September 11- 14, 2017
Dammam, Saudi Arabia | Sheraton
Dammam Hotel & Convention Center

Welcome Message

In support of the National Transformation Program 2020 and Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030, the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International West Asia & Africa Area and the American Welding Society (AWS) Saudi Arabia Section are proud to organize Materials Performance & Welding Technologies 2017 Conference and Exhibition in Saudi Arabia. On behalf on NACE West Asia & Africa Area and the American Welding Society Saudi Arabia Section, it is a great pleasure to invite you to participate in this conference and exhibition. The event will be held in Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Centre, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on September 11–14, 2017.

Materials Performance & Welding Technologies 2017 will be the first of its kind to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is an event for professionals and an excellent opportunity to share knowledge and strengthen the welding, materials and corrosion industry. As an individual, it will give you a platform to position yourself as an expert and develop a reputation to your peers and clients in the industry. It will also provide a chance to encounter new vendors and suppliers, and discover innovative products and services for your business.

Under the patronage of

Mr. Ahmad A. Al-Sa'adi

Sr. VP, Technical Services

Saudi Aramco

John Bray

AWS President

Samir Degan

NACE International President

Keynote Speakers

Abdullah Al-Ghamdi

Senior Engineering Consultant - Saudi Aramco

New Developments in Corrosion

David Reid

Chief Marketing Officer - National Oilwell Varco

The Evolution in Nonmetallics Materials Deployment - The Surprising Truth About Material Change

Dr. Mustafa Kocak

Chief Executive Officer - GEDIK Holding

Current Trends and Future of Welding Technologies andGlobal Role & Organization of the IIW

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Gala Dinner Sponsor

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Bronze Sponsors

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Lanyard Sponsor

Event Location

Sheraton Dammam Hotel & Convention Centre
Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd Road,
Dammam 32414,
Saudi Arabia
+966 13 834 5555

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