Technical Conferences

8th Hazardous Areas Conference - Post Event Materials & Recordings

ANNOUNCEMENT: This conference has passed however access to the virtual platform, all session recordings and conference materials are now available to purchase by clicking register below you will see a ticket type 'Post Conference Access Pass'

This conference has been created for those concerned with the safe use of electrical, mechanical and instrumentation equipment in hazardous, flammable or explosive atmospheres, thus preventing accidents and injuries in the workplace. The content of the conference will focus on the latest standards and how best to apply them, ensuring compliance for hazardous area audits. Experienced speakers will examine the critical issues involved in the management of hazardous areas.

Keynote Speakers:

Conference topics include:

  • Hot Buttons in Adopting IEC Standards for Hazardous Areas
  • The Ethernet of Things in Hazardous Areas
  • Overcoming Barriers to RBI With Digitised HA Management
  • The Risk Based Approach to Hazardous Area Classification
  • Static Electricity – The Shocking Truth
  • Explaining the IECEx Certificate of Personal Competency Scheme
  • Type B Gas Appliances – Certification and what to check for
  • Application of Hazardous Areas and impacts on the Renewable Energy Sector
  • Punching above our weight in Ex standards and certification
  • The (not-so) hidden cost of HA classification by (invalidly applied) example
  • Governance of Hazardous Area Auditing
  • Conformity Assessment Documents and Fitness for Purpose Reports – the nature of each and their application
  • Hazardous Area Classification – The Next Generation
  • Identifying and Mitigating Ignition Risk using Standards ISO/IEC 80079-36, 37 and 38
Download the full event brochure HERE

Registration Types

Online/Virtual Tickets: Virtual tickets provide guests full access to our delegate platform, on the platform is recordings of each conference sessions as well as access to the materials, presentations and sponsor / speaker information. Once registered you will receive an email from our conference team with your login details.

If you experience any difficulties, please email conferences@idc-online or call 1300 138 522. 

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Certificates of Attendance

All delegates who attend the two day live conference are eligible to receive a certificate of attendance. Please let us know at the event if you would like this emailed to you post conference.

Event Properties

Event Date 15/09/2021
Event End Date 01/09/2022
Cut off date 11/09/2022
Individual Price Virtual Platform & Event Materials
Location Virtual Event
Attachment Brochure_8thHazardousAreasConferenceBrisbaneAustralia.pdf


Neil Dennis

Technical Director, AECOM Australia

Raúl Barrera

Lead Engineer / HA & HV Auditor, Voltex Power Engineers

Rhys Davies

General Manager, Ex-Online

Dr Frank Mendham

Director, Mendham Consultants

Cem Novella

Managing Director, Static Electricity Control & Meech Australia Static Control

Ian Webster

Group Engineering Manager, Ampcontrol

Kayne Herriman

Principal Engineer, Hazardous Area Specialists

Daniel Lay

Senior Project Engineer, ACOR Consultants

Dr Jim Munro

Managing Director, Jim Munro International Compliance Pty Ltd

Jason Wigg

Compliance Engineer, E-x Solutions International Pty Ltd

Andrew Maunder

Managing Director, Safetylec Management Solutions

Paul Spresser

Principal HA Specialist, Hazardous Area Specialist (HAZ)

Jeff Strath

Principal Electrical Engineer & High Voltage/Hazardous Area Auditor, Compliance Training & Engineering

David Price

Testing and Certification Engineer, Ex Testing and Certification

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Price
Post Conference: Access Pass

Access to delegate platform, recordings of the conference sessions and materials

Materials Only

PDF copy of the conference presentations & technical papers presented

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