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 - PASSED
North East Scotland Branch Golf Day

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


SEPTEMBER 2019

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

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 18 September 2019* - PASSED

Presentation on digital radiography

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


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

Scottish Branch: Thursday 3 October 2019 - CANCELLED
The scheduled Scottish Branch meeting has been cancelled.
As a replacement, the branch committee suggest members may want to attend the 'Now you're talking – public lecture' by Trevor Cox taking place at 18.30 on Wednesday 9 October 2019. Book your ticket by clicking here. This event is aligned with the IEEE IUS2019 Conference being held in Glasgow 6-9 October 2019.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 3 October 2019* - PASSED
BINDT update

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

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 8 October 2019* - PASSED
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* - PASSED

Rolls-Royce museum tour

2.00 pm for 2.15 pm.
Venue: Heritage Centre, Derby DE24 8AE.
Please note: The full tour will take around two hours and catering will not be provided at this event.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 17 October 2019* - PASSED
A journey from NDT to CM
Trevor Holroyd

Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.


NOVEMBER 2019
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 7 November 2019* - CANCELLED
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* - CANCELLED
Magnomatics – Overview presentation and tour of the facilities
Venue: Magnomatics Ltd, Park House, Bernard Road, Sheffield S2 5BQ.

West Midlands Branch: Monday 18 November 2019* - PASSED
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* - PASSED

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

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

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

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 28 November 2019* - CANCELLED
Magnomatics – Overview presentation and tour of the facilities
Venue: Magnomatics Ltd, Park House, Bernard Road, Sheffield S2 5BQ.


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


DECEMBER 2019
Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 5 December 2019* - PASSED
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 - PASSED
Christmas meal
Venue: The Vine Indian Grill and Curry Pub, 152 Roebuck Street, West Bromwich B70 6RD.

South Wales Branch: Tuesday 17 December 2019 - PASSED
Christmas meal
7.30 pm
Venue: The Duchess of Delhi, 6 Bute Crescent, Cardiff Bay CF10 5AN.


JANUARY 2020
West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 14 January 2020* - PASSED
Overview: The importance of apprenticeships in the NDT industry
by a member of the 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* - PASSED

Inspecting carbon core grid distribution conductors

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

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

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

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

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


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

Venue: To be confirmed.

South Wales Branch: Monday 10 February 2020 - PASSED
President Elect Dinner

Venue: The Village Hotel, Cardiff.


West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 11 February 2020 - PASSED
Real story: The weird and wonderful world of a JP
by Trevor Higginbotham JP
Venue: Aerotech Inspection NDT Ltd, Charlton Drive, Corngreaves Trading Estate, Cradley Heath B64 7BJ.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 20 February 2020 - PASSED
Design and manufacture of test loads for the ITER machine main assembly tools
by Michael Macpherson, Doosan Babcock
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* - CANCELLED
Advances in eddy current array
by Jon Bancroft, Eddyfi
Venue: Rolls-Royce, Elton road.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 27 February 2020* - RESCHEDULED
An introduction to TFM on the Zetec TOPAZ phased array instrument
by Chris Kirby, General Manager, IMechE Argyll Ruane
Venue: IMechE Argyll Ruane, 4 Europa View, Sheffield S9 1XH.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 27 February 2020* - RESCHEDULED
A presentation in three parts
1. Who are Baker Hughes?
2. Bespoke inspection solutions by the Special Application Team
3. Overview of the mentor platform
Hosted by Chris Davies
Venue: Village Hotel, Cardiff.



MARCH 2020
North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 5 March 2020* - PASSED
Sustainability improvements in magnetic particle and penetrant testing
by Thomas Schratt, Pfinder NDT
13.30 to 16.30
Venue: Jurys Inn Hotel, Aberdeen Airport.

North East Scotland Branch: Thursday 5 March 2020* - PASSED

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* - PASSED
High-temperature in-service, non-intrusive, UT corrosion inspection and monitoring
by Tim Stevenson, Ionix Advanced Technologies Ltd
Venue: Ionix Advanced Technologies Ltd, 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Firth Street, Huddersfield HD1 3BD.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 10 March 2020* - PASSED
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* - CANCELLED
NDT data: the key to 'right first time' and scrap reduction
by Tom Martin, Jetsoft Ltd
Venue: Rolls-Royce, Elton Road.

Scottish Branch: Thursday 19 March 2020 - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Clydeside Distillery tour
6.00 pm
Venue: The Pumphouse, Glasgow.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 19 March 2020* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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 - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Title and speaker to be confirmed
Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: Thursday 2 April 2020 - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Advances in visual inspection technologies
by Bayard Morales, RVI Specialist, Olympus – Scientific Solutions Division
Venue:
Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham, S60 5WG.

East Midlands Branch: Wednesday 15 April 2020* - CANCELLED
Guided Waves in Aerospace: Inspection of Coated Rotating Seals
by Alejandro Jeketo, Rolls-Royce plc
Venue: Rolls-Royce, Elton Road.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 16 April 2020* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Visit to Aston Martin Lagonda
Venue: St Athan.

West Midlands Branch: Tuesday 21 April 2020* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Point of view: Annual General 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* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Branch AGM

Venue: CAN Offshore Ltd, Altens.

South Wales Branch: Thursday 21 May 2020* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Visit to Barry Island Offshore Lifeboat

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

East Midlands Branch: Friday 22 May 2020 - CANCELLED
Social event

Venue: To be confirmed.

Yorkshire Branch: May 2020 (date to be confirmed)* - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
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 - POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
AGM and crazy golf

Venue: To be confirmed


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CPD Points from Branch meetings
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http://www.bindt.org/downloads/CP16.pdf
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