News and events from the IIWIIW events such as the Annual Assembly and International Conference, International Congresses, Welding Research and Collaboration Colloquia as well as IIW supported events, held in locations around the world, provide unique opportunities for learning and teaching. Presentations by IIW experts and forums for the presentation of research outputs and discussion of relevant hot topics promote active technology diffusion and innovation.
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The IIW Annual Report 2020 is now available
Every year, IIW publishes its Annual Report to include information about the Organisation Read more >
National Skill Competition for Best of the Best Welders
The Indian Institute of Welding conducts the “National Skill Competition for Best of the Best Welders” every year.
The preliminaries are conducted at local Branches of IIW-India. The winners from Branch level competitions are eligible to take part in the National Final.
The National level competition (Final) - for the Best of the Best Welders is held during the National Welding Seminar (NWS) / International Congress (or as decided by the Institute) at different venues.
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IIW virtual welded art photographic exhibition, 7th to 21st July 2021
Due to Covid-19, the International Institute of Welding (IIW) decided to hold the 2021 IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference on-line, 7th to 21st July 2021.
Given the great success of the 2020 edition, the event will also include the 2021 IIW Welded Art Photographic Exhibition.
We expect 700-800 welding professionals, engineers and scientists to attend. Participants will be able to enter an on-line room where all the welded art photographs will be displayed.
Participants will also be able to take away a ‘2021 Artistic Soul of Welding Digital Collection”, containing all the welded art photographic exhibits plus the write-ups on the artists and exhibits including contact details of each artist. The digital collection will also be promoted around the world in a number of ways.
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Focus on IIW Ugo Guerrera Prize
Sponsored by the Italian Institute of Welding this IIW Award recognises an individual or team responsible for fabrication of an outstanding recently completed welded construction from the viewpoints of design, materials or fabrication methods.
It was awarded in 2019 to Mrs Claudia Pavan and her team from Cimolai (Italy) for the construction of The Oculus.
Call for Ugo Guerrera 2022 is being launched, so don't miss the opportunity. Contact the IIW Secretariat for any question at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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 development of the International Institute of Welding. Read more >