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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

AWS Weldlink

You can now create your free profile on WeldLink! This is the future of job searching, planning, and management for welders around the world. Sign up today and get started! REGISTER NOW

Excellence in Welding Awards

The Excellence in Welding Awards (formerly Image of Welding Awards) are issued in nine categories. The awards recognize individuals and organizations that have shown exemplary dedication to promoting the image of welding in their communities. Nominations will be judged by WEMCO, a standing committee of AWS, which is composed of executives of welding industry suppliers to promote the welding equipment market. Enhancing the image of welding as a critical industry is among their priority programs. NOMINATE NOW

April 2015 is National Welding Month

2015 AWS President Dave Landon addresses AWS Sections about National Welding Month. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS President Dave Landon Talks WeldLink

WeldLink is the ultimate career planning and management system specifically designed to bring together individuals, businesses, and schools in the welding industry. Get a sneak peek at the new website. VIEW VIDEO

2015 AWS Seminar Schedule

Hot off the press! The 2015 AWS Seminar Schedule is now available. Look for one in your area and sign up today.

2014 AWS PRESIDENT DEAN WILSON'S VISION FOR INNOVATION

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WHY YOU SHOULD COMPETE IN SKILLSUSA

For the person interested in taking their welding career to the next level, SkillsUSA is an amazing asset. Their regional, state, and national competitions offer the chance to hone your skills while you compete against others. And more than that, each competition offers a scholarship to the winner. VIEW VIDEO

WOMEN IN WELDING

This video looks at just some of the exciting careers options available to women (and men) who decide to invest their time in the study of welding. VIEW VIDEO

CWA Dinner Meeting - Qualifying WPS and WPQ to CSA Z662 Annex I for Steam Pipelines

CWA is hosting hosting their first dinner meeting of the 2012 - 2013 season on Wednesday September 19th, 2012.  The topic will be Qualifying WPS and WPQ to CSA Z662 Annex I for Steam Pipelines.



Dinner at University of Alberta Faculty Club & Tour at GT Metal Products

AWS Dinner & Tour hosted by AWS Alberta Section. Following a welcome from the Chairman, and a buffet dinner at the University of Alberta Faculty Club, we will head off to GT Metal Products for a tour of their welding and cutting faciliities.



Myles Langier Memorial Golf Tournament

Register for the Myles Langier Memorial Golf Tournament held on May 29th, 2012 at Goose Hummock Golf Resort near Gibbon, Alberta.  Proceeds to Alberta Heart and Stroke Foundation.



AWS Annual Welder’s Night - Virtual Reality Welder Training - With Top Gun Competition

AWS Alberta Section is hosting Virtual Reality Welder Training - With Top Gun Competition on May 22, 2012 with a presentation by Dale Malcolm



AWS Alberta Section Edmonton Dinner Meeting - “PCL Industrial Constructors Shop Tour”

AWS Alberta Section is hosting an Edmonton Dinner Meeting on April 12, 2012 for a PCL Industrial Constructors Shop Tour with a presentation by Iulian Radu



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Alberta Section Officers

Chris Vrolyk
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Wanda Griesheimer
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Patrick Belanger
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Dale Lesik
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Richard Witzke
SECRETARY
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Ken Nelson
PROGRAM CO-CHAIR
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Joel Pepin
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Matthew Yarmuch
SPECIAL EVENTS CHAIR
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Luke Balderson
SPONSORSHIP CHAIR
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Patricio Mendez
UofA EDUCATION CHAIR
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Pat Alberts
NAIT EDUCATION CHAIR
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Kioumars Poorhaydari
AWARDS CHAIR
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Jim Mitchell
CALGARY REP.
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Jacek Mielczarek
CATS REP.
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Sheri Acheson
FORT McMURRAY REP.
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Kim Meszaros
FACILITIES CHAIR
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Tran Mah-Paulson
PUBLICITY CO-CHAIR
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Kurtis Bell
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Shawn Wylie
TECHNICAL CHAIR
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Brett Berger
STUDENT REP. (UofA)
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Brittany Schuk
STUDENT REP. (NAIT)
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Bruce Cormier
CWA LIASON
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Chris Lantos
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Darcy Yantz
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James Lambert
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