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November 2016 Meeting Notice

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May 2016 Meeting

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January 2016 Meeting [EVENT SUMMARY]

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March 2016 Meeting

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January 2016 Meeting

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2014-2015 Board Members

Patrick S. Bauman
813 Paseo Del Rio Place SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
P: (505) 873-0801
Gerald Henderson
1st Vice-Chair
505 CWI, LLC
4700 Lincoln Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
P: (505) 342-1000
Mathew Q. Johnson
2nd Vice-Chair
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM 87454
P: (505) 695-6998
Danny MacCallum
Sandia National Labs.
Dept. 01831 MS 0889
PO Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM 87185
P: (505) 844-7840
Kelly Bingham
Los Alamos National Lab
MST-6 MSG770 PO Box 1663
Los Alamos, NM 87454
P: (505) 665-6042

Date Updated: April 7, 2015

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.


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)




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

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