Branch Meetings

Branch meetings 2017-2018 

If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT ( with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 5 October 2017*
Laser-scanning applications in NDE (UTEC Starnet/Axiom NDT)
Laser-scanning technology coupled with NDT surveys onshore/offshore,
by G Hammond, UTEC Starnet.
12.00 pm to 2.30 pm.
Venue: GoGlasgow Urban Hotel, Paisley Road West.

West Midlands Branch: Monday 9 October 2017*
Fact file: Personnel certification and CPD – BINDT’s position
There are some misunderstandings surrounding the role of personnel certification in NDT, how it should be undertaken and what is best practice with respect to continual professional development (and initial professional development). This presentation will outline BINDT’s position on these two important and interlinked means of acquiring, maintaining and demonstrating competence,
by Cameron Sinclair, CEO, BINDT.
Venue: Aerotech Inspection & NDT Ltd, Charlton Drive, Corngreave Trading Estate, Cradley Heath B64 7BJ. Tel: +44 (0)1384 564021.

Yorkshire Branch: Wednesday 11 October 2017*
The future of the Branch meetings
by Dr Colin Brett, Uniper.
Venue: Lavender International, AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 5WG.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 18 October 2017*
Miniature robotic manipulators (snake robots)
by Arnau Casanovas, Rolls-Royce.
Venue: Rolls-Royce (Elton Road site).

South Wales Branch: Thursday 19 October 2017*
Sewers to the sky – Real-life examples of the challenges of introducing advanced inspection techniques

by Gary Luckett, Olympus.
Village Hotel Cardiff, 29 Pendwyallt Road, Cardiff CF14 7EF.

For the full branch meetings programme for 2017/18 click here