NDT.net is sponsor of the conference and exhibits at the 18th World Conference on Nondestructive testing, 16-20 April 2012, Durban, South Africa. NDT.net is also designer and sponsor of the conference proceedings which will be published after the conference at www.ndt.net
Rolf Diederichs would be very pleased to meet you at our stand #132 to introduce and discuss our latest developments of Internet services for the NDT community. NDT Societies and conference organizers can get a live demonstration of our newest Conference Management Server (CMS). CMS is a free of charge services for the NDT community.
Rolf's contribution to the conference program is "Internet Collaboration in the Field of NDT". In summarize: Today, the Internet offers a wide range of collaboration opportunities for individuals and organizations. NDT.net, a pioneer in the Internet, is the largest site providing services to the NDT Community. E-publishing plays an important role in NDT.net, but it is not the only service that the site offers. This presentation describes the features and benefits of all services. These include; an "Exhibition" offers companys smart advertising that is much more valuable than just publishing an advertisement or the company's profile on a web page. A full-text literature database with comprehensive search features gives access to more than 10.000 articles of journals and conferences of the past 15 years. A Facebook-like Professional Network gives the people a chance to meet colleagues all over the world. A discussion forum is a point where the community meets every day. More than 20.000 posts are searchable over the last 15 years. An NDT encyclopedia helps students and practitioners to study the terms of different NDT methods. A Web catalog of more than 1000 entries is a starting point to explore NDT in the Internet. A monthly News and Calendar of NDT events keeps the users up to date. Last but not least a Conference Management Server (CMS) provides a feature-rich conference management system, a Cloud for all authors and the conference team to operate smoothly both small and large conferences. Sponsors and exhibitors make it possible to offer all these services free of charge for the NDT community.
NDT.net is the webs largest nondestructive testing database of conference proceedings, journal articles, news, exhibition, discussion forums and MyNDT professional network. It is an ideal platform for promotion of NDT products and services. Innovative database functions serve as a holistic e-marketing concept. The place where the NDT community gathers and conducts business is www.ndt.net.