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


Mr. Antonio Fernandez Perez


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.

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