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					Process Development Division
    Area 12B -Pilot Plants
 Steering Committee Meeting

      AIChE 2005 Spring Meeting
             Atlanta, GA
        Tuesday April 12, 2005
         11:30 am - 12:30 pm
      Meeting Room : Edgewood
             AGENDA

   Introductions
   Mission Statement Review
   Area Leadership
   Programming Review (2005, 2006, 2007)
   Future Programming Topics – Open Forum
   Current Action Items
   New Business
   Area 12b Leadership Roles (draft)
Mission Statement

   The Pilot Plant Area is a forum for active
   interchange of ideas and for the continual
   improvement of Pilot Plant contributions to
   quality research and effective scale-up.

   AIChE      programming,      benchmarking,
   operation reviews, and extensive networking
   form the backbone of the Area activities.
Area 12B Leadership

    Chair: David Edwards, Zeton

    Chair-Elect: Joe Powell, Shell USA

    Activities Chair: Dan Pintar, UOP

    Past Chair: Bob Duggal, Afton
     Chemical
Programming….

   Spring 2005 (Atlanta, GA)
  Fuel Cell and Gas to Liquid Fuels Pilot
   Plants
   – Chair : Ramesh Rameswaran (Area 12b)
   – Co-Chair : David Edwards (Area 12b)


   Originally Co-Sponsored by F&PD (Group 16)
   Part of the Hydrogen Topical Conference
Programming….

     Fall 2005 (Cincinnati, OH)
    Pilot Plant Economics
      Mitch Loescher, Peter Smith

    Safety in Design and Operation - Pilot Plants
     and Unit Operation Labs
      John Corn, Dennis Hendershot, Salma Saddawi
     Co-Sponsored by S&HD (11), Education (4)

    P&G Pilot Plant Facility Tour
      Ed Baier, David Edwards
Programming….

   Spring 2006 (Orlando, FL)
  Pilot Plant Success Stories
    Chair : David Edwards
    Vice-Chair : Raymond Rooks
Programming….
     Fall 2006 (San Francisco, CA)
     Pilot Plants Mini-Topical

    Unit Operations : Scale Up and Scale-down in Pilot Plants
              Joe Powell, Osman Aboul-Nasr

    Pilot Plants in the Food and Consumer Products Industries
             Marc Privitera, David Reeder


    Strategies in Biopharmaceutical Scale-up & Pilot Plants
            TBA (15b), Jeanette Beard (12b)


    Poster Session : Pictures of Pilot Plants and University Unit Operation Labs
            John Corn


    Operations Review/Pilot Plant Facility Tour (To be confirmed)
           David Edwards
Programming….

   Spring 2007 (Location TBA)
  Tools and Best Practices in Pilot Plants
    Chair : TBA
    Co-Chair : TBA
Programming….

      Fall 2007 (Location TBA)
     Pilot Plant Metrics and Productivity
          Chair,   Vice Chair

     Current Challenges/Issues in Pilot Plant
      Operation
          Bob   Duggal (Afton), Vice Chair

     Biotech and Biopharma Pilot Plants
          Misti   Ushio (Merck 12b), Vice Chair (15c)
Programming….

   Spring 2008 (Location TBA)
  Careers in Pilot Plants
    Chair : TBA
    Co-Chair : TBA
Programming….

     Fall 2008 (Location TBA)
    Mixing in Pilot Plants
          Chair TBA, Vice Chair TBA
     - Co-Sponsored by NAMF (Group 6)

    Miniaturization and Process Intensification in Pilot
     Plants
            Chair TBA, Vice-Chair TBA

    Pilot Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems
            Chair TBA, Vice Chair TBA
Programming….

   Spring 2009 (Location TBA)
  TBA
    Chair : TBA
    Co-Chair : TBA
Programming….

   Fall 2009 (Location TBA)
  TBA
    Chair : TBA
    Co-Chair : TBA
Potential Session Topics...
       Analytical techniques/devices for pilot plants
       Pharmaceutical pilot plants - regulations and environmental challenges
       Process safety management in pilot plants
       Bio-informatics/Bio-technology
           Generic drugs and related topics
           Bio-processing
           Bio-tech Pilot Plants
       Polymer Processing in Pilot Plants
       Syngas Pilot Plants
       Contract Pilot Plants (contracting either as a supplier of pilot plant services
        or a client)
       Constructability issues for Pilot Plants
       Careers in Pilot Plants
       Microbiological and Cleanliness Challenges in Pilot Plants
       Internal & Contract Vs. Toll Pilot Plants
Potential Session Topics
        Miniaturization of Pilot Plants
        Cost-Driven Pilot Plants (Funding)
        Process Control and Data Acquisition in Pilot Plants
        Marketing of Pilot Plants (internal see next topic or External for
         purposes of contracting services)
        Time-to-Market
        Successful Pilot Plant Design
        Pilot Plant Productivity (Metrics used to define
         equipment/personnel/reliability)
        Pilot Plants as Part of the Corporate Structure/Organization
        Optimum Sizing of Pilot Plants
        Internal or Contract Pilot Plants ?
        Pilot Plant Tools and Techniques
        Pilot Plant Equipment Selection
        Use of Computer Simulation to Support Pilot Plant Design and
         Operation
Potential Session Topics
        Future programming topics of interest to pilot plant members from open
         forum discussion (15-30 mins)……..
Current Action Items

   Oversee Pilot Plants Web Forum and Vendor
    Area (DE)…hosted on www.eng-tips.com
   Define roles of Chair, Chair-Elect and
    Activities Chair (DE)....draft version available
   Collaboration with Univ. of Wisconsin on
    continuing education course on pilot plants
    and scale-up (JP)…ongoing
   Contact AIChE regarding Fall meeting room
    allocation (DE)…ongoing
   Run a mini-series of pilot plant articles in CEP
    (DE)….done Jan/Feb 2005
   Election of Activities Chair in Fall 2005
    (Jonathan Worstell, Shell Chemical Co.)
New Business

    Publish Pilot Plant Benchmarking results in CEP
     (BD), and present results in Glasgow (DE)
    Session topics for Spring meeting may need to
     be broader given low attendance (All)
Area 12b Leadership Roles

   Area 12b Past Chair
   The Area 12b Past Chair oversees the handover of action
   items and responsibilities to the incoming Area 12b Chair,
   and supports and advises the Area 12b Chair during
   his/her two year term as necessary.
Area 12b Leadership Roles

   Area 12b Chair
   The Area 12b Chair leads all Area 12b activities, and has
   overall responsibility for ensuring all phases of
   programming for Area 12b.

    Automatically assumes Area Chair position at the
    beginning of the annual (Fall) meeting in odd years
    after serving as Chair-Elect for two years.
    Is responsible for selection of technical session topics
    in coordination with the Division Programming chair,
    and for finding chairs and co-chairs for these sessions.
Area 12b Leadership Roles
   Area 12b Chair Cont’d.
    Coordinates and helps session chairs in organizing
    sessions and meeting deadlines.
    Develops the Area in accordance with the Area Mission
    Statement.
    Holds Area meetings at least once a year at the Annual
    or Spring Meeting.
    Holds an Area election at the Steering Committee
    meeting upon leaving office for the incoming Activities
    Chair position before handing over responsibilities to the
    Chair-Elect.
    Provides leadership and management for the Area.
Area 12b Leadership Roles
   Area 12b Chair-Elect
   The Area 12b Chair-Elect prepares for the office of Chair
   by assisting the Area 12b Chair during his/her two year
   term.

    Deputizes for the Area 12b Chair in the Chair's absence
    or inability to serve.
    Automatically assumes the position of Area 12b Chair
    at the beginning of the annual (Fall) meeting in odd years
    after serving for two years as Area 12b Chair-Elect.
    Formulates long-term plans and strategic activities for
    the Area in accordance with the Area Mission Statement.
Area 12b Leadership Roles
   Area 12b Activities Chair
   The Area 12b Activities Chair prepares for the office of
   Chair-Elect during his/her two year term. This position
   requires no prior experience in AIChE/PD Division or
   Area matters.

    Is recruited by the outgoing Area 12b Chair-Elect, and
    is elected to office during Area Elections at the annual
    (Fall) meeting in odd years.
    Automatically assumes the position of Area 12b Chair-
    Elect at the annual (Fall) meeting in odd years after
    serving for two years as Area 12b Activities Chair.

				
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