Conference Program

Date Meeting   Location

Wednesday,

8th August 2018

Day 1 Sheraton Ballroom 3

Thursday,

9th August 2018

Day 2 Sheraton Ballroom 3

Day 1 Programme / 8th August 2018

07:45 - 08:30 Registration
0830 - 08:50

Opening

08:40 - 08:50

Welcoming remarks

08:50 - 09:10

Opening Address

09:30- 10:00

Ex Infrastructure in Indonesia and the Asia Pacific Region

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee / Tea Break
10:30 - 11:00

Address from the UNECE – Conclusions of their Global Study into regulations for the Ex field and presentation
of the UNECE findings and publication of the new “Common Regulatory Framework for Equipment used in Environments
with an Explosive Atmosphere”

11:00 - 11:45

Introduction to the IECEx International Certification System and the three operational areas:

• IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme
• IECEx Certified Service Facility Scheme
• IECEx Certified Person Scheme 

11:45 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00

IECEx System – A user’s perspective, why are the IECEx and its three Schemes covering equipment, services and 
personnel competence useful to oil and gas producers:
• Technical integrity and compliance
• User responsibilities

14:00 - 14:30

IEC International Standards update – Current status of International Standards covering Ex including the
IEC SC 31M standards dedicated to “non-electrical” equipment and protective systems

14:30 - 15:00

Certification of Personnel Competence (CoPC) – Malaysia experience

15:00 - 16:00 Coffee / Tea Break
16:00 - 16:30

Demonstration of the IECEx “On-Line” Certificate System for the instant verification of IECEx certified equipment,
certified service providers and certified competent persons

16:30 - 17:00 Recap over Day 1 proceedings in light of Asia Pacific industry needs
17:00 Day 1 Close

Day 2 Programme / 9th August 2018 

0830 - 09:15

Area classification – An explanation of the importance to correctly address the hazards and extent of these hazards
prior to design and operation of any new plant along with the need to control and re-evaluate changes to existing plant and
infrastructure

09:15 - 10:00

Overview of Explosion Protection Techniques

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee / Tea Break
10:30 - 11:30

Practical approach to Ex installations according to the requirements of IEC 60079-14 and the inspection requirements
of IEC 60079-17

11:30 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:30

Practical approach to Intrinsically safe installations

13:30 - 14:30

IECEx Certified Services Scheme - opportunities for experts from this region

Supplementary Presentation on Certification of Services - Regional experience from Malaysia

14:30 - 15:00

IECEx Equipment Certification - A manufacturer's perspective of the process and why it is useful to gaining global market
access

15:00 - 16:00

Coffee / Tea Break

16:00 - 16:30

Overview of some national or regional Ex verification or approval systems and how use of IECEx facilitates such approvals 
in addition to providing international certification

16:30 - 17:00

Open Forum, to offer all attendees the opportunity to raise questions concerning Ex aspects and IECEx and to consider
an industry position concerning Ex and IEC TC 31 Standards and IECEx

17:00

Close + final remarks