2017 Annual Meeting Preview & Links

We have an extraordinary 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting planned in Minneapolis. There's a lot going on so you'll need to plan your time carefully, and the quick links below for navigating the meeting and Minnepolis itself.  


First, if you're not registered, there's still time to join us: Register here.

And second, keep this main link handy for all things AIChE Annual: www.aiche.org/annual

Getting Around the Annual Meeting

The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Be sure to consult our events calendar to locate each event you plan to attend. Also helpful is our onsite info guide which includes info on transportion, onsite registration hours, and much more!

AIChEvents App

Stay connected and up-to-date with our AIChEvents app! This powerful app will put you ahead of the game at the annual meeting. Build a personalized schedule and bookmark exhibitors, take notes and download event handouts and presentations, and much more. Learn more.

Topical Conferences

This year's meeting features several new topical conferences:

Chemical Engineers in Medicine

The Food-Energy-Water Nexus

Microbiomes and Microbial Communities

Next-Gen Manufacturing 

NH3 Energy+ - Enabling Optimized, Sustainable Energy and Agriculture

Process Intensification & Modular Chemical Processing

Symposium on Solar Power and Chemical Systems in Honor of Prof. Edward A. Fletcher

Thermal Deconstruction of Biomass

See the full list of topical conferences.

Featured Events 

Some of the featured events this year include:

CoMSEF Workshop: Hands-on With Molecular Simulation

2017 AIChE Beer Brewing Competition

3D Printing Fundamentals and Applications

LGBTQ+ & Allies Reception: Hosted by AIChE Leadership

You can find a full list of featured events here, listed by day.

Featured Lectures & Panels

This year, you can look forward to some informative panels such as these:

2017 Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering Lecture

ACChE's James Y. Oldshue Lecture

John M. Prausnitz AIChE Institute Lecture

Meet the Executives: Innovating for a Sustainable Future

SBE's James E. Bailey Award Lecture

See the full listing of featured lectures and panels.


The Annual Meeting exhibit, coffee breaks, & poster receptions will be located in Exhibit Hall B, Minneapolis Convention Center. Be sure to check out section dedicated to organizations focused on process intensification and modular chemical processing. Learn more.

Recruitment Fair

Whether you're looking for a job, or looking to hire, the recruitment fair is the place to be. Details here. Be sure to also check out our Career Services Workshop.

Technical Program

You can find a listing of all technical programming here

Annual Meeting Engage Community

Interested in discussing your favorite sessions or events with other meeting attendees? Or just looking for logistics information about the Bay Area? If you're a registered Annual Meeting attendee, feel free to post or answer questions in our 2017 Annual Meeting Community

Visiting and Getting Around Minneapolis

If you don't know the city, check out ideas for sights, restaurants, and things to do while you're not at the Annual Meeting: Discover Minneapolis

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