2014 Welding Education, Skills & Certifications

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2014 Welding Education, Skills & Certifications Conference Presentation Videos

Welcome Address
by Dennis Harwig
American Welding Society
State Approaches & Impact for Skill Training & Certification
by Glen Roberson / Vearl Turnpaugh
Ivy Tech Community College

Education Partnerships for Next Generation Workforce
by David Landon
Vermeer


AWS Welder Skill Standards & Credentials – SENSE & Certified Welder
by Steve Houston
American Technical Publishers

Trends in Community College Welder Skill Training & Education
by Monica Pfarr
AWS & WeldEd

NSF ATE WeldEd Program Results & Opportunities
by Steve Houston
American Technical Publishers

Foundations Linking Academics with Tech Skills Inside and Outside the Lab
by Allison Bell
Ivy Tech Community College

Student Chapters
by Robert Richwine
Ivy Tech Community College

An Instructors View of the Ivy Institutes
by Darrin Dayhoff
Ivy Tech Community College

Meeting the Need What Employers Want
by John Durbin
Ivy Tech Community College

Advanced E-Learning Welding Education & Training at AWS
by David Hernandez
AWS Learning

Importance of Access to Technical Standards in Education
by Mike Walsh
World Engineering Xchange

Impact of Virtual Welder Training
by Carl Peters
Lincoln Electric

Welder Motion Analyzers for Accelerated Welder Training
by Bill Forquer
Real Weld Systems, Inc.

Motion Tracking Technology and Welding Training
by Steve Hidden
Miller Electric

Calumet Welding Center Perspectives
by Renae Kondrat
Calumet Welding Center

AWS ATF Specification Requirements, Preparation, & Assessment
by Linda Henderson
American Welding Society

AWS ATF Operation & Industry Strategies
by Dennis Harwig
American Welding Society

ATF Certified Welder Maintenance New Passport & Registry System
by Linda Henderson
American Welding Society

International Training Institute ATF Network
by Michael Harris
International Training Institution

Arizona State Strategies & Pathways for Welding Education
by Samuel Colton
Arizona Western College

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology HIWT Perspectives
by Scott Mazzulla
Hobart Institute of Welding Technology

Panel Discussion – Welding Education & Training Opportunities
by Dennis Harwig
American Welding Society


2014 Welding Education, Skills & Certifications Conference

OVERVIEW

Course Length

Varies per presentation

Access

Unlimited

Price

Free of Charge


On July 23-25, 2014, the American Welding Society and leaders from industry’s most respected employers and labor experts gathered in Indianapolis, Indiana to exchange ideas and discuss solutions to the challenges facing welding educators and training organizations.

These presentations were recorded at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 23rd through July 25th, 2014. In an effort to make this valuable content available to a broader audience, AWS has made all of the program sessions available here free of charge.


FAQ

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, and from the comfort of your home or office.

What is the 2014 Welding Education, Skills, and Certifications Conference?

This conference brought together educational leaders to discuss how institutions can be integrated into the future of welding workforce training and employment. The American Welding Society and leaders from industry’s most respected employers and labor experts–including Siemens, Lincoln, Iron Workers and UA–helped attendees gain new insights, exchange ideas, and solve problems specific to their technical programs and local needs. The event was held at Ivy Tech Community College in Indianapolis, Indiana from July 23rd through July 25th, 2014.

Who should watch the 2014 Welding Education, Skills, and Certifications Conference?

The Welding Education, Skills, and Certifications Conference is ideal for technical program directors, community college program managers, corporate trainers, high school welding lab instructors, state policymakers, veterans advocates, and others responsible for educating the next generation of welders and welding professionals.

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. All American Welding Society trademarks, logos, trademark and copyright symbols and attribution must remain in place, and it must be clear that the information originates with AWS Learning.

Can I attend the next Welding Education, Skills, and Certifications Conference?

Absolutely! The 2015 Education Annual Program will be held July 13 -16, 2015 at the Read House Historic Inn & Suites, Chattanooga, TN. This year’s three-day conference is structured to provide an integrated and comprehensive overview on AWS standards, services, and best practices for welding career pathway education and credentialing. It is especially valuable for education & training institutions who are developing workforce supplier and testing services with industry, and their industrial partners.
 
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