The LSAA often has conducted a technical workshop on the day before the main Conference.

There are normally some structured presentations as well as team building of models to satisfy a client brief.

Past workshops have dealt with the design through erection of tension membrane structures. Another workshop concentrated on the design, fabrication and erection of knitted shadecloth structures.

For the 2020 Conference, a pre-conference workshop dealing with membrane structures is being planned in conjunction with the Specialised Textiles Association (STA - see

Workshop 2016A