WoodWorks Webinar: Optimizing Outcomes – Leveraging Design Assist for Excellence

WoodWorks webinar

Optimizing Outcomes: Leveraging Design Assist for Excellence

What to Expect:

In this webinar, Melissa will explore the core principles and methodologies essential for employing Design Assist to drive excellence in mass timber construction projects. Drawing from her extensive industry experience, Melissa will share insights, strategies, and real-world examples highlighting the benefits and best practices of Design Assist. This session aims to equip participants with the knowledge and tools necessary to elevate project execution, enhance collaboration across stakeholders, and achieve unparalleled success in mass timber construction.

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the unique development process of mass timber projects compared to traditional building materials.
  • Explore the pivotal role of material suppliers/manufacturers in driving successful project delivery.
  • Discover how early engagement with mass timber manufacturers for design assist can optimize structural design and material efficiency.
  • Learn how design assist collaboration can lead to cost certainty, accelerated building completion, shorter timelines, and reduced labor during installation.

About Melissa Kindratsky:

Melissa brings over two decades of structural engineering expertise to the table, specializing in mass timber structures. Her leadership at Kalesnikoff Mass Timber’s Engineering Department has resulted in groundbreaking advancements in efficiency and innovation within the industry. Melissa’s passion for design-assist roles and optimizing structural details ensures that every project achieves its maximum potential.


April 10


10:00 am