2011 AIChE Annual Meeting: Minneapolis


The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth.

A wide range of subjects relevant to latest research and newest technologies in emerging growth areas will be covered.

Early Bird Registration Ends August 29. Register Now!

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2011 AIChE Annual Meeting Highlights Include:

  • The International Year of Chemistry Plenary (Monday, October 17, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - delivered by Dr. Thomas W. Peterson, Assistant Director for Engineering, National Science Foundation
  • 2011 Annual Meeting Plenary: Chemical Science Innovation: Future of the US Chemical Enterprise - co-sponsored by the Council for Chemical Research (CCR) (Monday, October 17, 12:30pm - 3:00pm and 3:15pm - 5:45pm)- featuring:
    • Monty Alger, CTO, Air Products
    • John Anderson, President, Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Bill Banholzer, CTO & Executive VP, Dow
    • Robert Brown, President, Boston University
    • Anthony Cugini, Director, National Energy Technology Laboratory
    • Sangtae Kim, Executive Director, Morgridge Institute
    • Joe Miller, CTO & Executive VP, Corning
    • Larry Wendling, VP Corporate Research, 3M
    • Professional Progress Award Lecture (Tuesday, October 18, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - delivered by Professor Michael Deem, Rice University
  • SBE'S James E. Bailey Award Lecture (Tuesday, October 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm) - Bailey Award recipient to be announced
  • 63rd Institute Lecture (Wednesday, October 19, 11:15am - 12:15pm)
  • 4th Corporate Innovation Award (Thursday, October 20, 11:15am - 12:15pm) - Award recipient to be announced
  • 2011 International Congress on Energy - organized in four key areas
    • Global Solar and Nuclear Energy in the 21st Century
    • Lignocelluosics: Biorefineries and Sustainable Energy
    • Hydrogen Production and Storage
    • Innovations of Green Process Engineering for Sustainable Energy and Environment

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