Invest in your career: our first Intensive Timber Engineering Course

6th MASS TIMBER SEMINAR

For the 6th time the timber world will meet at the Rothoblaas Headquarters!

Two days will be dedicated to mass timber construction for both aspiring professionals and experts. Including a comprehensive program of speeches and case studies to discover, keep up with all the latest developments and unique networking opportunities.

Target

This seminar is for both designers, structural engineers and timber construction enthusiasts seeking to create and build significant relationships within the sector. A chance to stay updated with the latest construction trends and technologies on the market.

Contents

This 6th international edition contains the most recognised national and international speakers from the timber sector. The main topics to be covered are hybrid structures, seismic design, durability, fire resistance, acoustics, sustainability, and the circular economy. There will be plenty of opportunities to address and discuss the future of timber construction as well as a tour of Rothoblaas new automatic warehouse.

Networking

Throughout the day and during the evening dinners you will have the opportunity to share your experiences and network with the other participants and industry experts.

What is Included

The price includes the accommodation (2 nights in a hotel close to Rothoblaas), 4 coffee breaks, 2 lunches and 2 dinners as indicated in the program. The price includes, as well, the transport from the hotel to the HQ of Rothoblaas and the transport to the gala dinner with return. Moreover, you will get the notebook and pen for taking your notes during the seminar.

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Extend your experience by visiting the International Holzbau Forum. This will be taking place in the following the event in Innsbruck, which is just one and a half hours aways from Rothoblaas. Benefit of our special price for participating at both the Mass Timber Seminar (MTS) and the International Holzbau Forum (IHF). Get our full ticket, which includes both the MTS and the IHF, for a total of only 1150 euro (the IHF only would be 775 euro!)

Hotel Teutschhaus
19:00 21:30

Welcome dinner at Teutschhaus

Rothoblaas Headquarter
08:30 08:45

Introduction and presentation of the seminar

Peter Lang - Owner Rothoblaas
09:00 09:45

Market analysis of timber constructions: state of the art and future development

Production development of mass timber, price development in relation to other building materials, volume and price prospect for 2023, European political situation and ukranian war and its effect on timber construction - Gerd Ebner - Market analyst for Holzcourier
09:45 10:30

THE TECTONIC OF TIMBER ARCHITECTURE

Where art and wood building systems meet - arch. Sandy Attia and arch. Matteo Scagnol - MoDus Architects
10:30 11:00

Coffee break and network

11:00 11:45

The reserch & development of timber connections in seismic areas: state of the art and future developments

The research of optimized connections never stops: numerical models, mechanical test of the performance, practical examples - eng. Andrea Polastri - CNR IBE
11:45 12:30

Design of sustainable timber structures with straw insulation

Analysis of the technical details and mistakes to avoid - arch. Nicola Preti and arch. Linda Comerlati - Edifici di Paglia Italia
12:30 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 14:15

Durability of timber structures and corrosion resistance of the screws

Technical details in aggressive environments, materials and R&D - eng. Andrés Reyes - Rothoblaas
14:15 15:00

Fire behaviour of timber connections: the potential of modelling and simulations

prof. eng. Andrea Frangi - ETH Zurich
15:00 15:30

Coffee break and network

15:30 16:15

Modelization and engineering of dynamic loading of the Rothoblaas new automatic warehouse with timber structure

Modal identification and model updating of the automatic warehouse with self-supporting timber structure - phd. eng. Luca Pozza, University of Bologna and eng. Ernesto Callegari, Rothoblaas
16:15 17:00

Case study of timber structures around the world

Technical details and site management - arch. Carlos Castanheira - Carlos Castanheira Architects
17:00 17:15

Circular economy of the timber structures

arch. Chiara Santamaria - Rothoblaas
17:15 18:00

Timber: present and future challenges

Round table discussion
Laimburg Winery
20:00 23:30

Gala Dinner

Rothoblaas Headquarter
08:45 09:00

Registration of participants

09:00 09:45

THE DESIGN OF TIMBER BRIDGES: DURABILITY, SOLUTIONS, STRUCTURAL DETAILS AND MISTAKES TO AVOID

Prof. eng. Roberto Crocetti - KTH - Royal institute of Technology, Stockhom and Timber Bridge Specialists AB
09:45 10:30

Large spans timber structures and international logistic of the costruction sites

Timber trusses for large span industrial structures, organization of the construction site and the logistics of large overseas timber structures - eng. Ermanno Acler - Holzpak engineering
10:30 11:00

Coffee break and network

11:00 11:45

Timber and BIM: the optimization of the design

eng. Philipp Zumbrunnen - Eurban
11:45 12:30

Acoustics applied to timber structures

he design, testing and research of new products and construction site verification - eng. Paola Brugnara - Rothoblaas
12:30 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 14:15

Hybrid structures and innovative products for timber buildings

Prof. Dr. Roland Maderebner - Innsbruck University
14:15 15:00

Visit and technical explanation of the new automatic timber warehouse

eng. Matteo Andreottola - Rothoblaas
15:00 15:30

Coffee break and network

15:30 16:15

THE CHALLENGE OF DESIGNING MULTISTORIES TIMBER STRUCTURES: THE HOHO TOWER IN WIEN AND A 6 STORIES TIMBER STRUCTURE

eng. Matthias Rinnhofer - RWT+ZT
16:15 17:00

Design, challanges and logistics of a timber mountain hut

Helicopter transport, engineering of dynamic loading of the transportation and on site challanges - eng. Marius Soflete - Inginerie Creativa
17:00 17:15

Closing speech

eng. Luca Sestigiani - Rothoblaas