The 3rd International Congress and 21stConference On Welding and Joining Technologies will take place on 17, 18 and May 19, 2016 in the city of Gijon, Asturias, Spain.

On this occasion, CESOL, traditional organizer entity acts together with co-organizers of the Congress ITMA Foundation and Fundación Metal Asturias (FMA). The acronym which is referred to hereinafter as INTERJOIN, was chosen suggesting the international dimension and the increasing importance of joining of various materials in our quality of life.

Asturias has a strong industrial base, involving various joining technologies: Mining and quarrying; energy, water and waste; chemical industry; metal products and non-metallic minerals; metals and manufacturated metal products; repair and installation of machinery and equipment; shipbuilding; transport equipment, etc.

The Congress will be a Forum for professionals and companies around the world to expose and contrast their ideas, present their latest developments and scientific-technical trends in the field of welding, adhesive bonding and other technologies of interest for Industry and Innovation, and share some leisure time with friends.

School of Industrial Engineering at the University of Oviedo, based in Gijon, will host INTERJOIN, as headquarters.

The City Council of Gijón and the Principado of Asturias, as Regional Government are supporting the celebration of this event.