Section News and Events

Welding Thunder 2017 Competition Guidelines

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Skills USA State of California welding and fabrication finals April 21 - 22, 2017

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April 2017 Meeting Announcement

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February 2017 Meeting Announcement

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January 2017 Meeting Announcement

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2016-2017 Board Members

Jeff Davis
Chairman
San Diego County Water Authority
4677 Overland Ave
San Diego, CA 92123
P: (858) 735-4506
E: jdavis@sdcwa.org
Mark Seibel
1st Vice Chairman
San Diego, CA 92179
P: (619) 339-4110
mkseibel619@gmail.com
Frank Rogers
2nd Vice Chairman
Pacific Coast Iron Inc.
7201 Shady Glade Lane
San Diego, CA 92114
P: (619) 347-5836
frankr3333@gmail.com
Hollaine Hopkins
Secretary
10239 Caminito Rio Branco
San Diego, CA 92131
P: (858) 336-4010
E: aws.sandiego.section92@gmail.com
  Sam Lindsey
Treasurer
City of San Diego
9601 Ridgehaven CT
San Diego, CA 92101
P: (858) 740-1917
E: slindsey@sandiego.gov

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.

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2017-18 Upcoming CWI Seminar/Exam

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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