Québec City, March 19, 2019 – The Québec City Convention Centre, in collaboration with the City of Québec, is pleased to announce that the second World Congress on Mid- and High-rise Wood Buildings will be held in Québec City in the fall of 2019. From September 30 to October 4, Woodrise 2019 will bring together wood construction stakeholders, decision-makers, and professionnals to share their knowledge and strengths in order to position wood as a leading construction material for tomorrow’s susbainable cities.
The event is expected to attract over 1,000 attendees, including some 20 delegations, who will gather to hear keynote speakers and experts in the field discuss topics such as seismic risk prevention and fire safety in wood buildings, the impact of wood on quality of life and comfort, and emerging markets.
The theme for Woodrise 2019 is “Building our cities for future generations” and has been jointy organized by FPInnovations (Canada) and Institut technologique FCBA (France). The first congress, held in 2017 in Bordeaux, France, was a huge success, helping to raise the city’s international profile.
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