Key dates and participation

Tuesday 30 June to Thursday 2 July 2020
Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre London Heathrow, UK 

About the International Conference
The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) is pleased to invite you to this premier event, the Seventeenth International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Asset Management.

Key dates
Submission of proposals for structured sessions:

27 December 2019
Deadline for structured session abstract submission:

6 March 2020
Deadline for general abstract submission
(not more than 200 words):

6 March 2020
Notification of abstract acceptance (not later than):

13 March 2020
Deadline for submission of full-length papers:

17 April 2020 (to ensure publication of your paper you must adhere to this date; any papers submitted after this date will not be included)

Notification of full-length paper acceptance
(not later than):

1 May 2020
Early registration:

15 May 2020
Speaker registration:

15 May 2020

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

Submit a Paper

All abstracts and papers 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 1 May 2020.

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 international journal Insight, the International Journal of Condition Monitoring or other leading international journals. Papers related to 'case studies' may be published in the BINDT newsletters Condition Monitor and NDT News.

The Organising Committee welcomes online abstract submission via the website.

Abstracts and papers of structured sessions should use the online abstract submission via the website.

Call for Structured Sessions, Panels and World Leading 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 or via the website.

Best Paper Competition for students and people in the early stage of their career
This competition is intended to encourage students and people in the early stage of their career in the field of condition monitoring and machinery failure prevention to present their work. The winning paper will be selected based on both the quality of the paper and the presentation.

To enter this competition, please indicate you wish your paper to be considered when submitting your paper online.

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:; Web: