The congress part of the Forum covers all industry areas and aspects: academic science and development, production and technology, metrology and standardisation, student training and support for young scientists, training, qualification, attestation and certification of specialists, supporting domestic developers and creating effective mechanisms to address common issues. Round tables, sessions and meetings will be dedicated to each of these areas, in which specialists from all Russian regions, as well as our foreign colleagues, will take part.

Business Programme of the Forum will be traditionally dedicated to the most topical trends in the development of non-destructive testing, technical diagnostics and condition monitoring, industry specifics of the existing solutions, automation technologies and digitalisation of NDT tools. New areas include development and implementation of smart manufacturing, best practices in implementing marketing strategies for industrial enterprises, and the fight against unscrupulous market players.

There are many new events in the Programme in 2023. For the first time, the Forum will include:

Youth Scientific Conference, where young scientists, postgraduates and specialists from different regions of Russia will make presentations selected by the Programme Committee.

All-Russian Contest of the graduate qualification works «New Generation 2023», summarizing the results and awarding the winners at the plenary session of the Forum. The competition itself runs from June 1 to September 20 with the participation of graduates of the country’s leading technical universities. The Competition Commission is chaired by Academician N.P. Aleshin and Professor V.A. Syako, Ph.

Final stage of the All-Russian Competition for Non-Destructive Testing "Defectoscopist 2023" during all 4 days of the Forum. The Competition is supported by Rostechnadzor and the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the Organizing Committee and the Jury also includes representatives of Gazprom, Transneft, Russian Railways. The Competition is run by the self-regulating organisation NAKS Association from June 15 to September 15 in all Russian regions.

The foundation general meeting of the Club of NDT equipment manufacturers, the creation of which has been in the works for the last two years. The Club will be comprised of directors of companies developing and manufacturing means and technologies in the Russian Federation, who are interested in discussing with their colleagues issues common to all managers, as well as developing strategies to support domestic manufacturers and lobbying their interests using the resources of RSNTTD.

Meetings of TC 371 and its 12 subcommittees, which will be attended by almost 100 leading companies from various industries — members of TC371.