Section News and Events

March and April Section Meeting - Date Changes

The Baton Rouge section March meeting date is now March 22, 2017!  The April section meeting date is now April 13, 2017!



April AWS Section Meeting - April 13, 2017

April AWS Meeting - GTAW Aluminum Welding



Section Meeting Notices

Section Meeting Notices are located under links and downloads



RSVP

You may now RSVP using the RSVP link above or call 225-751-6876. Drop down dates for new meetings will be posted soon.



Section News and Events Archives

2016-2017 Board Members

Chairman
Cal Pepper
E: cpepper1946@gmail.com
1st Vice Chairman
Jeremy Whittemore
E: jwhittemore023@gmail.com
2nd Vice Chairman
Blake Hewitt
E: bhewitt@paxfab.com
Secretary
Johnny Dupuy
E: apijohnny@gmail.com
Treasurer
Thomas Shelton
E: tcshelton@mmtinc.com
Student Affairs
Davis Rayborn
E: davis.rayborn@zacharyschools.org
Scholarship Chairman
George Fairbanks
E: gf@fairbanksinspection.com
Membership Chairman
Jim Falgout
E: jfalgout@rpcc.edu
Publicity Chairman
John Easley
E: johneasley@corrections.state.la.us
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Perry Theriot
E: ptheriot@amstyrenics.com
Technical Chairman
Dale Delaville
E: dale@qualitytestinginc.com

Date Updated: August 11, 2016


AWS News and Events

2017 AWS Conferences

Quality educational materials – and welding conferences in particular – are just one way your membership serves you. By presenting the latest technology, cutting-edge topics, and industry experts, AWS puts the key to industry expertise and advancement in its members’ hands. Rely on AWS to bring you the highest quality conferences in the welding industry.

  • 10th Shipbuilding Conference
    May 16-17, 2017 / Portland, Oregon
  • The next AWS conference for shipbuilding is planned to include sessions on innovative pipe welding technologies, welding automation, new technology for welding both ferrous and non-ferrous materials and additive manufacturing. The presentations will include information on welding technology implemented in shipyards in the US and other international locations.

VIEW FULL CONFERENCES SCHEDULE


2017 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

  • New Orleans, LA – June 4-9, 2017 (Signup Deadline: May 1, 2017)
    New Orleans, LA – September 24-29, 2016 (Signup Deadline: August 21, 2017)

VIEW UPCOMING SCHEDULES


 

Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships

Welder Training Scholarships are available to AWS Districts to provide funds to students seeking welder training through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training programs, such as Tulsa Welding School and Hobart Institute of Welding Technology; or for an AWS Certified Welder (CW) seminar.
    AWS Welder Training Scholarship Overview
    Welder Training Scholarship Application



AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW


Diversity in Welding: Welders in the Spotlight Videos

Learn about the inspiring stories of four welders in the welding community.


Compilation

Sydnee Brey

Samuel Torres


Bobby Counts

Roman Weasel


Big Bend Community College Student Chapter Builds Battering Ram for Police Armored Vehicle

VIEW THE VIDEO PRESENTATION