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Glulam Timber: Long, Strong & Reliable

Event Type: Seminar
Date: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Location: Ballroom, Victoria Park Golf Club, Herston Road, Herston.

Event Description

Registration for this event is now closed. Glulam timber products can help designers’ dreams come true. Structures can be designed in a variety of shapes and sizes – the length and shape of glulam sections can span the gaps that traditional beams can’t, and is limited only by manufacturing, transport and handling capabilities.

Event Program

Registration for this event is now closed.

Timber Queensland's seminar Glulam Timber: Long, Strong & Reliable is an opportunity for delegates to hear engineering, architecture and certification experts give practical advice for using glulam to deliver impressive, cost effective, and structurally sound projects.

This half day seminar is a must attend for developers and building and design professionals who want to orient their building practices towards the future and learn how to think differently about new construction methods. 

  • HEAR about glulam in practice and installation considerations
  • DISCOVER how to work with suppliers to achieve a harmonious vision
  • UNDERSTAND third party testing processes for new engineered glulam products
  • LEARN about designing glulam connections for fire performance
  • EXAMINE what certifiers are looking for to ensure glulam solutions are Deemed to Satisfy under relevant construction codes
  • SEE examples of Australian glulam bridges.



Registration.  Tea & Coffee.


Welcome and Introduction

Mick Stephens, CEO, Timber Queensland


Glulam in Practice: Mon Repo Turtle Hatchery Case

  • The benefits of the right material in the right place and complimentary products working in harmony
  • Working with suppliers to achieve a vision
  • Shop detailing and on-site installation 

Richard Kirk, Director, KIRK


Treated Engineered Glulam Bridges

  • Examples of Glulam birdges in Australia
      - Jimmy Gully Pedestrian Bridge - North Harlin QLD - Where old meets new
      - Hyne #2 Bridge - Somerset QLD - Environmental efficiencies 
      - Queensland Rail - Boundary Rd and Annerley Ave Bridges - Speed of construction
  • Aesthetics and design statements
  • Treatments - External recommendations vs. Australian preservative treatments
  • Advantages, strengths and environmental benefits

Davide Maggiolo, Technical Coordinator for Timber Restoration Systems, Timber Restoration Services


Afternoon Tea


Designing Glulam Connections for Fire Performance

Harry Wall, Project Fire Consultant, Omnii


Glulam and Certification

Andy McNaught, Technical Manager, EWPAA


Conclusion & Cocktail function

Registration, Payment & Cancellation Policy

  • Timber Queensland members and technical subscribers are welcome to register up to five attendees for free. Further registrations will subject to a charge.
  • All registrations must be paid in prior the event. If you are unable to attend this event we will provide a 100% refund up to 5 business days prior to event and a 50% refund after that. Notification of cancellation must be received in writing. 

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Silver Sponsors



Friday 15 November 2019

CPD Points

This event qualifies attendees for CPD Points.

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