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Technical Committee Inspection and Material Properties

50th VDI Annual Conference on Failure Analysis in Energy Technology 2024

Maritim Hotel Würzburg
Pleichertorstr. 5, 97070 Würzburg

System operation and service life management in the energy transition

The main part of the conference will be the numerous field reports in which experts will present and analyze different types of damage caused by manufacturing, processing and application. Under the motto "Plant operation & service life management in the energy transition", 2024 will focus on damage to turbines, wind turbines, industrial generation and the topic of creep damage and the water vapor cycle.

Be there when the industry experts meet for the 50th time in Würzburg at the most important industry forum for damage analysis in energy technology. Benefit from the experience of leading specialists from the industry, who will report on cases of damage and how to avoid them on site.

The program is published!

The TOP topics

  • Wind turbines: connecting elements, drive train and rotor blades
  • Residual service life and creep damage: Periodic inspections and assessment methods
  • Geothermal energy and CO2 corrosion
  • Non-destructive testing methods
  • Damage prevention through oil systems and oil monitoring
  • Fire damage to industrial plants
  • Turbines and valves: examples of damage and repair concepts


Organizer is the VDI Wissensforum GmbH.
For further information and registration please visit the website of VDI Wissensforum GmbH.

DGMK is the conceptual co-sponsor of the conference.

Event Coordinator

Jan Ludzay

Head of the Refining and Product Application Department