More than 1,800 people attended CanWeld 2017 in Montreal, QC. Held at Place Bonaventure September 12 and 13, the event included the welding industry’s well-known CanWeld conference with 346 attendees and a trade show featuring close to 50 exhibiting companies.
According to a post show report from CanWeld’s organizers, the top three reasons attendees noted for attending the event included: keeping current with products and technology, education and networking.
For those who attended the conference, the top three topics of interest included welding metallurgy, weld inspection, shipbuilding and additive manufacturing.
Dorel C. Muth, a welding specialist with AECON Nuclear says the CanWeld conference “was a great opportunity to learn about the advancement in welding technology and theory of welding. It offered a good balance between theoretical/academic and industrial application papers. The exhibition offered a good opportunity to find the new trends in development of the welding equipment and accessories for welding.”