Section News and Events

[EVENT SUMMARY] October 2016 Meeting

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September 2016 Meeting [EVENT SUMMARY]

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Sep. 2016, Brookfield Zoo, [EVENT SUMMARY]

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July 2016 Board Meeting [EVENT SUMMARY]

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Vote on the AWS Chicago Section Committee Bylaws

AWS Chicago Section Members are encouraged to participate in their section.  The Chicago Section Committee asks that you review and vote on our sections’ committee’s bylaws. There will be a link to survey monkey where you can complete voting there.



Section News and Events Archives

2013-2014 Board Members

Chairman - Eric Krauss
1st Vice - Erik Purkey
2nd Vice - TBA
Treasurer - Marty Vondra
Secretary - Lisa Moran
Publicity - Cliff Iftimie


Upcoming AWS Events Near This Section



THE AWS CWI SEMINAR IS COMING TO YOU!
Register today and prep with the best.
*ACT NOW - EARLY BIRD RATES END MONDAY, JUNE 30!

August 3 – 8, 2014 – Chicago, IL
Certified Welding Inspector Seminar & Exam
Four Points by Sheraton – Chicago O’Hare
10249 West Irving Park Road
Schiller, IL 60176
Hotel Phone: (817) 671-6000

The AWS Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) Seminar helps skilled, knowledgeable welders prepare for the AWS CWI exam. Seasoned instructors will teach you the material you need to know, train you to use and understand the latest technical standards, and provide tips to help you do well on the exam.

With national and international recognition in the welding industry, the CWI certification has been the benchmark companies rely on to ensure the highest level of workmanship.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by; sign up and benefit from this chance to advance your career!

APPLY & REGISTER TODAY | VISIT THE WEBSITE


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.

  • FABTECH - Thermal Spray Coating
    November 6, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • This group will discuss most aspects of thermal spray coatings including thermal spray processes, equipment, pre and post treatment, applications, and industry usage. Processes covered will include flame spray (powder, wire, and rod), detonation spray, high velocity oxy/fuel spray (HVOF), cold spray, plasma spray, and twin wire electric arc spray.

  • FABTECH - RWMA Resistance Welding School
    November 7-8, 2017 / Chicago, Ilinois
  • RWMA offers this intensive two-day course about the basics of resistance welding once a year. The school is designed to give operators, production supervisors, engineers, and others the opportunity to study, better understand, and further their knowledge in the theory, applications, and equipment used in the resistance welding process.

VIEW FULL CONFERENCES SCHEDULE


2017-18 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

VIEW UPCOMING SCHEDULES


2017 District Conferences – Staff Report

  • Overall, when compared to the welding industry, the American Welding Society had a reasonably good year in 2016. We want to thank our Volunteers and Staff for their devoted efforts in making AWS successful.

VIEW FULL REPORT HERE


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


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