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8th Asia Pacific IIW International Congress

Welding Institute of Thailand, and with support of the International Institute of Welding.


20-22 March 2019


Bangkok, Thailand

About this event

The 8th Asia Pacific IIW International Congress has the theme “Promote and Ensure the Quality of Welding Education in the Region”. This is an opportunity for engineers, technicians, lecturers, researchers, educators, suppliers and anyone who are involving in the area of welding technology and joining processes to meet together, learn and share their ideas, information, experiences and acquire the new knowledge in this fields.

The large volume of development activity expected for the Asia Pacific in the coming years, more especially on the industrial sectors, constitutes a real challenge for the future for the welding technology, notably in terms of quality education, competitiveness, automation, quality management, and safety.

Main topics:
  • Education and training
  • Digital transformation of welding industries (Human-robot collaboration, Automated manufacturing, Process control, Inspection, Security, Management, and etc.)
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Off-shore oil and gas exploration, production and beneficiation
  • Petrochemical and Refinery
  • Ship building
  • Power generation
  • Food & Beverage and Other related research areas
Papers Submission Schedule
Authors who wish to present their paper at the Congress/Conference should submit the Enrolment

Form with Full Paper submission that Initial Paper submissions should be full papers with approximately 4-6 pages in standard IIW two-column format. All submitted papers will be blind peer reviewed. IIW document template are available upon request.

Full Paper Submission:
30 November 2018

Notification of Acceptance:
31 December 2018

Final Paper Submission and Registration due date:

31 January 2019


Supported by IIW