Registration Open for “Looking Ahead: Opportunities in Value Added Wood”

BioNB partners with UNB Wood Science and Technology Centre to host upcoming conference Jenny Keleher February 3, 2016

The UNB Wood Science and Technology Centre – in partnership with ACOA, BioNB and the Province of New Brunswick – is hosting a 2-day conference (March 1-2, 2016) to explore emerging product and market trends and how to take advantage of them. The Centre has secured funding to pursue the development of a wood technology cluster in the region and this event is a fresh step toward fostering education and networking between stakeholders.

This one-day Symposium leads into the Atlantic Building Supply Dealers Association Tradeshow (ABSDA). Attendees are invited to attend both events. Contact Fred Nott for questions 506-451-6987.

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Agenda and speakers: click here

Event context:

The US housing market is showing signs of strength. The low Canadian dollar provides a significant export advantage. New engineered wood products have the potential to expand the use of wood in commercial and institutional construction up to 10 and 12 storeys high. Innovation in wood products manufacturing and use is reaching a rapid pace and it is critical that Atlantic Canada’s forest and wood products industries keep abreast of these trends. This session will address emerging product and market trends and how to take advantage of them.

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