AINDT SA Conference and Tradeshow Program

4-6 November, 2019

Adelaide Convention Centre

The response from the industry has been fantastic, and there is a great mix of subjects being discussed from a variety of NDT companies and representatives including an AUSPTA Stream for Thermographers, an AICIP Stream for Pressure Vessel Inspectors, and a range of industry workshops and topics from a number of high profile NDT Professionals in Australia including…

1. Standards: Peter Milligan
2. NDT Certification: Keith Arcus
3. NATA: Michael Fraser
4. Pressure Equipment: Neil Young
5. Training & Emerging Tech: Paul Grosser

With over 50 papers and presentations being presented over the 3-day Conference, a full break down of the proceedings, topics and presenters can be seen below. We strongly encourage you to get your registrations in NOW to attend.

ATTENTION ALL LEVEL 3 TECHNICIANS!

By attending this event, you can gain points towards your re-certification through the Level 3 Structured Credit System. This only applies to people certified to Level 3.
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Special Guest Speakers

Rex Patrick is a New Zealand-born Australian Senator for the state of South Australia, and has held this position since November 2017 when he was appointed to replace NXT leader Nick Xenophon. Among others, his current portfolios include Defence, Environment & Energy and Industry, Science and Innovation. As a previous submariner in the Royal Australian Navy, Rex has worked in conjunction with AINDT on a number of key industry matters in the past, and will be a welcome addition to the event.

Paul is the General Manager and Technical Director at ATTAR, and is a leading expert in NDT within the APAC region with over 20 years of global experience in NDT consultancy, management and training. Paul holds ISO9712 Certification in the following methods…

• Penetrant Testing L3
• Ultrasonic Testing L3
• Eddy Current Testing L3
• Magnetic Particle Testing L3
• Radiographic Testing L3
• Time of Flight Diffraction L3
• Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing L3

As a leading industry expert, Paul will be there to present on a number of topics over the 3 days.

2019 AINDT CONFERENCE SOCIAL EVENTS

Welcome Function – Sunday 3rd November, 2019
Time: 6:30pm-9:30pm
Location: Foyer E - AINDT Trade Exhibition Floor

Gala Night – Tuesday 5th November, 2019
Time: 7:00pm -10:00pm
Location: Adelaide Oval - Riverbank Stand, Lindsay Head Terrace

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Day 1 - Monday November 4th 2019

  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
9:00 Hon. Senator Rex Patrick
Key Note Speech, Room 1
   
9:30 Morning Tea
10:00 Australian Professional
Thermography Association (AUSPTA)

Thermography Stream
Contact AINDT for a copy of the full AUSPTA Abstract papers
Exhibitor Presentation –
Olympus
Exhibitor Presentation –
Bureau Veritas
10:30 Exhibitor Presentation –
ATTAR
Exhibitor Presentation –
Callington Haven/LABINO
11:00 Exhibitor Presentation –
NDT Equipment Sales
Exhibitor Presentation –
NewSpec
11:30 Exhibitor Presentation –
Weld Australia
Exhibitor Presentation –
AXT
12:00 Lunch
12:30
13:00 Australian Professional
Thermography Association (AUSPTA)

Thermography Stream
Contact AINDT for a copy of the full AUSPTA Abstract papers
Challenges in The Education and Training of Pressure Vessel Inservice Inspectors in The Australian Context.
Neville Cornish – Managing Director,
Australian Welding Solutions

Introduction to Radiography CR/DR
Paul Grosser – General Manager and Technical Director, ATTAR.
13:30 Inspections - Regulator Observations
John Garvey – Senior WHS Inspector, SafeWork SA
14:00 Fitness-for-Service and Ultrasonic Inspection – A match made in heaven! Annette Karstensen, Quest Integrity
14:30 AICIP Q/A Session
Neil Young & David Lake
15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:30 Australian Professional
Thermography Association (AUSPTA)

Thermography Stream
Contact AINDT for a copy of the full AUSPTA Abstract papers
  Introduction to Radiography CR/DR
Paul Grosser – General Manager and Technical Director, ATTAR.
16:00  
16:30  
17:00    
17:30    

Day 2 - Tuesday November 5th 2019

  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:00 Morning Tea and Exhibition Opens
8:30
9:00
9:30
10:00 Quality & Process Control in LIMS Software for NDT Laboratories.
Pranay Wadyalkar – Director, LMATS Pty Ltd, Australia.
An Overview of Radiation Protection Regulations in South Australia.
David Kruss – Scientist, Mining and Environment, Radiation Protection Branch, Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
New Technology Revolutionising Welder Training.
Adam Coorey – Graduate Welding Engineer, Weld Australia.
10:30 Lifetime Maintenance of Australia’s Fleet of Six Collins Class Submarines.
Mikael Johansson – Principal Development Engineer-Materials, ASC Ingrid Brundin – Specialist Materials Engineer, ASC Brendan Dunstall – Senior Technical Officer, Materials & NDT, ASC.
Basic Radiation Protection.
Michael Litwin – A/g Assistant Director, Personal Radiation Monitoring Service, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
Using Handheld LIBS for Carbon Equivalent Testing in Pipeline Maintenance.
Steve Nicholls and Hayden Handley, First Gas Ltd. Peter Airey and Cameron Chai, AXT Ltd.
11:00 Reducing Dangerous Confined Space Personnel Entry with Robotics.
Damien Clarke – General Manager, IRISNDT Corp. Eric Sjerve, IRISNDT Corp.
Personal Radiation Monitoring.
Michael Litwin – A/g Assistant Director, Personal Radiation Monitoring Service, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).
Meeting the challenges of 21st EC Inspection.
John Hansen – MD, ETherNDE.
11:30 Container Crane Monitoring: Lessons learned during installation & commissioning of an on-line system.
Dana Lake – OneProd Sales and Service Manager, Acoem Smart Industries Australia (Ecotech Australia).
Ultrasonic Phased Array Testing In lieu of Radiography Testing for Thin-Walled Heat Exchanger Welds: An In-the-Field User Case.
François-Côme Beaupré – NDT Business Unit Manager, Olympus Corporation Asia Pacific, Singapore.
Advantages of Bringing Automation, Real-Time Close-up Camera Monitoring, Quality Control and Video Capture During the Surface Application Process.
Abhishek Trivedi, Weld Australia.
12:00 Lunch
12:30
13:00 Research into Nonlinear Ultrasonic NDT Methods.
Alessandro Carcione – School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, University of Queensland.
Novel NDT Applications for Evaluation of Composite Repairs on Pipelines.
Irene Pettigrew - Advanced NDT and Innovation Manager, Sonomatic. Alison Craigon, Donald McNicol and Zach McCann.
Introduction to Phased Array and ToFD Interactive Workshop.
Paul Grosser – General Manager and Technical Director, ATTAR.
13:30 NDT Applications to Reinforced Concrete Structures.
Grahame P Vile – Director, Principal Durability Engineer, Total Scan & Survey Australia. Jonathon M Fitzgerald – Principal Engineering Geophysicist, Total Scan & Survey Australia.
Validation of a Static Damage Detection Method within Smart Composite Structures.
Stuart Wildy, Aaron Baker, Peter Cook, John Codrington, John Arkwright College of Science and Engineering, Flinders University.
14:00 Factors Governing Selection of NDT Method to Find General Corrosion and Localised Pitting in Various Industry.
Jignesh N. Dhimar – Asset Integrity Engineer, LMATS Perth Branch.
Non-Intrusive Inspection for Non-Metallic Components.
Herman Quakkelsteijn – General Manager, APTS.
14:30 Afternoon Tea... visit the D R May Inspections Melbourne Cup Stand
15:00 In-Service Corrosion Mapping - Challenges for the Industry.
Richard Nowak
Product Manager-NDT, Olympus Australia.

InspeCT™ – Computed Tomography for NDT of Subsea Pipelines.
Irene Pettigrew, Sonomatic.
 
15:30 Oil and Gas Asset Corrosion Characterisation and Mercury Detection using Portable X-Ray Diffraction and Fluorescence.
Andrew Saliba, Sales Specialist, Olympus Australia.
Exhibitor Presentation –
Eddyfi Technologies
Exhibitor Presentation –
Baker Hughes (GE)
16:00 On-line Continuous Vibration Monitoring System – SAG Mill - Motor & Gearbox Bearing Failures.
Dana Lake – OneProd Sales and Service Manager, Acoem Smart Industries Australia (Ecotech Australia).
Exhibitor Presentation –
EN DE TEK Australia
Exhibitor Presentation –
Intertek
16:30 1000km Weld Inspection on Pipelines in the Outback with ... CR.
Steve Wissels – Global Product Manager, Field Radiography, Inspection Technologies, Baker Hughes (previously known as GE Inspection Technologies).
Exhibitor Presentation –
FLIR
Exhibitor Presentation –
NATA
17:00 Magneto Inspection Robotics
Jarred Asquith – Senior Solutions Engineer, Nexxis
Exhibitor Presentation –
FLUKE
Exhibitor Presentation –
ARPANSA
19:00 Gala Night
Adelaide Oval - Riverbank Stand, Lindsay Head Terrace.
19:30
20:00
20:30
21:00
21:30
22:00

Day 3 - Wednesday 6th November 2019

  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3
8:00 Morning tea and exhibition opens
8:30
9:00
9:30
10:00 Alex Wilson Memorial Lecture Pranay Wadyalkar – Director, LMATS Pty Ltd, Australia Student Interactive Session & Intro to NDT.
Paul Grosser – General Manager and Technical Director, ATTAR.
10:30 Building TFM Procedures for Challenging Inspections such as ERW Hook Crack, Girth Welds, HTHA and others.
François-Côme Beaupré – NDT Business Unit Manager, Olympus Corporation Asia Pacific, Singapore.
Crack Depth Determination by Dye-Penetrant Bleed-out.
Simon N. Wilding, Red Earth NDT.
11:00 Eddy Current Array using Lift Off Compensation Technology as Replacement of Magnetic Particle and Penetrant Inspection Methods.
Ghislain Morais – Global Advanced Product Support Manager, Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas, USA.
RT – A Comparison of ISO 17636 Class A & B Radiographic Sensitivity on Crack Sensitive Material using the DWDI Technique.
Simon N. Wilding, Red Earth NDT.
11:30 Inspection of Stainless Steel 316L Acid Heat Exchangers and Copper Condensers using Eddy Current Testing and Videoscope with 3D Simulation of Discontinuities – A case study.
Nick Eleftheriou, Asset Integrity and Reliability Services Pty Ltd (AIRS),
Bureau Veritas.

Composites Demystified – Battle Damage Repair of Military Carbon Fibre Composite Helicopters.
Ian Coker, Bureau Veritas, Adelaide, Australia.
12:00 Lunch
12:30
13:00 Regulators/Industry workshop followed by a Panel Session
1. Standards: Peter Milligan
2. NDT Certification: Keith Arcus
3. NATA: Michael Fraser
4. Pressure Equipment: Neil Young
5. Training & Emerging Tech: Paul Grosser
13:30
14:00
14:30
15:00 Afternoon Tea & Closing Remarks
15:30 Exhibition Closure and Bump Out
16:00
16:30
 

 

Please note: Conference Program is subject to change depending on speaker availability. AINDT will keep members notified of any updates or changes leading up to the event. If you have any questions about the topics or presenters listed here, contact the AINDT Federal office for more information on +61 03 9328 8831.