Presentation

NDT : SEE TO FORESEE

Since 1990, COFREND as French Confederation for Non Destructive Testing, has organised the major appointment for the profession: the COFREND DAYS.

Indeed, the COFREND DAYS have become the event not to be missed by all professionals and people involved in NDE

The COFREND DAYS are the opportunity for:
—> highlighting technological evolution and presenting new possibilities and applications of the various NDE methods in industrial domains through technical conferences and an exhibition

—> fostering thoughts on the new industrial challenges of NDE in face of imperatives in terms of competence, employment, and promotion of the inspector’s profession through specific debates and « Open Days » centred on training and on the professional career path.

Welcome to Marseille and its region PACA

A Phocaean city between attractiveness and dynamism

With 26 centuries of history, Marseille, the European Capital of Culture in 2013, is recognized for its iconic passion for football and was host to UEFA EURO 2016, the European Capital of Sport in 2017, and future city of welcome to the sailing event at the 2024 Olympic Games, worth discovering.

With 57 km of coastline, Marseille offers 300 days of sunshine a year, a Mediterranean gastronomy, a rich historical and cultural heritage, a dynamic city center and the friendliness of its inhabitants.

Marseille is also a strong, diversified, high-tech and world-class industrial presence:

AEROSPACE – NAVAL CONSTRUCTION AND REPAIR – RENEWABLE ENERGY – NUCLEAR – OIL AND CHEMISTRY – IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY – RAILWAY TRANSPORT

But also: 9 COMPETITIVENESS CENTERS – THE LARGEST RESEARCH CENTERS – THE GREATEST UNIVERSITY IN FRANCE

Not to mention all the professional sector in NDE/NDT well present in the Region.

ACCESS

PALAIS CHANOT

Conferences and Events Center

Located in the 8th district of Marseille, Palais Chanot is an exceptional site to host the COFREND Days. The Event Hall will welcome over 4,000 sqm the exhibitors, but also poster sessions, presentations and commercial demonstrations, not to mention the buffets for more conviviality.

The Conference Center equipped with auditoriums and large conference rooms offers all the best conditions for delegates to take full advantage of scientific and technical conferences that will take place over 3 days.

 

 

Address :
Rond Point du Prado / 13008 Marseille

3 highways to Spain, Italia and North Europe cross Marseille : A7, A55 et A50

GPS datas :
43°16’21’’ North
5°23’34’’ East

1800 parking places on site

Marseille Provence International Airport at only 30 minutes from Marseille Chanot.

3rd provincial airport for passenger traffic
1st low-cost terminal in Europe
15 French cities served (28 daily connections Paris / Marseille: flight in 1h20)
100 destinations serving more than 38 countries

In the heart of the city, the new Marseille Saint Charles TGV Station, enlarged and bright, is located at 5 direct stations from Marseille Palais Chanot.

More than 200 daily trains
20 connections per day Paris/Marseille
Direct access with the Metro : lines 1 & 2 : Rond Point du Prado Station
Bus n° 19-21-22-23-41-44-45-72-83.

With the recent development of its hotel capacity, Marseille has a varied and quality hotel portfolio, with more than 9,000 rooms.

Find out here our selection and the rates

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