46th International Conference and NDT Technique Exposition

NDE for Safety 2016 / Defektoskopie 2016

Spa Luhacovice, Czech Republic, November 8 - 10, 2016

Czech Society for Non-destructive Testing

invites all NDT specialists to

46th International Conference and Exhibition

NDE for Safety 2016 / Defektoskopie 2016

Spa Luhacovice, Czech Republic, November 8 - 10, 2016

This event will be organized by Czech Society for NDT as an international annual meeting and exhibition in the Spa Luhacovice (Moravia). The conference is aimed at 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:

  • Ultrasonic methods
  • Magnetic and inductive methods
  • Radiography
  • Acoustic emission
  • Surface and optical methods
  • Infrared thermography
  • Tomography
  • NDT in material and structure testing
  • NDT corrosion damage monitoring
  • Leak detection
  • Functional and operational testing, reliability and safety assurance, NDE, SHM
  • Application of NDE / NDT in the following areas: energy, transport, engineering, construction, chemical industry, etc.
  • Non-standard applications
  • Education, standardisation, certification and accreditation


Spa Luhacovice is the fourth largest and one of the most beautiful spas in the Czech Republic. Luhacovice differs from other spas in the strength of natural healing springs and the beauty of its surroundings. The singular architecture of the city completes the unique atmosphere of Spa Luhacovice. Many spa buildings in Luhacovice were constructed in the style of Dusan Jurkovic, a Slovak folk Art Nouveau architect. Unique natural healing springs rank Luhacovice among the top healing spas in Europe (www.lazneluhacovice.cz).

Conference and exhibition will be held in the cultural and social centre Spolecensky dum.


The accommodation of participants will be provided in the comfortable hotels near the conference venue. All rooms are equipped with their own sanitary facilities, TV etc.

Preliminary Conference Time Schedule:

  • Deadline for abstracts submission: July 31, 2016
  • Limit date for payment of reduced fees: September 15, 2016
  • Deadline for papers delivery: September 30, 2016
  • Detailed information with program: October 17, 2016
  • Conference opening: November 08, 2016 at 10 a.m.

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 a short abstract (app.200 words), keywords and basic contacts till July 31, 2016 - E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz. The contributions will be reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee. All papers will be published in conference proceedings and CD ROM.

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

Organizing Committee

Chairman:Pavel Mazal – Brno University of Technology
Members: Luboš Pazdera, Libor Topolar – Brno University of Technology
Josef Solnar – PTS Josef Solnar, Ltd., Ostrava
Exhibition:Pavel Turek – Tiret Agency
Accommodation and secretary:Daniela Turkova and Vendula Kratochvilova – CNDT

Contact Address

CNDT - Mr. Pavel Mazal
Brno University of Technology
Technická 2
CZ 616 00 Brno
Czech Republic
E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz
phone: +420 541 143 229