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    On November 20th, The 11th Asian Welding Technology & Application Forum--2022 Webinar on Intelligent Welding Technology and Welding Education & Training was successfully held in Chengdu. More than 10 domestic and foreign guests delivered wonderful keynote speeches, more than 200 experts, scholars, university teachers and students attended the on-site conference of Chengdu Industry & Trade College, and more than 40 international guests from Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam and Bulgaria participated in the discussion online. Meanwhile, live picture streaming allows more viewers to understand and record the highlights of the webinar.

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    This webinar was jointly sponsored by China Welding Association, Asian Welding Federation, Organizing Committee of BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Competition, Organizing Committee of ARC Cup International Welding Competition and  BRICS Training Center for Skills Development and Technology Innovation, and organized by the China Welding Association Surfacing and Additive Manufacturing Division, China Building Materials Machinery Association Welding Technology Division, and AWF Welding Technology and Application Committee and Beijing ARC Xinxing Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

    The main contents of this webinar include four major sections: experience sharing of training technical skills talents, introduction and exchange of advanced technology skills, sharing of welding training and educational practice, and exchange of excellent papers on welding technology.

Module 1. Experience sharing  of training technical skills talents

    Dr. Liu Zhenying, Executive Chairman of Organizing Committee of Belt & Road and BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Competition, Chair of AWF Welding Technology and Application Committee, Vice President of China Welding Association, delivered a keynote speech on the theme of "Discussion on the Remote Distributed International Training and Competition Model", sharing the successful cases of remote distributed international training and competition under the influence of the international epidemic, pointing out that this training and competition mode is suitable for the current welding training and education, which promotes training via competition. In order to realize remote distributed international training and competition, it is necessary to formulate distance training and competition standards and courses, establish vocational skills international training bases and joint training centers as venues and platforms required for distance training and competitions, and carry out theoretical and technical discussions in the form of auditoriums or virtual classrooms.

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Module 2. Advanced Technology Skills Introduction and Exchange 

 Title: Welding Technology of Key Components of Rocket Hydrogen-oxygen Engine                                                                                                                         

Mr. Gao Fenglin, Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Trades Union, Chief Skilled Expert of the Fisrt Institute of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation       

Title: High Reliability Surface/Interface Technology for key parts of rail transit equipment

Prof. Liu Yan, National Level Young Talent,  Executive Deputy Director of the National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Center of Materials

Title:New Strategies for Joining of Dissimilar Materials  Prof. Wei Zhou, Professor of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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Module 3. Welding Training and Education Practice sharing 

Title: Preparing Shipbuilding Industries Welders through Implementing Intensive of Welding Teaching and Training System                   Dr. Mochamad Zaed Yuliadi, Secretary General of Asian Welding Federation, Professor of Muhammadiyah University of Surabaya         

Title: Economic and Environmental Impact of Welding Training Digitalization by using Augmented Reality Solutions

Mr. Antonio Fernandez Perez, Business Director of SEABERY AUGMENTED TRAINING

Title: Role of Ergonomics in Welding

Mr. Rituraj Bose, Hony. Secretary General ofThe Indian Institute of Welding

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Module 4. Exchange on Excellent Papers in Welding Technology

    The webinar was held concurrently with the 10th ARC Cup International Welding Competition, in which the Welding Technology Remote International Competition attracted dozens of players from home and abroad. At this webinar, three domestic outstanding candidates were invited to share their excellent papers on welding with the audience.

Paper: Formation Mechanism of Cu/Sn Dissimilar Lap Joints via Electromagnetic Pulse Welding                                                                                            

Tiantian Tan, Post-graduate from Chongqing University of Science and Technology School of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering
Paper: Brazing process and interfacial microstructure of 17-4PH stainless steel to TC4 titanium alloy fabricated by additive manufacturing Jian Sijie, Post-graduate from Jiangsu University of Science and Technology  Department of Welding

Paper: Influence of filler metal on microstructure and properties of titanium/copper weld joint by GTAW weldments

Mr. Li Jie, Lecture in Welding of Xi’an Aeronautical Polytechnic Institute, Doctoral Student of  Materials Science and Engineering School of Xi’an University of Technology

    The Webinar has been a complete success, which has played a role in promoting the innovation of welding technology, introducing advanced welding technology skills, improving the innovation ability in the field of intelligent welding and robot welding, sharing the best practice and successful experience of welding education and training, strengthening the international exchanges and cooperation of experts, scholars and enterprise practitioners in the field of welding technology skills, and advancing the development of welding vocational education and training.

On the evening of Oct 29, the 2022 Intelligent Welding and Additive Manufacturing Technology International Forum was successfully held in Wuxi in a combination of online and offline. More than 10 domestic and foreign guests delivered wonderful keynote speeches. More than 50 experts, scholars and enterprises representatives attended the conference, and more than 70 international guests from China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Bulgaria and other countries in the field of welding, surface engineering and additive manufacturing participated in the forum online.

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The forum was hosted by China Welding Association, AWF Welding Technology and Application Committee, co-hosted by Industrial Internet Branch of China Association of Inventions,China Building Material Machinery AssociationWelding Technology Division, BRICS Training Center for Skills Development and Technology Innovation, and undertook by China Welding Association Surfacing and Additive Manufacturing Division and Beijing Arc Xinxing  Science and Technology Co., Ltd., aiming to promote the innovation ability of intelligent welding and additive manufacturing technology, and promote the application of artificial intelligence, industrial Internet, industrial robots, virtual simulation, virtual reality, machine learning and big data in welding.

Title 1: China Welding Association Surfacing and Additive Manufacturing Division was established

At the forum, the establishment ceremony of Surface Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Working Committee of China Welding Association was held first. Li liansheng, Vice President and Secretary general of China Welding Association, read the letter of the establishment of Surface Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Working Committee of China Welding Association, and expressed his support and praise for the work of the working committee.

Title 2: International Forum on Intelligent Welding and Additive Manufacturing Technology

Fabrication of Intermetallic Compounds via Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing Route

Prof. Huijun Li

Associate Dean (Higher Degree Research) at Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia

Green Welding – The Saviour

Mr. Rituraj Bose

Honorary Secretary General of The Indian Institute of Welding

Offline Programming Tool Software Increases Production Efficiencies

Mr. Song Zhiguang

R&D Director of Beijing China Airlines only real Robot Technology Co.,Ltd.

Microstructure, Forming Mechanism and Mechanical Properties of Metal-ceramic FGM Fabricated by Laser Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Neng Li

Senior Engineer of Beijing Institute ofAeronautical Materials

Twin-Wire Directed Energy Deposition-arc of TiAl-4822 Alloy

Prof. Shen Chen

Associate Professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF WELDING TRAINING DIGITALIZATION by using Augmented Reality Solutions

Mr. Antonio Fernandez Perez

Business Director of SEABERY AUGMENTED TRAINING

Current Status and Future of Arc Additive Manufacturing Technology

Wu Xiao

WAAM Industry Manager of Nanjing ENIGTMA Automation Co., Ltd.

Learning semantic-specific visual representation for laser welding penetration status recognition

Dr. Liu Tianyuan

Postdoctor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Intelligent Welding Manufacturing and Additive Manufacturing

Dr. Liu Zhenying

President of China Welding Association Surfacing & AM Division, Chair of AWF Welding Technology and  Application Committee and President of BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation

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The forum had a complete success, which promoted technological innovation in the field of engineering and manufacturing, promoted the development of artificial intelligence, intelligent manufacturing and digital simulation technology in engineering applications, and was also a useful exploration of the online and offline combination of international seminar mode. The forum discussion and exchange are an effort to promote the training of highly skilled personnel, improve the skill level of intelligent manufacturing and welding technology in our country, and strengthen the international exchange and cooperation between experts, scholars and enterprises in the relevant technical skills fields.

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Concurrent activities

The 2022 International Forum on Intelligent Welding and Additive Manufacturing Technology is also an important sub-forum of China Welding Association. At the same time, China Welding Association held the 20th China Welding Bridge (Tangshan Kai Yuan) Industry Development Forum and the 35th Anniversary of China Welding Association on October 29 and 31.

        2022 Forum of Virtual Simulation Technologies and its Application was successfully held on 5th July 2022 via online and offine, it attracted 200 scholars, researchers, enterprise technicians, teachers and students in colleges and universities from BRICS countries and AWF member counties by online and offline.

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        According to the statistics, approximately 122,000 audiences from Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Spain, Indonesia, Myanmar, Australia, Mauritius, Angola, Argentina, Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, South Korea (16 countries) visited this forum by live broadcast.

        This forum was co-organized by the AWF Welding Technology and Application Committee, China Welding Association, BRICS Business Council Skill Development Working Group, International Alliance of Skills Development, and etc. The theme of this forum was Virtual Simulation Technology and Its Application in Basic Industries, such as welding, rail transportation and foundry, with the aim to explore the latest virtual simulation technologies and new models of technology application, to promote the talents training and technology exchange in relevant fields and to speed up the in-depth integration of output and teaching from vocational education.图片61657281425420

 

          

On November 17, 2022, the opening ceremony of the 10th ARC Cup International Welding Competition of 2022 BELT&ROAD And BRICS Skills Development& Technology Innovation Competition was successfully held in Chengdu Industry and Trade College. With the strong support of BRICS countries and the Belt and Road countries, the competition brought together 211 participants from 57 teams, including 190 representatives from 47 teams in China from 15 central enterprises and 32 high/secondary vocational schools and related enterprises. Due to the impact of the epidemic, 21 overseas contestants from India, Belarus, Ghana, Hong Kong and other countries and regions have registered for the competition.

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Vice chairman of All-China Federation of Trades Unions, Chief Skilled Expert of the first Institute of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation——Gao Fenglin, Director-general of China Center for International People-to-People Exchange Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China——Mr.Du KeweiChairman of China Section of BRICS Business Council SDWG, president of International Alliance of Skills Development, president of Belt & Road and BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Training Center, Executive Chairman of Organizing Committee of BRICS Skills Development & Technology Innovation Competition, President of BRICS Academy of Skills Development and Technology Innovation(Xiamen) and Secretary General of Organizing Committee of ARC Cup International WeldingCompetition——Dr.Liu ZhenyingTop Level Researcher of Chengdu Education Bureau——Mr.Wan BinSecretary of the Party Committee of Chengdu Industry and Trade College——Mr. Wang Tao and Secretary-general of India Institute of Welding(IIW-India)——Rituraj Bose deliveredan opening speech.

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To continue the tradition of continuous innovation and breakthrough of ARC Cup welding competition, This competition has set up the 6th Remote International Welding Technology Competition (New Welding Technology, New equipment, New materials, New process and its application competition), the 9th International Welding Robot Competition, the 10th International Welding Skills Competition, the First Virtual Simulation Welding Competition and the Second Automatic Pipeline Welding Competition.

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In order to promote the exchange and promotion of special technology and skill projects in the welding field, and provide solutions and resource sharing channels for technical problems often encountered in the welding production process, the competition also sets up non-required competition such as welding quality inspection, advanced welding equipment demonstration, advanced welding technology performance, stunts and stunts, special welding and cutting expert performance, etc. It is highly concerned by all walks of life.

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At the opening ceremony, the judges' representatives and the competitors' representatives made a solemn oath. The domestic teams from the central enterprises, high/secondary vocational schools and related enterprises shouted their own slogans, showing the positive and hard work spirit of the competitors. The atmosphere was enthusiastic.

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There were nearly 500 participants from social organizations, enterprises, university leaders, experts and scholars, people from all walks of life, as well as representatives from India, Belarus, Ghana, Hong Kong, China and other countries and regions. 2,000 people from Brazil, Russia, South Africa, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Ghana, Vietnam and other BRICS countries and Belt and Road countries watched the opening ceremony online, witnessing the new journey of ARCCup International Welding Competition with us.

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The competition will run from November 17 to the morning of November 20, and the competitions will go head-to-head. On the afternoon of November 20, the 11th Asian Welding Technology and Application Forum and 2022 Intelligent Webinar on Intelligent Welding Technology and Welding Education & Training will be held. The closing ceremony and award ceremony will be held on the morning of November 21.

It is reported that the ARC Cup International Welding Competition has been successfully held for nine times since 2010, and its achievements have been highly recognized by the international welding circle and praised as the "Welding World Cup" by the International Institute of Welding (IIW), the highest international welding academic organization. It is one of the most influential international welding competitions in the world.

For more than 10 years, nearly 4000 welding masters from more than 30 countries have competed together on the stage of ARC Cup International Welding Competition. More than 300 outstanding players from more than 50 central enterprises stood out from the ARC Cup international welding competition and won the titles of "Central Enterprise Technical Expert" and "Central Enterprise Youth Position Expert". They have become or are becoming the technical backbone and skill leaders of the central enterprises. More than 80 vocational schools have participated in the ARC Cup International Welding Competition, and hundreds of young students have won the international awards, and won better career development opportunities for themselves.

ARC Cup International Welding Competition is one of the tasks of the Belt and Road and BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Training Center of China Association for Science and Technology. Over the past 10 years, ARC Cup International Welding Competition, as a platform for the communication of high-tech talents, has created more opportunities for the training of international welding talents, and for skilled talents to go out and participate in the construction of "The Belt and Road", and provided a great stage to realize their dreams in life!

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The ARC Cup Welding Competition is also an important part of the BRICS Skills Group's design of 5 key deliverables during China's BRICS presidency in 2022. Since the first BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Competition was held in 2017, the ARC Cup International Welding Competition, as the main competition, has played an important role in promoting educational cooperation, skills development and people-to-people exchanges among BRICS countries. Together with other competitions, for six consecutive years, it has been designed as an important outcome of the Annual Report of the BRICS Business Council and presented to the heads of state of the five BRICS countries.

The 10th ARC Cup Welding Competition was organized by BRICS Business Council (BRICS BC), International Alliance for Belt and Road & BRICS Skills Development (IASDBR), Belt & Road and BRICS Skills Development and Technology Innovation Training Center and the Organizing Committee of the International Welding Competition (Arc Cup). Co-sponsored by China Association of Invention (CAI) and China Center for International People-to-People Exchange Ministry of Education, People’s Republic of China

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This competition has received strong support from European, Asian and African multinational welding organizations. More than 30 welding organizations from Belarus, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Germany, Ghana, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Mongolia, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Indonesia, Singapore, South Africa, India, Ukraine, Vietnam and other countries expressed their congratulations on the success of the competition in various ways. China Welding Association, China Workers Welding Technology Association, China Welding Association Surface Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Working Committee, China Building Material Machinery Association Welding Technology Division also pay close attention to the competition.

 

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