Structural Welding Codes & Standards Virtual Conference 2021

April 28, 2021

Virtual Conference

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EuroweldBohler WeldingBugO SystemsSelect Arc, Inc.
Sponsors


Location
Virtual Conference


AWS Contact
Alina Blanco
ablanco@aws.org



Overview

Staying current with codes and standards for the construction of structures is crucial to your success in the industry.

Join us for the Structural Welding Codes & Standards Virtual Conference to participate in panel discussions with some of the most knowledgeable fabricators in the industry. During the one-day mini-conference, we’re providing an overview of current versions of some of the most popular structural codes and standards, with an emphasis on significant changes in recent revisions.

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  • AWS D1.1: 2020 – Structural Welding Code – Steel
  • AWS D1.2: 2014 – Structural Welding Code – Aluminum
  • AWS A5.10: 2021 – Welding Consumables – Wire Electrodes, Wires and Rods for Welding of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloys – Classification
  • AWS D1.5: 2020 – Bridge Welding Code
  • AWS D1.6: 2017 – Structural Welding Code – Stainless Steel
  • AWS D14.3: 2019 – Specification for Welding Earthmoving, Construction, Agricultural, and Ground-based Material Handling Equipment
  • AWS D14.4: 2019 – Specification for the Design of Welded Joints in Machinery and Equipment


 


organizing committee


Tony Anderson, CEng, FWeldI
Tony Anderson, CEng, FWeldI

Conference Chair

ITW Welding North America

 
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ITW Illinois Tool Works

Professional Activities

  • AWS – CWI, CWE, CWEng, Counselor, Director At Large
  • Professional Member and Fellow of The British Welding Institute (TWI).
  • Registered Chartered Engineer (CEng) with the British Engineering Council (EC-UK).
  • Author – Welding Aluminum – Questions and Answers – A Practical Guide for Troubleshooting Aluminum Welding-Related Problems.
  • Co-Author – Welding Aluminum Theory and Practice – 4th Edition.
  • Chairman of the Aluminum Association (USA) Technical Advisory Committee for Welding.
  • Chairman of the AWS D3 Main Committee for Welding in Marine Construction.
  • Chairman of AWS D10.7 – Specification for Arc Welding of Aluminum Alloy Pipe.
  • Chairman of AWS A5.10 – Specification for Bare Aluminum Welding Electrodes and Rods.
  • Chairman of AWS B2.1 – Specification for Welder Performance and Welding Procedure Qualification
  • Past Vice Chairman and current Advisor to AWS D1.2 Structural Welding Code – Aluminum.
  • Chairman of the AWS Handbook Committee (Volume 5 – Ninth Edition) – Aluminum Alloys.
  • Member of ASME Section IX – Materials Subgroup Committee.
  • Have written a regular aluminum welding question and answer column (18th consecutive year) for the American Welding Society – Welding Journal.

Shane Findlan
Shane Findlan

Conference Co-Chair

Stone & Webster LLC

 
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Stone and Webster

Mr. Shane Findlan is the Consulting Engineer for Welding & Materials Engineering with Stone & Webster, LLC. He also is the Welding Engineering Program Manager for Westinghouse Nuclear located in Rock Hill, SC supporting nuclear construction activities. Areas of responsibility include management of the corporate nuclear welding program, development of welding technology for large scale power plant construction including advanced welding systems for fabrication and installation, welding procedure development, technical support for supplier/vendor welding programs, and use of specialized thermal processing systems. Previously, Shane was with CB&I and the Shaw Power Group as the Chief Welding Engineer that included both nuclear and fossil plant construction. Prior experience at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) included research on welding and repair technology for power plants and corrosion control. He has authored industry reports on welding and materials technology for repair and life extension of power plants and holds patents in welding, materials, and laser optics. He is active in ASME Codes and AWS structural, pipe, and tubing welding codes & specifications. Currently, he is the Chair of D1.1 – TG2 Task Group on Qualifications, Chair of D10 for Pipe and Tube Welding, and a member of D1.1 for Structural Steel Welding and D1.6 for Structural Stainless Steels. Shane received a degree in Welding Engineering from Ohio State University (1978), is a registered Professional Engineer (Ohio), and an IIW International Welding Engineer.



speakers

Nina Choy
Nina Choy

Office Chief

California Department of Transportation

 
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Nina Choy is a registered Civil Engineer and is currently a Supervising Bridge Engineer for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). She has been a been involved with the AWS technical code committees for a number of years, and the current Vice Chair for the AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Committee. She has worked on several notable California bridge projects, including the new San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge and Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement, as well as various other bridge projects throughout the state. Prior to joining Caltrans, Nina served in the Air Force as a Civil Engineering Officer.

Richard Campbell
Richard D. Campbell

Bechtel Fellow & Welding Technical Specialist

Bechtel

 
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Bechtel

Richard Campbell is a Bechtel Fellow with Bechtel Corporation’s Construction Welding and NDE group. He is an AWS SCWI, a CWB Level 2 Welding Inspector, and an ASNT NDT Level III Visual Testing Inspector. With a BS degree in Welding Engineering from LeTourneau University and a PhD in Materials Engineering from RPI, he has worked for more than 40 years in the welding industry, including construction, structures, pressure vessels, piping systems, and government projects. For 9 years he was chair of the AWS D1K Subcommittee on Stainless Steel Welding, responsible for publication of the AWS D1.6:2017 Structural Welding Code – Stainless Steel. He is also a member of the AWS D1 Committee on Structural Welding, the D1H Subcommittee on Sheet Steel, the AWS A2 Committee on Definitions and Symbols, and the AWS A2C Subcommittee on Symbols. Rich is vice chair of the ASME B31.3 Process Piping Code section committee, and member of numerous other ASME and AWS codes and standards committees, including Section IX’s subgroup on Qualification.

He has taught AWS CWI classes for over 25 years and has presented several seminars on welding codes, stainless steel welding, and welding symbols for AWS. Dr. Campbell is author of over 30 technical articles on welding or metallurgy. As an expert in stainless steel welding, he authored AWS’s The Professional’s Advisor on Welding of Stainless Steels, has penned several Just the Facts articles and a series of articles on welding symbols in the quarterly AWS publication Inspection Trends.


 

Joe Bailey
Joe Bailey

Senior Weld Engineer

Vermeer Corporation


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Vermeer Corporation

Joe Bailey is a Senior Weld Engineer at Vermeer Corporation located in Pella, Iowa. He holds a Bachelors of Engineering degree from LeTourneau University with concentrations in Materials Joining Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. He is also a professional engineer with the state of Iowa, AWS Certified Welding Inspector, and AWS Certified Welding Engineer. As an active AWS member, Joe has volunteered in multiple capacities in his local AWS section; is a current member of the AWS D14 Committee on Machinery and Equipment; has been a member of the Chapter 5 Committee on Design and Welded Connections; serves on the American Council of the International Institute of Welding; and has been a judge of the Iowa SkillsUSA competitions for numerous years.

David J. Landon
Dave Landon

Manager of Welding Engineering

Vermeer Corporation

 
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Vermeer Corporation

David Landon is the Manager of Welding Engineering for Vermeer Corporation located in Pella, Iowa. He is a life member of the American Welding Society, Past (2015) President of AWS, and the 2020-2023 President of the International Institute of Welding. He has been a member of the AWS D14 Committee on Machinery and Equipment since 1993. He is a Certified Welding Supervisor, Senior Certified Welding Inspector, and is a member of the 2009 Class of Counselors for the American Welding Society. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Welding Engineering from LeTourneau University of Longview, Texas.


 

SCHEDULE
 
 

APR

28

Sessions: 11:00am – 5:00pm EST

 

*Conference Schedule Subject to Change

Program & Agenda


11:00 – 11:15 am
Welcome

Tony Anderson, CEng, FWeldI

Director of Aluminum Technology

ITW Welding North America

11:15 – 12:15 pm
Update to the D1.1: 2020 – Structural Welding Code – Steel

This presentation will give users an overview of the changes in the code from the previous edition.


Shane J. Findlan, PE-IWE

Consulting Engineer

Stone & Webster LLC

12:15 – 1:15 pm
Overview of the AWS D1.2: 2014 – Structural Welding Code –
Aluminum
Update to the AWS A5.10: 2021 – WELDING CONSUMABLES–WIRE ELECTRODES, WIRES AND RODS FOR WELDING OF ALUMINUM AND ALUMINUM-ALLOYS–CLASSIFICATION

Tony Anderson, CEng, FWeldI

Director of Aluminum Technology

ITW Welding North America

1:15 – 2:15 pm
What’s New in the 2020 AWS Bridge Welding Code

The 2020 edition of the AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code was released in July 2020. This presentation will give users an overview of the changes in the code from the previous edition.


Nina Choy

Supervising Bridge Engineer

California Department of Transportation

2:15 – 2:30 pm

Break

2:30 – 3:30 pm
OVERVIEW OF THE AWS D1.6: 2017 – STRUCTURAL WELDING CODE – STAINLESS STEEL

This presentation will give an overview of the AWS D1.6:2017 edition, including changes from the previous edition. The recent publication of AWS A5.39:2020 Specification for Flux and Electrode Combinations for Submerged Arc and Electroslag Joining and Surfacing of Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloys will be briefly discussed as filling a hole in stainless steel filler material specifications, and how it might be addressed in D1.6.

Richard D. Campbell. Ph. D., P.E.

Welding Technical Specialist

Bechtel

3:30 – 4:30 pm
An Overview of the Welding Standards used in the Machinery and Equipment Sector (Everything you wanted to know about AWS D14, but were afraid to ask!)

This presentation will provide an overview of the entire suite of D14 standards while focusing in on the content of AWS D14.3, Specification for Welding Earthmoving, Construction, Agriculture and Ground Based Material Handling Equipment and D14.4 Specification for the Design of Welded Joints in Machinery and Equipment.


Joe Bailey

Senior Weld Engineer

Vermeer Corporation

Dave Landon

Manager of Welding Engineering

Vermeer Corporation

4:30 – 5:00 pm
Wrap-up

Shane J. Findlan, PE-IWE

Consulting Engineer

Stone & Webster LLC

registration & Pricing

Registration


Open: Now Open!
Deadline: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9:00am EDT


Technical Program
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Pricing
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Nonmember
Regular $95 $145

All cancellations MUST BE IN WRITING. If you cancel 35 DAYS PRIOR to the school you will receive a refund of 50%. If you cancel from 34 DAYS to 3 DAYS PRIOR to the conference, you will receive a refund of 10%. NO REFUNDS will be given 3 DAYS or less prior to the conference.

Registrations are non-transferable.


 

 
SPONSORSHIPS

*Sponsorships Subject to Change



Logo
$300

Benefits Include:

  • Company logo and link on conference website Welcome page
  • Company logo placement during virtual event break
  • Complete attendee list

 
For More Info on Sponsorships
Alina Blanco
ablanco@aws.org


 

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