THE BIGGEST INTERNATIONAL EVENT IN FRANCE DEDICATED TO NON DESTRUCTIVE TESTING
Organized every 3 years, THE COFREND DAYS 2020 are the only international event in France dedicated to the whole profession in the NDT field. A real window for the profession, the COFREND Days have become the event not to be missed by all professionals and people involved in NDE.
3 DAYS OF EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE: An unique program of highlights, to effectively link exhibitors, researchers, scientists and visitors around Non Destructive Testing.
Re-live the COFREND Days 2017
MARSEILLE – PALAIS CHANOT from May 12th to 14th, 2020
Marseille, a port city in the south of France, has been a crossroads of trade since it was founded by the Greeks around 600 BC. Marseille is today the 2nd Town of France, the world capital of water and in 2013 the Capital of Culture.
A STRONG, DIVERSIFIED, ADVANCED, WORLD-RANKING INDUSTRIAL PRESENCE
A DIVERSIFIED ECONOMY, HIGH LEVEL SKILLS
- 10 economic clusters of excellence
- 2nd position in France for foreign companies
- 2nd french pole of scientific research
- 1st french-speaking university in Europe
- 40th city in the world in terms of innovation
AN EXCEPTIONAL NATURAL SETTING WITH A RICH CULTURAL HERITAGE AT THE CROSSROADS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN.See more
2 500 VISITORS, TARGET AUDIENCE OF PRESCRIBERS AND USERS FROM:
AEROSPACE, AUTOMOTIVE, CIVIL ENGINEERING, GAS, MARINE, NUCLEAR, PETROCHEMISTRY, RAIL, IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY
COUNTRIES WITH HIGH POTENTIAL TO OFFER EXPORT OPPORTUNITIES
BELGIUM – CANADA – GERMANY – INDIA – KOREA – NORTH AFRICA – SPAIN – SWEDEN – SWITZERLAND – UNITED STATES
LARGE PROFIL OF VISITORS
INDUSTRIALS, EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS & DISTRIBUTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, TRAINING ORGANISATIONS, LABORATORIES, RESEARCH CENTRES, UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER PARTNERS (PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, CLUSTERS…)
ALL SIZES OF COMPANIES
MAJOR CONTRACTORS – SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED COMPANIES – START UP
An exceptional natural setting with a rich cultural heritage at the crossroads of the Mediterranean.
- 5 metro stations direct from the train station
- 30 minutes from Marseille Provence International Airport
- 800 parking spaces available
- Taxi stand at the park entrance
- 127 hotels, 9179 bedrooms
- More than 1,200 rooms within a 15-minutes walk of Parc Chanot
An unique program of highlights, to effectively link exhibitors, researchers, scientists and visitors around Non Destructive Testing.
More than 2 000 visitors
4000 sqm of exhibition to offer an overview of the latest innovations and new technologies
Plenary scientific conferences
120 conferences presenting innovative topics
Posters session for Doctorands
COFREND – Claude BIRAC Awards
An open Day for students and professionals
A Gala Dinner.
Industrial sites visits
The COFREND stride,
A social program for accompanying persons to discover this beautiful region.