The 72nd IIW
annual assembly
& international conference
7th-12th July 2019

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IIW Awards
Call for Nominations is opened!
Deadline 30th November 2018

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IIW Winter Meetings
Villepinte, France
14th-18th January 2019

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Digitalisation in Vocational Training and Further Education

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What effects does digitalisation have on the vocational education and further training? Which digital systems should be used in the future? And how does the topic “Industry 4.0” influence the technical welding and joining training concepts? Read more >


IIW Winter Meetings

The IIW Winter Meetings are annual events, held around the months of January and February, in which representatives of a… Read more >


Welding and related technologies - present and future

The E.O.Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, and with support of the Interna… Read more >