Defense Working Group on Nondestructive Testing

The Executive Secretary/Treasurer and DWGNDT Steering Committee would like to take this opportunity to welcome everyone to the DWGNDT Page and to wish each of the visitors a Grand New Year and Beyond.

Please be assured that DWGNDT is working hard to get this back on track now that budgets are signed and it appears that conference attendance rules might ease.

Scope and Objectives


To provide an annual forum for engineers, scientists, technicians and managers from all department of defense activities who have responsibility for development or application of nondestructive testing methods or techniques in research, engineering, maintenance and quality assurance.


  • To interchange information pertaining to nondestructive testing methods, equipment and applications among attendees and their respective Defense Department establishments.
  • To present technical problems submitted by various agencies to the assembled nondestructive testing specialists and technicians so that they, utilizing their knowledge, skills and experience, may advance solutions.
  • To encourage uniform practices in the application of nondestructive testing methods.
  • To provide the opportunity for establishing personal contact among similarly employed specialists and thus to provide attendees with continuously available resources of additional knowledge and experience.

62nd Defense Working Group on Nondestructive Testing


Sheraton Music City Hotel
777 McGavock Pike
Nashville, TN 37214, US


July 14-19, 2024



Attendance eligibility:

  • General Requirements: All sessions are unclassified. US Citizenship required.
  • Each session will be controlled and monitored by a Military or DoD Civilian for compliance with the requirements for topics of discussion.
  • Closed Sessions: Open to Military, US Government Civilians, and Contractors working directly for Military organizations utilizing NDT test methods for inspection and quality control of US Military and Defense hardware. More restrictions may apply.
  • Open Sessions: Open to all US citizens working in the Defense Sector as an NDT professional.

Training Sessions: Training is open all attendees. Please select which session you would like to attend.

Online Conference Registration

    Hotel Reservation

    Sheraton Music City Nashville Airport Hotel

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    Complimentary Airport Shuttle
    Service provided daily between 4am – 11pm
    Complimentary round-trip transportation to Nashville International Airport (BNA) is provided to hotel guests between: 4:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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