Programme – Day 1

DAY 1

CHESTNUT HALL

07h00 – 09h00 REGISTRATION
09h00 – 09h05 Welcome Simon Wilding
09h05 – 09h20 SAINT Keith Cain
SAINT President
09h20 – 09h25 ICNDT Chairman’s Letter Harold Jansen
09h20 – 09h25 Opening of Conference & Exhibition Keith Cain
SAINT President
09h30 – 10h30 Keynote Address
NDT Today- seen through my looking glass
Dr Manfred Johannes
Immediate Past President
10h30 – 11h00 TEA BREAK

CHESTNUT HALL

11:00 – 11:30 What is the ‘value-add’ of a Non-Destructive Testing / Evaluation Tertiary Qualification Prof. QI Sikakana
VUT
11h30 – 12h00 Understanding the NDT requirements of the new EN Design codes Gordon McGarrie
Steinmuller
12h00 – 12h30 The right way vs. the shortcut Garath Bester
ANDTc
12h30 – 13h30 LUNCH
13h30 – 14h00 NDT Training in the Virtual World Niel Harrap
TWI
14h00 – 14h30 The role of the RT Level III in industrial Radiation safety Hennie De Wet
NDT Consulting & Training
14h30 – 15h00 The transition from Conventional to Digital Radiography and the need for training. Jelte Marais
ANDTc
15h00 – 15h30 TEA BREAK
15h30 – 16h00 How to review an Ultrasonic Test report (as per attached) this will be aimed at AIA & QC inspectors Gordon McGarrie
Steinmuller
16h00-16h30 Old toppie’ sickness imbedded in NDT Jan Cowan
SAIW Certification
16h30 – 17h00 Lack of Woman in the set fraternity : a necessary driven call to break the barriers JRefilwe Ndlela
Transnet

CHESTNUT ROOM

11:00 – 11:30 Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Optimisation through NDT using Neutron radiography Frikkie de Beer
Necsa
11h30 – 12h00 Neutron and X-ray Tomography: Non-destructive examination techniques available in South Africa Frikkie de Beer
Necsa
12h00 – 12h30 Detection of corrosion under insulation (CuI) using advanced pipe inspection technology Ankit Vajpayee
Russell Technologies
12h30 – 13h30 LUNCH
13h30 – 14h00 ISO / IEC 17025 Traceable Calibrations Yvette Volschenk
H Rohloff
14h00 – 14h30 NDT Quality Management and Technological Advancements Rochelle Slaffa
Stanley
14h30 – 15h00 Welding Quality Inspection M.C Ngobeni
VUT
15h00 – 15h30 TEA BREAK
15h30 – 16h00 Rail Track Monitoring in SA using Guided Wave Ultrasound Dr Philip Loveday
CSIR
16h00 – 16h30 Overview of Guided Wave Ultrasound for Non-Destructive Evaluation Craig Long
CSIR
16h30 – 17h00 Use of guided wave inspections to monitor the integrity of nuclear power station boilers R Nel
Eddyfi