Inauguration of ICONS 2023 - 3rd International Conference on Structural Integrity
The 3rd International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICONS 2023) began virtually at Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu on August 23, 2023.
An Overview of the News
ICONS 2023 was inaugurated under the leadership of Dr. N. Kailaiselvi, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and Secretary, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
ICONS 2023 is organized by Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam and Society for Failure Analysis.
Association with Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Society for Non-Destructive Testing (Kalpakkam Chapter), Indian Institute of Metals (Kalpakkam Chapter), and Indian Structural Integrity Society.
Executive Director, LWR Engineering, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited, N. Ram Mohan shared insights from setting up critical infrastructure in areas such as design, manufacturing and construction.
Diverse Participation and Conference Focus
ICONS 2023 was attended by around 250 delegates from India and abroad, including mechanical engineers, materials scientists, academicians, industry experts, plant managers and regulatory personnel.
The aim of the conference is to discuss recent developments and future directions in assessing and ensuring structural integrity in industries such as nuclear, defence, aerospace, chemical and oil.
The next two days featured around 35 invited lectures by experts and around 200 contributed papers.
About Tamil Nadu
The state was formed on 26 January 1950 but its boundaries were redrawn on 14 January 1969.
Governor - Ravindra Narayan Ravi
Chief Minister - MK Stalin
Assembly seats - 235 seats
Rajya Sabha seats - 18
Lok Sabha seats - 39
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