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The Next Generation of NDT with Neal Couture and Stetson Watkins

The Next Generation of NDT with Neal Couture and Stetson Watkins

October 15, 2020

What does the future look like for the next generation of NDT professionals? ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt is joined by ASNT Executive Neal Couture to discuss the RISE Leadership Development Program and its goals of creating NDT leaders. Later, RISE participant Stetson Watkins joins to describe his experience in the program.

Learn more about the Rise program: asnt.org/rise

The Employer-Based Certification Program with Mike Ruddy

The Employer-Based Certification Program with Mike Ruddy

October 1, 2020

Mike Ruddy from NOV Tuboscope joins ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt to chat about the creation of the Employer-Based Certification (EBC) program. Later ASNT Director of Standards and Accreditation James Bennett discusses the details of the program.

All About Flawed Specimens with Ricky Morgan

All About Flawed Specimens with Ricky Morgan

September 15, 2020

ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt is joined by returning podcast guest Ricky Morgan from Flawtech. Morgan discusses the importance of using realistically flawed specimens, obstacles to creating those products, and the different types of flawed specimens an NDT technician may encounter.

Correction: In this episode, Morgan mentions the July 2017 Ohio State Fireball incident, stating that two people were killed. One person was killed in this incident and others were seriously injured. 

Learn more and Flawtech on their website: flawtech.com

How to Survive an NDT Audit with Jeff Wagner

How to Survive an NDT Audit with Jeff Wagner

September 1, 2020

ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt is joined by Jeff Wagner from NDTQA to discuss NDT audits. Wagner highlights the importance of auditing in NDT and weighs the pros and cons of different types of audits.

Learn more about Wagner's company, NDTQA, here: http://www.ndtqa.com/

Building Virtual Connections with Marybeth Miceli

Building Virtual Connections with Marybeth Miceli

August 15, 2020

In this episode, ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt is joined by ASNT Fellow Marybeth Miceli to review her recent attendance at the virtual Digital Imaging and Ultrasonics 2020 conference. Miceli discusses the importance of online etiquette and her personal tips and tricks for building virtual connections, derived from years of experience working remotely in the NDT industry.

COVID-19 and the Mentorship Gap with Toni Bailey

COVID-19 and the Mentorship Gap with Toni Bailey

July 31, 2020

What's the point of mentorship? In this episode, ASNT Marketer Kitty Horwatt is joined by ASNT Regional Director and founder of TB3 Consulting Antoinette "Toni" Bailey to discuss the importance of mentorship in NDT careers. Bailey delves into her own experiences and examines how COVID-19 has widened the mentorship gap within the industry.

Learn more about TB3 consulting here: https://www.tb3ndt.com/

Passing the Collar: Current and Incoming ASNT Presidents Talk Annual Conference

Passing the Collar: Current and Incoming ASNT Presidents Talk Annual Conference

November 13, 2019

In this episode, ASNT Editor Haley Cowans talks with 2018–2019 ASNT President Scott P. Cargill and incoming President Michael V. McGloin about accomplishments of the past year, what to look forward to in the coming year, and what advice they might have for attendees of the upcoming Annual Conference. Attendees of this year’s conference can see Cargill pass the presidential collar to McGloin during the Awards Banquet held on Wednesday, November 20.

High Roller Observation Wheel with Ricky L. Morgan

High Roller Observation Wheel with Ricky L. Morgan

November 6, 2019

ASNT Editor Haley Cowans talks with Vice President of FlawTech and ASNT Past President Ricky L. Morgan about his time working on the High Roller Observation Wheel in Las Vegas, the world’s tallest observation wheel.

Annual Conference Preview with Claudia Kropas-Hughes

Annual Conference Preview with Claudia Kropas-Hughes

October 29, 2019

ASNT Editor Haley Cowans interviews ASNT Professional Program Committee Chair Claudia Kropas-Hughes about the upcoming ASNT Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their conversation covers conference highlights, advice for first-time and longtime attendees, and insight into what it’s like to plan and put on this premier event for NDT scholars and professionals.

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