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NDT Days
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International Conference "NDT Days" 2018

June 04 - 08, 2018, Sozopol, Bulgaria

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that "NDT Days 2018" will be held from 04 to 08 June 2018 in Sozopol at the Red Cross Hotel.

All interested persons are invited to participate at the conference, and to contribute papers in oral or poster sections.
Manufacturers and suppliers of NDT instruments, software, literature and service providers are invited to present their products and innovations at the exhibition.

We rely on your participation and specialists from other areas of machine building. We hope to invite your partners from the country and abroad.

Prof. Dr. Sc. Mitko Minkov Mihovski,
Member of the International NDT Academy
Chair of "NDT Days 2018",
President of BG S NDT

Acad. Eduard Stepanovich Gorkunov,
Member of the International NDT Academy
Co-Chair of "NDT Days 2018"



in Bulgarian, in English, in Russian


The first national NDT conference with international participations was held in 1964. Since 1990 is international. Since 2000 is included as the major scientific event of Non-Destructive Testing Days, organized by the Bulgarian Society for NDT. A youth school "Non-Destructive Testing of Structure and Physico-Mechanical Properties of Materials" is also being carried on as an accompanying event.
The XXXIII International Conference "Defectoscopia 2018" and XXIX Youth School "Non-Destructive Testing of the Structure and Physico-Mechanical Properties of Materials" will take place during "NDT Days 2018".
In the "NDT Days", which has been held for more than 30 years in Sozopol, Bulgaria (Bulgarian Red Cross Hotel), annual participated from 150 to 200 specialists from Belarus, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, and others.


The conference is aimed to all methods and techniques of non-destructive and destructive testing, evaluation of materials and structures, non-destructeve testing in all areas of technical activities. It is an opportunity to meet together all people interested in research, development, as well as in practice and standardization.


  • Non-Destructive Testing Methods (Ultrasonic, Penetrant, Magnetic, Visual, Infrared Thermography, Raduiography. Leek, etc.).
  • Non-Destructive and Destructive Inspection of the Integrity, Structure and Physico-mechanical Properties of Materials.
  • Application of Non-Destructive and Destructive Testing Methods for Inspection in Energy, Transport, Engineering, Construction, Chemical Industry, etc.
  • Structural Health Monitoring of Equipments and Structures with Non-Destructive Testing Methods (Vibration Diagnostics, Acoustic Emission, Infrared Thermography, etc.).
  • Advanced Non-Destructive Testing Methods and Techniques (Phased Array, TOFD, Computer and Digital Radiography, Tomography, Automatic System for Inspection, Shearography, etc.).
  • Training, Certification, Accreditation and Standardization in Scope of Non-Destructive Inspection and Conformity Assessment of Materials, Equipments and Structures.


Bulgarian, English and Russian



Useful links
  Bulgarian Society of NDT 1962-2018