North American Branch

Institute Branches 

The Institute’s North American Branch was formed at a meeting held at the 2004 ASNT Fall Conference in Las Vegas. The first AGM was conducted in Columbus, Ohio, in October 2005.

At the 2019 AGM in Las Vegas, the following officers were duly nominated and elected:

Mr B E Shannon

Vice Chair
Mr B Anderson
Mr A Vajpayee

Branch Representative to Council
Mr B E Shannon

The Branch is a focus for all BINDT members in this part of the world and now provides a route for Engineering Council registration.

The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the North American Branch of BINDT is to be held on Tuesday 10 November 2020, concurrent with the ASNT Fall Conference in Orlando, Florida, USA. 

Tuesday 10 November 2020
Annual General Meeting (AGM)
from 5.00 pm (9.00 am Pacific time).
The meeting will be a webinar hosted via Zoom and the log-in information is listed below:
Join the Zoom meeting at:
Meeting ID: 986 9686 5710
Passcode: 344872

For further information, contact
Brian Shannon at: HSI Group Inc, 3445 Kashiwa Street, Torrance, CA 90505, USA. Tel: +1 310 517 8700; Fax: +1 310 517 8701; Email:

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.