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.

MARCH 2018

North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 1 March 2018
An update on the Institute's current activities and future strategy
by Caroline Bull, President of BINDT and David Gilbert, CEO of BINDT.
Followed by:
An overview of new technologies supported by the Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC)
by Rebecca Allison, Asset Integrity Solutions Centre Manager, OGTC.
1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Venue: Jury's Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Yorkshire Branch: Tuesday 6 March 2018*
Tour of CTI’s facilities and presentation about what it does
by Matthew Cawood, Castings Technology International.
Venue:Casting Technology International (CTI), Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S60 5WG.

West Midlands Branch: Monday 12 March 2018*
Sector specific: Condition monitoring – Key steps to implementing condition monitoring
This talk will include a demonstration of some of the vibration monitoring and thermography techniques,
by Simon Mills, Spectrum CBM.
Venue: Gongoozler Restaurant, The Portal Building, Dudley Canal & Tunnel Trust, 501 Birmingham New Road DY1 4SB.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 15 March 2018*

Low profile ultrasonic transducers: How low can you get?
by John Skidmore, GB Inspection Systems.
Venue: Room TC013, Building Ty Crawshay, School of Engineering, University of South Wales, Treforest Campus, Pontypridd CF37 1DL.

West of England Branch: Monday 19 March 2018
Title TBC

Venue: The Swan Inn, Lower Tockington Road, Tockington, Bristol BS32 4NJ

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 21 March 2018*
Laser ultrasonics and cheap optical transducers (CHOTs)
by Victoria Ageeva, Rolls-Royce.
Venue: Rolls-Royce (Elton Road site), Elton Rd, Derby DE24 8ED.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 22 March 2018*
Specialist NDT developments
A series of talks and demonstrations about the latest specialist NDT developments and a tour of Doosan Babcock’s NDT and other asset management facilities,
by Doosan Babcock.
2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.
Venue: Doosan Babcock, Porterfield Rd, Renfrew PA4 8DJ.

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