41st International Conference and NDT Technique Exposition

NDE for Safety 2011 / Defektoskopie 2011

Ostrava, Czech Republic, November 9-11, 2011

Czech Society for Non-destructive Testing

invites all NDT specialists on

41st International Conference and NDT Exhibition

NDE for Safety 2011 / Defektoskopie 2011

November 9-11, 2011, Ostrava, Czech Republic

This event will be organized by Czech Society for NDT as an international annual meeting and exhibition in the town Ostrava (North Moravia). The conference is aimed to all topics of non-destructive testing and evaluation of materials and structures in all areas of technical activities.

It is an opportunity to meet together all people interested in research, development, as well as in practice, standardization and application of NDT/NDE methods. All interested persons are invited to participate at the conference, and to contribute by papers in both oral and poster sections. Manufacturers and suppliers of NDT instruments, software, literature and service providers are invited to present their products and innovations.

Main Conference Topics:

  • Acoustic emission
  • Magnetic and inductive methods
  • Radiography
  • Surface and optical methods
  • Tomography
  • Ultrasonic methods
  • Leak detection
  • NDT corrosion damage monitoring
  • NDT in material and structure testing
  • Industrial standards and innovations
  • Functional and operational testing, reliability and safety assurance
  • Education, standardisation, certification and accreditation


Ostrava is the third biggest town in the Czech Republic; it is an economic and cultural centre of an important industrial region and an administrative centre of the North Moravian Region. The local well-developed metallurgy, machine and chemical industries has a big importance for national economy of the whole country.


The accommodation of participants will be reserved at comfort Harmony Club Hotel*** Ostrava. Harmony Club Hotel is a typical town hotel in a very advantageous position in the proximity of the town centre. The hotel is easily accesible both by car and by public transport (bus, tram). The hotel has modern and comfortable furniture. All rooms are equipped with their own sanitary facilities, TV etc. There is a guarded car-parking.

Preliminary Conference Time Schedule:

  • Deadline for abstracts submission: July 31, 2011
  • Limit date for payment of reduced fees: September 15, 2011
  • Deadline for papers delivery: September 30, 2011
  • Detailed information with program: October 15, 2011
  • Conference opening: November 09, 2011 at 10 a.m.
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Conference Language

All technical papers at the conference will be presented in English, Czech or Slovak languages.

Call for papers

All authors are invited to contribute papers on the areas of conference topics (in both oral and poster sessions). Contributors are requested to submit their paper title with short abstract (app.200 words) and contacts till the August 31, 2011 - E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz. The proceedings will be offered for publishing in the Thompson Reuters database.

Organizing committee

  • Pavel Mazal – Brno University of Technology
  • Luboš Pazdera – Brno University of Technology
  • Zdeněk Převorovský – Institute of Thermomechanics AS CR, v.v.i.
  • Josef Solnař – PTS Josef Solnař, s.r.o. Ostrava
  • Dagmar Kratochvílová – CNDT

Organizing Committee invites all companies to active participation through corporate sponsorships.


CNDT - Mr. Pavel Mazal
Brno University of Technology
Technická 2
CZ 616 69 Brno
Czech Republic
E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz
fax: +420 541 143 231