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Member LiTA has assisted to the Joint Conference COST Actions FP1402 and FP1404 at KTH, Stockholm

Dr. Vladimir Rodriguez, LiTA’s associate member has participated as expert in this event in Stockholm on 10th and 11th March. About 200 experts met to discuss design concepts and fire design of CLT.
Member LiTA has assisted to the Joint Conference COST Actions FP1402 and FP1404 at KTH, Stockholm
Rodriguez presentation at WG2 meeting

Dr. Vladimir Rodriguez, LiTA’s associate member has participated at the Joint Conference of COST Action FP1402 and FP1404 Cross Laminated Timber – a competitive wood product for visionary and fire safe buildings.

It was held at KTH on Stockholm, Thursday 10th and Friday 11th March with the participation about 200 research from Europe and others countries as Japan or New Zealand. The aim of the meeting was to discuss the progress in structural design and fire protection of Cross Laminated Timber - CLT. 

Also, Rodriguez presented the result of his paper titled “CLT status and research needs in Europe, an initial approach using a web-based survey to engineers and researchers”. This research conducted with the University of Minnesota, has the objective to know which is the state of awareness and what needs further research of CLT.

More information about the COST Action FP1402 here: www.costfp1402.tum.de