2018 World Conference
on Timber Engineering

Aug. 20-23, 2018 Seoul, Rep. of Korea

Please click here to download WCTE 2018 Program.

Conference technical sessions will address the following topics:


structural properties, grading, and quality control of wood-based materials


structural analysis, modeling and design of connections, long-term behavior, fatigue and effects of moisture for connections

Structural Performance

wide range of structural systems, such as heavy timber frame, light-frame, bracing, CLT structures, and various composite systems (timber-concrete, timber-steel, timber-glass, etc), long-term performance, seismic design, and code development for the structural systems

Building Performance and Management

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), acoustics (sound insulation) and fire resistance of building component & system, building`s operation and maintenance technology

Tall Wood Buildings

high-rise wood buildings, structural design, code development, innovative structural systems for multi-story and tall wood building, integrated design and construction for high-rise wood buildings

Environmental Impact and Energy

sustainable and eco-friendly residential environment in wooden buildings, life cycle assessment, energy efficiency, passive and net-zero energy house technologies.

Traditional and Historic Structures

rehabilitation, recycling, and retrofitting of historic buildings and structures, structural behavior monitoring and cultural properties of traditional wood buildings

Educations and Future Trends

teaching and policies for timber engineering, re-emergence of wood as a main building material in contemporary construction, design tools and training, industry strategies to increase and improve wood use in modern constructions