The original fortifications of the city of Chania, surrounding the Hill of Kasteli, were founded on the ruins of an older fortification built in Hellenistic times. The largest part of the Byzantine wall was constructed with building materials taken from ancient Kydonia. Its outline is irregular and consists of linear sections interrupted by small rectangular or multi-angular towers.

The aim of the Conference is to bring together scientists and engineers in the attempt to exchange recent experiences in the NDT research and development activities.

The topics to be covered by the conference include all thematic areas of current research and industrial use of NDT. Main topics of the conference are: