$50 – $200

CWA Seminar on “Welding technologies for the automotive industry”

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University of Waterloo

E5 Building - Room 2004

263 Phillip St

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1


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This event is being organized by the Centre for Advanced Materials Joining (CAMJ) at the University of Waterloo, and promoted by the Canadian Welding Association (CWA) - University of Waterloo Student Chapter.

NOTICE: Registration closes Monday Apr. 24!

Who should attend:

Engineers, technical staff and decision-makers responsible for welding solutions to production demands, and innovation for future designs.

Attendees will learn how to:

- Increase automation capability in welding

- Implement high productivity and low distortion processes, such as hybrid and low energy techniques

- Utilize advanced vision technology for feedback and thermal monitoring

- Improve reliability of steel and aluminum sheet welding

List of speakers:

Laser Welding Technology for Automotive Applications

Jeff Molyneaux, Materials Joining Innovation Centre

Weldability and Applications of Advanced High Strength Steels

Elliot Biro, ArcelorMital

Weld monitoring using HDR cameras

Justin Grahn, Xiris Automation

Advances in Laser Technology for Automotive Applications

Dennis Nadeau, Wayne Trail

Thermal monitoring using low-cost cameras

Chris Gobbi, Ontario Drive and Gear

Cold wire GMAW for Automotive

Rafael De Araujo Ribeiro, University of Waterloo

Closed-loop laser processing using a thermal camera

Mohammad Farshidianfar, University of Waterloo

Recent Advances in Low Energy Welding from Huys Industries

Nigel Scotchmer, Huys Industries

Defect Causes and Cures in Aluminum Welding

Jian Zhang, Indalco

Fees include parking, food and refreshments.

For the accommodations, a conference centre has some hotel style rooms available, you can call them 519-884-5400 or book online:


and Dorm room style accomodations are available at St Paul’s:


The closest hotel to UW Campus is Delta on Erb St:



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