Drivers for Wood Construction Joensuu 24.9.-25.9.2019

Drivers for Wood Construction-seminar was held in Joensuu 24.-25.9.2019. Drivers for Wood Construction seminar introduced why wood construction should be considered as a potential solution for sustainable growth in the 21st century. 

The seminar brought together over 180 wood construction professionals in Joensuu. The event was attended by representatives of 12 different nationalities, so the event was strongly international.

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

Organisers wan warmly thank all visitors of seminar! Below you can find seminar program and most of seminar presentations you find by clicking name of speaker.

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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

11:20

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

13.40

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

Student presentations

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