Columbia Pacific Local Section

Welcome to the Columbia Pacific Local Section!

Though centered in Portland, OR our chapter serves chemical engineer and related professionals throughout northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington.  We aim to provide monthly meetings centered around interesting and relevant technical topics, networking and service back to the community.  Participation and feedback are encouraged by all members!

See the Events page for upcoming meetings to see what we've been up to in the past.  Though variations may be necessary to accommodate specific schedules, our local section event schedule is generally the following:

Monthly Chapter Meetings - 3rd Wednesday of each month (September through June) @ various locations in the greater Portland area (evenings)

Monthly Board Meetings - 1st Tuesday of each month (Year-round) @ Goosehollow Inn, Portland (5:30-6:30pm)

Meeting minutes, Section Bylaws and other chapter documents can be found here.

Recent Events

Theodore Gray: Public Perceptions of Chemicals

October Chapter Meeting
Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 11:30am-12:30pm PDT
Posted by Kendra Seniow
Join Theo Gray and the Columbia Pacific Chapter of AIChE to look at why people often see chemicals as "bad" and why this view is misguided and even dangerous. Lunch will be provided by Panera Bread for $5 for members ($10 non-members) with advanced RSVP to Jane Campbell at more

Recent Activity

September Chapter Meeting Recap

Posted by Kendra Seniow on
Thank you to all those who attended our September Chapter Meeting, hosted by Teeny Foods with a tour of their facility! This event was interesting and informative - thank you Teeny Foods! The Teeny Foods Tour on September 17, 2014 gave special insight into the complexities and technologies of...Read more