Expand the influence of ASNT internationally by creating awareness of the value that ASNT brings to the NDT profession.
1. Strengthen internal and external communications to increase ASNT’s visibility and outreach to industry, academia, government, code bodies, and the public.
Identify and promote the key distinguishing factors that differentiate ASNT from other NDT organizations.
Conduct industry and membership focus group surveys to identify issues or concerns and perception of ASNT.
Identify the pathways to become the primary information source for issues surrounding the NDT profession.
Establish the positions of chief technology officer (CTO) and public relations/brand manager as part of the development of a public relations campaign to inform and educate internal, external, and user communities on the value of ASNT.
2. Ensure that ASNT events, products, and services are responsive to international needs and interests.
Engage and collaborate with national and international NDT organizations.
Provide and support international language translations of publications and conference proceedings when demand is identified.
Host the 2024 World Conference on NDT (WCNDT).
3. Address the economic and geographic challenges of being an international leader.
Expand use of communications and technology to engage ASNT’s members worldwide.
Expand logistics activities so products such as exams and books are more readily available internationally.
Increase support to existing sections seeking to expand and add additional sections or regional offices where deemed critical to ASNT’s Mission.
4. Collaborate with related science and technical organizations to promote NDT and ASNT.
Identify research overlap among related societies and pursue partnership opportunities.
Increase and support ASNT coordinating and hosting of high school and college science educator workshops.
Create and make readily available a guide for establishing NDT curricula in national and international junior colleges and technical schools.
Increase access to technical content for educators and students.
Expand scholarship programs and craft a platform for budding science students.
As an organization, the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) is committed to carrying out its mission to create a safer world by promoting the profession and technologies of nondestructive testing.