Agenda
Long Beach, California

September 16-19, 2019

2018 A4A/NDT Forum presentations
now available and can be
downloaded here.

Agenda

The 2018 A4A/NDT Forum Agenda now available and can be downloaded here.

8:30 - 15:00

SAE AMS K Meeting – Nondestructive Methods and Processes Committee

11:00

Registration

15:00

NDT Network Meeting

18:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

18:00 - 20:00

A4A Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

7:00

Registration

7:00

Southwest Airline Breakfast

7:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00

2018 NDT FORUM OPENING SESSION: Greg McDonald, A4A NDT Network Chair, Alaska Airlines

8:15

Welcome Keynote – Jovonia Taylor, B767 Chief Program Engineer – Boeing Production System and In-Service Aircraft Support

9:00

A Resonance Base Approach for Life Monitoring of Fan Blades – Lemna Hunter – Vibrant

9:30

Augmented Use of Smartphones is an NDT Reality – Alvaro Tejedor – Airbus

10:00

NDI Consultants Refreshment Break

10:45

Product Technology Showcase – ETher NDE – John Hansen

11:00

Survey of Nondestructive Inspection Training – Ken Working – FAA

11:30

Wichita State Inspection and Teardown of Aged In-Service Bonded Repairs – Brandon Saathoff – Wichita State – NIAR

12:00

UAL and Barfield Buffet Lunch

13:00

Dessert and Coffee – American Airlines

13:30

Advances in Large Scale Thermography – Steven Shepherd – Thermal Wave Imaging

14:00

Flaw Detection Capabilities in Aerospace with Eddy Current Array Technology – Jesse Herrin – Zetec

14:30

Product Technology Showcase – Testia – Bastien Ehrhart

14:45

Effects Temperature Has on UT Thickness Testing – Dorsey Perkins – Southwest Airlines

15:15

JetBlue Refreshment Break

15:45

Product Technology Showcase – Duerr NDT – Steve Jelfs

16:00

Eddy Current Array for Aircraft Engine Component Inspection – Andre Lamarre – Olympus

16:30

Migrating from Traditional to Digital Radiography in Aerospace – Lennart Schulenburg – VisiConsult

17:00

The Need for Aviation Specific NDT Refresher Training For In-Service Inspections – Tim Kinsella – Dassault/Falcon

18:00

HOSPITALITY SUITES OPEN

7:00

Registration

7:00

Vibrant Breakfast

7:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00

2018 NDT FORUM DAY TWO OPENS: Greg McDonald, A4A NDT Network Chair, Alaska Airlines

8:05

Welcome

8:10

16th Annual A4A/SAE NDT Innovation Award Presentation – Robert Ireland – A4A

8:45

Predicting Bond Performance Through Nondestructive Testing – Brook Campbell – BTG Labs

9:15

Product Technology Showcase – Secu-Chek – Marc Breit

9:30

SHM implementation Options on Commercial Airplanes – Alydin Akdeniz – Boeing

10:00

Product Technology Showcase – Olympus Corporation of the Americas – James Bittner

10:15

American Airlines Refreshment Break

11:00

SHM Utilization – Validation, Certification and Airline Perspective for Implementation – Dennis Roach, David Piotrowski and Paul Swindell – Sandia National Laboratories, Delta Air Lines, and FAA

12:00

Boeing Lunch

13:00

InterTest Dessert and Coffee

13:30

From NDT to SHM – A Practical Approach – Holger Speckmann – Testia

14:00

Recent Development of Optical Fiber Sensor Based Structural Health Monitoring for CFRP Structures in Japan – Noriyuki Sawai and Nobuo Taked – RIMCOF

14:30

Product Technology Showcase – SMS and AEM – Trevor Lynch-Staunton

14:45

FedEx Express Refreshment Break

15:30

Airbus SHM-Damage Monitoring – Roadmap and Preliminary Results – Marie-Anne De Smet – Airbus

16:00

Product Technology Showcase – Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Vehicles using SMART Layer Technology – Amirita Kumar – Acellent Technologies Inc.

16:15

Dent Mapping Efficiencies at Delta – David Piotrowski – Delta Air Lines

16:45

Product Technology Showcase – Aerospace Industry Steering Committee on Structural Health Monitoring: an Introduction and Update on Activities – Fu-Kuo Chang, Stanford University

17:00

SAE Committee K Update – Bob Siegel – Committee K Chairman

18:00

Hospitality Suites Open

7:00

Registration

7:00

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST

8:00

2018 NDT FORUM DAY THREE: NDT Network Chair’s Report Greg McDonald – Alaska Airlines

8:15

A Review of 3D Scanner Capabilities Beyond Dent Mapping: From Maintenance to Surveys and AOGs – Mark Maizonnasse – Creaform

8:45

Utilizing Computed Tomography as NDT Technique in Additive Manufacturing – Jens Luebbehuesen – GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies

9:15

Larry Culbertson – NDT Solutions

9:45

Evolution of the Airbus NTM’s to Include Recent Developments in NDT Technologies – John Talbot – Airbus

10:15

TechnaNDT Refreshment Break

11:00

Advancements in Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) – High Definition (HD) Fully Surfaced 3D Indication Analysis Local Assessment with Real-Time Collaboration – Paul Thompson – GE Inspection Technologies

11:30

A4A “Roll Call” – Group Discussion of Airline “Hot Issues” Moderated by Greg McDonald, Alaska Airlines

12:00

Grand Prize Drawing – Sponsored by EC NDT LLC and Forum Wrap Up

12:10

Boxed lunch

13:00

Alaska Airlines Facility Tour

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Additional Information

ASNT Certification

Recertification points are required to apply for renewal of ASNT Level III certification. Attendance at any of the NDT Forum technical sessions/presentations earn ASNT Level III recertification points at the rate of one point per three contact hours under the 25-point system. Each NDT-related technical session/presentation attended will require a signature from the session chair or session monitor to qualify for points.