Key dates and participation

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.

Key dates
Deadline submission for abstracts (of no more than 200 words): 11 May 2018
Deadline for submission of full-length papers: 10 August 2018

Topics
We encourage papers from both academia and industry on the following topics:
  • Rail and axle testing
  • Aerospace
  • Power generation
  • Nuclear
  • NDT of food
  • NDT in forensic science
  • Automated and robotic NDT
  • Theoretical modelling
  • Inspection qualification
  • Composites
  • Adhesives and bonding
  • Thermography
  • Ultrasonics
  • Phased arrays
  • Electromagnetics
  • Radiography
  • Digital radiography
  • Digital signal processing and imaging
  • Novel techniques
  • Monitoring
  • Research
  • Time-of-flight diffraction
  • Technology transfer in NDT
  • Medical and related NDT
  • The needs of NDT end-users
Other relevant topics are welcome.

Submit a paper
Abstracts should be submitted via the website https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ndt2018 which will be open shortly.

To submit an abstract, enter your Author Centre and then click on 'Click here to submit a new manuscript'. Follow the instructions to upload your abstract.

To submit your full paper, login to: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/ndt2018 and enter your Author Centre. Then click on 'Manuscripts with Decisions'.

You should see the title of your accepted abstract and next to it an option to 'Click here to submit a full paper'. Click on this link and follow the instructions to upload your full paper.

Copyright form, terms and conditions are available at the above website under 'Instructions and Forms'.

All abstracts and papers will be subject to peer review by members of the international scientific advisory committee. All approved papers will appear in the conference proceedings. Papers will be published only upon receiving the full registration fee and a signed copyright form (provided by BINDT upon acceptance of submission) before 10 August 2018.

Selected papers may be published in BINDT's international journal Insight, the International Journal of Condition Monitoring or other leading international journals. Papers related to 'case studies' may be published in BINDT's newsletters, Condition Monitor and NDT News.

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