Past Events

Forests & the Foundational Economy webinars

Forests & the Foundational Economy webinars

November 24, 2020
Following the publication of the ‘Serious about Green?’ report authored by the team at Foundational Economy Research, led by Karel Williams, Woodknowledge Wales are running two webinars to compliment the report. In the first webinar Karel Williams will introduce the report (see here) and in the second webinar we will explore
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Towards Carbon Free Construction

Towards Carbon Free Construction

November 16, 2020
Cultivating and Manufacturing Our Homes. This event is part of London Climate Action Week, it is free to attend but registration is required. The UK is legally committed to being zero carbon and zero waste by 2050. Engineered Timber is the only large-scale construction material that can be grown. To
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WoodBUILD Autumn Series - Webinars

WoodBUILD Autumn Series – Webinars

September 25, 2020
Find our programme for woodBUILD 2020 autumn series of webinars covering aspects of forestry, manufacturing and housing. The webinar series incorporates learning from the Home-Grown Homes project to explore how we move the whole timber housing supply sector forward from initial planting through to low carbon high performing finished homes.
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Timber 2020

Timber 2020

September 9, 2020
The Wood Technology Society two day online event presenting the latest research from the UK Timber industry and trade community. The programme contains a selection of high quality presentations, from expert researchers, educators and companies.  Six sessions over two days will cover: Structure, Visualisation, sensing & modelling Education Properties of
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ASBP Masterclass: Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA

ASBP Masterclass: Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA

July 2, 2020
An in-depth masterclass (2 hours) with Jane Anderson (LCA expert and Director, ConstructionLCA) and Mark Lynn (MD, Eden Renewables Innovation Ltd) on Biogenic Carbon in EPD and Building LCA. The masterclass is limited to 25 attendees and features interactive discussion and exercises. Programme An introduction to Biogenic Carbon How is
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Lean principles to help window and door manufacturers

Lean principles to help window and door manufacturers

July 1, 2020
Woodknowledge Wales member Coastal Group is hosting a complimentary webinar for Door & Window Manufacturers alongside TXM Lean Solutions to help you squeeze that bit more production capacity out of your workshop, and gain those much needed extra few percent of profit. Hear how other door and window manufacturers, like
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Healthy Buildings in a Climate Emergency

Healthy Buildings in a Climate Emergency

February 27, 2020
Woodknowledge Wales is pleased to be an event partner for the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) 4th Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo on 27th February 2020.  Woodknowledge Wales members get a 25% event partners’ discount. The Healthy Buildings Conference and Expo will be addressing the climate emergency and discussing
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TRADA University Challenge 2020

TRADA University Challenge 2020

February 17, 2020
The University Challenge is one major part of TRADA’s larger University Engagement Programme, which aims to inspire the architects and engineers of the future to design iconic buildings and engineering solutions in wood. The challenge This year students will be asked to design timber community housing which is low-carbon, energy
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A Route to Zero: A Case for Forest and Woodland Creation

A Route to Zero: A Case for Forest and Woodland Creation

December 16, 2019
With the climate emergency declarations driving decarbonisation and an appetite to build zero carbon homes, we’ve discovered that housing organisations are looking to plant new forests and woodlands. Why would a Housing Association, not known as a traditional tree planting organisation, want to claim this space? We invite you to discover
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Vanguard Event - How is your company responding to the climate emergency?

Vanguard Event – How is your company responding to the climate emergency?

December 5, 2019
Woodknowledge Wales is pleased to be sponsoring this event. This afternoon seminar is the first to be held in Wales and provides the opportunity for attendees to hear from industry colleagues about their experiences of delivering to enhanced sustainability standards for new homes, to raise questions and to network. The
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