Call for papers

10-12 September 2018, East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK 



The 57th Annual British Conference of Non-Destructive Testing will take place from Monday 10 to Wednesday 12 September 2018 at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK.

There will be three parallel technical sessions covering a broad range of NDT technologies and applications. A table-top exhibition of NDT-related products will run alongside the conference.

Offers of papers will be invited on all aspects of non-destructive testing, including:

Rail and axle testingAerospacePower generation
NuclearNDT of foodNDT in forensic science
Automated and robotic NDTTheoretical modellingInspection qualification
CompositesAdhesives and bondingThermography
UltrasonicsPhased arraysElectromagnetics
RadiographyDigital radiographyDigital signal processing and imaging
Novel techniquesMonitoringResearch
Time-of-flight diffractionTechnology transfer in NDT
The needs of NDT end-usersMedical and related NDT


A Conference Proceedings USB is published and one copy is provided for each delegate.

Conference Proceedings are published in the form of extended abstracts (max 12 pages of A4 text) and one copy is provided for each delegate. Full written papers submitted may be refereed with a view to publication in Insight.

An award is presented for the best paper in the Proceedings by a person in the early stages of their career (first five years). A travel and attendance award is also given to a foreign delegate that wishes to attend the conference but is unable to do so due to restricted finances.

For further information contact: Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438292; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email: conf@bindt.org