On April 18th, the Eighth Asian Welding Technology and Application Forum -- 2021 Intelligent Welding and Surfacing & Additive Manufacturing Technology International Forum was successfully held in Ningbo, a beautiful coastal city in Southeast China.More than 220 industrial experts from 16 counties attended this forum through online or offline format. 10 overseas experts including Dr. David Landon - President of the International Institute of Welding (IIW) delivered the professional topic speech through online and 7 domestic experts made the topic speeches on the venue.
This forum was co-hosted by the Asian Welding Federation (AWF), China Welding Association (CWA), China Building Material Machinery Association (CBMMA) and International Alliance of Skills Development (IASDBR), organized by China Welding Association Surfacing and Additive Manufacturing Working Committee and China Building Material Machinery Association Welding Technology Division, and co-organized by Beijing ARC Science and Technology Co., Ltd., China Welding Association- Trade Promotion Working Committee and Shipbuilding and Maritime Engineering Special Committee, aiming to improve the innovation capacities in welding and surfacing & additive manufacturing Technology, promote the technical exchanges among experts, scholars and enterprise employees, enhance the international exchange and cooperation in advanced manufacturing technologies & skills, and promote the integration of technologies and market application.
Pictures of Forum Venue
Dr. Liu Zhenying - President of China Welding Association Surfacing & AM Committee, Chairman of AWF Technical & Application Committee, Vice President of China Building Material Machinery Association and President of International Alliance of Skills Development presided over this forum. Mr. Li Liansheng - Vice-President and General Secretary of China Welding Association and Mr.Sze Thiam Siong- President of Asian Welding Federation were invited to attend and deliver the opening address on the forum.
The topic of forum includes three aspects — Welding, Surfacing & Additive Manufacturing and Future Skills Exchanges. 17 experts on the fields of Welding, Surfacing, Additive Manufacturing and Re-manufacturing from USA, UK, Singapore, Japan, Bulgaria, Ukraine, India, China participated in this forum and delivered the significant topic presentations. It was an international event featuring academic exchange, technological innovation, ideological collision and practical experience sharing.
Ms.Feng Meijuan who is Supervisor of China Welding Association, Mr. Lu Tong, Mr.Ye Deping, Ms.Zhang Ninghong and Mr. Chen Shujun, who are vice presidents of China Welding Association (CWA) attended the forum.
This international forum has achieved a complete success, driving the technological innovation on the welding and surfacing & additive manufacturing,promoting the development of Artificial Intelligence, Intelligent Manufacturing and Digital Technologies in the welding and surfacing & additive manufacturing fields. It was a beneficial exploring to new international seminar through the integration between online and offline mode.
At final, let us jointly enjoy the information of 17 international experts and abstracts of their presentations as below.