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The Conference

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Dr Younho Cho received his B.S. and M.S. mechanical engineering degrees at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea and earnedhis Ph.D under the tutelage of Prof. Joseph. L. Roes in the major of ultrasonic NDE in the engineering science and mechanics department, the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State Univ.), U.S.

He has worked as a professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Pusan National University (which is one of the ten flagship Korean national universities), South Korea since 2004. Additionally he leaded the NDE group along with the appointment of adjunct professor at the civil and environmental engineering department, Northwestern University, U.S from 2011 to 2013.

He directed the World Class University Program on Advanced NDE sponsored by the Korea National Research Foundation from 2009 to 2011.

He has involved in Academic Societies. Especially he has been serving as one of the executive committee members of ICNDT(International Committee of NDT) since 2012. He currently has been appointed the president of the 20th World Conference of Nondestructive Testing and Board Member of International Congress on Ultrasonics, respectively. In addition, he was a chair of the NDE division of the Korean Pressure Vessels and Piping Society (KPVP) and a Chairman of the Ultrasonic Division Committee and as well as senior board member of the Korean Society for Nondestructive Testing (KSNT).
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 About Singapore

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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.
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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.
weather   Weather
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.
Nosmoke   No Smoking
Smoking is not allowed in all air-conditioned places, such as malls, restaurants, pubs etc.  There are designated smoking areas in some entertainment outlets and open-air eateries.
electricity   Electricity
The standard electrical current used is 220-240 Volts AC (50 cycles).  Primary Socket type is Type G British BS-1363
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Water can be drank straight from the tap as water here passes World Health Organization standards. Bottled water are easily available.
visa   VISA Requirements
The visa application form is available free of charge at all Singapore overseas missions (except for non-resident High Commissioners/Ambassadors based in Singapore). The list of our Overseas Missions is available here. You can approach the nearest Mission directly for more information on the requirements and procedures to apply for a visa.

Click HERE to check Entry Requirements for Foreigners (For Social Visit purposes only)

Contact Us

Ms Annie Ng
APCNDT2017 Secretariat
c/o Spark Planners Ptd Ltd
141 Middle Road, #05-08 GSM Building,
Singapore 188976

(Spark Planners is the appointed event management company by NDTSS)


The 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.
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