Important Dates

2015-01-01     Abstract submission closes
2015-03-01     Registration opens
2015-02-15     Acceptance of contribution
2015-05-31     Author registration closes
2015-08-01     Submission of Papers due


Acceptance Letters have been sent to all corresponding authors.
Please note:
The manuscript submission for Special Issues of ASCE and EAGE is independent of the presentation type.
Participation in the Young Researcher Award competition is independent of the presentation type.

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 is open for session topics, especially from emerging fields in research and application. Please send your session proposal to herbert.wiggenhauser@bam.de


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 NDT.net (open access).

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