2018 AIChE NorCal Symposium | AIChE

2018 AIChE NorCal Symposium

Friday, May 11, 2018,
9:00am to 2:00pm
In-Person / Local
5800 Shellmound St,
Emeryville, CA 94608
United States

Join AIChE NorCal for our 56th Annual Symposium focusing on some of the challenges and opportunities in process scale up. 
We invite you to hear insights from professionals in industry and academia, honor our student and service award winners, and network with fellow NorCal chemical engineers.

9:00-9:25 AM
Registration and Breakfast          
9:25-9:30 AM
Opening Remarks 
Morning Session 
Chair: Akash Narani Senior Process Engineer/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  
9:30-9:55 AM
Bryan Yeh
Vice President/Intrexon Corporation
Commercializing the production of 1, 3 Butadiene through the production of 2, 3 Butanediol using Intrexon's natural gas-to-liquids platform
9:55-10:20 AM
David Smernoff
CEO/Heliobiosys, Inc
Cyanobacterial Polysaccharides: From the lab to the Market
10:20-10:45 AM
Ning Sun
Research Scientist/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Unlocking Biomass Energy: Process Development and Scale-up of Biomass Conversion to Advanced Fuels and Chemicals
10:45-11:10 AM
Gordon B. Kinsley
CTO and Founder/Blimp Energy
Hydrogen from wind and water
11:10-11:30 AM
David Fry
Director, AIChE NorCal Student Award Ceremony
11:30-12:20 PM
Emmett Miller
Recipient FY18 Lunch & Distinguished Service Award Ceremony
Afternoon Session 
Chair: Meredith Sellers Managing Engineer/Exponent  
12:20-12:45 PM
John Leonard
Owner & Director of Sales/SF MEAD Company
The History and Future of Mead
12:45-1:10 PM
Ritu Bansal Mutalik
Principal Scientist/ Bolt Threads, Inc
Catering to New-age products' Process design and scale up to purify unique proteins for innovative applications
1:10-1:35 PM
Austin Lin
Manager/ Google, Inc
The Start Up Guide to Starting a Product
1:35-2:00 PM
Presentation of Monthly Speaker Certificates & Closing Remarks
Please register before April 30, 2018 to take advantage of the early bird registration fee. 

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