2019 TFEC Symposium


Pre-Conference: Timber Frame Engineering Symposium $375


Time: 8 am-6:30 pm, Thursday, August 1

The Timber Frame Engineering Council (TFEC) will  host its annual symposium, scheduled immediately prior to the national conference in Manchester, NH on Thursday, August 1.  Our symposia are known for offering in-depth reviews and open discussions on the state-of-the-art in the engineering of traditional timber framing.

Please note - this schedule is subject to change. 

  • 8:00 Welcome
  • 8:05-9:00 Unconventional Timber Framing, presented by Joe Miller
  • 9:05-10:00 ASTM D245, presented by Dick Schmidt
  • 10:00-10:20 Morning Break
  • 10:20-11:05 Adaptive Reuse/In-Situ Grading, presented by Tom Nehil
  • 11:10-11:55 Site Inspections, presented by Helen Watts
  • 11:55-1:00 Lunch                    
  • 1:00-1:45 Mass Timber, presented by Jim DeStefano
  • 1:50-2:50 Structural Analysis Software, presented by Emil Cashin, Florian Back and Jeffrey Hershberger 
  • 2:50-3:10 Afternoon Break 
  • 3:10- 3:55 SIP Sub-Committee Report, presented by Tom Moore
  • 4:00 -5:00 Fire and Timber, presented by Chris Carbone
  • 5:00 Closing Remarks
  • 5:00-5:30 TFEC Members Meeting
  • 6:30 TFEC Social


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