BUILD THE (IM)POSSIBLE: Join The International Contest and Win the Challenge!


This 2-day live in-person event is all about exploring mass timber design and construction methods, learning about the latest Mass Timber developments, and networking with like-minded professionals and over 18 guest speakers.

The conference, co-organized by Rothoblaas and the Brookfield Sustainability Institute (BSI), will feature inspiring presentations, engaging discussions, and plenty of networking opportunities. Sponsored by Element5 as Industry partners and ULI Toronto , it's the perfect chance to stay ahead of the curve in the mass timber industry and gain valuable insights.


  • Gain insights from acclaimed national and international speakers in the timber sector.
  • Explore hybrid structures, multi-family developments, BIM, fire resistance, acoustics, sustainability, and the circular economy within Canada's mass timber construction industry.
  • Experience a Special Tour the Limberlost Place, a new mass timber structure under construction in downtown Toronto that showcases new sustainable technologies and techniques in the build sector.
  • Learn about new mass timber affordable housing work being done in Europe, with special speaker Jose Toral from Spain.
  • Be the first to see the global mass timber database developed by the Brookfield Sustainability Institute.
  • Engage in meaningful discussion addressing the future of timber construction.

Topics include:

  • Hospital Mass Timber case study
  • Architectural Design Considerations
  • Fire Performance in Mass Timber Buildings
  • Sustainability and Environmental Benefits of Mass Timber
  • Health and Carbon Benefits of Mass Timber
  • International Logistics of Construction Sites
  • Mass Timber from the Real Estate Developers Perspective
  • Changing Building Code Environments for Mass Timber
  • Accoustics Applied to Mass Timber Structures
  • Mass Timber in Affordable Housing

Full program and registration at the link above.