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TWI/EWI Aerospace Conference

Tenth International TWI / EWI Conference on
Joining of Aerospace Materials
Rolls-Royce Plc, Derby, UK

23-24 September 2020
Call for Papers

This conference follows on from the previous successful events at Rolls-Royce (Derby, UK), Lockheed Martin (Denver, USA), Volvo Aero (Bokenas, Sweden), Airbus (Toulouse, France), GE Aviation (Cincinnati, USA), MTU (Munich, Germany), Boeing (Seattle, USA), ESA, (Noordwijk, The Netherlands) and Moog (Buffalo, USA) in previous years. It will concentrate on joining requirements and technologies for the aerospace industry, and feature presentations in the field of welding & joining developments for fuselage materials (metallic and non-metallic),  welding developments for engine materials, Additive Manufacturing developments, coatings developments, developments in Non-Destructive Inspection and innovative technologies for future aircraft.


submit your abstract



Key dates
31 January 2020 Abstracts submission deadline
3 April 2020 Authors informed of decision
20 April 2020 Registration opens
20 April 2020  Hotel booking open
1 July 2020 Hotel booking cut off deadline
6 July 2020 Authors send in final papers
23-24 September 2020 Conference 
23 September 2020 Conference dinner
24 September 2020 Tour of Rolls-Royce Rotatives Technology Centre


Find out more about the symposium by downloading our event information PDF:

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A 300 word abstract should be submitted by 31 January 2020 at the latest. The offer of a paper is taken to imply that an author will be fully funded and therefore able to attend and present the work. Papers accepted for presentation will be emailed as a set of pre-prints to all participants. Accepted papers should not exceed 10 slides of A4 text, including tables and illustrations and must reach TWI by 6 July 2020.

The deadline for abstract submission is 31 January 2020.

A decision about submissions will be fed back no later than 3 April 2020.

All papers and presentations must be written in English.

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