Call for papers

7-9 September 2021 at The International Centre, Telford, UK 

Abstracts (of no more than 200 words) are being accepted (subject to availability) and should be submitted via Manuscript Central. To submit an abstract, please visit and enter your Author Center and then click on 'Click here to submit a new manuscript'. Follow the instructions to upload your abstract by 7 May 2021.

NDT 2021 will consist of three parallel technical sessions covering a broad range of NDT technologies and applications. Papers from both academia and industry are encouraged. A materials testing exhibition of NDT-related products will run alongside the conference.

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

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

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

Other relevant topics are welcome

A Conference Proceedings USB 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.


The BINDT Annual Conference Paper Award
 An award is presented for the best paper published in the conference Proceedings.
The William Gardner Award
 For the best paper in the Proceedings of the conference by a person in the early stages of their career (first five years).
Travel and Attendance Award
 A travel and attendance award is also given to a foreign delegate that wishes to attend the conference but is unable to do so due to restricted finances in order to encourage attendance at the conference.

For further information click here.

Social Programme
 Welcome Buffet
 on the evening of Monday 6 September

 Evening Programme
 on the evening of Tuesday 7 September

 Conference Dinner
 on the evening of Wednesday 8 September

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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: