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Technical Sessions

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Technical Talks

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The Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (ISNT) is a non-profit, professional body of technologists, engineers, scientists, academicians and researchers in India, who are engaged in the field of non-destructive testing. Since its inception in the year 1972, it has matured and established itself at the international level having stature and recognition. Currently, ISNT has nearly 5000+ members spread over 20 chapters in India covering all the demographic zones with its headquarters being located at Chennai. ISNT has the primary responsibility of promoting the awareness of NDT science and technology through education, research and exchange of technical information within the country and internationally to its members and other professionals. Some of the major objectives of ISNT are:

  • To organize professional courses / workshops / seminars in various fields of NDE and to create forum for exchange of information & ideas among the NDE practitioners & professionals.
  • To promote the use of approved international and national standards in NDE and related areas by Indian industry in consultation with the Bureau of Indian Standards.
  • To help in preparation of new Indian standards and updating old standards in NDE.
  • To co-ordinate with universities, academic institutions and government bodies for initiating new projects on the development of various NDE techniques.
  • To interact and co-ordinate with other national associations and NDE societies from other countries to help build a international community of NDT professionals
  • To conduct training and certification courses in various NDT techniques in accordance to both Indian and International standards and help develop human resources for the growth of the nation
  • To publish quarterly journals and books on various NDT related topics to enrich the members with the latest information on technology, products, patents and related topics

Make ISNT your preferred platform for networking, knowledge sharing and dissemination, enhancing skills and driving growth both for yourself and the nation.

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NDE 2021: The Virtual Conference & Exhibition; the annual flagship event of the Indian Society for NDT will be held on Virtual Platform during December 09-11, 2021.

The conference will have over 30+ invited talks and 200+ presentations from eminent personalities and experts both from India and abroad. Special sessions on topics of current relevance to industries will be the highlight of the conference. Over 70 exhibitors – both national and international will be showcasing their products and services through the state-of-the-art 3D virtual exhibition. The exhibitors will get the opportunity to showcase their products, technologies and services right away from home or office through a wide range of interactive online tools such as live chats and live video channels to interact with the participants attending across the globe. The near-physical exhibition through carefully designed 3D stalls, high-resolution exhibitor avatars, promotional videos, product documentation with an exceptionally easy-to-use navigation environment will lead to a fulfilling experience of showcasing to potential clients present beyond geographical boundaries.

NDE 2021 expects the participation of 1000+ delegates from around the globe in multiple domains and disciplines related to the core area of NDE and Inspection. The conference will provide a platform to delegate to present their work to a wide audience and interact with them for better knowledge sharing and dissemination. The topics will encompass a vast spectrum from Conventional to Advanced NDE including novel methods, instrumentation, NDE automation, robotics, sensors, procedures and data analytics as applied to all industry segments for quality control, periodic maintenance, life estimation, structural integrity and related areas. All delegates will be provided with participation certificates which will enable them to get credit points for certificate renewals or other purposes.

Specific technical sessions focused to address the issues, challenges and opportunities for application and implementation of cutting edge NDE technologies for various industrial sectors will be addressed and attended by experts across various industries. The industries will have the opportunity to interact with experts from academia and R&D institutions working in various facets of NDE. NDE 2021, the virtual conference and exhibition, is envisaged to be another landmark event from ISNT in the annual series with a different flavour and charm which will ensure that all delegates, speakers, invitees and exhibitors have fulfilling experience on all fronts - technical, professional and social with the comfort of being at home or office.

Guest of Honour


Ik-Keun, Park

SeoulTech (Seoul National University of Science and Technology)


Mr John Iman

President ASNT

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Chief Guest


Dr (Ms) Tessy Thomas

, Distinguished Scientist & Director General (Aeronautical Systems)

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Ramesh Bhai Parikh Memorial talk


Dr S. K. Jha


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Dr Baldev Raj Memorial Talk


Prof X Maldague

University Laval

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Plenary Speakers

Shant Kenderian

The Aerospace Corporation

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Arungalai Anbarasu

Waygate Technologies

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Dr Chiraz Ennaceur

CorrosionRADAR Ltd

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Prof. Krishnan Balasubramaniam

IIT Madras

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Key Note Speakers

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