Branch Calendar 2019-2020

BINDT Branches 



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


AUGUST 2019

North East Scotland Branch: Friday 30 August 2019
North East Scotland Branch Golf Day

Venue: Edzell Golf Club, High Street, Edzell DD9 7TF.


SEPTEMBER 2019

South Wales Branch: Thursday 12 September 2019*
Visit to Newport Transporter Bridge
Venue: Newport.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 18 September 2019*

Presentation on digital radiography

by Darren Mapletoft, Carestream
Venue:
Intertek NDT, Victory Park Site.


OCTOBER 2019
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 3 October 2019*
Mooring chain integrity and inspection
by Catherine McKenzie, Petrofac Ltd.
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 3 October 2019
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 3 October 2019*
BINDT update

by David Gilbert, CEO of BINDT
Venue: Nuclear AMRC, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 8 October 2019*
Inside story: Introduction to Nadcap
by Godfrey Hands, Nadcap Auditor and NDT Consultant
Venue: Aerotech Inspection & NDT Ltd, Charlton Drive, Corngreaves Trading Estate, Cradley Heath B647BJ.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 16 October 2019*

Rolls-Royce museum tour

Venue: Heritage Centre, Derby DE24 8AE.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 17 October 2019*
Vibration condition monitoring
Speaker to be confirmed
Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.


NOVEMBER 2019
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 7 November 2019*
Summary of results of shared research project on engineered composite repairs
by David Johnston and Matthew Blackburn, HSE Laboratories
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 7 November 2019*
Magnomatics – Overview presentation and tour of the facilities
Venue: Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

West Midlands Branch: Monday 18 November 2019*
Fact file: Optical emission spectroscopy explained
6.00pm
Note: Joint meeting with TWI
Venue:
Doosan Babcock, Birmingham New Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY1 4SJ.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 20 November 2019*

Advanced NDT in a variety of industries
by Stephen Gooden, Olympus
Venue: Intertek NDT, Victory Park Site.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 21 November 2019
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 21 November 2019*
Visit to GE Aviation Wales
Hosted by Mr Steve O'Brien and Mr Jason Richards
Venue: GE Aviation Wales, Nantgarw, Cardiff

North East Scotland Branch: Friday 29 November 2019
St Andrew's dinner and ceilidh
Venue: Maryculter House Hotel.


DECEMBER 2019
Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 5 December 2019*
New and unique innovations in ultrasonic probe design from GB Inspection Systems
by John Skidmore, GB Inspection Systems Ltd.
Venue: Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 10 December 2019
Christmas meal
Venue: The Vine Indian Grill and Curry Pub, 152 Roebuck Street, West Bromwich B70 6RD.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 19 December 2019

Christmas Dinner

Venue: To be confirmed.


JANUARY 2020
West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 14 January 2020*
Overview: The importance of apprenticeships in the NDT industry
by Roger Lyon, BINDT Apprenticeship Development Group
Venue:
Doosan Babcock, Birmingham New Road, Tipton, West Midlands DY1 4SJ.
Note: Doosan Babcock is on the opposite side of the road to the postcode location.


East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 15 January 2020*

Inspecting carbon core grid distribution conductors

by John Tyrer, Laser Optical Engineering
Venue: Laser Optical Engineering, East Midlands Airport.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 16 January 2020
President's Dinner

Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 23 January 2020*
Alternating current field measurement

by Andrew Waller, Lavender International
Venue: Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

Scottish Branch: Friday 24 January 2020*
Workshop in partnership with the Advanced Nuclear Research Centre, University of Strathclyde
10.00 am-3.30 pm
Venue:
Watermill Hotel, Paisley.

Scottish Branch: Friday 24 January 2020*
Table-top exhibition
11.00 am-2.00 pm
Venue:
Watermill Hotel, Paisley.

Scottish Branch: Friday 24 January 2020
Annual Burns Supper
6.30 pm for 7.00 pm
Venue:
Watermill Hotel, Paisley.


FEBRUARY 2020
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 6 February 2020
Curry night

Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 6 February 2020*
Meeting the training requirements of new technologies and industry processes
by Chris Kirby, Managing Director, IMechE Argyll Ruane
Venue: IMechE Argyll Ruane, 4 Europa View, Sheffield S9 1XH.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Real story: The weird and wonderful world of a JP
by Trevor Higginbotham JP
Venue: Holiday Inn Express, Walsall M6, Junction 10, Tempus Drive, Walsall WS2 8TJ.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 13 February 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed
6.00 pm for 6.30 pm
Venue: Doosan Babcock, Renfrew
Note: Joint meeting with The Welding Institute.

East Midlands Branch: Thursday 20 February 2020*
Advances in eddy current array
by Jon Bancroft, Eddyfi
Venue: Rolls-Royce, Elton road.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 20 February 2020*
Visit to CaerdAv
Hosted by Mr Phil Edwards
Venue: Cardiff Airport Enterprise Zone, St Athan.


MARCH 2020
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 5 March 2020*
Ship's hull gauging, formal training and competence assessment
by Ray Wilson, Array Training Aberdeen
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 5 March 2020*
Addressing the skills and gender gap in NDT
by Amy Schofield, Lavender International NDT, and Sam Cunningham, Skills Training UK
Venue: Skills Training UK, The Quadrant, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield S9 4WG.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 10 March 2020*
Industry news
by John Skidmore, Business Development Manager, GB Inspection Systems
Venue: GB Inspection Systems Ltd, 22A Cobbett Road, Burntwood Business Park, Burntwood, Cannock, Staffordshire WS7 3GL.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 18 March 2020*
Revolutionary inspection of coated seal fins using guided wave technology
by Alejandro Jeketo, Rolls-Royce plc
Venue: Rolls-Royce, Elton Road.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 19 March 2020
Clydeside Distillery tour
6.00 pm
Venue: The Pumphouse, Glasgow.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 19 March 2020*
Latest advances in Olympus NDT instrumentation
by Mr Gary Luckett
Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.


APRIL 2020
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 2 April 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 2 April 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 16 April 2020*
Visit to Aston Martin Lagonda
Venue: St Athan.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 21 April 2020*
Point of view: Annual Gneral Meeting
Venue: The Vine Inn (aka The Bull & Bladder), 10 Delph Road, Brierley Hill DY5 2TN.


MAY 2020
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 7 May 2020*
Branch AGM

Venue: CAN Offshore Ltd, Altens.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 21 May 2020*
Visit to Barry Island Offshore Lifeboat

Hosted by Mr Nigel Parry
Venue: RNLI, Barry Island.

East Midlands Branch: Friday 22 May 2020
Social event

Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: May 2020 (date to be confirmed)*
2/3rd scale EPRI SMR update and AGM

by John Crossley, NDT Technology Lead, Nuclear AMRC
Venue: Nuclear AMRC, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.


JUNE 2020
South Wales Branch: Thursday 4 June 2020
AGM and crazy golf

Venue: To be confirmed


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


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