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Researchers, industry practitioners and educators, students and young professionals from over 50 countries worldwide are all part of the collaborative working platform of the International Institute of Welding (IIW). This unique international cooperation is achieved through annual and intermediate meetings of IIW working units and boards, technical networking, shared projects, events, publications and web-based communications. The outcomes are shared throughout the world - promoting optimum use and innovation in joining technologies, international standardisation, and quality through education, training, qualification and certification of individuals and companies for a safe and sustainable world.

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Young Professional International Conference and WRTYS 2021

On 25-28 May, 2021 Young Professionals International Conference on Welding and Related Technologies will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine. We invite young researchers up to 35 years old to participate in the Conference. Participation of students, Ph.D. students, young researchers, representatives of industrial enterprises and scientific organizations as guests of scientific schools without presentations with receiving of personal certificate of participation in the scientific schools in the relevant areas is also appreciated. The Conference will be held as plenary sessions and posters.
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The IIW moves to Italy with a new CEO and IIW General Secretariat Staff

Starting on 01 January 2020 a new team is managing the IIW General Secretariat Read more >


IIW History website is online

As a modern continuation of the IIW History book 1990-2015, this website will be continuously updated, following the de… Read more >