Inspection Expo & Conference Set for November 2023 in Austin

Image courtesy of American Welding Society (AWS).

At the Inspection Expo & Conference (IEC), to be held from Nov. 8-10, 2023, in Austin, Texas, USA, the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) is joining forces with experts from the American Welding Society (AWS), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), and Nondestructive Testing Management Association (NDTMA).

IEC’s objective is to present a comprehensive array of topics related to nondestructive testing (NDT), steel construction, and welding inspection. At the event, attendees can meet industry experts, attend expert panel presentations and breakout sessions, and make connections that assist in career development while helping keep an inspection business on the cutting edge.

Attendees can earn 22 professional development hours (PDHs) in the following topics:

  • Inspection fundamentals
  • Roles of QA/QC
  • Nondestructive testing
  • Corrosion and inspection plan development
  • Inspection careers
  • Visual defect and remote inspections
  • Inspection documentation
  • Advanced ultrasonic testing
  • Welding, NDT, and coating procedures
  • Inspection auditing
  • Welding design fundamentals
  • Steel structural bolting
  • Coating inspection

The complete agenda can be viewed here.

The “AMPP Track” features Alina Blanco, exhibits specialist, as chair, with session chairs consisting of Andy Shingledecker, Campos EPC, LLC; Joshua Gray, Elcometer; Tony Serdenes, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.; Matthew L. Taylor, Ph.D., Deepwater Corrosion Services, Inc.; and Brad Wilder, P.E., P.C.S., AMPP.

Registration information is available now. IEC was also discussed in AMPP’s recent podcast with prominent welding industry consultant Jason Becker, and it can be listened to below.

Source: IEC,