International Symposium on
Digital Industrial Radiology and Computed Tomography
2 – 4 July 2019 in Fürth, Germany
in co-operation with:


This international symposium is devoted to promote a broad exchange of information on technologies, applications and quality assurance in the area of digital industrial radiology and computed tomography. The meeting provides a unique opportunity for users, scientists, equipment suppliers and all who are interested to discuss the present and future possibilities for industrial applications of the following topics: 

- X-ray detectors and sources
- Image processing algorithms
- Quantitative imaging
- Defect detection & localisation
- Feature extraction
- Dimensional control
- CT, multi-angle - radiography
- Laminography & Tomosynthesis
- Modelling

- Film replacement
- Phase contrast
- Multi-energies and photon counting
- Other radiation techniques (e.g. - neutrons)
- Multi-techniques fusion
- Standardisation
- Qualification & system reliability
- Inspection for Additive Manufacturing
- Scattering


The two sub-committees CT and DR of the technical committee “radiology” in the German Society for Non-Destructive Testing have organized together a series of events on Industrial Computed Tomography and Image Processing from 1988 to 2015.
The 9th event in this series is hosted by the Fraunhofer Development Center X-ray Technology EZRT, a division of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in cooperation with the Fraunhofer IZFP, and will be held in Fürth, Germany.

Dr. Stefan Kasperl
Head DGZfP sub-committee CT

Dr. Uwe Zscherpel
Head DGZfP sub-committee Digital Radiology 

Abstract Submission

Submit your abstract by 15 January 2019 and become a part of the programme.

You can choose between different presentation types:

  • oral presentation
  • poster presentation (DIN A0 portrait format)

Presentations are expected to be in accordance with the objectives of the conference.

The abstract should not exceed 300 words.

You can register more than one paper.

Submit your abstract

The Scientific Advisory Committee will review all abstracts and create the preliminary programme.

Authors will be informed about acceptance in February 2019. 

Scientific Advisory Committee

Klaus Bavendiek, YXLON, Germany
Cliff Bueno, GE GRC, US
Steve Burch, ESR Technology, UK
Simone Carmignato, UNIPD, Italy
Wim Dewulf, KU Leuven, Belgium
Uwe Ewert, RT committee DGZfP, Germany
Theobald Fuchs, Fraunhofer EZRT, Germany

Frank Herold, YXLON, Germany
Valérie Kaftandjian, LVA INSA, France
Stefan Kasperl, Fraunhofer EZRT, Germany
Johann Kastner, FH Upper Austria
Hiromasa Suzuki, University of Tokyo, Japan
Simon Zabler, Fraunhofer EZRT, Germany
Uwe Zscherpel, BAM, Germany      

Exhibition & Sponsorship

Show your products!

A vendor table-top exhibition will be conducted to complement the technical presentations. A limited number of exhibit booths is available.

The rental fee per booth is 1,150 € plus Value Added Tax (VAT). 

For each booth one full conference participation will be provided.

Become a sponsor!

An attractive social programme will only be possible by the financial support of friends and partners. Be part of them and become a sponsor of DIR2019.

Lucrative sponsorship packages give all interested companies the opportunity to present themselves to business partners and new customers. We offer different packages:

  • Gold sponsor (5,000 €)
  • Silver sponsor (3,500 €)
  • Bronze sponsor (2,000 €)

Exclusive sponsorship in addition to the above mentioned packages:

  • Welcome Reception (+1,000 €)
  • Conference Dinner (+2,000 €)

Please find the details below.


  Package Deals   Add-ons 
  Gold Silver Bronze Welcome Reception Conference Dinner
Company Logo     
on the website of the event ×  ×  ×     
on all marketing material ×  ×  ×     

Insert in conference bag
(delivered by sponsor)

1-page advertisement in the book of abstracts × 
(cover page)
×  ×     
Table-top stand in the exhibition area
(incl. 1 booth staff)
×  ×       
We'll call you sponsor of (+ welcome speech)    
the welcome reception       ×   
the conference dinner         × 

Registration Fees
Deadline for registration: 4 June 2019

800 €

Registration fee

Available soon
550 €

Presenting authors
only one person per paper (lecture or poster)

Available soon
200 €

up to 30 years

Available soon

Fees are including scientific programme, proceedings, participation in social programme, daily lunch and refreshments.

The expense of every single meal is less than 60 €.

Terms of Cancellation

Cancellation of participation can only be refunded if the cancellation is received in time:

by 21 May 2019: 50% of the participation fee
from 22 May 2019: no refund possible

The participation fee for presenting authors (for all kinds of presentations) whose papers were accepted for the programme cannot be refunded in any case.


Fraunhofer Insitute for Integrated Circuits IIS

Development Center X-ray Technology EZRT
Flugplatzstraße 75
90768 Fürth, Germany



Please find hotels with special rates for this event marked on the map. For reservation please use the provided booking form.


For booking your room please use the booking form: Hotel reservation via Fürth Tourism

Contact for hotel reservation:

Tourist Information Fürth
Ms. Sophie Rüth 
Bahnhofplatz 2 
90762 Fürth 

Phone: +49 911 / 23 95 87 - 16
Fax: +49 911 / 23 95 87 - 10

Dates & Downloads


  • Abstract submission: 15 January 2019
  • Registration and payment of presenting authors: 15 March 2019
  • Final Programme: April 2019
  • Full paper submission: 31 May 2019
  • Symposium: 2 – 4 July 2019