Program At a Glance


Program At A Glance

Preliminary Program The 8th Asia Pacific IIW International Congress

Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
12.00-19.00 Registration Open for IIW Congress
13.30-16.30Educational Workshop : To be confirmed
Topics: Welding Simulation / Education Software
Meeting Room 1
16.45-18.45Networking Activities for Young Professionals / Young Researchers / StudentsMeeting Room 1
Break
19.00-21.00 Welcome ReceptionHall A
Welcome speech by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Banleng Sornil, President of ANB-ThailandHall A
Welcome speech by, Mr. Douglas Luciani, President of IIWHall A
Thursday, March 21, 2019
08.00-09.00 RegistrationHall A
09.00-09.45Opening CeremonyBallroom
Welcome address by Prof.Dr. Suchart Siengchin
President of King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok
Opening address by Minister of Labour
(During the formal invitation)
Keynote address
by Mr. Douglas Luciani
President of IIW, Canada
Keynote address
by Dr. Eng. Cécile Mayer
CEO of IIW, France
09.45-10.15 Jaeger Lecturer
by Dr. Aditad Vasinonta
Deputy Director General, Office of Industrial Economics, Ministry of Industry, Thailand
Topic: To be announced
Ballroom
10.15-10.45 Coffee break +Hall A
10.45-11.15 Keynote Lecturer 1: Mr. Chris Smallbone
WTIA CEO Emeritus, IIW Past President, Australia
Topic: Establishing Optimum National Welding Capabilities in the Countries in the Asia-Pacific Region

Chair:
Ballroom
11.15-11.45Keynote Lecturer 2: Mr. Carl Peters
Chair IIW C-XIV Education and Training, USA.
Topic: To be announced

Chair:
Ballroom
11.45-12.15Guest Speaker: Dr. Eng. Roland Boecking
SFI, General Manager of the German Welding Society (DVS), Düsseldorf, Germany.
Topic: Value added by welding technology in Germany and the EU in 2017 - Are technology and DVS interesting for the up-and-coming generation in the skilled trades and the academic field?
Chair:
Ballroom
12.15-13.30Lunch Retro Live Café
13.30-17.30 Special Session : Promote and Ensure the Quality of Welding Education in the Region
Moderator: Dr. Kittichai Sojiphan
Chairs:
Ballroom
Parallel Session 1 : International Welding Quality and Standards
Chair:
Meeting Room 1
Parallel Session 2 : Construction, Welding Fabrication, and Inspection Technology
Chair:
Meeting Room 2
15.00-15.30 Coffee break +Hall A
19.00-22.00Thai NightRetro Live Café
Friday, March 22, 2019
08.00-09.00 RegistrationHall A
09.00-12.00 Parallel Session 3 : Digital Transformation of Welding Industries
Chair:
Meeting Room 1
Parallel Session 4 : Additive Manufacturing and
Advanced Welding Process Technology
Chair:
Meeting Room 2
Parallel Session 5 : Materials Behaviors in Welding
Chair:
Auditorium
10.00-10.30 Coffee break +Hall A
12.00-13.00LunchRetro Live Café
13.00-16.30 Parallel Session 6 : Welding Simulation and Education
Chair:
Meeting Room 1
Parallel Session 7 : Welding Process Technology
Chair:
Meeting Room 2
Parallel Session 8 : Materials Testing and Fitness for Service
Chair:
Auditorium
14.30-15.00 Coffee break +Hall A