Aluminum Conference


Aluminum Conference 2020

Aluminum Conference – Back to Basics

September 16-17, 2020
ITW Technical Center
Houston, Texas

Conference Schedule
Attendee Pricing
Hotel / Venue
Sponsorships


AWS CONTACT

Alina Blanco
305 443.9353 x218
ablanco@aws.org
 

This conference is designed to provide a basic understanding of aluminum welding and will include the following topics:

  • Aluminum welded applications and why we are seeing a continued increase of aluminum being used in industry
  • An overview of the aluminum alloy identification system
  • Basic aluminum metallurgy – how aluminum is strengthened (alloying, strain hardening, heat treatment) and the effect of welding on aluminum base metals
  • Metal Preparation and Storage – aluminum oxide, humidity, and pre-weld cleaning
  • The welding processes commonly used to weld aluminum – GMAW & GTAW
  • Weld discontinuities – porosity, incomplete fusion, and hot cracking
  • Filler metal selection for aluminum welding
  • AWS D1.2 Structural Welding Code – Aluminum – welding procedures, welder performance, and inspection

* Registration is limited to 40 students

BENEFITS

• 16 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) toward all recertifications
• D1.2/D1.2M:2014 Structural Welding Code Aluminum included


 


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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


SEP

16

WEDNESDAY / Sep 16th
• Registration Open 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
• Sessions 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Attendee Lunch noon – 1:00 pm

SEP

17

THURSDAY / Sep 17th
• Registration Open 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
• Sessions 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
• Attendee Lunch noon – 1:00 pm


ATTENDEE PRICING

AWS Conference Attendee Pricing

REGISTRATION INCLUDES
• Morning and Afternoon Breaks
• 1 Lunch
• Each attendee will receive a hard copy of the D1.2/D1.2M:2014 Structural Welding Code Aluminum

TECHNICAL PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
• Full program by TBD
• Up to 16 PDH Hours earned

Member

Non Member

Regular $695 $805
*Prices include D1.2/D1.2M:2014 Structural Welding Code – Aluminum

Registration Opens March 2020

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.

HOTEL / VENUE

VENUE

ITW Technical Center
15331 Vantage Pkwy E
Houston, TX 77032

HOTEL

More information coming soon!

SPONSORSHIPS

Attendee Bag Sponsorship – $350

(Exclusive*)
Benefits Include:
• Company logo on tote bag* given to each attendee. Production is not included
• Company recognition on “Thank You” signage at the conference
• Company recognition in the Final Program (confirmation August 31, 2020)
• Company name and link displayed on conference “Welcome” Web page and included on all promotional emails
* Sponsor responsible for providing tote bags. Tote bags and giveaway item must be approved by AWS. Sponsor may ship bags to AWS by August 31, 2020, or sponsor can bring item to conference for distribution.

Lanyard Sponsorship – $150

(Exclusive*)
Benefits Include:
• Company name on lanyard*. Production is not included
• Company recognition on “Thank You” signage at the conference
• Company recognition in the Final Program (confirmation August 31, 2020)
• Company name and link displayed on conference promotional emails
* Sponsor responsible for providing lanyard. Lanyard must be approved by AWS.

Pen Sponsorship – $150

(Exclusive*)
Benefits Include:
• Company logo on pen given to each attendee at registration. Production is not included
• Company recognition on “Thank You” signage at the conference
• Company recognition in the Final Program (confirmation by August 31, 2020)
• Company name and link included on all promotional emails
* Sponsor responsible for providing 50 pens.

Notebook Sponsorship – $350

(Exclusive*)
Benefits Include:
• Company logo printed on the front cover of conference notebook*, which will be distributed to attendees (Logo placement based on first-come, first-served basis)
• Company recognition on “Thank You” signage at the conference
• Company recognition in the Final Program (confirmation by August 31, 2020)
• Company name and link displayed on conference “Welcome” Web page and included on all promotional emails
* Sponsorship includes production of notebooks. In the event that multiple sponsorships are sold, all sponsor logos will be imprinted on each notebook. Sponsorship must be sold by August 31, 2020 for fulfillment.



 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Alina Blanco
305 443.9353 x218 | ablanco@aws.org




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