International Welding &
Joining Conference - Korea2017

April 11 ~ 14, 2017 HICO, Gyeongju, Korea

Welcome Message

International Welding/Joining Conference-Korea 2017 (IWJC-Korea 2017) is planned at HICO, Gyeongju, Korea, during April 11 - 14, 2017. On behalf of the organizing committee of IWJC-Korea 2017, it is my great pleasure to invite you to join IWJC-Korea 2017.

Since 2002, IWJC-Korea has been held every five years, and we are confident that this year conference will be more fruitful with the participation of renowned scholars and engineers in the field of welding and joining. The purpose of IWJC-Korea 2017 is to discuss and review the new issues and the technical information related to Welding & Joining technologies. It also has been indeed a fundamental ground for exchanging cutting-edge research outputs within the industry and relevant communities. For this, the Program Committee of the IWJC-Korea 2017 has prepared a great range of the scope of conference. Especially, the conference titled "Challenges in Welding & Joining Technology for Smart Manufacturing" will be prepared with various sub-themes to present cutting-edge researches. Gyeonju, where was the capital city for 1,000 years, will give our participants lots of beautiful memories with full of blossoms. Also technical tours to Hyundai Heavy Industries, POSCO, and etc will provide a great opportunity of experience Korea’s major company around the host city.

We hope that you will take this chance to explore one of the most exciting and wonderful experiences here in Gyeongju, Korea

Important Dates

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    • Final Extended Abstracts Submission Due : January 25, 2017
    • Notification of Acceptance : February 10, 2017
    • Early Registration Due : February 28, 2017 March 15, 2017
  • ]

Plenary Speakers

  • Prof. Uwe Reisgen

    RWTH Aachen University.

  • Prof. Changhee Lee

    Hanyang University.
    Former President of KWJS

  • Prof. Fumiyoshi MINAMI

    Osaka University.
    President of JWS

Honorable Committee Chair

  • Yoo-Cheol WOO

    Vice Chairman and CEO / Ph.D.
    Hyundai-Steel Co., Ltd., Korea

  • Henry J. CIALONE

    President and CEO / Ph.D.
    EWI, USA