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Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina

11 January 2022

11 Attending

The Charlotte Section held its third technical meeting of the 2021–2022 program year. Discussions included the Section’s monthly business meeting and a presentation by Matt Roberts of VMI on “CR – Past, Present, and Future.”



Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

14 February 2022

20 Attending

The Chicago Section met virtually and in person at the Crazy Pour Restaurant. The guest speaker for the evening was Paul Deeds, retired Entergy Nuclear Operations and Westinghouse Electric Co. Principal Level III. The presentation was titled “Behind the Ropes – The Inner Workings of Gamma Radiography.” In addition, Deeds discussed the newly formed ASNT Certification Services LLC and its accreditation program.


From left: Paul Deeds, Jr., and Chuck Johnson


Connecticut Yankee

Groton, Connecticut

18 January 2022

21 Attending

The Connecticut Yankee and Northern New England sections held a virtual joint technical meeting. Donald Blanchette, an ASNT Fellow, was the guest speaker and gave a thought-provoking and informative presentation titled “The NDE 4.0 Impact.”


Detroit

Detroit, Michigan

17 February 2022

20 Attending

Robin James, PhD, of General Motors Corp. spoke at the Detroit Section’s virtual meeting on eddy current testing for the nondestructive evaluation of manufacturing defects in carbon fiber–reinforced polymer composites.


Golden Gate

San Francisco, California

10 February 2022

11 Attending

The Golden Gate Section held a virtual meeting. Ripi Singh, PhD, of Inspiring Next presented on “NDE 4.0 – Giving Inspectors the Sixth Sense!”


Great Salt Lake

Salt Lake City, Utah

11 January 2022

10 Attending

The meeting was held at Ogden Weber Technical College. Mike Lingbloom presented on “An Application of Thermography to Detect FOD in Thermally Nonconductive Materials.” The meeting was held both in person and online.


Greater Houston

Houston, Texas

9 February 2022

55 Attending

The Greater Houston Section held an executive committee meeting along with a technical meeting at the Battleground Golf Course in Pasadena, Texas. Lloyd Graham, Technical Sales Specialist, gave a presentation on corrosion under insulation.


From left: Bonnie Blanchard and Lloyd Graham


Kuwait

Kuwait City, Kuwait

16 February 2022

16 Attending

The Kuwait Section organized its fifth technical presentation of the 2021–2022 program year via an online platform. The presentation was titled “Basics of Electromagnetic Testing Method Applications and ASME Section V Requirements.”



Miami Valley

Cincinnati, Ohio

9 February 2022

12 Attending

The Miami Valley Section met at the Waygate Technologies Customer Solution Center for a facility tour and a presentation titled “Flaw Detection Redefined!”


From left: Tim Wilson, Jon Beasey, and Scott Raines


Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

20 January 2022

13 Attending

Attendees met virtually for a presentation from Jeff Register of Sonatest Inc., who presented on “TFM and TFMi Imaging Methods for Phased Array Ultrasonic Inspection Indication Characterization and Sizing.”


Old Dominion

Richmond, Virginia

10 December 2021

14 Attending

The Old Dominion Section held its fourth meeting of the 2021–2022 program year as a holiday social at the Schulas Steak Restaurant in Richmond, Virginia, to celebrate another successful year.


Pacific Northwest

Seattle, Washington

11 January 2022

12 Attending

The Pacific Northwest Section met virtually. The speaker was Noah Fredette, Director of Marketing and Sales, IXM Americas, of Comet Technologies USA Inc., who presented “What Are X-rays? An Overview.”


Rockford Stateline

Rockford, Illinois

11 January 2022

8 Attending

The Rockford Stateline Section held a virtual and in-person technical meeting at the Thunder Bay Grille in Rockford, Illinois. The Section presented an ASNT prerecorded webinar on NDT training simulators.


From left: Joel Mohnacky and Derek Coleman


Saudi Arabian

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

19 January 2022

30 Attending

The Saudi Arabian Section held its seventh technical dinner meeting for the 2021–2022 program year at the Braira Hotel Dammam. The Section discussed NDT and the pandemic during the meeting.


Southwestern Ontario

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

31 January 2022

5 Attending

The Southwestern Ontario Section held a virtual executive meeting. Discussions included the Section’s business plan, President’s Award points, future meeting plans, and more.