Process Management & Control Special Interest Group
A community for process information and control

Events 2016

Date: 11 January 2016
Location: Online
Description: Automation safety has primarily focused on technology, but major incidents such as the explosions at BP's Texas City refinery in 2005 and Bayer CropScience's plant in West Virginia in 2008 have been directly linked to human error in the control room. This webinar by Ian Nimmo (User Centered Design Services, USA) considers ways to improve human factors in the control room and implement best practices that improve operator performance. Members of IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar, and download the slides, free of charge. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 05 April 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Dr Sirish Shah (University of Alberta, Canada) presenting a new set of data-based alarm design, monitoring and rationalization tools to reduce the number of false and missed alarms, and thereby help processes to comply with new industrial standards. Organised by IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group, this event is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 11 April 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Dr Michael Mondanos (Silixa, UK) giving an introduction to the technology used in optical fibre based distributed sensors. Organised by IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group. Members of IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 10 May 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Chris McCready (MKS Data Analytics Solutions, Canada), explaining how multivariate methods can be extended to provide predictive abilities enabling forecasting of future process performance. Members of IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 16 May 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Dr Sirish Shah (University of Alberta, Canada) presenting a new set of data-based alarm design, monitoring and rationalization tools to reduce the number of false and missed alarms, and thereby help processes to comply with new industrial standards. Members of IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 24 May 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Carolyn Presgraves (aeSolutions, USA) aimed at Safety Instrumented System (SIS) engineers, process safety engineers, HAZOP / LOPA facilitators and staff tasked with implementation of mechanical integrity and protection layer maintenance. Members of IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group can replay a recording of this webinar free of charge, and view the slides. Visit the group's Resources area and log in with your membership number and PIN / password to access the webinar archive.
Date: 06 June 2016
Location: Online
Description: A 60-minute webinar by Professor Yucai Zhu (Zhejiang University/Tai-Ji Control, China), introducing batchwise adapting model predictive control (MPC) technology. The aim of the technology is to considerably reduce the cost of MPC deployment and maintenance. Organised by IChemE's Process Management & Control Special Interest Group, this event is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 16 June 2016
Location: England
Description: Process Management and Control Special Interest Group invite you to a evening presentation by Phil Millette and Gurinder Gill on Advanced Process Control Basics & Dynamic Simulation.
Date: 24 August 2016
Location: Online
Description: An online presentation by Daniel Carroll and Geoffrey Carter. The aim of this webinar is to increase awareness of transition process and its implications, as well as some of the support services available.
Date: 12 September 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: What is cognitive computing? What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? What is cognitive IoT? Colin Williams, IBM will explore these topics during this presentation on An Introduction to Cognitive Computing and the Cognitive Internet of Things. This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Process Management and Control Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 14 December 2016
Location: Online
Description: Sharpen your tendering skills and receive expert guidance on how to write successful business proposals from Harold Lewis - author of the best-selling book 'Bids, Tenders & Proposals: Winning Business through Best Practice'.

This 60-minute webinar from IChemE's Consultancy Special Interest Group is free of charge and open to all.
Date: 15 December 2016
Location: Webinar
Description: An overview of the manufacture of pharmaceutical solid dosage forms which is covered by 2 separate webinars. The focus of this overview is those aspect chemical engineers and facility designers and operators can influence. It does not cover formulation development. It also focuses on conventional batch processing only. This 60 minute webinar is free-of-charge and open to all.

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