The Japan Welding Engineering Society (JWES) is pleased to host the 25th AWF meetings and various task force meetings which will be held on 13 – 15 April, Osaka - Japan. These meetings are in conjunction with the Japan International Welding Show (JIWS) 2016 from 13 -16 April at Osaka Academia, 1-3-5 Nanko-kita Suminoe-Ku, 559-0034 Osaka.

The JIWS, sponsored by JWES and Sanpo Publications Inc. (SANPO), is a technical exhibition held every two years. It has played an important role in providing current information and practices in welding and allied technologies with leading innovation in various industries for the last 47 years.