SPIDA Tech On the Go (STOTG) Vaughan: Agenda

The agenda for STOTG Vaughan features 2 full days of hands-on instructor-led SPIDAcalc v7.1 – Orb Weaver training and 1 full day of industry-focused topics, allowing attendees to participate in collaborative discussions throughout all three days. The conference is ideal for new SPIDAcalc users, power users, prospective clients, and product experts together in one place – bringing together a SPIDA community ideal for innovation and knowledge-sharing.

STOTG Training will be held at
Hotel Novotel Toronto Vaughan
200 Bass Pro Mills Drive
Concord, Ontario, Canada L4K 0B9


Tuesday, September 10th – Wednesday, September 11th

The training will focus on navigating SPIDAcalc v7.1 – Orb Weaver, in a 2-day, 9-part collaborative and educational format. The training will be hands-on and attendees will have access to a trial version of the software to use throughout the conference.

Training Module Highlights include:

  • Using Draft and Design Layers with Comparison View
  • Navigating SPIDAcalc Interface and Project Set-up
  • Creating Projects and Design
  • Designing with Customizable Framing Assemblies
  • Understanding and Designing in a Connected Environment

Welcome Reception Tuesday Night at Pickle Barrel – Vaughan Mills!

Thursday, September 12th

The final day of the conference will take a deeper dive into SPIDAcalc and will include advanced and analytic topics.


Session topics include:

  • Pole Loading 101
  • Interpretation and Application of CSA Standards
  • Client File Settings
  • Technical Review of Analysis Methods
  • Reviewing Detailed Analysis Results and SPIDAcalc Use Cases


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