QWEB is proud to present a brand new event for the future of wood construction and virtual design for sustainable construction, The Virtual Design & Carbon - An Open Tool Builders Forum

With a rich program of expert speakers, the Forum is aimed at architects, manufacturers and all other users of building design software who wish to learn more about recent and future practices.

The event will take place on February 10th.

All conferences will be in English. This is a free event. No on-site registration.



To register to the Forum, click on the link below and complete the form:





Hôtel & Suites Normandin Lévis ,
535, rue de Bernières,
Lévis (Québec)G7A 1C9 

8:00 amWelcoming Participants 
9:00 amA Regional Community of Practice at the Forefront of Global AEC Trends  The Offsite Wood BIM Initiative  
Eli Gould, QWEB Project Manager, Vermont 
9:45 amTimber Templates and Nested Families in Revit

Nicolas Catellier, BIM Pure Productions, Québec City 

10:15 amCoffee, Questions, & Conversation
10:40 amClosing the Gaps in North American Mass Timber Material Data & Visualization

Nikita Lina, MTC (Mass Timber Consultants), Montréal 
Phillipe Hebert, Lightbeans, Québec City

11:00 amPracticing the Art of Fair Comparison with tools to incorporate multiple experts 

  • Demo of engineered archetype “building blocks”  
    Alex Chygryn, MTC   
  • The Life Cycle Analysts role in a “Regional Expert Dashboard” 
    Alban Pilard, AGECO, Québec City
  • Data and machine learning principles in CarbonFixer  
    Kasia Borowska, BrainpoolAI, Toronto 
11:30 amVersion Control & Carbon, using Speckle’s open AEC Collaboration Platform  

Andrew Norris, BrainpoolAI,  Toronto 
12:00 pmLunch – Table settings 
13:00 pmBuilding Transparency Data in Revit: a Update from TallyCAT (Climate Action Tool) 

Jesce Walz, Perkins&Will,  Seattle/Vancouver studio partner of EC3 & BC Clean Fund 
13:30 pmAll-Panelist Interactive Roundtable, Questions
14:00 pmClosing Remarks, Road Map Ahead, and Invitations for Further Participation

*All conferences will be presented in english