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Posted by Tasha Weiss on January 8, 2014 at 5:52 PM.
The American Welding Society (AWS) and Germany’s Gesellschaft fur Schweisstechnik International (GSI) have partnered to deliver a conference on U.S. and European welding standards, which will be held at the AWS Headquarters in Miami, January 26-28.
This conference is geared toward engineers, inspectors, supervisors and quality control personnel who are familiar with one set of standards and need to know about the other. Among the topics to be discussed are welding standards covering structural fabrication, pressure vessels, railway vehicles and heavy machinery.
ISO 3834, which addresses the importance of the qualification of personnel involved in making human decisions that affect how welding is done, will also be covered in depth as will the various EU Directives that affect welding.
The format of the conference includes an expert presentation on the U.S. standards followed by an expert presentation on the comparable European standards for each topic. There will be open discussion allotted for each topic period.
To learn more, view the conference program or register, visit www.aws.org/conferences/2014weldstandard