AIChE NorCal 70th Anniversary at AIChE Annual Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 3:15pm-10:00pm PST
Event format: 
In-Person / Local
Posted by Mahnaz Firouzi
Hilton San Francisco (Union Square), Yosemite C
333 O'Farell Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States
AIChE's Northern California (NorCal) Local Section will be celebrating its 70th year anniversary at the Annual Meeting.  The program will include a session where prominent industry and academic speakers will present past, present, and future of the ever changing face of technology in the Bay Area and challenges related to safety, health, and environment. The session will be followed by a reception. Reception tickets are available as a ticketed event.

Session Chairs:
3:15pm Introductory Remarks
3:20pm NorCal Section Historical Perspective

Emmett Miller, NorCal Advisor & Historian
3:50pm Process Safety Management Now and in the Future

Randall L. Sawyer, Chief Environmental Health & Hazardous Materials Officer, Contra Costa County Health Services
4:20pm Lessons from a 41-year Career and Why Diversity Matters

S. Shariq Yosufzai, Vice President for Global Diversity, Ombuds, and University Partnerships & Association Relations, Chevron
4:50pm Contributions of Catalysis to the Production of Transportation Fuels - Past and Future

Alexis Bell, The Dow Professor of Sustainable Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
5:20pm Biotechnology Innovations and Contributions from Chemical Engineers

Brian Kelley, VP, Bioprocess Development, Pharma Technical Development, Genentech
5:50pm Concluding Remarks

Registration Details:
NorCal Technical Session
[Wednesday, 16-Nov-16, 3:15 PM, Hilton San Francisco (Union Square), Yosemite C]
If you are attending the session and if you have not registered for the general AIChE meeting, please come early and purchase an entrance pass ($25) to the session from the registration desk in the hotel.
[6:30 -8:30 PM in the Hilton San Francisco (Union Square), Yosemite C] -

Please purchase a ticket for the reception ($50) by calling the AIChE Customer Service (Phone No. 1-800-242-4363) directly for reception registration during 9 AM to 5 PM EST on Monday or Tuesday.  If you have already registered, we appreciate your participation.  Please pick up your tickets before the registration desk in the hotel closes at 5:30 PM on Wednesday.  

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please contact Dilek Alkaya (2016 Annual Meeting's General Arrangements Chair & NorCal Past Chair) 
and Cawas Cooper (Session Chair & NorCal Director-at-Large).