IIW News

News and events from the IIW
and its members

IIW 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.
20/06/2021 | Italy

74th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference

The website has just open IIW 2021 Read more >

13/10/2020 | Poland

IIW International Congress in Poland Now also ONLINE

Cutting-Edge Welding Engineering - Modernity of the Future Read more >

25/09/2020 | Hungary

3rd International Conference on Vehicle and Automotive Engineering VAE2020 ONLINE

We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in 3rd International Conference on Vehicle and Automotive Engineering (VAE2020) will be held from 25 September 2020 ONLINE. The aim of the conference is to bring together the experts from both the academic and industrial areas and to show the development on these fields. Read more >

28/08/2020 |

CII Weld-Tech Summit (Through Webex Platform) Friday, 28 August 2020 : 1030 -1400 hrs

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15/07/2020 |

The 73rd IIW Annual Assembly goes online

The IIW is excited to announce that the 73rd IIW Annual Assembly will be held on-line, 15 to 25 July 2020. Read more >

26/06/2020 |

The 73rd IIW Annual Assembly online EARLY BIRD EXTENSION !

We are getting closer the first IIW on-line Annual Assembly, already more than 450 experts have registered to join the IIW sessions, taking advantage of the early bird fees. To facilitate the widest participation, the IIW has decided to extend the early bird rates to 7 July. Don’t Miss this unique opportunity!
Also, take the chance to visit www.iiw2020.online and see that the Annual Assembly programme has been updated with a preliminary set of commissions and meetings. More meetings may still come, but you can start updating your personal calendar and try to join as many meetings as you can!
We’re all looking forward to welcoming you in our virtual conference centre next July! www.iiw2020.online Read more >

16/04/2020 |

Having cancelled the 2020 IIW Annual Assembly in Singapore, the IIW goes on-line

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06/04/2020 | United States of America

AWS Announces New Executive Director & CEO Gary Konarska

The American Welding Society’s (AWS) Board of Directors have announced that Gary Konarska II is named the organization’s new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 6, 2020. Konarska succeeds Ray Shook, who held the position for 15 years and has agreed to remain as Executive Director Emeritus for an interim period to ensure a seamless and successful transition. Read more >

31/03/2020 | Italy

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 Occulus.

Call for Ugo Guerrera 2022 is being launched, so don't miss the opportunity. Contact the IIW Secretariat for any question at iiw@iiwelding.org.
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19/03/2020 |

Cancellation of IIW events due to the spread of COVID-19

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26/02/2020 |

Cancellation of intermediate meetings due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe and in Asia

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe and in Asia the intermediate meetings foreseen in march have been cancelled. In particular these are:
Joint meeting of C- I, C-IV, C-XII and SG212 of 2-3 March in Germany;
Joint meeting of C-II, C-IX of 4-6 March in Germany;
C-XIII of 12-13 March in Japan;
C-X of 13 March in Italy. Read more >

01/01/2020 | Italy

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 >

24/12/2019 |

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 >