Cet événement aura lieu le

mardi 8:45 - 09:15, salle plénière

Description

La présente conférence d’introduction vise à offrir un survol des politiques mises en place dans de nombreux pays afin de faciliter la construction de bâtiments de moyenne et de grande hauteur.

Depuis plus de dix ans, nous observons à l’échelle mondiale une nette croissance des mises en chantier de bâtiments de plus de quatre étages. Cette nouvelle réalité est rendue possible grâce aux mesures prises par les gouvernements et leur adoption rapide par les développeurs et professionnels de la construction. Certains pays se démarquent depuis longtemps tandis que d’autres pays émergent tranquillement en mettant en place des programmes en appui au développement de ce marché.

Conférencier(s)

  • Jennifer Cover

    US WoodWorks, USA

    Jennifer Cover is the President and CEO of WoodWorks – Wood Products Council, a U.S. national nonprofit program providing technical support, education and resources related to the code-compliant design of non-residential and multi-family wood buildings. The program’s objective is to make it easier to design, engineer and construct wood buildings that deliver high performance for less cost than other materials. WoodWorks partners with the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Softwood Lumber Board and British Columbia’s Forestry Innovation Investment Program. Ms. Cover has been with the WoodWorks program since it was established twelve years ago and became its leader in 2013. A California-licensed professional engineer, she started her career in structural design and construction management working for KPFF Structural Engineers and Fluor Corporation. She also taught Timber Design at the University of California, San Diego for eight years and worked for APA – The Engineered Wood Association. Her experience includes strategic business development, market analysis, project management and structural design, all with an emphasis on wood construction. Ms. Cover has an M.S. in Civil Engineering (emphasis in Construction Management) from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.S. in Structural Engineering from the University of California, San Diego.