Environment Special Interest Group
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Events 2017

Date: 12 January 2017
Description: An overview of the manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms which is covered by 2 separate webinars. This 60 minute webinar is free-of-charge and open to all.
Date: 15 February 2017
Location: Singapore
Description: IChemE Water and Environmental Special Interest Group evening meeting in Singapore, with presentation by Dr Ng Yuen Ling (Newcastle University) on adsorption in environmental engineering.
Date: 23 February 2017
Description: The webinar will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of using peer assessment (PA) as a formative and summative tool. The first part of the webinar will address the peer marking of individual homework tasks while the second part will discuss the use of PA tools to split laboratory group report grades into individual weighted grades.
Date: 17 March 2017
Description: SigmaPipe is a free, easy-to-use Windows software package for all engineers. It deals with pipe flow by combining conventional (plug flow) engineering calculations with 3D object programming in a video game-like environment. It allows time-poor engineers to solve problems such as orifice critical flow, valve characteristics and flow achievable with a given pump-line combination almost effortlessly. This webinar will provide a general introduction and software demonstration for those who would like to know more.
Date: 22 March 2017
Location: Ireland
Description: This tour will be of interest to engineers interested in the energy, environmental, waste management and facilities sectors. Numbers are limited to 20, so the tour will be filled on a first come basis.
Date: 10 April 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by U.R.Unnithan (SUMWIN GROUP), jointly organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group and Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group.
Date: 20 June 2017
Description: PID loops are a fundamental automation layer of almost all types of industrial production facilities. These PID loops need to be well-tuned so that they can operate optimally, especially in scenarios where several of these PID loops interact with each other.
Date: 10 July 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Professor Dr Robiah Yunus (Universiti Putra Malaysia), organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group.
Date: 17 August 2017
Location: England
Description: IChemE's Water Special Interest Group and Environment Special Interest Group invite you to join them for a tour of the GENeco Food Waste Recycling Plant.
Date: 18 September 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by KS Qua (ASEAN Oleochemical Manufacturers Group), organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing and Biochemical Special Interest Group.
Date: 04 October 2017
Description: A one hour webinar from the Environment Special Interest Group discussing the implications of the CAR2012 regulations and the CarSoil guidance subsequently published.
Date: 11 October 2017
Description: This webinar is aimed to engineers and other professionals working in the food industry, including agriculture, factory and distribution. As different methodologies will be explained, professionals from other fields might be also interested to learn more about LCA and other tools and guidelines to assess sustainability aspects.
Date: 25 October 2017
Location: England
Description: All members of the Environment Special Interest Group are invited to attend their 2017 AGM.
Date: 08 November 2017
Description: Presentation on the 2013 IChemE Awards short listed project to recover and reuse solvents in the highly regulated pharmaceutical sector. The presentation will cover the technology used and the challenges which were overcome to deliver this process improvement. This one hour presentation is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 22 November 2017
Description: A one-hour webinar from the IChemE Environment Special Interest Group giving a broad overview of the new Medium Combustion Plant Directive.

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