2018 IECEx International Conference, Croatia - 23rd April

Conference Programme

 

Programme

07:45 – 08:30

Registration

08:30 – 08:40

Welcoming remarks 

08:40 – 09:00

Opening Address / Key Note Speech

 

09:00 – 9:30

Overview and Vision of the IECEx International Certification System and  operational areas to :

  • Facilitate World Trade in Equipment and Services
  • Single On-Line Certificate System
  • Whole Life Cycle
  • Human Factor

 

09:30 – 10:00

The IECEx International Certification System - UNECE endorsement and the CRO

 

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee/Tea break

10:30 – 11:00

Area Classification – Principles and Practices according to IEC 60079-10 series

 

11:00 – 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 –12:00

IECEx Certified Services Scheme – opportunities for experts from this region

 

12:00 –13:30

 

Lunch – RStahl AG - Sponsored Event

(lunch will be provided free of charge to facilitate networking opportunities)

13:30 - 14:00

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

 

14:00 – 14:30

IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme

  • Process to gain IECEx Certificate
  • Value in holding an IECEx Certificate

 

14:30 – 15:00

Assembly certification for explosive dust atmospheres – An explanation of the importance to correctly address the hazards and extent of these hazards prior to design and operation of assemblies containing explosive dust atmospheres along with the need to test explosive properties of dusts to securely mitigate explosion risks

 

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee/Tea break

15:30 – 16:00

Competence of Personnel in Hazardous Areas

  • What is ‘competence’ and how is it obtained
  • Why it is important
  • Validation and certification of competence

 

16:00 – 16:30

End User Feedback – A detailed presentation covering the industry needs of the user concerning, day to day operations

  • Equipment procurement
  • Installation / Maintenance / Repair
  • Competence of people

 

16:30 – 17:30

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.

17:30

Close + final remarks

 To reserve your place for this important event, please contact the IECEx Secretariat at rego@iecex.com