2014 Educational Program

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AWS Educational Sessions FABTECH 2014 Video Presentations

Workshops for Warriors
by Hernan Luis Y Prado
Workshop for Warriors
Howard E. Adkins Memorial Instructor Membership Award Lecture
by Rick Polanin
Illinois Central College
Adams Memorial Membership Award Lecture
by Patricio Mendez
University of Alberta
Plummer Memorial Education Lecture
by Leland Vetter
Eastern Wyoming College

Understanding Automated Cutting Options for Welding Education
by Jim Colt
Hypertherm Inc.
Exploiting Commercial Welding Pamphlets and Booklets as Instructional Material
by Nick Price
Davis Applied Technology College

Making Sense of SENSE
by Gordon Reynolds
Mountainland Applied Technology College
Ironworkers – Training Better Welders
by Mike Relyin
Iron Workers International

S.M.A.R.T. Welding
by Steve Kowats
International Training Institute
Education in the YouTube Age
by Dave Hernandez
American Welding Society

Using Games to Drive Engagement
by Jamey Macintosh
E-Learning on a Budget
by David Hernandez
American Welding Society

Informal Learning
by Ivan Santa-Cruz
American Welding Society
Skills Gap
by Jamey Macintosh

by Dave Hernandez
American Welding Society
AWO Overview 2014 Fabtech
by Ivan Santa-Cruz
American Welding Society

AWS Educational Sessions FABTECH 2014


Course Length

Varies per presentation




Free of Charge

This annual conference features the latest developments and best practices in welding education. As part of its global mission to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, AWS has made the majority of the program sessions available here free of charge.


What is a virtual conference?

A virtual conference is a video recording of a live conference presented in a high-quality, on-demand format that can accessed at any time, from anywhere with an internet connection. Virtual conferences offer the flexibility to watch educational presentations at your schedule and pace.

What does this conference cover?

The annual AWS FABTECH Educational Program covers a wide range of topics in welding education, including the latest developments in technology, instruction, recruitment, standards, curriculum design, and corporate partnerships.

Who should watch these presentations?

The AWS FABTECH Educational Program is ideal for welding educators, school administrators, guidance counselors, and other professionals responsible for improving the quality of welding education.

Where were these presentations captured?

The 2014 AWS FABTECH Educational Program was presented and recorded at the FABTECH Exposition in Atlanta, GA from November 11 to November 13, 2014.

Can I link these presentations on my website or blog?

Linking is permitted and encouraged solely for educational purposes. The American Welding Society retains the copyright to all of the presentations featured on the American Welding Society website. It must be clear that the information originates with AWS Learning and all AWS trademarks, logos, trademark and copyright symbols and attribution must remain in place.

Can I attend the next AWS FABTECH EXPO?

Absolutely! FABTECH is North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. More information on the latest Annual Program is available at FABTECH Expo website.
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