2015 Airlines for America Nondestructive Forum Presentations

Monday – September 21, 2015


8:30-1500 SAE AMS K Meeting – Non Destructive Methods and Processes Committee Great Room 2
15:00 NDT Network Meeting Studio 1


Tuesday – September 22, 2015


7:00 EXHIBIT HALL OPENS – Continental breakfast in exhibit hall Sponsored by NDT Solutions Exhibit Hall
8:00 2015 NDT FORUM OPENING SESSIONKeith Gilmore, A4A NDT Network Chair, United Airlines
8:05 In Memoriam – Burt Goranson – UniWest     and
Jesse Skramstad – NDT Solutions
8:15 Welcome Keynote: AFI KLM E&M New Aircraft Mandating Adaptive Solutions
Lew Wingate – Vice President GSTE & Distribution, Barfield, Inc.
9:00 Radiography in the Digital Age – Successful transition from film to CR – Sam Tucker – United Airlines
9:30 e-Learning – The Future of NDT Training – Holger Speckmann – Testia
10:00 REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by Intertest
10:30 FAA Tech Center Maintenance and Inspection Research Program and Project Update – David Westlund – Federal Aviation Administration
11:00 FAA Composite Inspector Training Course to Enhance Proficiency and Improve Reliability – Stephen Neidigk, Dennis Roach, Randy Duval, Tom Rice – Sandia National Laboratories
11:30 Large Area / Large Standoff Thermography – Steven Shepard and Maria Frendberg Beemer – Thermal Wave Imaging
12:00 LUNCH Sponsored by Delta Air Lines
12:30 Dessert and CoffeeSponsored by Delta Air Lines Exhibit Hall
13:00 Industry Standards, Specifications & Guidance – or Not – David Piotrowski – Delta Air Lines
13:30 Automation of NDT In-Service: Strategy and Innovations – Alvaro Espada Tejedor – Airbus
14:00 Enhanced Ultrasonic, Eddy Current, and Visual Inspection via Real Time Collaboration with Remote Experts – Mike Domke  – GE Inspection Technologies
14:30 News@Airbus NDT In-Service – Cedric Chamfroy – Airbus
15:00 REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by Machida Exhibit Hall
15:30 Ultrasound NDT of Drilled Holes Using 2D Array System – Eskil Skoglund- Dolphitech
16:00 SAE Committee K Update
16:15 Open Discussion – ATA Spec 105 – Standardization with other Industry Guidance Documents – Moderated by:  Sam Tucker – United Airlines and Rusty Jones – Federal Aviation Administration
16:45 A4A “Roll Call” – Group Discussion of Airline “Hot Issues”Moderated by Keith Gilmore, United Airlines


Wednesday – September 23, 2015


7:00 EXHIBIT HALL OPENS – Continental breakfast in exhibit hall Sponsored by Vibrant Exhibit Hall
8:00 2015 NDT FORUM DAY TWO OPENSKeith Gilmore, A4A NDT Network Chair, United Airlines
8:05 Welcome
8:10 13th Annual Better Way Award Presentation
8:40 Product Technology Showcase  – Machida Left Podium
9:00 Product Technology Showcase – GE Inspection Technology Right Podium
9:20 Product Technology Showcase – Dolphitech Left Podium
9:40 Product Technology Showcase – Testia GMBH Right Podium
10:00 REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by Machida Exhibit Hall
10:30 Product Technology Showcase – Test Equipment Distributors Left Podium
10:50 Product Technology Showcase – Olympus Right Podium
11:10 Product Technology Showcase – KaMac NDT Associates Left Podium
11:30 Product Technology Showcase – NDT Systems Right Podium
11:50 Product Technology Showcase – Ether NDE Left Podium
12:10 Product Technology Showcase – Barfield Inc. Right Podium
12:30 Board Bus for Lunch and Tour
13:30 LunchSponsored by Barfield
          14:30 to 15:45 Barfield Inc. Tour
16:00 Board Bus for transportation to Hotel
17:00 Arrive at Hotel


Thursday, September 24, 2015


7:00 CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST – Sponsored by Airlines for America Foyer outside of Great Room 1 & 2
8:15 2015 NDT FORUM DAY THREENDT Network Chair’s ReportKeith Gilmore, A4A NDT Network Chair, United Airlines
8:30 CFM56 TRF Eddy Current ProcedureSam Tucker – United Airlines
9:00 Evaluation of Barkhausen Noise During OverhaulDavid Piotrowski – Delta Air Lines
9:30 FAA UpdateRusty Jones – Federal Aviation Administration
10:00 REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by Machida Foyer outside of Great Room 1 & 2
10:30 Portable IN SITU Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI) SystemBrian MacCracken – KaMac NDT Associates LLC
11:00 Technical and Practical Requirements, New Possibilities, Actual and Upcoming Standardization of UV LED Lamps for Fluorescent Magnetic Particle (MPI) and Penetrant Inspection (FPI) – Marc BreitSECU-CHEK GmbH
11:30 Improvement of Aircraft Mechanical Damage Inspection with Advanced 3D Imaging TechnologiesMark Maizonnasse, Pierre-Hugues Allard, Jerome-Alexandre Lavoie – Ametek
12:00 LUNCHSponsored by United Airlines and Airlines for America Foyer outside of Great Room 1 & 2
12:30 Dessert and CoffeeSponsored by 8tree LLC Exhibit Hall
13:00 Radiography “A Picture is worth 1000 Words”  transition to CR and/or DR – Larry Culbertson – NORDAM  & QNDT Services
13:30 Go/No-Go 3D Digital Dent-MappingArun Chhabra, Pia Böttcher, Erik Klaas,  8tree LLC
14:00 Freehand 2D Scanning Using Ultrasound Camera: Bringing Simplicity and Versatility to Aircraft NDT – Bob Lasser, David Rich, John Kula, Ola Mallaug – Imperium, Inc.
14:30 The Role of NANDTB  in Certification and Training per EN4179 – Sergio Nascimento TAP Portugal
15:00 REFRESHMENT BREAKSponsored by Olympus
15:30 Detection and 3D Analysis of Surface Indications –  Michael Irwin – TedNDT
16:00 58th A4A NDT Forum Wrap UpiPad Drawing (must be registered and present to win)Sponsored by EC/NDT


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