TIMB(R) Symposium

Timber Innovations for Mississippi Buildings Reimagined

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

September 15-16, 2016


Thursday – September 15

6:00pm           Evening reception at Giles Hall (School of Architecture) – Giles Architecture Gallery


Friday – September 16

Morning at Franklin Center (Dept. of Sustainable Bioproducts) – 115 FC Auditorium

8:00am           Check-in and coffee/snacks

9:00am           Welcome / Introductions

Dr. George Hopper, Dean, College of Forest Resources, MSU

Jim West, Dean, College of Architecture, Art + Design, MSU

Michael Berk, Director, School of Architecture, MSU

Tedrick Ratcliff, Executive Vice President, Mississippi Forestry Association

9:30am           Scott Jones, Forest Landowner Association, CEO

10:30am         Tour of Sustainable Bioproducts destruction testing facilities

11:30am          Lunch @ Franklin Center – Showroom


Afternoon at Giles Hall (School of Architecture) – Harrison Auditorium

12:50pm         Welcome / Introductions

1:00pm           Steve Shrader, Euclid Timber Frames, Business Development

1:30pm           Kenneth Kim, RA, AIA, MOREMAS, Principal

2:15pm            Coffee break / snacks – Giles Architecture Gallery – Mass Timber Exhibit

2:30pm           Tom Chung, AIA, LEED BD+C, Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Principal

3:45pm           Roundtable discussion – The Future of Solid-Timber

Steve Shrader, Euclid Timber Frames

Tom Chung, Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Kenneth Kim, MOREMAS

Scott Jones, Forest Landowners Association

James Cummins, Wildlife Mississippi

Jacob Gines, MSU School of Architecture

4:45pm           Closing Remarks

5:00pm           Dismiss