Agenda
Seattle, Washington

September 17-20, 2018

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Agenda

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8:30-15:00

SAE AMS K Meeting – Non Destructive Methods and Processes Committee

From 11:00

REGISTRATION

15:00

NDT Network Meeting

18:00

EXHIBIT HALL OPENS

18:00- 20:00

WELCOME RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL Sponsored by: A4A

From 7:00

REGISTRATION

7:00

Breakfast – Sponsored by Techna NDT

7:00

Exhibit Hall Opens

8:00

2017 NDT FORUM OPENING SESSION John Ellington, A4A NDT Network Chair, FedEx Express

8:15

Welcome Keynote – Jim Sokol, President MRO Services – HAECO Americas

9:00

Nondestructive Testing can Turn Destructive – Sam Tucker, United Airlines

9:30

Eddy Current Inspection “Yesterday and Today’s Technique’s “ – Larry Culbertson – NDT Solutions (NDTS)

10:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK – Sponsored by Machida

10:45

Product Technology Showcase – Olympus – James Bittner

11:00

ECA: A Major Leap for Reliable Measurements Over Conventional Surface NDT Methods Used in Aerospace Industry – Renee Piccitto – Barfield

11:30

Survey of Operator Engine Borescope Practices – Don Duncan – American Airlines

12:00

LUNCH – Sponsored by Vibrant

13:30

Product Technology Showcase – TESTIA – Bastien Ehrhart

13:45

AutoRepair – Hand in Hand with the Robot – Michael Ernst – Lufthansa Technik

14:15

Product Technology Showcase – Dolphitech – Thomas Berg de Jose

14:30

Improvements in NTM Procedures and Evolved NDT Technologies for Imminent Use in In-Service Inspections – Airbus – Alvaro ESPADA TEJEDOR

15:00

REFRESHMENT BREAK – Sponsored by TESTIA

15:45

Product Technology Showcase – American Stress Technology – James Thomas and Wade Gubbels

16:00

Aircraft Engine RVI Resolution Requirements – Charles Janecka – Olympus

16:30

Product Technology Showcase – Ether NDE – John Hansen

11:00

REGISTRATION

3:00

NDT Network Meeting

6:00-20:00

A4A Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

7:00

Registration

7:00

Registration

7:00

Southwest Airlines 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

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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.