Dear Colleague,

Due to the large request we announce that the deadline for submission of abstracts for the 1st International Conference on Welding and Non Destructive Testing (1st ICWNDT-2018), of HSNT and WGI, which will be held in Athens (Greece) – October 22-23 2018, has been extended to June 30th, 2018.

Please see also the attached new announcement of the conference that includes some chances. Between them the most important is except the duration of the conference and the new conference fees that the O.C. of the conference recently decided.
We would also like to inform you with pleasure that the following award will be given to the best contribution (top 1 paper):
Kotouzas Michael award given by CORINTH PIPEWORKS S.A.

This award will be accompanied by the amount of 500€ as a recognition to the efforts to accomplish the respective work. The selection of the best paper will be made by the Conference Organizing Committee before the conference. We will present this Award at the festive occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Conference on 22 October 2018.

All your contributions on the conference topics are welcome.

The website of the conference ( provides all information which is currently available and will be periodically updated.

Please forward this message to those of your colleagues and members of your society whom you believe could make a fine contribution to the conference.

Also, do not miss to become a sponsor/exhibitor of the conference and to present your organization/company!

Please find attached the Registration Form and the appropriate Form for the Abstracts.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Athens.

With kind regards

For the organizing Committee of the Conference

The President

Ioannis Prassiankis
President of HSNT
Professor Emeritus NTUA