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ASNT Seeks to Sponsor Member Presentations at WCNDT 2021 in South Korea

4 September 2020


The 20th World Congress on Nondestructive Testing (WCNDT) will be held 31 May – 4 June, 2021 in Incheon, South Korea. The conference call-for-papers has been published here. As the event was rescheduled from June 2020 due to the pandemic, most abstract proposals have already been submitted—note the deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 30 September 2020. 

ASNT believes it is critical that our members are represented at this prestigious conference. We are seeking to sponsor up to five high-quality presentations for WCNDT. Sponsored presenters will be awarded a $1000 stipend to assist in traveling to South Korea for WCNDT, as well as recognition across ASNT. 

Here’s how to request ASNT sponsorship:

1. Submit your presentation abstract to WCNDT here. Note the new deadline is 30 September 2020.
2. The WCNDT Program Committee will select abstracts and notify selected presenters by 31 October 2020. If your abstract is selected for presentation, forward your acceptance notice, a copy of your abstract, and a request for sponsorship to
3. A panel of ASNT experts will review all applicants and select up to five for sponsorship.

Decision notification will be sent to all candidates by 30 November 2020. 

To be awarded an ASNT sponsorship:

a. You must be an ASNT member.
b. Your abstract must have been selected by WCNDT Program Committee for presentation. 
c. You must present the selected abstract at WCNDT.

Please contact Director of Membership and Engagement Heather Cowles at if you have questions about this exciting opportunity.