Abstract and full paper submission

Monday 14 to Friday 18 June 2021 

  Submit an abstract or paper online
Abstracts and papers should be submitted online to the pre-existing link at: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cm2020-mfpt2020. Invited papers should be linked to the appropriate session; all other papers should be linked to 'general session'.

To view or download the Call for Papers leaflet, click here.

We encourage papers from both academia and industry on the following topics:
• Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and pattern recognition• Integrated vehicle health management (IVHM) 
• Asset management• Internet of Things (IoT)
• Big data and data analytics for CM
• Machinery failure analysis and prevention
• Certification, education and training in CM
• Maintenance including planning, scheduling, repair and overhaul
• CM systems and case studies
• Materials and structural health monitoring (SHM)
• CM for biomedical and healthcare applications • Modelling and signal processing for CM 
• CM and diagnosis methods and technologies • Non-destructive testing (NDT) 
• Data mining and fusion • Physics of failure and fault/failure modes
• Design and lifecycle integrity • Prognostics 
• Digitisation of CM • Risk assessment 
• Engineering standards in CM • Root cause analysis
• Equipment troubleshooting• Sensors and actuators
• Instrumentation for CM Other relevant topics are welcome 

  Make a presentation at the conference
Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to present their work at the virtual conference.

  Write a paper
Papers that are submitted will be subject to peer review by members of the International Scientific Advisory Committee. All approved papers will appear in the conference proceedings. Papers will be published only upon receiving the full registration fee and a signed copyright form (provided by BINDT upon acceptance of full paper) before 28 May 2021.

The conference proceedings will be indexed by Scopus and contributing authors should allow at least 12 months after the event has taken place for papers to appear on the database.

Selected papers may be published in BINDT's journal Insight or other leading international journals. Papers related to 'case studies' may may be published in BINDT’s international newsletter, Condition Monitor.

  Structured and Industrial Sessions
Brief proposals for structured sessions and expert panel sessions should be submitted by recognised professionals. Proposals should include a title, author(s), organising author's CV and brief abstract.

Brief proposals for 'World leading sessions' should be submitted by leading representatives of major trade associations, institutions, corporations and consortiums.

Substantial discounts in registration fees are available for organisers of structured sessions. Organisers will be acknowledged in all materials (ie proceedings, website, call for papers and announcements), which will be distributed worldwide. Organisers of structured sessions will be awarded the opportunity to present a 'specialised keynote address' at the beginning of the session. Proposals should be submitted to cm_mfpt@bindt.org or via: https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/cm2020-mfpt2020.

For further information contact: Conferences and Events Department, The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing,
Midsummer House, Riverside Way, Bedford Road, Northampton NN1 5NX, UK.
Tel: +44 (0)1604 438300; Fax: +44 (0)1604 438301; Email: cm_mfpt@bindt.org; Web: www.cm-mfpt.org