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CANSMART & CINDE & IZPF

International Workshop on Smart Materials & Structures and NDT in Aerospace

in conjunction with

NDT in Canada 2011 Conference

November 2-4, 2011
Montreal, Quebec, CANADA



Event Co-Chairs
Cindy Finley
UTEX Scientific Instruments Inc.
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Christian Boller, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Director, IZFP
Saarbrücken, Germany
George Akhras, P.Eng, PhD
Director, CSMS
Royal Military College of Canada

CANSMART (the Cansmart Group) and the Canadian Institute of NDE (CINDE) invite you to attend the International Workshop on Smart Materials & Structures and NDT in Aerospace to be held in conjunction with the NDT in Canada 2011 conference to be held from the 2nd to the 4th of November 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

CINDE's objective is to provide NDT practitioners and industry professionals an opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge about Materials, Structures and Aerospace NDT while learning more about education, certification and current NDT technologies for these subject areas.

CANSMART's objective is to promote the emerging technologies of structural health monitoring and smart materials & structures in Canada and the world.

Scope

Topics will include, but not be limited to:

All activities associated with this event will take place in Montreal from Wednesday to Friday, November 2 and 4, 2011.

Please mark the above dates on your calendar and pass this information to any of your colleagues who might be interested.

View pdf version of this call for abstracts.

International Advisory Scientific Committee

Prof. George Akhras, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Canada
Prof. Christian Boller, IZFP Saarbrücken & Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Dr. Jean F. Bussière, Director, IMI, NRC, Boucherville, Canada
Dr. Prakash Patnaik, Director, IAR, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
Dr. David Zimcik, IAR, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
David Craig, Pratt & Whitney Canada, Montreal, Canada
Mr. Peter Kaszuba, Olympus Scientific, NDT, Toronto, Canada
Prof. Emeritus Binu Mukherjee, RMC, Kingston, Canada
Dr. Leon Cheng, DRDC, DND, Halifax, Canada
Prof. Patrice Masson, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
Prof. Xiaoyi Bao, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Prof. Rhida Ben Mrad, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Eswar Prasad, SensorTech Ltd, Collingwood, Canada
Dr. Janet Sater, Institute for Defense Analysis, VA, USA
Prof. Nobuo Takeda, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Virginia DeGiorgi, Naval Research Laboratory, VA, USA
Prof. Ephrahim Garcia, Cornell University, NY, USA
Prof. Vijay K. Varadan, Pen State Univ., PE, USA
Dr. Afshin Sadri, NDT, HATCH, Toronto, Canada
Prof. S. Gopalakrishnan, Indian Institute of Science, India
Prof. Norbert Meyendorf, IZFP Dresden, Germany
Prof. Alfredo Güemes,, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain
Prof. Philip Irving, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom
Dr. Steve Reed, Physical Sciences Department, Salisbury, Wilts, United Kingdom
Prof. Marc Kreutzbruck, BAM, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Uwe Ewert BAM, Berlin, Germany
Prof. Afzal Suleman, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
Prof. Fu-Kuo Chang, Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Prof. Shenfang Yuan, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China
Mr. Rudolf Henrich Airbus, Bremen, Germany
Mr. Peter Feddern, Lufthansa Technik, Hamburg, Germany
Prof. Randolf Hanke Fraunhofer EZRT, Fürth, Germany
Dr. Matthias Purschke DGZfP, Berlin, Germany
Mr. Matthias Buderath, EADS Cassidian, Manching, Germany
Dr. Mark Derriso, WPAFB Lab, Dayton/OH, USA
Dr. Steve Galea, DSTO, Melbourne, Australia
Dr. Jeong-Beom Ihn, Boeing, Seattle, USA
Dr. William Prosser, NASA Langley, USA

National Organizing Committee

Cindy Finley, UTEX Scientific, Canada
Larry Cote, Canadian Institute for NDE (CINDE), Hamilton, Canada
Debbie Luey, Canadian Institute for NDE (CINDE), Hamilton, Canada
Kim Waddell, Canadian Institute for NDE (CINDE), Hamilton, Canada
Prof. Christian Boller IZFP Saarbrücken & Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany
Prof. George Akhras, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Dr. Philip Weetman, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Dr. Philippe Chang, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Dr. Mohammad Babaei, , Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Jorge Orellana, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Kirsten Avarmaa, Royal Military College, Kingston, Canada
Dr. David Zimcik, IAR, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
Prof. Emeritus Binu Mukherjee, RMC, Kingston, Canada
Dr. Leon Cheng, DRDC, DND, Halifax, Canada
Prof. Patrice Masson, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Canada
Prof. Xiaoyi Bao, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Prof. Rhida Ben Mrad, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Eswar Prasad, SensorTech Ltd, Collingwood, Canada
Dr. Prakash Patnaik, Director, IAR, NRC, Ottawa, Canada
Dr. Jean F. Bussière, Director, NRC, Boucherville, Canada
Dr. Afshin Sadri, NDT, HATCH, Toronto, Canada
Peter Kaszuba, Olympus Scientific, NDT, Toronto, Canada

Deadlines

Abstract of 100-300 words June 30, 2011
Acceptance of Abstracts July 20, 2011
Deadline for Papers September 9, 2011
Acceptance of Papers September 27, 2011

Please submit your abstract by first registering at events.cinde.ca. Then, follow the submission guidelines under Authors/Presenters. Please send a copy of your abstract to CSMS@rmc.ca

Instructions for Authors

The following four links are to files related to the instructions for authors.

Venue

Excellent conference rate $119/night: ask for CANSMART/CINDE NDT
Holiday Inn Midtown, 420 Sherbrooke W., Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1B4
Phone: 1-514-842-6111 Fax: 1-514-842-9381 himidtown@rosdevhotels.com
Website: www.holidayinn.com/hotels/us/en/montreal/yuldt/hoteldetail

Registration fees

The registration fee includes the proceedings (hard copy and electronic) as well as lunches, coffee breaks, reception and the banquet dinner.

A minimum of one (1) full registration per paper is required.

Registration
You can register for the workshop by visiting: events.cinde.ca.

Exhibitors
An exhibition will take place during the workshop. Booth space is available for companies and institutions wishing to display their products and services and to develop new contacts and partnerships.
Exhibitors can register by visiting the CINDE website for a registration form (pdf).

Sponsors
Sponsors are also sought for various social and technical aspects such as an Early Bird Mix 'n Mingle reception, Keynote lecture(s), attendee tote bags, daily refreshment and lunch breaks, the conference banquet and Grand Prize give-away. The number of Sponsorships is limited.
Sponsors can register by visiting the CINDE website for a registration form (pdf).

Invited & Keynote Speakers
Leading experts will present the latest developments in their respective fields.

Need more Information?
Depending on your affiliation or area of interest, please contact either Larry or George at their email addresses below.

Larry Cote
Canadian Institute for NDE
events@cinde.ca
George Akhras (CANSMART)
c/o Royal Military College
akhras@rmc.ca