Seminar and conference

In order to keep current with the latest technology advances in the field of resistance welding and mechanical joining, a series of international seminar and conference have been initiated by SWANTEC since 2000 and now co-organized with various local partners as a biennial international event alternatively held in Europe, America and Asia. It has already been successfully held for 9 times, while the 10th seminar and conference will be held on 12-14 September 2018, in Istanbul, Turkey.

This unique series of seminar and conference is one of the largest international event specially dedicated to the developments and innovations of resistance welding in industry. All lectures have been given by well-known experts from leading institutes and companies with a full coverage of all important topics on materials, welding equipment, innovations and the latest industrial applications. The seminars have been well attended with more than 80% participants directly from industry.

Upcoming

10th Intl. Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding and Mechanical Joining

12-14 September 2018, Istanbul, Turkey

The 10th International Seminar & Conference on Advances in Resistance Welding and Mechanical Joining will be organized by SWANTEC, RAVIDA and Istanbul Technical University (ITU) on 12-14 September 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

This series of seminar is unique and the largest international event specially dedicated to the developments and innovations of resistance welding and mechanical joining in industry.

Topics include:

– Joining new materials and complex joints
– Lightweight structures
– Dissimilar materials joining
– Innovations in control technologies
– Optimizations of computer technologies
– Technology and software demonstrations

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Past events

The 9th International Seminar & Conference on Advances in Resistance Welding and Global SORPAS® User Meeting was organized by SWANTEC, AWS and RWMA on 13-15 April 2016 in Miami, USA.

This series of seminar is unique and the largest international event specially dedicated to the developments and innovations of resistance welding in industry.

Topics included:

– Joining new materials and complex joints
– Lightweight structures
– Dissimilar materials joining
– Innovations in control technologies
– Optimizations of computer technologies
– Technology and software demonstrations

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10-12 September 2014, Baveno, Italy

The 8th International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding and Global SORPAS® User Meeting was organized by SWANTEC and SINTERLEGHE on 10-12 September 2014 in Baveno, Italy.

Well-known experts and industrial leaders were invited to address the following important themes on resistance welding:

– Challenges of the new materials (high strength steels, Al…)
– Advanced process control and line building technologies
– New methods and innovations etc.

The results of the EU Project and newly invented tip dress system SMADRTDRESS were also presented and demonstrated.

Download:
Announcement and Final Program

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12-14 September 2012, Busan, Korea

The 7th International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding and Global SORPAS® User Meeting was organized by SWANTEC, I.S Korea Co., Ltd. and Dong-Eui University on 12-14 September 2012 in Busan, Korea.

Download: Announcement and Full Program

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22-24 September 2010, Hamburg, Germany

The 6th International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding and Global SORPAS® User Meeting were organized by SWANTEC and Harms&Wende on 22-24 September 2010 in Hamburg, Germany.

Nearly 80 participants with majority from industry have attended the event and discussed the latest developments and innovations in resistance welding.

Download: Announcement and Full Program

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24-26 September 2008, Toronto, Canada

The 5th International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding and Global SORPAS® User Meeting was organized by SWANTEC and HUYS on 24-26 September 2008 in Toronto, Canada.

Nearly 80 participants with majority from industry have attended the event and discussed the latest developments and innovations in resistance welding.

Download: The announcement and full program

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14-16 November 2006, Wels, Austria

The 4th International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding was organized by SWANTEC and FRONIUS on 14-16 November 2006 in Wels, Austria.

67 participants from 16 countries have attended the unique event and discussed the latest developments and innovations in resistance welding with the theme on advanced high strength steels in automotive.

Seminar program in PDF.

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16-17 November 2004, Berlin, Germany

The 3rd International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding was organized by SWANTEC and BAM on 16-17 November 2004 in Berlin, Germany.

Seminar program in PDF.

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6-7 November 2002, Aachen, Germany

The 2nd International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding was organized by SWANTEC and ISF-RWTH on 6-7 November 2002 in Aachen, Germany.

Seminar program in PDF.

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18-20 October 2000, Copenhagen, Denmark

The 1st International Seminar on Advances in Resistance Welding was organized by SWANTEC and JOM Institute on 18-20 October 2000 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Seminar program in PDF.

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