Abstract Submission Guideline

The 20th WCNDT Organizing Committee invites all interested participants to submit abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations through which the most updated research results and interesting cases around the world can be shared. Abstract submissions should be made through the online abstract submission system at the 20th WCNDT website.

Abstract Submission June 30, 2021
Notification of Abstract Acceptance August 31, 2021
Submission of Camera-ready Abstract (Mandatory) September 30, 2021
Submission of Extended Abstract or Paper*(Optional)
*For the conference proceedings(NOT for the SCIE journal submission)
September 30, 2021
Registration and Payment of Presenting Authors September 30, 2021
Preliminary Program October 30, 2021

How to Submit Abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations

Sign up for the website Go to the 'Abstract Submission' Page after you log in Read through the submission guidelines Click the'Online Submission' button Input information requested and submit your abstract step by step Your abstract submission is completed
- Authors whose abstracts have already been accepted can modify their abstracts including title, contents and author information other than conference topics until the due date of camera-ready abstract submission (September 30, 2021). If the conference topics have been amended, the review process may go through again, therefore the conference topics can be modified until the due date of abstract submission (June 30, 2021).

- If the abstract is revised by an author who has already submitted the camera-ready abstract, the revised camera-ready abstract must be resubmitted according to the revision of abstract. If the amendment of the abstract is so simple that it is not necessary to revise the camera-ready abstract, there is no need to resubmit it.

- If the author wishes to revise only the camera-ready abstract of the accepted abstract, the author can resubmit it within the due date.
  • All abstracts must be submitted through the conference website. (Abstracts submitted In different ways other than through the online system will not be accepted.)
  • Registration Camera-ready Abstract(Mandatory), Extended Abstract or Paper(Optional) will only be considered if they are submitted completely together
    with all requested data and abstracts.
  • Abstracts should be typed in English, and the submitter is responsible for verifying typing errors.
  • Authors have to classify their papers into the given topics; two topics can be selected in order of priority.
  • Authors should indicate their preference for oral presentation or poster presentation. However, the final decision will be made by the scientific committee.
  • Abstracts Should be more than 200 words in length.
  • Tables and figures are not permitted.
  • An acknowledgement of the receipt of your abstract submission will be automatically sent to both the submitter and the presenting author by e-mail upon his/her online submission.
  • Abstracts may be modified until the abstract submission deadline of 24:00, June 30(Wed.), 2021 Korean time.
  • Authors will be informed of the acceptance of their abstracts in August 31(Tue.), 2021
  • Acceptance of abstracts will be notified by e-mail to the all authors. The information can also be found on 'My Page' of the submitter of the conference website.
  • Presenting authors of accepted abstracts are required to register for 20th WCNDT by no later than September 30 (Thur.), 2021
  • If a student wants to present two papers or more, then the full registration is required.
  • The 20th WCNDT 2020 has arranged special issues with 10 SCI(E) international journals listed On the SCI(E) Journal Lists page. Authors who wish to submit
    full length papers that will be peer-reviewed for publication in a special issue of archival journals, Please refer to the instructions that the SCI(E)
    journals page. (Click here).

Conference Topics

The main topics of interest include (but not limited to) :
Acoustic Emission Infrared Thermography
Acoustic Method Material Characterization
Additive Manufacturing Micro & Nano Technology
Aerospace & Defense NDT Industry 4.0 (IoT, AI etc.)
Art & Cultural Heritage NDT Reliability
Biomedical Technology Oil & Gas
Certification & Qualification Optics & Vision Systems
Civil Infrastructures (Smart NDT for Bridges and Buildings) Power Plants
Composite Materials Public Security & Humanitarian Safety
Diffraction & Residual Stress Sensor and Materials
Digital Radiography & Computed Tomography Structural Health Monitoring &
Prognostics and Health Management
Eddy Current & Electromagnetics Terahertz
Electronic Part Transportation
Food & Agriculture Ultrasonics
Green & Echo Technology Vibration & Condition Monitoring

Special Session Topic

The topics below are in alphabetical order

Special Session AE and Relevant Technologies to Assess Infrastructures
Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging
Characterization of Material Degradation
In Vivo Imaging for Drug Discovery and Development
International Thematic Workshop
NDT of Civil Engineering Structures and Materials
Nondestructive Sensing for Agriculture and Food Materials
Nondestructive Testing for Archeology and Cultural Heritage
Nondestructive Ultrasound Techniques in Medicine and Biology
Nonlinear Ultrasonic Testing
Remote NDT techniques for structural health monitoring
Ultrasonic NDE of Structural Materials (Invitation Only)
NDE Reliability/Performance: Imaging, Sizing and POD

Presentation Preference

  • Power Point Presentation
  • -20 mins. Incl. discussion
  • -15 parallel sessions
  • -Registration and Payment of Presenting Authors
  • Poster Board Presentation
  • -Poster in A0 portrait format
  • -Poster show is open during a given period of time
  • -Special attention during the poster and exhibition evening
  • Poster Board with Short Presentation
  • -Poster board presentation and additional Power Point presentation (max. 3 slides)
  • -5 mins. to announce your poster to the audience for following discussions
  • -Special attention during the poster and exhibition evening
  • Poster Board with YouTube Presentation
  • -Poster board presentation and additionally YouTube video presentation
  • -A video less than 5 mins. long to be uploaded on YouTube in advance
  • -YouTube Awards if the video hits the top three "thumbs up"