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Welding Processes Technical Group Meeting
Wednesday 8 May 2019
National Conference Centre, Coventry Road, Solihull, West Midlands B92 0EJ

Welding Processes Technical Group Meeting: Joining in the Automotive Industry

With a number of presentations from experts from industry, academia and TWI, this seminar will review recent and ongoing developments in joining technologies relevant, not just to the automotive industry, but also aerospace and rail vehicles. Topics covered will include the joining of dissimilar materials, aluminium welding and a review of the latest specification dealing with the joining of plastics in the automotive industry.

Who should attend?

The seminar will be of interest to those interested or involved in the implementation of new technologies, in particular engineering personnel from OEM’s and supply chain manufacturers, as well as designers, and materials, welding and project engineers.

Benefits of attending

  • Be brought up to date on some of the latest developments in methods for the joining of non-metallic and dissimilar materials
  • Take the opportunity to discuss developments with specialists working in automotive joining technologies
  • Network with fellow professionals.
  • A CPD qualifying event


There will be speakers from Warwick University, Cranfield University, JCB, Unipart and Jaguar Land Rover. A full programme will be published shortly.

Registration Fees

TWI Industrial Members: £60 + VAT (£72)
The Welding Institute Professional Members: £60 + VAT (£72)
Student or Retired Members: £25 + VAT (£30)
Non Members: £100 + VAT (£120)




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