STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA
How New Trends In Wood Construction Comply With The Building Code
by Michelle Kam-Biron, P.E., S.E.
This presentation will introduce and provide an overview of a variety of new and current wood products and techniques. It will discuss how they may be applied in your future building designs and how they are being used in projects across the nation today to comply with the International Building Code (IBC). Included in this course is information on the application and advantages of:
Attendees will be eligible for Continuing Education Units.
Michelle Kam-Biron joined the American Wood Council (AWC) in 2012. She currently serves as Director of Education. Before joining the AWC, she was Senior Technical Director - National Lead Mid-rise/Multi-family Construction for Woodworks. She has over 20 years of experience managing and designing a wide variety of projects and working for the Division of State Architect on contract plan review. Michelle has authored and contributed to several publications on the use of structural wood products and presented throughout the nation. She graduated from Cal Poly, San Louis Obispo with a BS in Architectural Engineering. She is currently Treasurer and Past Director of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California and a volunteer on the Cal Poly State University, San Louis Obispo Architectural Engineering Advisory Board.