Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group

Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group

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: 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: 27 February 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: Evening meeting in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Muhammad Saiful Nidzam Ismail (Sime Darby Research Sdn Bhd), organised by IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group.
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: 27 March 2017
Description: This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
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: 19 April 2017
Description: An online presentation by Dr R. Nagasundara Ramanan (Monash University Malaysia) organised by 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: 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: 31 October 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: 2 hours technical session in Kuala Lumpur, with presentation by Prof. Dr. Cheng-Chung Chang and Prof. Dr. Hui-Min David Wang (National Chung Hsing University of Taiwan), organised by IChemE's Biochemical Special Interest Group.
Date: 14 November 2017
Location: Malaysia
Description: The MPOB International Palm Oil Congress and Exhibition (PIPOC) is a biennial event organised by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB). PIPOC will once again be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) which offers a stimulating environment for conferences and exhibitions.

PIPOC 2017 is expected to draw more than 8000 participants and trade visitors comprising mainly CEOs, directors, researchers, policy makers, plantation managers, millers, traders, export personnel and all those who are involved directly and indirectly in the palm oil industry, from 50 countries. It will be one of the world’s largest palm oil technical and trade congregations.

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