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NDT Days
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International Conference "NDT Days" 2020

September 7-10, 2020, Sozopol, Bulgaria

Dear colleagues,

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 10 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 registration
8 September 2020 opening of the conference
10 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 and abroad.

Prof. Dr. Sc. Mitko Minkov Mihovski,
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



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.

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 others.

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 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, 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, etc.).
  • Training, Certification, Accreditation and Standardization in Scope of Non-Destructive Inspection and Conformity Assessment of Materials, Equipments and Structures.
  • Training, Certification, Accreditation and Standardization in the Field of Welding.



Bulgarian, English and Russian



Useful links
  Bulgarian Society of NDT 1962-2020