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 - Various days @ various locations in the greater Portland area (evenings)

Monthly Board Meetings - 1st Thursday of each month (Year-round) @ Beaverton Red Robin, (5:30-6:30pm)

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

Our meetup group can be found here.

Recent Events

Science on Tap's Hanford and Our Nuclear Legacy Talk

Join us!
Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 7:00pm PDT
Posted by Audrey Oldenkamp
Join the Columbia Pacific Local Section as we attend Science on Tap's Hanford and Our Nuclear Legacy or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Clean Up the Bomb"! Grab a pint and learn about an engineering oportunity close by. Tickets are $8 online ( more

Tour Shimadzu with AIChE Columbia Pacific Local Section

Thursday, May 14, 2015, 4:30pm PDT
Posted by Christopher Johns
Join our tour to analytic equipment company, Shimadzu, at their Canby facility on Thursday, May 14th @ 4:30pm . A no-host dinner at the Backstop Bar and Grill will follow the tour and the local section board will have their monthly meeting to plan future events. All are welcome at the board meeting...Read more

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