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 organised 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 

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, VisiConsult, 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      

Our Sponsors

Gold Sponsor & Exhibitor Bronze Sponsor & Exhibitor Bronze Sponsor & Exhibitor
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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.


Fully booked!

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 and contact us by e-mail.



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

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

800 €

Registration fee

sold out
550 €

Members of DGZfP and co-operating associations

sold out

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

sold out
200 €

up to 30 years

sold out

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.

Visa Requirements

Visa required?

Visitors for many non-EU countries need a visa.

You should apply immediately to the German consular office or embassy in your country in order to avoid delay and other inconveniences. The visa application procedure can take up to severeal months.

For more detailed information please see the official website of the Federal Foreign Office or contact the German embassy of your country.

Official Invitation

Holders of some passports may require an official to obtain a visa.

We assist you by processing an official invitation letter on request. Therefore we need the following information:

  • Full name
  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Passport number

After payment of the registration fee, we will process your request for issuing the official invitation. We will send it to you by e-mail. If you need the hard copy of the invitation letter by express delivery service, we will charge a service fee of 50.- €.

If you need an invitation letter to apply for visa, please fill in the form and send it by e-mail to


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: 31 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