III. Conference on current changes in ASME and PED 201/68 / EU

III. Conference on current changes in ASME and PED 201/68 / EU


Dear Business Partners,

We would like to invite you again to III. the ASME SYNOPSE 2019 conference, which we have expanded this year to include new areas related to ASME and PED regulations. As in the past, the conference will be presented by representatives of Hartford Steam Boiler International GmbH (HSB), ATG (Advanced Technology Group), ESAB Vamberk, ABB, Vítkovice Steel a.s. and the Czech Welding Institute s.r.o.

The aim of this conference is to apprise the pressure equipment manufacturers with new changes to the ASME Sec. I, II, IV, V, VIII, Div. 1 & 2 & IX Ed. 2019, ANDE, SNT-TC-1A: 2016, PED 2014/68 / EU and others.


  • New request ASME Sec. IX Ed. 2019 - objective maintenance of welding supervision qualification (QG-106).
  • Higher qualification requirements for NDT personnel - new minimal limits of ISO 9712 qualification.
  • Shortening of NDT certificate validity to 3 years for Level I and II (ASME Sec. V, Art. 1, Mand. App. III).
  • New requirements for NDT inspection of basic materials after machining.
  • And other changes that need to be known.

Participation at the conference is recommended to all who provide design of pressure vessels, boilers and other pressure parts and for personnel who ensure quality and production, including their certification. This conference is an opportunity for meeting of executives and managers who can use thisopportunity to discuss topics and needs outside the program outlined in the syllabus.


Ing. Michal Heinrich, Ph.D., AI, AIS, ANI (HSB)
Dipl. Ing. Tobias Ludwig, AI, AIS, ANI, ANIS (HSB)
Dipl. Ing. Hans Harms, AI, AIS, ANI (HSB)
Ing. Igor Hojdyš, AI (HSB)
Ing. Tomáš Zavadil, IWE, MBA  (ATG s.r.o)
Ing. Andrej Mlích, Ph.D., AI, CWI (ATG s.r.o
Ing. Aleš Plíhal (ESAB VAMBERK, s.r.o. člen koncernu)
doc. Ing. Drahomír Schwarz, CSc., Ing. David Schwarz (Český svářečský ústav s.r.o.)
Ing. Kristýna Přecechtělová (Vítkovice Steel a.s.)
Mgr. Josef Rybovič (ABB s.r.o.)

The conference is held in the Mountain Hotel Soláň **** in the Beskydy Mountains placed between Rožnov p. Radhoštěm and Velké Karlovice from April 28th to April 29th 2020. Accommodation is provided from April 27th 2020 in the case of paying the price for 2 nights in amount 9500, - CZK (380 EUR) with VAT. It is possible to book accommodation for 1 night for the price of 7800, - CZK (312 EUR) with VAT. The participation fee includes: accommodation, conference fee, refreshments and evening program.