IND EX® Industry Safety Forum | 11.06.2020 | Belgrad, Serbia

  • Th., 11. June 2020
    Date is suspended – due to nCoV outbreak – Event is postponed to 2022
  • Location: Bulevar Vojvode Mišića, 15, Belgrade, 11000, Serbia
  • Category: EXpertforum
This Forum is a cooperation with
TRM Filter d.o.o.
TRM Filter is an IND EX® member. You can visit the members page here
The IND EX® Industry Safety Forum (Belgrade) is ideally suited for both an introduction to the problems of explosion protection and for deepening existing knowledge. It is aimed at planners, manufacturers and operators of potentially explosive plants, suppliers of explosion protection systems and equipment, supervisors, safety officers, experts, testing laboratories, notified bodies and technical consultants.


Thursday, 11.06.2020

  • 09:00 - 09:10
    Ing. R. Siwek | IND EX® President, Germany
    I. Deletic | TRM Filter
  • 09:10 - 09:50
    "Explosion prevention and protection: Basic Concepts, Inductus"
    M. Scheid | FireEx Consultant GmbH
  • 09:50 - 10:30
    "Safety characteristics, the basis of explosion protection"
    G. Suter | TÜV SÜD Process Safety
  • 10:30 - 11:00
  • 11:00 - 11:40
    "Preventive Explosion Protection, an Overview"
    M. Scheid | FireEx Consultant GmbH
  • 11:40 - 12:00
  • 12:00 - 13:00
  • 13:00 - 13:30
    Live demonstrations of flammability and explosion properties of dusts and of explosion protective measures
    J. Lottermann | REMBE® GmbH Safety + Control
  • 13:30 - 14:10
    "Implementation of the European standards in Serbia in area of explosion protection and current situation"
    L. Poljak | Institut za preventivu d.o.o., Novi Sad
  • 14:10 - 14:50
    "Electrostatic hazards when handling bulk materials"
    G. Suter | TÜV SÜD Process Safety
  • 14:50 - 15:10
  • 15:10 - 15:50
    "Possible explosion protection concepts for grinding plants are presented and explained"
    R. Siwek | FireEx Consultant GmbH
  • 15:50 - 16:30
    "Explosion Isolation systems: the possibilities"
    A. Agatonovic | Rico Sicherheitstechnik AG
  • 16:30 - 17:10
    "State of the art approach to Explosion Protection of dust collectors with practical examples"
    G. Grgić | TRM Filter
  • 17:10 - 17:30
    Final Discussion
    Closing remarks
    Handover of Participants Certificate
    R. Siwek | IND EX® President


Ing. Richard Siwek

Ing. Richard Siwek is President of IND EX® e.V.. Together, the more than sixty IND EX® members get involved in projects and activities in order to enhance industrial explosion safety and a common safety standard. He is also CTO of FireEx Consultant GmbH and has over 40 years of experience in consulting and developing comprehensive safety concepts for industry.

Georg Suter

Georg Suter was Managing Director of TÜV SÜD Process Safety in Basel until 2015. Since 2016, he has been a TÜV SÜD expert and trainer in the fields of explosion protection and thermal process safety.

Marc Scheid

Marc Scheid is COO of FireEx Consultant GmbH with over 20 years of experience in explosion protection in industry, federal authorities and professional associations. Participation in expert committees on explosion protection such as Standardization, VDI, IVSS and BGN; speaker at BG RCI and DECHEMA; numerous publications on explosion protection.

Johannes Lottermann

Johannes Lottermann is CBDO of REMBE® GmbH Safety + Control in Brilon and he made his passion a life time achievement. In his role as Chief Business Development Officer Explosion Safety, Johannes ensures that Explosion Safety is seen as an Engineering and Consulting discipline rather than a sales field to ensure people can return home from their work safely.

MSc. BA Aleksandar Agatonovic

MSc BA Aleksandar Agatonovic is CEO of the Swiss company RICO Sicherheitstechnik AG, which is the manufacturer of mechanical explosion isolation components (among others VENTEX® and REDEX Flap®). He has been active in the field of explosion protection for more than 10 years and has a wide application knowledge in mechanical explosion isolation for different industries and machines. Prof.

Gregor Grgić

Gregor Grgić is Technical Manager at TRM Filter, a company that provides trusted and reliable solutions for all aspects of pharmaceutical and other challenging dedusting. In 15 years of work in this field, one of his main focuses has been the explosion protection of dust collectors where he has acquired a profound knowledge in terms of design, testing and legislation.

Laslo Poljak

Laslo Poljak is the author of over 300 Hazardous Zones Analysis (Explosion Protection Documents), Fire Protection Projects, Numerous Expert Papers on EX Protection and the Manual for the Transport of Dangerous Goods (ADR).
This event is sponsored by
PROTEGO® is an IND EX® member. You can visit the members page here


Early Bird 1 Price

Early bird discount 1 | 150,00 Euro 2

Regular Price

Regular | 200,00 Euro 2
Closing date for registration: 29. May 2020
1 Early bird discount | A signed registration form or digital registration form will reach the IND EX® inbox before Friday 27. March 2020

2 excl. VAT

The seminar fee is per person and includes a comprehensive document as well as a lunch. The invoice should be paid right after reception. Please indicate when registering if the invoice address is different from the address above or if any reference number must be mentioned on the invoice. If more than three participants per company join, 10% discount is applicable.
With the registration the terms and conditions are bindingly accepted, with payment the participant is considered as bindingly registered - there is no more written confirmation. Cancellations must be made in writing. For cancellations up to 14 days before the start of the event we charge a processing fee of 100 EUR plus VAT. After this deadline, the full participation fee must be paid in accordance with the invoice. The incoming mail stamp is decisive. It is possible to nominate a substitute participant by arrangement. If this event has to be cancelled for unforeseeable reasons, you will be informed immediately. In this case you will receive a credit note for the next event. In exceptional cases, we reserve the right to change speakers and/or make changes to the program.
Registrations are already being accepted - the number of participants is limited and IND EX® members have priority.
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Note: This seminar takes place under the Chatham House rules, i.e. Participants are free to use the information received provided that neither the identity nor the affiliation of speakers or other participants is disclosed.

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