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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74th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference
The website has just open IIW 2021 Read more >
IIW International Congress in Poland
Cutting-Edge Welding Engineering - Modernity of the Future Read more >
3rd International Conference on Vehicle and Automotive Engineering VAE2020
We have the pleasure to invite you to participate in 3rd International Conference on Vehicle and Automotive Engineering (VAE2020) will be held from 2nd to 4th September 2020 in Miskolc, Hungary. 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 >
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 >
ITSC 2020 - International Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition
Partner of the IIW since many years through IIW Member Society DVS, the next international conference entitled "ITSC – International Thermal Spray Conference and Exposition" with an accompanying exhibition is inviting experts, scientists and authorities on the sector to submit specialist contributions and posters on the subject of "Thermal Coating" is going to be held from 10 to 12 June in Vienna, Austria. Read more >
Having cancelled the 2020 IIW Annual Assembly in Singapore, the IIW goes on-line
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 >
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 email@example.com.
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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 >
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 >