Section News and Events

November 2, 2017 Panel discussion and award presentations [EVENT SUMMARY]

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November 2017 Meeting Announcement

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September 2017 Meeting [EVENT SUMMARY]

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September 2017 Meeting Announcement

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February 2017 Meeting Announcement

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Section News and Events Archives

2017-2018 Board Members

Denis Clark
Chair
Idaho Falls, ID
208-757-1045
denis.clark@ida.net

Tim Davis
1st Vice Chair
Rexburg, ID
208-206-5425
weldingnerd@yahoo.com

Nancy Carlson
Secretary
Education Committee
Publicity Committee
Scholarship & Foundation Representative
Roster Administrator
Idaho Falls, ID
208-523-9128
nancymcarlson@q.com

Art Watkins
Treasurer
Idaho Falls, ID
208-533-7005
ajwat3233@q.com

Bruce Madigan
Membership
Technical Representative
Butte, MT
406-496-4576
bmadigan@mtech.edu

Clay Rasmussen
Program & Technical Representative
Sugar City, ID
208-496-7649
rasmussenc@byui.edu

Robert Johnson
Student Member Liason
joh12062@byui.edu

Pierrette H. Gorman
District 20 Director
phgorma@sandia.gov

Please click here to view the 2016-2017 Idaho/Montana Section Scholarship Recipients.

Section 185 membership map
Section 185 membership map


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.