International Conference "NDT Days" 2020
September 7-11, 2020, Sozopol, Bulgaria
The "NDT Days 2020" were planned to be held from 15 to 19 June 2020 in Sozopol at the Red Cross Hotel.
Taking into account the epidemic situation of the COVID-19, the organizing committee decided to postpone the event from 7 to 11 September 2020.
All dates are changed as follows:
|30 July 2020
||submission of application form and abstracts
|30 August 2020
||submission of papers
|30 August 2020
||submission of application form (for participant without papers)
|7 September 2020
|8 September 2020
||opening of the conference
|11 September 2020
||closing of the conference
All interested persons are invited to participate the conference,
and to contribute papers in oral or poster sections.
Manufacturers and suppliers of non-destructive and destructive
testing and welding equipment, materials, software, literature and
service providers are invited to present their products and
innovations at the specialized exhibition.
We rely on your participation and specialists from other areas of
machine building. We hope to invite your partners from the country
Prof. Dr. Sc. Mitko Minkov
Chair of "NDT Days 2020",
President of BG S NDT
Dr. Eng. Marin Beloev,
Co-chair of "NDT Days 2020",
President of Bulgarian Welding Society
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.
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, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech
Republic, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Latvia,
Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Romania, Slovenia, Serbia, and
During "NDT Days 2020" the XXXIV International Conference "Defectoscopia 2020" and XXX
Youth School "Non-Destructive Testing of the Structure and Physico-Mechanical Properties of Materials",
as well as the Seminar "Welding Technologies" will take place.
The conference is aimed to all methods and techniques of
non-destructive and destructive testing, evaluation of materials and
structures, non-destructive 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
- Non-Destructive Testing Methods (Ultrasonic, Penetrant,
Magnetic, Visual, Infrared Thermography, Raduiography. Leek,
- Non-Destructive and Destructive Inspection of the
Integrity, Structure and Physico-mechanical Properties of
Materials, incl. Composites.
- Application of Non-Destructive and Destructive Testing
Methods for Inspection in Energy, Transport, Engineering,
Construction, Chemical Industry, Cultural Heritage, etc.
- Welding Methods, Welding Materials and Apparatus. Safety
Technique and Ecology .
- Monitoring of Facilities and Constructions Using Non-Destructive Testing Methods.
- Monitoring and Diagnostics in Medicine.
- Advanced Non-Destructive Testing Methods and Techniques
(Phased Array, TOFD, Computer and Digital Radiography,
Tomography, Automatic System for Inspection, Shearography,
- Training, Certification, Accreditation and
Standardization in Scope of Non-Destructive Inspection and
Conformity Assessment of Materials, Equipments and
- Training, Certification, Accreditation and Standardization in the Field of Welding.
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