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International Mass Timber Conference gains influential acolyte

Ryan Smith of MOD X joins 2022 International Mass Timber Conference

MOD X is joining Forest Business Network and WoodWorks as a conference partner at the 2022 International Mass Timber Conference to promote modular, offsite construction.

The conference is the world’s largest mass timber event, attracting designers and architects, builders, mass timber producers, developers, and more from around the world, and will be in Portland, Oregon, April 12–14, 2022.

MOD X will develop, coordinate and moderate a series of four panel discussions as a specialised educational track at the conference, coordinate a local job site project tour that utilises offsite components as part of the always popular pre-conference building tours, and moderate an interactive panel discussion and virtual project tour during the IMTC virtual extension day on May 12, 2022.

MOD X is a global consulting and knowledge exchange network that facilitates applied research expertise and commercial experience to the offsite construction industry. The MOD X Network is a rapidly growing body of worldwide industry leaders and organizations interested in advancing sustainable offsite construction through various knowledge exchanges and advisory services.

“The question of mass timber is one of bona fide value add,” says Ryan Smith, founding partner of MOD X. “Wood offsite, industrialized and modular process and products in mass timber and light wood frame are rapidly changing the delivery platform for housing internationally. MOD X is excited to partner with IMTC 2022 in knowledge creation, exchange, and dissemination to realize more accessible, scalable, and affordable timber housing solutions.”

Ryan Smith of MOD X

Ryan Smith presented at the 2016 prefabAUS conference in Sydney.

Read and watch his presentation here:

For 2022, the International Mass Timber Conference will incorporate a hybrid design with the traditional in-person conference taking place April 12–14 followed by a virtual extension day on May 12 to provide additional international content and more opportunities for attendees, exhibitors, and sponsors to engage and connect.

The conference is produced by Forest Business Network in cooperation with the wood design experts at WoodWorks-Wood Products Council. The event is supported by Premier Sponsors including Hexion, Kallesoe Machinery, Timberlab, Kalesnikoff, and Western Archrib.


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