Yorkshire Branch

Institute Branches 

Chair
Mr John Crossley

Vice Chair
Mr Craig Hobson
Honorary Secretary and Branch Representative to Council
Ms Amy Schofield

Programme Secretary
Miss Madeleine Best
Branch Welfare Officer
Mr Peter Wallace


To contact any of the above, email: yorksbranch@bindt.org

Yorkshire Branch Notice
The Yorkshire Branch of BINDT would like to be able to contact members and potential members in the Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire region who have an interest in NDT and CM. If you would like to be included on an email list, which will typically be used to notify you of Branch events, please send an email to yorksbranch@bindt.org stating your interest in Branch events and what your industry sector is. An example would be NDT and power generation or CM and thermography.

If you know or work with anybody who may interested in the Yorkshire Branch activities, please also ask them to contact the Branch at the same email address. This is especially relevant to people holding employer-based qualifications.

The Yorkshire Branch of BINDT will be grateful for all enquiries.

Yorkshire Branch Programme

The Yorkshire Branch will be organising virtual presentations and will assess the situation nearer the time regarding face-to-face meetings. Meetings will begin at 6.00 pm unless otherwise stated.

Thursday 30 September 2021*
Supporting the next generation of NDT Technicians – BINDT Early Careers Branch
by Sam Cunningham, Skills Training UK, from 6.00pm.
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3OXtQq3vQfWrFVbPYiJxMA
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.

Thursday 25 November 2021*
My early career
by Denize Ivy Pilarta, BAE Systems Submarines
from 6.00 pm.
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3K06JmikSXSLnPKMnoy3vQ
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.


Thursday 9 December 2021
NDT save lives, NDT changes lives

by John Skidmore, Skills Training UK/JS NDT Connect Ltd
from 6.00 pm.
The meeting will be held as both a virtual and physical event.
The physical meeting will take place at Skills Training UK, Sheffield NDT Apprenticeships, Unit 4, The Quadrant, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield S9 4WG, UK.
The virtual meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jJjOQfuHSXeDZf2JnFjyxA
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.

Wednesday 19 January 2022
Zetec eddy current array comparison to magnetic particle and liquid penetrant testing
by Stephen Downie, High Technology Sources
from 6.00 pm.
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8yb6Bc56RMuldwayVJ09Lw
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.


Wednesday 23 February 2022
Smaller, faster, higher resolution ultrasonics

presented by John Skidmore, JS NDT Connect Ltd, and Craig Popplewell, AOS-TPAC
from 6.00 pm.
The meeting will be held as both a virtual and physical event.
The physical meeting will take place at ImechE Argyll Ruane, 4 Europa View, Tinsley, Sheffield S9 1XH, UK. Please confirm your attendance via the Doodle poll at: https://doodle.com/poll/tnv8cvkha8eaekg8.
The virtual meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5sp6O1GNTJi7ZiF3zrC6OQ
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.

Wednesday 23 March 2022*
The role of diversity and inclusion in NDE 4.0
by Caroline Bull, AWE
from 6.00 pm.
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and registration is required in advance at:
https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8G9aciCURHiMT2pwLUoBtA
On completion of registration a confirmation email will be sent containing the joining instructions for the webinar.

Tuesday 10 May 2022
EPRI SMR (small modular reactors) followed by a tour of the facilities

by Stephen Bloomer and Thomas Dutilleul, Nuclear AMRC
from 6.00-7.30 pm.
Venue: Nuclear AMRC, University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Catcliffe, Rotherham S60 5WG.
The meeting will be held as a face-to-face event and registration is required in advance at:
https://doodle.com/poll/tnv8cvkha8eaekg8?utm_source=poll&utm_medium=link

* indicates CPD content

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

http://www.bindt.org/downloads/CP16.pdf
http://www.bindt.org/downloads/CP17.pdf

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.


Have you missed a meeting?
We send out reminder emails to Yorkshire Branch members. If you haven't received the message, send us your email address and we'll add you to the email distribution list.

To find the meeting venue, click on the google maps below:

IMechE Engineering Training Solutions
IMechE Engineering Training Solutions, Engineering Training Centre, 4 Europa View, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield S9 1XH.

Lavender International
Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd, Unit 7, Penistone Railway Station, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S36 6HP.

New Meeting Venue!
Lavender International
Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd, Room S1B, AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, S60 5WG.

Whether you're a Yorkshire Branch member or a visitor, you can be sure of a warm welcome. We hope to see you soon.

Kind regards,

Pauline Connington
BINDT Yorkshire Branch Representative
Email: yorksbranch@bindt.org