Important Dates

Next NDT-CE 2018 Symposium will be organized in the USA. Please contact Dr Azari for more information:


The Symposium has taken place in Berlin.

Thanks to all contributors and supporters for making it such an enjoyable event.

The International Symposium Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering returns to Berlin. It brings together experts from all areas in this fast developing area of research and application. Researchers, manufacturers, service providers, owners of structures and those active in training, validation and standardization are welcome to share latest research and developments. 

The symposium provides an open space for exchange of ideas, new developments, testing needs from owners, asset management and from research.  


The Symposium will take place at Technical University Berlin in the famous Peter Behrens HalleThe infrastructure of the venue will be used for demonstrations and trials. Oral and poster presentations will be organized in sessions with special attention to discussion. 

Validation Test Site Visit and Symposium Dinner 

A visit to the BAM  Validation Test Site near Horstwalde will give participants the opportunity to get hands-on experience with advanced NDE equipment, automation and validation projects. The symposium dinner will take place in this unique environment.


Awards for best presentations and best posters will be nominated by the Scientific Committee and the symposium participants. 

Young Researcher Award

Young researchers under the age of 35 are encouraged to register for the Young Researcher Award. Presentations in this track will be given additional attention in the symposium. The award will be presented in the closing session.

Conference Language

All papers will be presented in English, simultaneous translation will not be provided.

Conference Materials

The proceedings will be published electronically and will be handed-out upon registration at the symposium. They will be published in the  NDT-CE2015 proceedings and at (open access).

At the symposium participants will get a booklet with all abstracts of the programme contributions.