Free Tuesday May Tutorial - St Leonards Sydney

WoodSolutions Tuesday Tutorials

Location: Level 6, 486 Pacific Highway St. Leonards 

Start time: 12.30pm 

Duration: 1.5 hours plus Q&A 

Parking: Two hours free parking is available at Council car parks close by 

RSVP: At least 24 hours before each Tutorial - contact on Jane Letteri on 02 8424 3702 or email 

CPD: Certificates of attendance available and formal CPD points available for architects. 

Tutorial 1: 
Wood Products: Terminology, properties & specification
Tutorial 2: Timber connections
Presenter: Andrew Dunn

Tutorial 1: 
Timber in Interior Design
Tutorial 2: Interior Timber Finishes and Coatings
Presenter: Stephen Mitchell

Tutorial 1: 
Intro. to residential timber framing code – AS1684 incl. tie-down and bracing details
Tutorial 2: Plywood box beams for residential applications
Presenter: Andrew Dunn

Tutorial 1: 
Timber Solutions for BAL-29 and BAL-40 Bushfire-prone Areas
Tutorial 2: External Use of Engineered Wood Products
Presenter: Stephen Mitchell

Tutorial 1: 
How high can timber go?
Tutorial 2: 
Alternative solutions for fire compliance – Structure, Façades & Interior Linings
Presenter: Andrew Dunn

Note: Tutorial topics and presenters are subject to change without notice

Meet the speakers 

Andrew Dunn is the Chief Executive of the TDA and has 28 years experience in the building industry, the last 22 years within the timber sector. Andrew has a Civil/Structural Engineering degree and a Masters of Timber Engineering and represents the industry on Australian Standards including Timber Framing, Bushfire, Termites control, Design Loads, Fire testing, Plasterboard installation, and Earth Retaining Structures. He has extensive knowledge of all aspects of timber’s structural application including fire and sound timber framed technology related to Multi-Residential Timber Frame Construction. 

Stephen Mitchell joined the TDA in 2006 and has managed and delivered a variety of projects including Life Cycle Assessment and technical education for building and design professionals, TAFE teachers, University lecturers and timber merchants. Before this Stephen worked for the NSW Government on waste reduction and recycling projects in the construction sector. Stephen is a qualified trainer, experienced presenter and a Sustainability Professional with a Masters in Environmental Management from the University of New South Wales. 

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