Aerospace Workshop 9-10 February 2016

National Composites Centre, Bristol, UK 

The aerospace composites certification, structural design, manufacturing, materials and NDT communities were invited to participate in this Workshop on NDT and SHM requirements for aerospace composites, which took place from 9-10 February 2016 at the National Composites Centre, Bristol, UK.

Use the links below to view the programme from the event (including downloadable presentations) and the recently published workshop report.

Workshop programme
Workshop report

The aim of this workshop was to establish what is required of NDT and SHM to facilitate game-changing solutions for new, more efficient composite designs and new design and manufacturing processes for both civil and military aircraft.

There were three specific sessions on: adhesive bonded joints, structural health monitoring, 3D characterisation of wrinkles and porosity.

Venue information:

National Composites Centre, Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emersons Green, Bristol, South Gloucestershire BS16 7FS; Telephone: +44 (0)117 370 7600; Web:

For further information contact: Karen Cambridge or Suzanne Purdy, Conference Services, BINDT, Newton Building, St George's Avenue, Northampton NN2 6JB, UK. Tel: +44(0)1604 89 3811; Fax: +44(0)1604 89 3861; Email:;