Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.

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.

2021 conferences

Qualification of Welding Procedures

Qualification of Welding Procedures

February 17 – 18

A Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) is a guiding document in any welding quality management program. This workshop will explore that role and guide the participants through the process of writing and qualifying a WPS that is ASME Section IX compliant, metallurgically sound, and meaningful to the welder.

RWMA Annual Meeting

2019 RWMA Regional Conference

February 24 – 26

The RWMA Annual Meeting focuses on key issues impacting resistance welding manufacturing. Learn from expert technical presenters and interact with industry colleagues with a common goal of advancing resistance welding.

WEMCO Annual Meeting

WEMCO Annual Meeting

February 24 – 26

The WEMCO Annual Meeting focuses on key issues impacting welding equipment manufacturers. Hear various perspectives from renowned presenters and discover best practices applied by leading manufacturing companies.

RWMA Resistance Welding School

RWMA School Conference 2020

Dates: TBD

Each Spring and Fall, AWS and RWMA team up to offer a 2-day school, taught by resistance welding industry heavyweights, that explores concepts and materials outside the scope of the CRWT exam.

Advances in Welding and Additive Manufacturing Research

Advances in Welding Additive Manufacturing Research Conference 2021

August 8 – 13

Save the date to attend this five-day, technically intensive conference focused on cutting-edge developments in the science of welding, joining and additive manufacturing research.

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* Abstract Submission Deadline: February 4, 2021

International Brazing and Soldering Conference

AWS Learning International Brazing and Soldering Conference 2021

October 3 – 6

Save the Date for the American Welding Society’s International Brazing & Soldering Conference in April 2021.

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* Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2021

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