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The Conference

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Prof Len Gelman, Professor and Chair of Vibro-Acoustic Monitoring at Cranfield University, UK, the Executieve Director, International Society of Condition Monitoring; Chairman of the CM Conference Group of the Condition Monitoring Technical Committee of British Institute of NDT, the Honorary Editor of the International Journal of Condition Monitoring, Past Immediate Past President of the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (USA).

He has more than 35 years’ experience in vibro-acoustical monitoring, predictive and preventive maintenance, maintenance planning and scheduling, shutdown maintenance management, machinery failure analysis and prevention, risk assessment, hazard identification and condition monitoring of complex mechanical systems (e.g., rotating, reciprocating machinery, gearboxes, bearings, etc.) both in industry and academia.

He is also Chief Designer on numerous industrial and research maintenance contracts, including contracts from the USA National Academy of Sciences, USA National Research Council, USA International Science Foundation, USA Civilian Development Foundation (twice), USA MacArthur Foundation, Lady Davis, Israel, Centro Volta, Italy, UK EPSRC, UK Department of Trade and Industry (three times), UK Royal Society, Rolls Royce (four times), SKF (two times), Scottish Energy (two times), Caterpillar (twice). He is a Fellow of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT), UK Institution of Diagnostic Engineers and International Association of Engineers. He is also the author of over 200 publications (including 17 patents and 2 book chapters) and more than 25 plenary keynote conference papers in the area of predictive and preventive maintenance, machinery failure analysis and prevention and condition monitoring.

Prof Gelman is Chair of 2007 World Congress on Engineering Asset Management, Honorary Co-Chair of 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 World Congresses of Engineering and Chair of 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 International CM Conferences. He is the General Chair of the First World Congress on Condition Monitoring. He has participated in the technical boards of numerous international maintenance conferences. Len is a Chief Designer of numerous technologies and engineering prototypes for proactive maintenance. He was awarded Rolls-Royce award for innovation for development and implementation of the novel technologies for predictive maintenance of gas turbines.
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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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