Programme

20-21 March 2018, Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel, Manchester, UK 



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Tuesday 20 March 2018
Time
Title
Speaker
09.30-10.00   
Registration, tea, coffee and exhibition
10.00-10.20
Welcome to UK Certification 2018
D Gilbert, BINDT
10.20-11.20
Personnel certification in NDT (PCN) Actions taken following      
discovery of fraud
C Sinclair, BINDT
11.20-11.45
Policing PCN going forward
N Banks, BINDT
11.45-12.30
Revision of ISO 9712
J Moody and N Banks, BINDT
12.30-13.30
Lunch followed by tea and coffee
13.30-14.00
Apprenticeships
J Moody, BINDT
14.00-14.30
Education and professional development – CPD
D Gilbert, BINDT
14.30-15.00
Working groups
P Boulton, BINDT
15.00-15.30
Tea and coffee (foyer)
15.30-15.50
New examination process PCN – Product technology
N Banks, BINDT
15.50-16.30
Industry feedback and discussion – Closing words
N Banks, P Boulton, J Cook and J Moody, BINDT
19.00-23.00
PCN is sponsoring the conference dinner in acknowledgement of the continued support given to the PCN scheme


Wednesday 21 March 2018
Time
Title                                                                                                
Speaker
08.30-09.00   
Registration, tea and coffee
09.00-09.20
Introduction to industry
R Day, CMC Chair, RWE
09.20-09.40
Oil and gas

09.40-10.00
Aerospace
J Biddulph, Rolls Royce
10.00-10.20
Power Generation
Uniper Technologies Ltd
10.20-10.40
Nuclear
EDF Energy
10.40-11.00
Tea and coffee (foyer)

11.00-12.00
Online examinations
A Jones, BINDT
12.00-12.30
Integrity v quality
P Boulton, BINDT
12.30-13.30
Lunch (hotel restaurant)
13.30-15.00
Industry feedback and discussion
N Banks, P Boulton, J Cook and J Moody, BINDT
15.00
Closing words
D Gilbert, BINDT