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September 2016 Meeting - Family Fun Fest

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 5:30pm-7:30pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Grab the kids and the rest of the family and come enjoy some FREE food and fun at Sunnyside Park! Stop by whenever between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. We'll also have some yard games and some pumpkin crafts for the kids. Soda and water will be provided. Feel free to bring your own beverages if you'd like to...Read more

August 2016 Meeting - Technical Meeting

Effluent Limitation Guidelines (ELG) for Coal Plants - Ashlynn Horras
Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Our August 2016 meeting will be a technical presentation by Black & Veatch's Ashlynn Horras. She will be presenting about the Effluent Limitation Guidelines that were passed by the EPA at the end of last year. This ruling affects power plants and their water quality. She'll focus on how these...Read more

July 2016 Meeting - Trivia Night

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
NOTE: THE DATE AND LOCATION OF THIS EVENT HAVE CHANGED. SEE BELOW FOR UPDATED INFO. It will now be at Charlie Hooper's on July 26th from 6pm to 8pm. It's the annual AIChE KC Trivia Night for our July 2016 meeting! This will be held on Tuesday, July 26th from 6pm to 8pm. It will be held at Charlie...Read more

June 2016 Meeting - Speaker Series 2016 #3

Border Brewing Co.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us for our third and final speaker series event of the year (special thanks to Burns & McDonnell for sponsoring our speaker series this year!) on Tuesday, June 21st at 6pm at Coal Vines. We will wrap up our "Eat, Drink, and be ChemE" speaker series with a visit from Eric Martens from...Read more

May 2016 Meeting - Speaker Series 2016 #2

Cargill Crush Process
Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us for the second event of the 2016 Speaker Series: Eat Drink and Be ChemE , where we explore the vital role that chemical engineering plays in your potent potables and enticing edibles. This time, we'll host Whitney Provost, a production engineer from Cargill, who will be discussing their...Read more

April 2016 Meeting - Speaker Series 2016 #1

Rieger Distillery Tour!
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Welcome to the 2016 Speaker Series: Eat, Drink, and Be ChemE , where we explore how chemical engineering plays a vital role in food and drink. And, we'll maybe imbibe a few potent potables ourselves, because it's fun and totally chemical engineering related, of course! Our Speaker Series event #1...Read more

March 2016 Meeting - Paul Gruhn, Safety Speaker

Monday, March 14, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come join us at Coal Vines on Monday, March 14th at 6pm for some great gourmet pizza and an even better speaker! We will not be eating the speaker, though. That's cannibalism, not chemical engineering. Paul Gruhn, Global Functional Safety Consultant at Applied Engineering Solutions, will be...Read more

January 2016 Meeting - Mavericks Hockey

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7:00pm-9:00pm CST
Posted by Travis Jackson
Kick off the year right with a Missouri Mavericks hockey game! Our AIChE KC January 2016 meeting will be a Mavericks game on Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 7:05pm. The Mavericks currently have the best record in the league, so it should be an exciting game! Tickets are a great deal at only $16...Read more

December 2015 Meeting - Bier Station

Happy Hour and Donation Collection for Ronald McDonald House
Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come join AIChE KC at Bier Station on December 15th from 6pm to 8pm for our last event of the year. We'll provide the appetizers! In place of any dues for this meeting, we will be accepting cash donations for the Ronald McDonald House. Additionally, you can bring an item (click me!) from the Ronald...Read more

November 2015 Meeting - Officer Elections

Also, Safety Speaker Steven Tyler from Bayer
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come join AIChE KC on November 17th from 6pm to 8pm at Old Chicago at 117th and Metcalf. We will be holding AIChE KC Officer Elections at this meeting. You can still nominate people (or yourself, even). Take a look at this link for more information: http://www.aiche.org/community/sites/local-...Read more

October 2015 Meeting - Breakout KC

Breakout KC - Kansas City's Escape Game
Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come out and join us for an exciting event at Breakout KC on Tuesday, October 20th from 6pm to 8pm. We'll split up into teams and you have 60 minutes to break out from an escape room by cracking crazy codes and solving ridiculous riddles. This is a great deal! Not only do you get entrance to...Read more

September 2015 Meeting - Technical Meeting at Bristol

Technical Meeting: The Oil & Gas Market
Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:30am-1:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
NOTE: Sorry! We are at max capacity for this event. Thanks everyone for your interest! Stay tuned for more events next month. Join us at Bristol Seafood Grill on Tuesday, September 15th from 11:30am to 1:00pm for a technical discussion on the Oil and Gas Market. Black & Veatch is sponsoring...Read more

August 2015 Meeting - Trivia Night

Trivia night at Charlie Hooper's!
Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us on August 18th, 2015 at Charlie Hooper's for our August 2015 meeting: Trivia Night! We will split up into teams of 4 or 5 and compete in a trivia contest. The winning squad will win a cash prize! Dues are $5 to play. This will go into buying appetizers and into the prize money pool. Please...Read more

July 2015 Meeting - Royals Baseball

Friday, July 24, 2015, 7:00pm-10:30pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
NOTE : If you haven't purchased your tickets already (as of 7/9/2015), I apologize, but we are SOLD OUT! Thanks for the huge interest in attending the game, everyone. Come out and join us to cheer on the Royals as they play the Houston Astros on Friday, July 24th at 7:10 pm at Kauffman Stadium. It'...Read more

June 2015 Meeting - Speaker Series #3

Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control
Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us at Coal Vines on June 16th at 6pm for the final speaker in our 3-part speaker series (April 21st, May 19th, and June 16th) on the topic of "Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control". This month, we host Bill Tatum, the North American Sales Manager for Pentair Actuation and Controls. He will...Read more

May 2015 Meeting - Speaker Series #2

“Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control”
Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us at Coal Vines on May 19th at 6pm for the second speaker in our 3-part speaker series (April 21st, May 19th, and June 16th) on the topic of "Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control". This month, we host Nancy Xiao Liang from Trinity Consulting Group. She will be discussing the regulatory...Read more

April 2015 Meeting - Speaker Series #1

“Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control”
Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Join us at Coal Vines on April 21st at 6pm for the first speaker in our 3-part speaker series (April, May, and June) on the topic of "Energy R&D: Capture, Permit, Control". We host Dr. Kevin Leonard, professor of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering at the University of Kansas, for a talk on "...Read more

March 2015 Meeting - Volunteering at Harvesters

Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come out and join us in giving back to our community and supporting our local food bank by helping package and sort food for those in need. Join us at Harvesters (3801 Topping Ave, Kansas City, MO, 64129) on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm. Be sure to wear closed-toe shoes and casual...Read more

February 2015 Meeting - Student Chapters

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Travis Jackson
Come out and join us in welcoming AIChE student chapter representatives from KU, Mizzou, and K-State to Kansas City! Enjoy a presentation from speaker Aaron Attebery on "Energy Innovation: The Future of Microgrids". Plus, Jack Stack will be catering, so definitely don't miss this meeting! The...Read more

January 2015 Meeting - Bowling

Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 5:30pm-7:30pm CST
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Start the year off right and join us for a night of fun and bowling on Tuesday, January 20th from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at AMF College Lanes. Appetizers and bowling shoes are included. Please RSVP by Friday, January 16th. RSVP here or via Paypal. Event Bowling $15.00 USD Full name & Company (if any...Read more

December Meeting: Happy Hour & Benefit Drive

Tuesday, December 16, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Join KC AIChE for an end of the year happy hour at Bier Station to celebrate the close of a great year for KC AIChE. What better way to celebrate the year and the holiday season than donating to the Ronald McDonald House of Kansas City?Read more

October Meeting: Student Chapter Visits

Monday, October 13-24, 2014, 9:00am CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
We will be visiting the student chapters at Mizzou, K-State, and KU to offer a Q&A session and a chance to connect with our student chapters of AIChE. If you're interested in visiting with us, send an email to aiche.kc@gmail.comRead more

September Meeting: Sporting KC Game

CONCACAF Champions League vs Saprissa
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Bring the whole family to tailgate with AICHE and enjoy a game! RSVPs must be received by Monday, August 18th, and tickets are limited! We will be grilling up hot dogs and providing chips and water/soda. Game starts at 7 pm.Read more

August Meeting: Technical Lunch & Learn

Carbon Regulation
Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 11:30am CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Join us for a technical presentation by Tom Guenther, Carbon Capture Service Area Leader, on governmental regulation and carbon capture. Lunch at Bristol Seafood Grill is included. You must RSVP before Monday, August 18th! RSVP here or via Paypal August Meeting - Technical Lunch & Learn Member...Read more

July Meeting: Speakers Series

Generational Differences in the Workplace
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
In differing degrees, popular press, popular literature and academic literature present the arrival of Millennials (born 1979-1994) in the workplace as a profound and generally negative phenomenon. Baby Boomers and Gen X workers may complain that Millennials “just don’t get it.” And the Millennials...Read more

June Meeting: Speaker Series

Kent Pennybaker presents Leadership & Innovation in the Energy Industry
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6:00pm EDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Leadership and Innovation in the Oil & Gas Industry Kent Pennybaker, PE, willl discuss how we can provide leadership and innovation by providing design and technical support for gas and liquids processing/handling projects. Kent has a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering from KU. He is the...Read more

May Meeting: Speaker Series

Cultural Awareness & Business Etiquette
Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Suresh Kumar is a first generation immigrant from India and an entrepreneur who is active in the civic and business community initiatives. He has over 30 years of professional experience in accounting, finance, and consulting. He is the Principal of Kumar Consulting, PA, a CPA and business...Read more

April Meeting: Trivia Showdown

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Everyone knows which KC company has the smartest chemical engineers, right? Now's your chance to prove it! Make a team and join us for the showdown. Don't have a team? No problem, we'll set you up with a team once you arrive.Read more

March Meeting: Harvesters Volunteering Event

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm CDT
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Join AIChE at the Volunteer Outreach Center at Harvesters - The Community Food Network. We will be volunteering our time to sort and repackage food. In addition, we will get a short tour of the facility. See the attached PDF for directions, what to expect, and needed donation items. Please bring an...Read more

January Meeting: 2014 Kickoff and Bowling Social

Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Help us kickoff 2014 with a social and fun while we bowl! Meet the new 2014 Kansas City Local Section officers and learn what to expect from our 2014 Programming! We look forward to seeing you there! RSVP by Monday, January 20th by emailing kansascity@aiche.org Free parking in the KC Live Garage...Read more

Holiday Happy Hour & Charity Drive

Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6:00pm-8:00pm CST
Posted by Ashlynn Horras
Join us for an end of the year happy hour to celebrate the close of a great year for AIChE! And what better way to celebrate the year and holiday season than donating to the Ronald McDonald House of Kansas City? Appetizers on AIChE-KC! A $10 donation is recommended in items from the Ronald McDonald...Read more