YPIC 2017

Young scientists of welding and testing technology from around the world met in SLV Halle GmbH

Halle (Saale), 15. September 2017. From August 16th – 18th, 2017 the 3rd Young Welding Professionals International Conference (YPIC 2017) was organized by SLV Halle GmbH in Halle (Saale), Germany. Three days of presentations, workshops and evening events made the company SLV Halle GmbH to an international meeting point for young professionals from different countries. The conference was a chance for all attendees to exchange ideas, experiences and their knowledge in welding or in non-destructive testing.

64 attendees from 13 different countries visited SLV Halle GmbH for that reason.
Besides the presentations there were many highlights like poster presentations or workshops in welding trainer systems, thermogram interpretation and ultrasonic testing which finalized with an award presentation.

The European Evening on the 1st day and the German Evening on day two were a good opportunity to make business contacts and to discuss the presentations. On the last day the young professionals had a nice walk through the historic city of Halle (Saale).

YPIC 2017 was ideationally supported by the IIW (International Institute of Welding).

Find here information about the next YPIC 2018 in France: Flyer YPIC 2018


Main sponsor

Gold sponsors


Schweißtechnische Lehr- und
Versuchsanstalt Halle GmbH
Köthener Straße 33a
06118 Halle (Saale), Germany

Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Wagner (Organisation)
M. Eng. Torsten Kokot (Welding technology)
M. Sc. Armen Klisch (Non-destructive testing)


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