Pre-registration is now CLOSED. However, for those who missed out on this event, each session will be recorded and posted on this page at a later date. Stay tuned for more information.
For those who have registered, log in https://cwbgroupevents.easyvirtualfair.com for both event days. When you registered, you were asked to create a password for your login. Be sure to have that ready in order to sign in along with your email.
DAY 1: Wednesday, October 13th, 10:45 am - 4:00 pm EST
DAY 2: Thursday, October 14th, 11:45 am - 3:45 pm EST
Why attend? You'll still experience the elements of our live events on an online platform.
- Get information on the latest welding trends
- Learn about the most recent technology updates
- Attend expert speaker sessions
- Support industry suppliers in the expo pavilion
Learn with leading experts! Learn about new technologies!
We look forward to you joining us!
About the Conference
CanWeld will bring together people from an extensive range of industry contributors such as educators, decision-makers, influencers, suppliers and consultants. It will be a great opportunity to discuss issues around current trends and advances, welding and joining, health and safety, and so much more.
Delegates attending the conference will be drawn from a wide range of industries including mining, oil and gas, pipelines, power generation, petrochemical, fabrication and construction, manufacturing, steel and shipbuilding, pulp and paper and others.
Key Target professions: welders, welding supervisors, engineers, technologists, owners etc.
Who Should Attend?
Delegates will attend from across Canada and the U.S. We’re putting out an open call for engineers, technologists, technicians, welders, supervisors, and managers! Attend and find out all the ways that the CWB Group is looking to help YOU progress in the industry and arm you with the necessary tools and resources to succeed. The goal for this year’s conference is to educate attendees on the latest welding technologies, and current issues affecting the welding industry. With numerous opportunities to hear from industry leaders and also have your voice heard, the CanWeld Conference is a one-stop shop for all things welding.
Max Ceron- CWB Association10:45 am
Day 1 Kick-Off
Hellen Christodoulou- CISC11:00 am
Why is Certification Essential? How to Reduce Risk and Ensure a Successful Delivery for your Project?
Susan Crowley- CWB Welding Foundation 11:45 am
CWB Welding Foundation Update
David Millar- Gullco International12:45 pm
Automation in Shipbuilding – Riveting to Cobots
Mahyar Asadi- Applus Energy & Industry Division 12:45 pm
AI-Driven Simulation of Overlay Welding
Dongmei Sun- Liburdi1:45 pm
High Performance Field Overlay through Welding Automation
Jeffrey Noruk- ServoRobot1:45 pm
How to Move From Manual Vision Arc Weld Inspection to Robot Vision
Cristian Zanfir- CWB Group2:30 pm
Max Ceron- CWB Association3:15 pm
CWB Association Industry Awards & Day 1 Closing
Max Ceron- CWB Association11:45 am
Day 2 Kick-Off
Ken Mui- Lincoln Electric12:00 pm
Optimizing Arc Cone to Puddle Ratio With HyperFill Twin Wire Pulse GMAW Transfer
Kevin Chan- Huys Industries12:45 pm
Surface Post-Processing for Additive Manufactured Parts: Reducing Surface Roughness and Improving Fatigue Life with Electrospark Deposition
Gentry Wood- Apollo-Clad Laser Cladding12:45 pm
Measuring Spatial Distribution of the Powder Cloud in Laser Cladding Processes - An Engineering Approach to Industrial Quality Control
Jim Galloway- Conestoga College1:30 pm
Educating Welding & Robotics Technologists and Technicians
Joyce Lam- PCL Industrial Contractors 1:30 pm
Welding of High Yield Strength Low Alloy Grade 550 Type Material
Tim Hurley & Kyle Smith- Lincoln Electric 2:15 pm
Advancements In Aluminum Joining Solutions
Adrian Gerlich- University of Waterloo 2:15 pm
Feasibility Study of Cold Wire Gas Metal Arc Welding (CW-GMAW) of AA5052 H-32 Aluminum Butt Joints
Max Ceron- CWB Association3:00 pm
Prize Giveaways & Day 2 Closing
The posted DRAFT schedule/speakers may be subject to change.
On each event day, we will offer two streams during the middle of the day to provide attendees with more topic options.
Topics that you can look forward to include:
- Welding fabrication
- Business of welding
- Welding inspection
- Industry success
- Educating industry on advancements in welding technologies and processes