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INVITATION

DistinguishedExperts and Scholars,

The 13RD ASIAN WELDING TECHNOLOGY AND ITS APPLICATION FORUM - 2023 International Seminar on Intelligent Welding & Additive Manufacturing Technologies and Its Application is going to be held on 23rd November during the 2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition. This seminar will be co-hosted by China Welding Association, Asian Welding Federation (AWF) Welding Technology and Application Committee, Organizing Committee of Arc Cup International Welding Competition and International Alliance of Skills Development.

The seminar focuses on the Intelligent Welding and Additive Manufacturing Technologies, devoted to introducing the advanced welding technology, digital technology in welding,additive manufacturing and surface engineering technology, so as to strengthen the exchange and cooperation in advanced welding technologies, upgrade the welding skills and advance the development of welding industry and related fields.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we hereby sincerely invite you to attend this seminar in physical or by online. It will be much appreciated that you make a keynote speech.

Information

Date & Time: 23rd November 2023, 09:30-16:30 Beijing Time

Offline Venue: Inner Mongolia Technical College of Mechanics & Electrics

Online meeting: Zoom Meeting (To be issued 2 days prior to the Seminar)

Topic of Presentation

Advanced and Intelligent Welding Technology

  1. The Advanced Welding Technology and Joint Technology
  2. The Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing andDigital TechnologyApplied in Welding
  3. Advanced Welding Technologies, Equipment, Material or Process
  4. Welding Quality Management and Standardization

Additive Manufacturing and Surface Engineering Technology

  1. Additive manufacturing and remanufacturing, 3D printing technology
  2. Surfacing composite manufacturing and remanufacturing technology
  3. Other additive manufacturing technologies and their processes, materials and properties

Welding Skills and Educational Exchanges

1) Welding Skills, Welding Robot Operating Skills;

2) Technical Skills forArtificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing and

Digital Technology in Welding;

  1. Research and Points of View on Welding Development
  2. Best Practice and Experience on Welding Vocational Education & Training

Please feedback your decision no later than Nov.10th, 2023 by sending the completed registration form (Appendix 1) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., thanks.

 

Mr. Luke Du:  +86-15010650107    Ms. Emily Zhao:  +86-18931339270

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Arc Cup International Welding Competition of the 11 th Welding Skills International Competition Technical File

Invitation to 2023 International Seminar on Intelligent Welding & Additive Manufacturing Technology and Cooperation

Distinguished AWF members,

The 2023 International Seminar on Intelligent Welding & Additive Manufacturing Technology and Cooperation is going to be held on 14th May 2023 in Xiamen, China during the 38th AWF Governing Council Meeting and Committee Meetings. This seminar will be co-hosted by Asian Welding Federation (AWF) and China Welding Association, and executed by AWF Welding Technology and Application Committee and BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation (Xiamen).

This international seminar will focus on the theme of "Intelligent Welding & Additive Manufacturing Technology and Cooperation". By introducing the application of advanced welding technology, digital technology and other future technologies in welding, as well as additive manufacturing and surface engineering technology, exchanging the points of view on intelligent welding and additive manufacturing development tendency over the world, so as to strengthen the exchange and cooperation of intelligent welding and additive manufacturing technology.

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we hereby sincerely invite you to attend this seminar. It will be much appreciated if you make a keynote speech on the seminar in the offline venue. Besides, we would like to invite the representative of each AWF member country to make a brief introduction of the welding industry situation and development tendency in your country.

Information

Date & Time: 14th May 2023, Sunday, 09:00-17:00 Beijing Time

Offline: BRICS Academy of Skills Development &Technology Innovation (Xiamen)

Online Meeting: ZOOM Meeting

Topic of Presentation

Advanced and Intelligent Welding Technology

  1. The Advanced Welding and Joint Technology
  2. Welding Machine, Testing Method and Equipment
  3. Welding Robot and Robot System Integration
  4. Welding Materials and Basic Welding Metallurgy

Application of Advanced Technology in Welding

  1. Industrial Internet, Internet of Things, Industrial Robots
  2. Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing
  3. Digital Technology, Virtual Simulation and Virtual Reality Technology

Additive Manufacturing and Surface Engineering Technology

  1. Additive manufacturing and remanufacturing, 3D printing technology
  2. Surfacing composite manufacturing and remanufacturing technology
  3. Other additive manufacturing technologies and their processes, materials and properties

Research Status, Development Tendency and Extension of Intelligent Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing Technology

Green, Environmentally Friendly, Energy-saving and High Efficient Intelligent Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing Technology

Talent Training for Intelligent Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing

Please feedback your decision no later than 25th April, 2023 by sending the completed registration form (Appendix) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. &This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., thanks.

Invitation Letter for 2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition

BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Competition -Arc Cup International Welding Competition (Hereinafter referred to as 2023 Arc Cup Welding Competition) will be held around June-November 2023,with the purpose to establish an international professionals exchanging platform for skills development and technology innovation in welding,promote the welding skills development and technical exchanges, and speed up the cultivation of welding skills professionals so as to enhance welding technical skills level together. Hereby the related matters are as follows:
I. Competition Projects
1. The Seventh International Welding Technology Competition
(New Welding Technology, Welding Equipment, Welding Material,Welding Process and Their Application Competition.)
Time: November 19-24, 2023
Venue: Inner Mongolia Technical College of Mechanics &
Electrics, Hohhot
2. The Eleventh International Welding Skills Competition
(1) Shielded Metal Arc Welding (111/SMAW)
(2) Gas Metal Arc Welding (135/GMAW)
(3) Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (141/GTAW)(4) Oxygen Fuel Gas Welding (311/OFW)
(5) Finished-product Welding (111, 135, 141, 136/FCAW)
(6) Welding Competition for Non-regulated Projects (UT, Advanced
welding equipment, Advanced welding technology performance,expert performance of special welding and cutting)
Time: November 19-24, 2023
Venue:Inner Mongolia Technical College of Mechanics & Electrics,Hohhot
3. The Second Virtual Simulation Welding Competition
Time: November 19-24, 2023
Venue:Inner Mongolia Technical College of Mechanics & Electrics,Hohhot
4. The Tenth International Robot Welding Competition
(Welding Robots Programming, Operation and Maintenance)
Time: November 19-24, 2023
Venue:Inner Mongolia Technical College of Mechanics & Electrics,Hohhot
II. Competitor Requirement
1. The Seventh International Welding Technology Competition
Undergraduates, higher vocational and secondary vocational students(including postgraduates); teachers from colleges and universities, and researchers from scientific research organizations; welding engineering
technicians; welders and relevant management staff, etc.
2. The Eleventh International Welding Skills Competition
Welders with age between 18-35 years old and Students over the age of16.
3. The Second Virtual Simulation Welding Competition
No age limit for competitors, students, teachers and employees of enterprises can participate in the competition.
4. The Tenth International Robot Welding Competition
Competitors should be qualified welding robot operators.
5. Participation Teams
(1) International participating teams
(2) Technical and Vocational Education and Training Institutions
(3) China Enterprises and Organizations
III. Assessment Standards & Ranking Method
1. Assessment Standards
Judges from China and other countries shall make assessment together to guarantee the fairness and justice of the refereeing activities according to international recognized standards and rules.
(1) The Seventh International Welding Technology Competition
This competition requires competitors to submit competition documents for expert assessment and make defense via online. Competitors should submit documents by one of the following ways:
Papers and presentation PPT related to New Welding Technique/New Equipment/New Material/New Technology;Drawings + project photos + process description related to New Welding Technique/New Equipment/New Material/New Technology and presentation PPT.
(2) The Eleventh International Welding Skills Competition
For this competition, Chinese and foreign judges shall make assessment together based on ISO9606 international standards and rules to guarantee the fairness and justice of the refereeing and assessment.
(3) The Second Virtual Simulation Welding Competition
The competition is conducted by Augmented reality (AR) simulator.The evaluation and acceptance shall refer to ISO6947, ISO15608,etc., and the score will be analyzed and generated by simulator.Evaluation indicators include: correctly set welding parameters, adjust the air pressure of welding cylinders, adjust the current and voltage, adjust the best welding posture, control the stability of vertical angle and horizontal angle, moving speed and distance between welding gun and welding line. Ensure that the weld width, width difference, height, height difference, welding line’s length, back penetration and plug hole welding scar diameter, diameter difference, height, back penetration and other indicators of butt welding meet the requirements, and there will be no penetration defects.
(4) The Tenth International Robot Welding Competition
This competition follows ISO9606 international standards and regulations.
2. Ranking Method
(1) Group Award: This award is granted to teams according to total team scores. The total scores of each team are calculated by adding up the scores of each team’s 3 best individual competitors in single competition project. The teams with less than 3 competitors cannot be ranked in Group Award.
(2) Individual Award: The best competitor in single competition project in each country (or delegation) can be ranked in Individual Award.
(3) Young Competitors Award: Young competitors under 25 (included) years old can be ranked in the Young Competitor Award.
(4) Student Competitors Award: Student competitors of each school can be ranked in the Student Competitor Award.
IV. Recognition and Awards
1. Group Awards
Group Awards are granted to teams. The teams will be honored with Cups or Certificates.
2. Individual Awards
(1) For the Seventh International Welding Technology Competition,there will set the First, the Second and the Third Prize, which will be awarded to individuals based on different groups, which may cover 60% of
the competitors. And these winners will be awarded the honor certificates.
(2) For the Eleventh International Welding Skills Competition, Tenth International Robot Welding Competition, Second Virtual SimulationWelding Competition and Third All-position Automatic Welding
Competition for Pipeline, there are totally nine individual competition projects according to different welding process. The First, Second and Third Prize will be awarded for each project, and there are first, second and third place for the First Prize. The First Prize winners will be awarded certificates and medals. The Second and Third Prize winners will be awarded certificates.
(3) The instructor/coach of the first-prize teams will be awarded the Gold Coach Certificate, and the instructor/coach of the second and third prize teams will be awarded the Outstanding Coach Certificate.
(4) All competitors have the equal chance to win the certificate of “Excellent Welder Prize” of 2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition.
3. Young Competitors Award
Young competitors under 25 (included) years old can be ranked in the Young Competitor Award.
4. Student Competitors Award
Student competitors of each school can be ranked in the Student Competitor Award.
V. Priority for International Participants
1. There are no any registration fees for international competitors who submit their application forms.
2. “National Winner” who won the First Place once in their nationalwelding competition will be given reimbursement for one round-trip flight ticket and be provided with free accommodation by the Organizing
Committee during the competition. The number of the National Winner in the First Place who can enjoy this priority is no more than 1.
3. Top three winners in their national welding competition will be provided with free accommodation by the Organizing Committee during the competition. The number of the competitors in a country who can enjoy the above two priorities is no more than 4.
4. One team leader in a country can enjoy the free accommodation during competition.
VI. Organization Structure
Hosts:
BRICS Business Council (BBC)
International Alliance of Skills Development (IASDBR)
Belt & Road and BRICS Training Center for Skills Development and
Technology Innovation
Organizing Committee of Arc Cup International Welding Competition
(OC ARCIWC)
Co-hosts:
China Association of Inventions (CAI)
China Center for International People-to-People Exchange, Ministry
of Education
China Welding AssociationCWAChina Staff Welding Technology AssociationCWWTA
Asian Welding FederationAWF
Organizers:
China Section of BRICS Business Council SDWG
Iron Man Academy Welding Training Center
Beijing ARC Xinxing Science & Technology Co., Ltd.
Co-organizers:
China Welding Association Surfacing & Additive Manufacturing
Division
China Building Material Machinery Association Welding Technology
Division
Supporting Organizations:
Zhongguancun Science Park Management Committee
Zhongguancun Science and Technology Park Haidian Management
Committee
VII. Application Method
1. Please fill in the attached electronic 2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition Application Form and email to the Secretariat by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
2. The application deadline is 30 th October, 2023.
3. Please do not forget to provide electronic photos (one inch electronic photo) for all the competitors and the scanned passport homepages of all participants.
VIII. Concurrent Activities
2023 Eighth International Forum of Welding Technology and Skills
IX. Contact Information
Secretariat of OC ARCIWC:
Contact Person:
Emily Zhao (+86-18931339270)
Luke Du (+86-15010650107)
Lisa Cui (+86-15910438067)
Henry Bai (+86-13621030121)
Website: www.arciwc.com; www.inwsa.org
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Attachments
Application Form for 2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition
Organizing Committee of Arc Cup International Welding Competition
August, 2023
2023 Arc Cup International Welding Competition Application Form
Name   Gender  

Photo

Passport No.   Date of Birth  
Mobile   E-mail  
Place in your National Welding Competition

□ Firstplace

□ Secondplace

□ Thirdplace

□ Others

Accompanying person

□ Teamleader

□ Coach

□ CompetitionVisitor

Employer’s Name  

Contact Person

 
Address  

Welding Competition Project Applied

  1. The 7th International Welding Technology Competition

□ NewWeldingTechnologyWeldingEquipment

□ WeldingMaterialWelding Process and Their ApplicationCompetition

  1. The 11th International Welding Skills Competition
111/SMAW 135/GMAW 141/GTAW 311/OFW

Remarks:

Please email the Copy of Passport's First Page and the Application Form to the Secretariat of Organizing Committee before the deadline by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.& This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The detail information is described as the Application Method. (For the competitors who apply to enjoy the Priority, please provide the copy of your certificate in your Nationwide Welding Competition after emailing us the electronic copy firstly.)

Subject: Invitation to the 38thAWF Governing Council Meeting and Committee Meetings in Xiamen, China- May11th to 16th 2023

 

Dear AWF members,

China Welding Association (CWA) is much pleased to invite you to the 38th AWF Governing Council Meeting and Committee Meetingsand relevant events which are going to be held on May11th -16th 2023 in Xiamen, China in a physical mode.

Please refer to the following tentative schedule for the AWF meeting. All AWF members are encouraged to attend all meetings and events.

Tentative Schedule of 38th AWF Governing Council Meeting and Committee meetings

Day & Date Time(GMT+8) Program Venue

Day 1

11thMay 2023

(Thursday)

08:00-24:00

Till the 8:00 AM in Day 2

Reception and Registration for AWF meetings

(please send your arrival information by 9thMay to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Hotel

Day 2

12thMay2023

(Friday)

09:00 ~ 09:45
  • Opening Address by AWF President
  • Welcome Address by CWA President
  • Self-Introduction by all attendees

BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation (Xiamen)

Address:

B09-7F, BRICS Future Innovation Park, Software Park III, 52 Chengyi North Road,Jimei District,Xiamen City, FujianProvince,China

09:45 ~ 10:30 AWF CWCS Meetings
  • 10th New IT Platform Sub-committee
  • 15th Training & Education Sub-committee
  • 17th Technical Expert Panel (TEP)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Short break
10:45 ~ 12:00
  • 16th Audit Sub-committee
  • 17th Documentation Sub-committee
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 ~ 13:30
  • 6th Certification Committee Meeting
13:30 ~ 14:00
  • 16thAWF Website &Marketing Committee Meeting
14:00 ~ 14:30
  • 10thWelding Technology & Application Committee Meeting
14:30 ~ 15:15 Short break
15:15 ~ 15:45
  • 21stAWF Standardization Committee Meeting
15:45 ~ 16:15
  • 18th Workshop on AWF CWCS Implementation Plan
16:15 ~ 16:45
  • 2nd AWF Membership Committee
16:45 ~ 18:00 Visit the Exhibitionand Show (nearby Meeting Venue)
18:00~ Transportation to Dinner Venue TBD
18:30~ CWA Evening

Day 3

13thMay 2023

(Saturday)

09:00 ~ 10:30
  • 8th AWF Steering Committee Meeting <cont’d>
BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation (Xiamen)
10:30 ~ 10:45 Short Break
10:45 ~ 12:00
  • 8th AWF Steering Committee Meeting
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 ~ 16:00
  • 38th AWF Governing Council Meeting
16:00~17:00 Presentation of Stakeholders by its Representative, Discussion for Collaboration
17:00~ 18:30 Walkingin Xiamen Horticulture Expo Garden(National 4-Star Tourist Attraction)  
18:30~

Transportation to Hotel

AWF Dinner Party

Hotel

Day 4

14thMay 2023

(Sunday)

12th Asian Welding Technology and Its Application Forum-

2023 International Seminar on Intelligent Welding and Additive Manufacturing Technology

09:00 ~ 09:15

Opening Address by AWF President

Welcome address by CWARepresentative

BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation (Xiamen)
09:00 ~ 10:30 Topics Presentation by Experts
10:30 ~ 10:45 Short Break
10:45 ~ 12:00 Forum Continues
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunchbreak -Buffet
13:00 ~ 15:00 Forum Continues
15:00 ~ 15:30 Short Break, Free Discussion
15:30 ~ 17:00 Forum Continues
17:00~ Transportation to Dinner Venue TBD
18:00~ BRICS Academy's Banquet  

Day 5

15thMay 2023

(Monday)

09:30 ~ 12:00 Business Visit TBD
12:00 ~ 13:00 Business Lunch Arranged by the Visited Unit TBD
13:00 ~17:00

Tourist Site Tour -- KulangsuIsland

(National 5-Star Tourist Attraction, World Heritage)

Kulangsu Island
17:00 ~18:00 Transportation to Dinner Venue TBD
18:00 ~ TBD Closing Ceremony & Gala Banquet TBD
TBD Transportation to Hotel  

Day 6

16thMay 2023

(Tuesday)

  Return  

(TBD is short for To Be Determined)

Accommodations

Hotel for Recommendation: Crowne Plaza Xiamen Jimei Seaview

Address:No. 866, Xingbin Road, Jimei District, Xiamen, 361000 | Mainland China

Tel: +86-592-2676666

Web:https://www.ihg.com.cn/crowneplaza/hotels/gb/en/xiamen/xmnje/hoteldetail

(Remark: The Chinas organizer is negotiating with the hotel about the preferential price, and then the hotel will provide a link for physical participants to book the hotel room. Upon booking, participants need to use their Credit Card with foreign currency to guarantee. Cancellations will be subject to a one-night penalty. Please be aware that the charges of rooms shall be paid by yourself.)

Meeting Venue

BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation (Xiamen)

Address: B09-7F, BRICS Future Innovation Park, Software Park III, 52 Chengyi North Road, Jimei District, Xiamen City, Fujian Province, China - 361024 (11km from Hotel, 20min by Shuttle Bus)

Contact: Mr. Luke Du (+86 15010650107), Mr. Zhang Qingcheng (+86 15985878205)

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Dr. Mochammad Zaed Yuliadi - The Secretary General of Asian Welding Federation

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