A-TEC 2022 | X-ray Technical Exchange

September 20-21

Thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to A-TEC 2022!


The A-TEC Technical Exchange, hosted by Avonix Imaging, is a biennial Educational and Networking event for professionals involved in Radiographic Nondestructive Testing, specifically Digital X-ray and Computed Tomography.  The content and experiences are designed to be accessible for all job descriptions; beneficial for those contracting the technology as a service as well as technical enough for highly experienced users in the industry.

For 2022, the event is scheduled for one and half days and will include formal presentations, round-table discussions, networking lunches, as well as a casual open house with live X-ray / CT System demonstrations.

Participating in the event will allow you to connect with industry experts, learn about the successes and challenges others have faced, share your knowledge, and obtain ASNT Level III points.

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Technical x-ray and computed tomography presentations from industry experts.

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ASNT Level III Points

ASNT Level III points available.  Forms and details provided onsite. 

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Open House

Have a look around the Avonix Imaging Headquarters during an open house.

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Equipment Demos

Watch live X-ray / CT equipment demos and discover the Avonix systems.

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Fuel your day with free food & refreshments.

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Event Center Address

Marriott Minneapolis Northwest
7025 Northland Dr N,
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

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Open House Location

Avonix Imaging Headquarters
6705 Wedgewood Ct. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55311

Discounted Hotel Rooms:

Discounted block of hotel rooms are available at Marriott Minneapolis Northwest (Event location).  Block of rooms will be available until August 31st, 2022.


Watch highlight speakers from this year's A-TEC Technical Exchange!

Featured Speakers

Gain access to the latest updates from industry experts. You'll also be able to build partnerships through networking opportunities and will have the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among attendees.

Event Schedule

September 20th
Time Speaker Topic
7:30am - 8:15am Registration & Breakfast
8:15am - 8:45am Jeff Diehm & Brian Ruether Welcome Address
8:45am - 9:30am Brigadier General Greg Haase Keynote Address
9:30am - 9:45am Break
9:45am - 10:30am Agustin Diaz, REM Surface Engineering High-resolution X-ray CT scan as a non-destructive evaluation tool during various stages of Additive Manufacturing.
10:30am - 11:15am Thomas Spirka D.Eng., Synopsys, Inc. Automated processing of micro-CT image datasets for non-destructive evaluation and quality control applications using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
11:15am - 12:00pm Jeff Diehm, Avonix Imaging Core Values: The importance to organizational health and recruiting.
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:45pm Paul Gramann, Madison Group Using CT to understand how plastic parts are joined together to make a watertight assembly, and to provide critical insight into how and why a plastic assembly has failed.
1:45pm - 2:30pm Sam Callander, Volume Graphics Virtual Metrology in Additive from Design to Reality – Advanced compensation and part performance in Additive Manufacturing.
2:30pm - 2:45pm Break
2:45pm - 3:30pm Kyle Stoll, Avonix Imaging Importance of training and culture on the retention of nondestructive testing personnel.
3:30pm - 4:15pm Chris Cosgrove, SURVICE Engineering Reverse Engineering Part Geometry from X-ray CT datasets.
4:15pm - 5:00pm Travel to Avonix Headquarters
5:00pm - Open House / Demos
September 21st