karelia University of Applied Sciences

12:30

Towards zero emission city, materials matter

Randi Lile, Project Manager for Trebyen Trondheim, City of Trondheim

13:00

Setting up the strategy for sustainable cities

Tytti Bruce-Hyrkäs, Director Customer Success, Bionova Ltd

13:20

Joensuu Biocity model

Janna Puumalainen, Director of Strategy, City of  Joensuu

13.40

Sustainability as a driver for city development

Pekka Mikkola, City Planner, City of Porvoo

14:00

COFFEE BREAK

From Prototypes To Viable Business – Woodland Sweden

Conference hall: TEMPLE OF CHALLENGE

Chairman: Jenny Kanerva, Embassy of Sweden

 

 

14:20

Forewords

Jenny Kanerva, Embassy Of Sweden

14:30

Affordable and environmentally friendly housing with architectual freedom done in a factory! Fake news?

Stefan Lindbäcks, CEO, Lindbäcks Bygg Ab

15:00

Possibilities of wood usage in modern cities – case Wooden Parkhall in Skellefteå

Magnus Silfverhielm, AIX Arkitekter Ab

 

15:20

Skellefteå Kulturhus – World’s biggest public wooden building

Robert Schmitz, Arkitekt MSA

 

New Research on Wood and Wood Construction in B. Eng and MSc education

Conference hall: LOUHELA-SALI

Chairman: Antti Haapala, University of Eastern Finland

15:30

The program of the session will be published later

16:00

Conclusion and Final Words

Erkki Verkasalo, Research Professor, Dr.Sc., Natural Resources Institute Finland 

17:30

CONFERENCE DINNER

Joensuu City Hall (Rantakatu 20, 80100 Joensuu)

Wednesday – 25.9.2019

Meeting in the front of Joensuu City Hall 8:40. (Rantakatu 20, 80100 Joensuu)

 

Site visit – Joensuu area

9:00 – 12:00

9:00-9:45 Mehtimäki Leisure and Sport Park, Joensuu Arena
10:00-10:20 Hukanhauta Kindergarten
10:30-10:50 Joensuu Pihapetäjä
10:55-11:45 Joensuu Lighthouse

11:50 Joensuu train station

12:00 Lunch

For the seminar guests who are participating in the Forum Wood Building Nordic 2019 conference in Jätkänsaari:
the bus is driving via train station at 11.50 am. Suggested train connection to Helsinki leaves at 12.13 pm.

12:00

LUNCH

Site visit – Binderholz Nordic Factory area, Lieksa

13:00-17:00

– Office Building
– Lake-House
– Sawmill building