Saudi Aramco sponsors the first of its kind Materials Performance and Welding Technologies Conference & Exhibition 2017, taking place in Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Center on September 11- 14, 2017. Saudi Aramco’s plenary keynote was delivered by Fahad Al-Helal, Saudi Aramco’s Acting Vice President for Engineering Services.
The event is co-organized by The National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International West Asia & Africa Area and the American Welding Society (AWS) Saudi Arabia section. In addition to plenary keynotes by Fahad Al-Helal and heads of the organizing entities, the event presents three keynote speeches, 81 technical papers, and six highly specialized workshops with participation by subject-matter experts and professionals from Saudi Aramco.
“The conference is an important platform for sharing knowledge and best practices in the fields of corrosion control, materials performance and welding engineering. The workshops and technical papers presented in the event offer excellent opportunities for interaction and collaboration among experts and professional,” said Fahad Al-Helal. “We encourage technical events and initiatives that foster communication and networking among like-minded professionals.”
Saudi Aramco experts and professionals from relevant fields participate in the conference by delivering important keynotes, workshops and technical papers. Examples the event’s topics include composites and ceramics, corrosion control, advanced materials, advancements in welding process and technologies, materials and failures analysis and advances in onshore and underwater repair.