CanWeld Conference

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Newly added Post Conference Event: New Flyer Plant FREE Tour
(Fri. Sept 14th: 9:00am – 11:30am) Guests will visit the production floor, viewing the machine shop, welding, assembly, and painting areas. Attendees will also visit the automated parts paint line and electrical build-up areas. A waiver is not required but closed footwear is, so no sandals, open toed shoes, etc. Shuttle bus transportation is provided for this plant tour: Delta hotel departure at 9:00 am sharp, leave plant at for return at 11:15 am, arrive at back at the Delta by 11:30am. CLICK HERE for full details.
Hotel : The block is closed but rooms at regular rates may be available. Call the Toll-Free Reservation Centre: 1-888-236-2427
Held in the same venue as the exhibition (RBC Convention Centre – Winnipeg, Manitoba), the annual CanWeld Conference brings together people from an extensive range of industry contributors such as educators, decision makers, influencers, suppliers and consultants. We will aim to provide environments for discussions around current trends and advances, welding and joining, health and safety, business prospects, condition monitoring and so much more.
Delegates attending the conference will be drawn from a wide range of industries including mining, oil and gas, pipelines, power generation, petrochemical, fabrication and construction, manufacturing, steel and shipbuilding, pulp and paper and others.
Join us for this exciting event!
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Event Schedule At a Glance

ALL CONFERENCE EVENTS WILL BE HELD THE RBC CENTRE
Reception (Tues. Sept 11th: 6:00 – 7:00pm) incl. with registration- Pan Am Room
Welcome Breakfast (Wed. Sept 12th: 8:00 – 9:00am) Room 2GH
Opening Ceremony and Keynote Speaker  (Wed. Sept 12th: 9:00 – 9:30am) Room 2GH
•  FEATURING: Paul Soubry | President & CEO at NFI Group Inc.
Topic: North America’s Leading Bus Manufacturer- 85 Years in the Making…
DAY 1- Conference Schedule Rooms 2E & 2F
10:00am – 12:00pm Morning Conference Sessions
12:00pm – 1:15pm Networking Lunch
1:15pm – 2:00pm Enjoy some time at the Expo!
2:00pm – 4:10pm Afternoon Conference Sessions
Industry Awards Night Dinner (Wed. Sept 12th: Cocktail Hour, 6:00 – 7:00pm, Dinner and Awards, 7:30 – 9:30pm) York Ballroom
• Included with registration. Dress code: formal attire
CWB Welding Foundation Breakfast (Thurs. Sept 13th: 8:00 – 9:00am) Room 2GH
DAY 2- Conference Schedule Rooms 2E & 2F
9:00am – 12:10pm Morning Conference Sessions
12:10pm – 1:00pm Networking Lunch
1:00pm – 4:10pm Afternoon Conference Sessions
Post Conference Event- Human Rights Museum (Fri. Sept 14th: 9:00am – 12:00pm)
This is an added OPTIONAL event that can be added on during registration. Shuttle bus transportation is provided for this museum tour: Delta hotel departure at 9:00 am (meet in the lobby at 8:30), leave museum at for return at 11:45 am, arrive at back at the Delta by noon.
https://humanrights.ca
New Flyer Industries (NFI) Tour: (Fri. Sept 14th: 9:00-11:30 am           The bus will depart Delta hotel at 9:00 am sharp and the NFI departure will be 11:30 am sharp. (Please meet in the Delta lobby at 8:30 am) CLICK HERE for full details.
PLEASE NOTE: All CanWeld scheduling is subject to change.

Why Winnipeg?

The city of Winnipeg proudly welcomes CanWeld18!
While visiting our great city, please make some time to visit the best we have to offer. From the attractions to the food, there is something for everyone.
  • Winnipeg’s Top 10 Must Sees:
https://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/play/top-10-must-sees
  • Discounted Pass Program, ideal for spouses/companions:
https://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/deals/discounts-and-passes

2018 CanWeld Conference Schedule