Technical Conferences

8th Hazardous Areas Conference - Brisbane, Australia

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.

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. Register online below or email your registration form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you experience any difficulties, please call 1300 138 522 and ask for Sarah. 

DISCOUNTS – We are offering a 10% off early bird discount until June 16th 2021 (SAVE $179.50 per person) plus a 3 for 2 offer - register 3 delegates and only pay for 2 (SAVE up to $2154). Discounts are applied at online check-out. 


Neil Dennis

Technical Director, AECOM Australia
40 years’ experience in working in hazardous
Chair SA committee of EL-014, Hazardous areas 
Deputy Chair SA committee MS-011, Classification of hazardous areas
Chair IEC subcommittee SC 31J, Classification and Electrical Installations for hazardous areas 

Jim Munro

Managing Director - Jim Munro International Compliance 
Member of IECEx Executive
Past Chairman of IEC Committee TC 31

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Event Properties

Event Date 07/07/2021
Event End Date 08/07/2021
Registration Start Date 18/06/2020
Cut off date 16/07/2021
Individual Price $1,795.00
Fixed group price $3,590.00
Location Sofitel Brisbane Central
Attachment Brochure_8thHazardousAreasConferenceBrisbaneAustralia.pdf
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