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Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands.

2022 conferences

Plastic Welding Quality Evaluation

Plastic Welding Conference 2022

January 27

Plastic welding is a critical element of the plastics manufacturing industry, which continues to grow in the US. However, manufacturers struggle with weld quality evaluation, leading to millions of dollars in recalls annually.

Updates to the Codes

Updates to the Codes Conference 2022

Postponed

With the health and safety of our members at the forefront of our concern, the IEC committee decided to postpone Updates to the Codes scheduled for February in Fort Worth, Texas. Please stay tuned for updates as to the rescheduling of this event.

Inspection Expo & Conference (IEC)

Inspection Expo & Conference (IEC)

Postponed

With the health and safety of our members at the forefront of our concern, the IEC committee decided to postpone the Inspection Expo & Conference (IEC) scheduled for February in Fort Worth, Texas. Please stay tuned for updates as to the rescheduling of this event.

Annual WEMCO & RWMA Meeting

Annual WEMCO & RWMA Meeting

February 23-25

WEMCO & RWMA join each Spring for a three-day forum dedicated to key subjects impacting welding equipment manufacturers and resistance welding.

Women in Welding: Design in the Workplace

Women in Welding: Design in the Workplace

March 29


From equipment and PPE to blueprints and building layouts to the finished product, good design keeps us safe, comfortable, effective, and productive while making attractive and durable products and services.

Welding Qualification Workshop

Qualification Workshop

April 11-13


Welders and the welding procedures they use are required by law to be qualified in accordance with applicable construction Codes.

Shipbuilding & Aluminum Conference

2nd Shipbuilding and Aluminum Conference

May 3-5

Industry experts will deliver the latest research and innovations in both the Shipbuilding and Aluminum industries. Aluminum is one of the most versatile and widely used metals in manufacturing.

Advances in Welding and Additive Manufacturing Research

Advances in Welding Additive Manufacturing

June 12-17

This five-day, technically intensive conference will focus on cutting-edge developments in the science of welding, joining and additive manufacturing research. Plan now to join other leading researchers, scientists and engineers from all over the world.

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* Abstract Submission Deadline: February 7, 2022





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