2018 IECEx International Conference - 8 & 9 August, 2018 Jakarta

Draft Conference Program

Conference Schedule

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 - 08:40

Welcoming remarks

 

08:40 - 08:50

Opening Address

TBC

08:50 - 09:55

Ex Infrastructure in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Asia Pacific Region

 

 

09:55 - 10:15 Coffee/Tea break
10:15 - 11:45

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”

 

11:45 - 12:30

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 

 

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30

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

 

14:30 - 15:00

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

 

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

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

 

16:15 - 16:45

Certification of Personnel Competence (CoPC) – Malaysia experience

16:45 - 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 - 10:30

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

 

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea break
11:00 - 12:00

Repair and overhaul of Ex equipment – Explanation of IEC 60079-19 requirements and the IECEx process for assessing
a repair workshop’s compliance with IEC 60079-19

 

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 13:45

Practical Issues to facilitate Testing and Certification under the IECEx Scheme – Guidance to facilitate efficient testing and
assessment, eg Application preparation, overview of the process and ways to streamline and reduce delays, eg Off-site
Testing and traceability from product to certificate

 

13:45 - 14:15

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

 

14:15 - 14:45

IECEx Equipment Certification Mark Licensing – Overview and case study of promoting world’s best practise via IEC
Standards and IECEx Certification

14:45 - 15:15

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

 

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee/Tea break

15:45 - 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

Chris Agius – IECEx Executive Secretary