Call for Papers

12-14 September 2016, East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK 

Registration is now closed for the 55th Annual British Conference of Non-Destructive Testing, which took place from Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 September 2016 at the East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, Nottingham, UK.

There were three parallel technical sessions covering a broad range of NDT technologies and applications. A table-top exhibition of NDT-related products will ran alongside the conference at which, over 50 companies exhibited

Offers of papers were invited on all aspects of non-destructive testing, including:

• Rail and axle testing • Aerospace • Power generation 
• Nuclear
• NDT of food
• NDT in forensic science
• Automated and robotic NDT
• Theoretical modelling
• Inspection qualification
• Composites
• Adhesives and bonding
• Thermography
• Ultrasonics
• Phased arrays
• Electromagnetics
• Radiography
• Digital radiography
• Digital signal processing and imaging
• Novel techniques
• Monitoring
• Research
• Time-of-flight diffraction
• Technology transfer in NDT

• The needs of NDT end-users
• Medical and related NDT  

A Conference Proceedings CD is published and one copy is provided for each delegate.

Conference Proceedings are published in the form of extended abstracts (max 12 pages of A4 text) and one copy is provided for each delegate. Full written papers submitted may be refereed with a view to publication in Insight.

Awards are presented for the best paper in the Proceedings and the best paper by a person in the early stages (first five years) of their career. The winning paper will be selected based on both the quality of the paper and the presentation.

For further information contact: Karen Cambridge or Suzanne Purdy, Conference Services, 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: