24. ÷ 26. 03. 2020
HOTEL ÁTRIUM, NOVÝ SMOKOVEC
VYSOKÉ TATRY, SLOVAK REPUBLIC
The overall objectives of the Conference are to provide an up-to-date assessment of the development and application of NDE and to allow technical interchange between experts on national or international basis. The Conference will cover all aspects of this extremely important subject, with special regard to the links between lifetime of products, structural integrity requirements and NDE performance. The development of improved NDE systems and methods will be highlighted. Determination of NDE performance by development of qualification systems or performance demonstration, and experience of their use in practice will be prominently featured.
The Organizing Committee extends an invitation for exhibition and technical papers to be presented at the Conference. Personnel from utilities, service vendors, inspection equipment manufacturers, universities, research laboratories, regulatory bodies, and other related Organizations are encouraged to submit one-page abstracts. Abstracts must clearly explain the paper's objectives, content, methodologies and conclusions. Topics should focus on:
• Acoustic emission
• Magnetic and inductive methods
• Ultrasonic methods
• Surface and optical methods
• Leak detection
• NDT corrosion damage monitoring
• Industrial application of NDE
• Improvements in existing NDE methods
• Testing issues at transportation
• Special quality inspection methods
• Routine control, tests of reliability and construction safety
• Education, standardization, certification and accreditation at NDT
A vendor exhibition will be conducted to complement the technical presentations. Specialists in the field of NDE and field services are encouraged to display their equipment and / or capabilities. Each exhibiting company/organization will receive one (1) complimentary Full Conference Registration
Workshops will be focused on MRA – recognition of NDT personnel certification issued by PCB registered under the ICNDT MRA. The implementation and operation of the ICNDT MRA.
Slovak social evening
The Organizing Committee offers to publish press advertising in official invitation letter, conference collection, poster advertising or promotion in web site www.ssndt.sk
Ing. Erich Eckhardt - Chairmen
Ing. Pavol Kučík (SlovCert, Bratislava)
Doc. Ing. Michal Hatala, PhD. (TU Košice)
Assoc. prof. Erika Hodúlová, PhD. MSc.(STU MTF)
Ing. Mária Komárňanská (Reaktortest, Trnava)
Ing. Rudolf Chyla (VVÚŽ, Bratislava)
Ing. Ivan. Ščasný (ATG Slovakia, Trenčín)
Ing. Daniela Červeňanová (ATG Slovakia, Trenčín)
Koceľova 15, 815 94 Bratislava
The official conference language will be Slovak or Czech. Translation service will be available.
The organizer cannot accept responsibility for accidents that might occur. Delegates are encouraged to purchase travel insurance before leaving their home country. Insurance plans typically cover accidental loss of belongings, medical costs in case of injury or illness, and other possible risks of international travel.
The temperature in Nový Smokovec during the period of the conference ranges between 0-8 degrees Celsius. We suppose there can be still snow.
Traveler's Checks and Credit Cards
VISA, MasterCard, Diners Club, and American Express are widely accepted at hotels, department stores, shops, restaurants and nightclubs.
Electric current is uniformly 230 volts, AC, throughout Slovak; sockets usually accept a two-leg plug always
Abstract Submission Deadline February 15, 2020
Abstract Acceptance Deadline February 25, 2020
Final Paper Deadline March 1st, 2020
Authors of abstracts accepted for presentation will be contacted by February 15, 2020. Final papers must be prepared in accordance with conference guidelines (supplied upon acceptance of abstract). Final papers are due at the start of the conference. Abstracts and the Abstract Submission Form should be submitted to the appropriate contact as listed below:
Early Registration Deadline March 1st, 2020
Hotel Booking Deadline February 25, 2020