48th International Conference and Exhibition of NDT technique

NDE for Safety 2018 / Defektoskopie 2018

City Conference Center, Prague, Czech Republic, November 6 – 8, 2018

Czech Society for Non-destructive Testing

invites all NDT specialists to

48th International Conference and Exhibition of NDT technique

NDE for Safety 2018 / Defektoskopie 2018

City Conference Center, Prague, Czech Republic, November 6 – 8, 2018

This event will be organized by Czech Society for NDT as an international annual meeting and exhibition Defektoskopie 2018 / NDE for Safety 2018. The conference is aimed at all topics of non-destructive testing and evaluation of materials and structures in all areas of technical activities. It is an opportunity to meet together all people interested in research, development, as well as in practice, standardization and application of NDT/NDE methods. All interested persons are invited to participate at the conference, and to contribute by papers in both oral and poster sections. Manufacturers and suppliers of NDT instruments, software, literature and service providers are invited to present their products and innovations

Main Conference Topics

  • Ultrasonic methods
  • Magnetic and inductive methods
  • Radiography
  • Acoustic emission
  • Surface and optical methods
  • Infrared thermography
  • Tomography
  • NDT in material and structure testing
  • NDT corrosion damage monitoring
  • Leak detection
  • Functional and operational testing, reliability and safety assurance, NDE, SHM
  • Application of NDE / NDT in the following areas: energy, transport, engineering, construction, chemical industry, etc.
  • Non-standard applications
  • Education, standardisation, certification and accreditation
  • A newly added topic of the 48th conference – will be application of NDT methods on condition monitoring of constructions.

Conference Language: All technical papers at the conference will be presented in English, Czech or Slovak languages.

Preliminary Conference Time Schedule:

  • Deadline for abstracts submission: August 15, 2018
  • Limit date for payment of reduced fees: September 15, 2018
  • Deadline for papers delivery: September 30, 2018
  • Detailed information with program: October 12, 2018
  • Conference opening: November 06, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.

Exhibition of NDT, NDE and CM products will be an important part of the conference. Interested companies are welcome to contact the Conference Organisers.

  • Deadline for exhibition registration: October 01, 2018.

Conference venue:

The City Conference Center, or KCC, is located directly next to the Pankrác metro station (line C) and the Arkády shopping center in the developing part of Prague 4.

Due to the multi-purpose facilities at the KCC, it is an ideal venue for organizing congresses, conferences, training sessions, expositions and another social events. Every hall has its own foyer and, naturally, there is a stable Wi-Fi connection for quick Internet access as well as air-conditioning throughout the entire KCC.

Our ideal location and proximity to the Pankrác metro station (just 150m away) and less than a minute car access from the highway (D1) provide our visitors comfort and a stress-free arrival. Ample parking has been made available for all visitors in the Arkády shopping center parking lot located less than 100m from the KCC.

Scientific Committee (Reviewers)

Dr. Zdenek Prevorovský Czech Academy of Sciences Praha (CZ)
Prof. Jaroslav Fiala West Bohemia University Plzen (CZ)
Prof. Janez Grum University of Ljubljana (SLO)
Prof. Karel Hájek University of Defence Brno (CZ)
Prof. Serge Dos Santos INSA Centre Val de Loire, Blois (F)
Prof. Josef Šikula Brno University of Technology (CZ)
Dr. Rainer Link Kerpen (D)

Organising Committee

Chairman:Pavel Mazal - Brno University of Technology
Members:Luboš Pazdera - Brno University of Technology
Libor Topolár - Brno University of Technology
Exhibition:Pavel Turek – Tiret Agency
Accommodation: Daniela Turková – daniela@dantourservice.cz
Secretary:Vendula Kratochvilova, CNDT – kratochvilova@cndt.cz

Organizing Committee invites all companies to active participation through corporate sponsorships.

Contact Address

Doc. Pavel Mazal
CNDT (Brno University of Technology)
Technická 2
CZ 616 00 Brno
Czech Republic
E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz