Dr B. Venkatraman has over 32 years of experience specialised in NDE, QA and Radiation Protection. He has been primarily responsible for establishing the conventional and digital X-ray and neutron radiography and thermal imaging facilities at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam and developing many NDE procedures and techniques which have been successfully implemented in the industries. He is presently Director, Health, Safety and Environment Group at IGCAR, Kalpakkam. He is a ASNT Level-III in RT, PT, VT and NRT, Honorary Fellow of ISNT and Senior Professor, HBNI. He has over 300 publications in journals/conferences and is the series editor along with Dr. Baldev Raj for the NDT handbooks on UT, ECT, RT and AET published by ISNT. He is a board member of APFNDT, Past President of 14th APCNDT, and Former Chairman of QIRT, Asia.
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Located at the centre of the Asia Pacific Region Singapore is one of the smallest countries in the world, but commands an enormous presence with its free trade economy and highly efficient workforce.
The conference and exhibition will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre adjacent to the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel and facing the Singapore River.
Hot and humid with little variation throughout the year. Average daytime temperature is 31⁰C (88⁰F), dropping to around 24⁰C (75⁰F) in the evening. The monsoon season can bear down pretty heavily from November onwards, so be prepared for rain on a daily basis during this period.
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APCNDT 2017The 15th Asia Pacific Conference for Non Destructive Testing (APCNDT) from 13 to 17 November 2017 in Singapore is the major regional event for the Asia Pacific Federation for Non Destructive Testing and its member societies.
You are cordially invited to join us.