Branch Meetings

Branch meetings 2016-2017 

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.

North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 2 February 2017*
Thermography in the oil & gas sector
A workshop including presentations by the UKTA and at least two contractors with case studies.
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel Aberdeen Airport, Argyll Road, Dyce, Aberdeen AB21 0AF.

West Midlands Branch: Monday 13 February 2017
Special feature: West Midlands Air Ambulance
The West Midlands Air Ambulance Service operates three aircraft. Each carries a crew comprising a pilot and two paramedics or flight doctors plus full life-support medical equipment. Operating from strategically-located regional airbases, 90% of the region is within reach in just eight minutes. The talk will include operational issues highlighting the charitable nature of West Midlands Air Ambulance – the largest and one of the busiest air ambulance organisations in the UK,
by Adam Williams, West Midlands Air Ambulance Service.
Venue: Aerotech Inspection & NDT Ltd, Charlton Drive, Corngreaves Trading Estate, Cradley Heath B64 7BJ. Tel: +44 (0)1384 564021

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 15 February 2017
Presentation – title to be advised
Speaker to be advised.
Venue: Intertek NDT Services Ltd, 99 Victory Park, Victory Road, Derby DE24 8EL.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 16 February 2017 (6.00pm start)*
Innovative NDT inspection: plastic pipe weld inspection
by Colin Bird. 
Note: Joint meeting with TWI.
Venue: Doosan Babcock, Renfrew. 

South Wales Branch: Thursday 16 February 2017*
Visit to Testia 
Venue: Newport.

Yorkshire Branch: Tuesday 28 February 2017*
Practitioner working group
by Joe Heigold, Tata Steel Europe.
Venue: Lavender International, AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 5WG.

CPD Points from Branch meetings
Attending Branch meetings indicated as containing CPD content can earn valuable points towards PCN certificate renewals.