On this episode of Chat NDT with ASNT, we read an article about why NDT matters. This article was originally published in The NDT Technician and was written by Richard H. Bossi. You can discover articles like this on our blog, ASNT Pulse, always available at: blog.asnt.org
ASNT 2020: The Annual Conference is almost here! In this episode, we’re joined by the Keynote Speaker for the Annual Conference, Tom Morrison, who gives us a sneak peek at what he’ll be sharing with attendees. His Keynote, “OMG, What’s Next? Life After COVID,” dives into how we can handle the disruption the pandemic has caused across the industry and in our professional careers. Morrison is an award-winning Association Executive who currently leads the Metal Treating Institute.
Attend ASNT 2020: asnt.org/annual
Learn more about Morrison: https://www.tommorrison.biz/
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
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.
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
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/
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.
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/
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.
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.