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Friday, June 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM to Saturday, June 15, 2019 — 6:30 PM EDT

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All past and present members of the University of Waterloo Centre for Advanced Materials Joining are invited to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the Welding Specialization program and the 10-year anniversary of the Centre for Advanced Materials Joining. Guest speakers will look back on the history of the Welding Specialization, CAMJ, recent achievements, and look to the future of welding in Canada.

Register for one or two days. Registration is complimentary. Food: lunch is included on both days; dinner is included on Friday June 14; coffee is included on both days.

Draft agenda:

Friday June 14

10:00: Welcome - Jan Huissoon
10:05: Waterloo Engineering - Pearl Sullivan
10:10: The Welding Specialization: the Beginning - Hugh Kerr (Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo)
10:25: The Training of Welding Engineers in the World - Doug Luciani (President, CWB Group)
10:40: My Education and Career in Welding Engineering - Ian Cross (Chief Engineer, Valiant)
11:55: The Centre for Advanced Materials Joining: A Brief History - Norman Zhou (Professor, University of Waterloo)
11:10: From Welding to Coating - Julio Villafuerte (Corporate Technology Strategist, Centreline)
11:25: TBD - Dale Malcolm (VP Sales and Marketing, Lincoln Electric)
11:40: TBD - Industrial speaker TBD
12:00: Lunch
13:00: The Welding Specialization: the Evolution - Dave Weckman (Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo)
13:15: The Influence of Welding Education and Research - Boyd Panton (Professor, OSU)
13:30: The Centre for Advanced Materials Joining: Now - Adrian Gerlich (Professor, University of Waterloo)
13:45: Wire Bonding - Michael’s student (MASc student, University of Waterloo)
14:00: Developments in Cold-wire GMAW - Rafael De Araujo Ribeiro (PhD student, University of Waterloo)
14:15: RSWElliot’s student (MASc student, University of Waterloo)
14:30: Recent Progress in Laser Welding of Advanced High Strength Steel - Hadi Razmpoosh (PhD student, University of Waterloo)
14:45: Additive Manufactured Nanomaterial Device for Water Treatment - Ivana Jaciw-Zurakowsky (MASc student, University of Waterloo)
15:00: Coffee
15:30: Lab tours
18:00: Dinner

Saturday June 15

9:30: Coffee
10:00: The Welding Specialization: Now - Elliot Biro (Professor, University of Waterloo)
10:10: An Introduction of CWB Association - Dan (President, CWB Association)
10:15: Welding Education at Conestoga - Tam Nguyen (Professor, Conestoga)?
10:30: BSE Welding & Fabricating and Opportunities on the Prairies - Brad Ellis (BSE Welding)
10:45: TBD - Presentations from former WS students
11:00: TBD - Presentations from former WS students
11:15: TBD - Presentations from former WS students
11:30: TBD - Presentations from former WS students
11:45: TBD - Presentations from former WS students
12:00: Lunch (with the graduating WS students and their families)
16:30: Convocation ceremony and group photo (with the graduating WS students)

Complimentary, however, registration is requested
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Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1