2016 Symposium | North Star Imaging | NDT 2D & 3D X-Ray Scanning Systems & Support

North Star Imaging is proud to announce our 30th Anniversary Technical Symposium on Wednesday, May 11th and Thursday, May 12th at St. Michael Cinema in St. Michael, MN.

This two-day conference will include local, national and international speakers discussing the latest in Digital Radiography and Computed Tomography systems and technology.

Attendees will learn about:

  • Latest advancements in X-ray tube and detector technology
  • Recent developments in advanced evaluation software
  • Scanning techniques for improved resolution and accuracy
  • Industry-first innovations for increased scanning envelope and resolution
  • And much more..

Points of Continuing Education Towards ASNT Level III Certification Available

Who Should Attend?

Whether you are currently using X-ray and/or Computed Tomography equipment or you are new to the technology, the NSI X-ray and CT Symposium will be beneficial for you.

Those currently using the technology will gain more advanced knowledge of the equipment, components and techniques and be able to use it to improve their own operations, efficiency and quality.

Those interested in learning about X-ray and Computed Tomography will get to hear from peers within their industry discuss how they utilize the technology and the impact it has on their organization.


Whether you are an X-ray Technician, Engineer, Quality Control Specialist, Research Scientist, Manufacturing Manager, Research & Development professional or anywhere in between, you are encouraged to attend, network with your peers and learn more about this rapidly growing technology.

Schedule

Wednesday, May 11th

Time Speaker Company Topic
8:20 - 9:00 ASSEMBLY & BREAKFAST PROVIDED AT ST. MICHAEL CINEMA
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome Address From Seth Taylor NSI
9:10 - 9:30 Keynote Speaker: Joe McGowan ITW
9:30 - 10:00 Brett Muehlhauser, ASNT Level III NSI The Advancement and Application of New Technologies
10:00 - 10:30 Steve Strathmann Baxter Imaging in the Development and Sustainability of Medical Products
10:30 - 10:50 BREAK
10:50 - 11:20 Nils Hase Comet Portable X-Ray vs. Gamma Sources
11:20 - 11:50 Sheng Yue, PhD NSI Non-destructive CT Characterisation for Additive Manufacturing
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 1:30 Valentina Aloisi University of Padova Investigation on Metrological Performances in CT Helical Scanning for Dimensional Quality Control
1:30 - 2:00 Jim Topich Kinetic Vision Industry Trends in 3D Data Visualization and Post Processing
2:00 - 2:30 Mark Landrus Medtronic Digital X-ray and Micro CT use at Medtronic
2:30 - 3:00 Kyle Stoll, ASNT Level III Naval - Munitions Services Branch Utilizing Computed Tomography for the RDT&E of the Advanced Fragmentation Grenade
3:00 - 3:20 BREAK
3:20 - 3:50 Dustin McIntyre, PhD U.S. Department of Energy Micro CT Scanning for Geoscience Applications at the National Energy Technology Laboratory
3:50 - 4:20 Joe Schlecht, PhD NSI Assessing CT for Metrology: Dimensional Measurement Error and Traceability
4:20 - 4:50 Terry Haas, NAS 410 Level 3 Albany Engineered Composites CT Imaging of 3D Woven Composites
4:50 - 5:20 END OF DAY 1 - PANEL Q&A
5:20 - 7:00 APPETIZERS AND COCKTAILS AT ST. MICHAEL CINEMA

Thursday, May 12th

Time Speaker Company Topic
8:00 - 12:00 NSI OPEN HOUSE - GROUP TOURS AND DEMOS
12:00 - 1:15 LUNCH AT ST. MICHAEL CINEMA
1:15 - 1:45 Mark Aziz NSI DICONDE Explained - The Standard, Usage and Future Developments
1:45 - 2:15 Scott Green Geomagic Scan Enabled Software and Digital Manufacturing Technology
2:15 - 2:45 Kerim Genc, PhD Simpleware Going Beyond Visualization and Maximizing Value from your CT Image Data
2:45 - 3:15 Keith Dowling, PhD PerkinElmer High Resolution Detector Arrays for Challenging NDT Applications
3:15 - 3:30 BREAK
3:30 - 4:00 Roger Wende Volume Graphics Segmenting CT Data to Solve Engineering Tasks
4:00 - 4:30 Pat Carlson, ASNT Level III NSI Understanding NADCAP Accreditation with Digital Radiography
4:30 - 5:00 END OF SYMPOSIUM - PANEL Q&A
5:00 - 5:15 Closing Message and Thank You from Wes Wren NSI
5:15 30TH ANNIVERSARY COCKTAILS & CELEBRATION WITH NSI STAFF

Speakers


Joseph McGowan
Senior Research Analyst
ITW Innovation Center


Sheng Yue, PhD
Applications Engineer
North Star Imaging


Kyle Stoll, ASNT Level III
Senior Radiographer
NSWC Crane


Mark Aziz
Senior Software Engineer
North Star Imaging


Brett Muehlhauser, ASNT Level III
R&D Technical Fellow
North Star Imaging


Valentina Aloisi
PhD Student
University of Padova


Dustin McIntyre, PhD
Mechanical Engineer
U.S. Department of Energy


Scott Green
Director of Product Management,
Software - 3D Systems
Geomagic


Roger Wende
North American Manager
Volume Graphics Inc.


Steve Strathmann
Research Scientist
Baxter Healthcare


Jim Topich
Director of Engineering and Design
Kinetic Vision


Joe Schlecht, PhD
Senior Software Engineer
North Star Imaging


Kerim Genc, PhD
Technical Sales Manager
Simpleware Inc.


Pat Carlson, ASNT Level III
DR Applications and Training Specialist
North Star Imaging


Nils Hase
Sales Manager IXT
Comet Technologies, Inc.


Mark Landrus
Design Technician IV
Medtronic, PLC


Terry Haas, NAS 410 Level 3
Lead NDT Engineer
Albany Engineered Composites


Keith Dowling, PhD
Principal Applications Engineer
Perkin Elmer

Venue

Rockwoods Bar and Grill

St. Michael Cinema

4300 O Day Ave NE
St Michael, MN 55376
www.stmichaelcinema.com

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel rooms are available at the Hampton Inn & Suites Rogers at a discounted rate of $83/night*.

*Discounted rates will be available until April 10th, 2016.


$83/night*

To Reserve Online:
Click here for discounted rate.

To Reserve by Phone:
Call +1-866-918-2675
Mention North Star Imaging block for discounted rate.

NSI Group Tours & Demos - Thursday, May 12th

To give everyone ample time to ask questions and learn about new NSI developments, we will be arranging 2 batches of tours and demos at the NSI Rogers facility on May 12. The first batch will be from 8:30-10:00 AM and the second from 10:30 to 12 PM. More details to follow

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