2017 IECEx International Conference - 11&12 April 2017 Shanghai

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Date Meeting Location
Tuesday, 11th April 2017 Day 1 The Grand Ballroom
Wednesday, 12th April 2017 Day 2 The Grand Ballroom

Day 1 Programme / 11 April 2017

07:45 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 08:40

Welcoming remarks

Presentation

08:40 – 08:50

Opening Address / Key Note Speech

Presentation

08:50 – 09:55

Ex Infrastructure in the Region

Presentation

09:55 – 10:30 Coffee/Tea break
10:30 – 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 Atmospheres.

Presentation

11:45 – 12:30 Overview and Vision of the IECEx International Certification System and the three operational areas:
  • Facilitate World Trade in Equipment and Services
  • Single On-Line Certificate System
  • Whole Life Cycle
  • Human Factor

Presentation

12:30 –14:00 Lunch (lunch will be provided free of charge to facilitate networking opportunities)
14:00 – 14:30

IECEx Recognised Training Provider (RTP) Program

  • Objectives
  • Experiences
  • Links to IECEx Certified Persons Scheme

Presentation 1 & Presentation 2

14:30 – 15:00

IECEx Certified Persons Scheme

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

Presentation

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

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

Presentation

16:00 – 17:30

IECEx Certified Equipment Scheme – Overview of the process

  • Benefits to manufacturer
  • Benefits to Customers and Regulators
  • Quality System requirements
  • Tips on how to make applications

Presentation 1 & Presentation 2

17:30 Day 1 Close

Day 2 Programme / 12 April 2017

08:30  – 09:15

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

Presentation - part 1 of 2 & Part 2 of 2

09:15 – 10:30

 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

Presentation

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

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

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

PresentationVideo 1 Introduction, Video 2 Pipecat, Video 3 Training, Video 4 Cyberbase

12:00  – 13:00  Lunch (lunch will be provided free of charge to facilitate networking opportunities)
13:00  – 13:45

 Intrinsic Safety – Design principles

  • Overview of design principles
  • Approach to IS assessment
  • Controls needed in manufacturing IS equipment

Presentation

13:45  – 14:30

IECEx Equipment Certification – Non Electrical Equipment and the new ISO/IEC 80079 series

  • Introduction to the new non electrical (Mechanical) Standards
  • Design principles
  • Assessment and testing of Equipment

Presentation

14:30 – 15:00

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

Presentation

15:00 – 15:30 Coffee/Tea break
15:30 – 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