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.
Events
14/09/2021 | Germany

INTERNATIONAL WELDING COMPETITION CANCELED!

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Events
07/07/2021 |

74th IIW Annual Assembly and International Conference

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Events
25/05/2021 | Ukraine

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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Events
13/05/2021 | Greece

International Welding Congress on the Worldwide Availability of Welding Related Personnel CANCELED

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Events
22/04/2021 | Romania

"SUDURA 2021/ WELDING 2021" 22-23 april 2021 Look the Final Program!

The International Conference “SUDURA 2021/WELDING 2021”, an associated event of the International Institute of Welding, is organized by ASR, the Romanian Welding Society in partnership with the Faculty of Engineering Resita of the University Babes Bolyai Cluj-Napoca.
The conference is addressed to specialists in industry, research and higher education.
The Conference “SUDURA 2021/WELDING 2021” has a broad topic including new developments in the field of welding in terms of processes, materials and applications.
Special emphasis are given to the following topics:
• Current status and trends in the development of welding and joining, including additive manufacturing
• Ecological welding – from design to recycling
• Digitization of education and training activities in the field of welding.
The conference programme includes 39 papers with authors from 16 countries.
A “Welded Art” virtual exhibition, as well as a technical-commercial section will also be organized
The official languages of the conference are English and Romanian.



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News
06/04/2021 |

The IIW Annual Report 2021 is now available

Every year, IIW publishes its Annual Report to include information about the Organisation Read more >

Events
09/03/2021 | Germany

6th IEBW INTERNATIONAL ELECTRON BEAM WELDING CONFERENCE

WELCOME TO THE 6th IEBW INTERNATIONAL ELECTRON BEAM WELDING CONFERENCE, March 9 – 10, 2021 MEET US ONLINE! Read more >

Events
22/02/2021 | India

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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News
18/12/2020 |

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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News
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 Oculus.

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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News
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 >

News
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 >