Join RAPID for the upcoming 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, which runs from October 28-November 2nd. See our Calendar below for more information. The dates and times are set. However, speakers and some content may be subject to change.

Of special note is this year’s AIChE Keynote Luncheon Speaker Klaus F. Jensen, who is the Warren K. Lewis Professor of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He will be speaking on "Accelerating Development and Intensification of Chemical Processes." RAPID will also be offering, for the first-time, a Process Intensification Faculty Workshop on Sunday, October 28.

Click here to register for Annual. If you have any questions about RAPID events and workshops, contact Rose-Marie Brandwein or Ashley Smith-Schoettker

If you plan to attend the RAPID Networking Reception/Poster Session scheduled for Tuesday, October 30th, please RSVP by 10/15. Click here for RSVP form.

Sunday, October 28

2:00pm-4:00pm
Process Intensification Faculty Workshop (Open to all Faculty: click here for more information and to register)
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 406

 

Monday, October 29

7:00am-10:00am
RAPID Technical Advisory Board Meeting (By Invitation Only)
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Bob & Dolores Hope Room
 
10:30am-11:45am
RAPID Governing Board Meeting (By Invitation Only)
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Bob & Dolores Hope Room
 
12:00pm-1:00pm
Joint RAPID Governing Board/Technical Advisory Board Lunch (By Invitation Only)
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Lawrence Welk Room
 
1:00pm-3:00pm
RAPID Members Council Meeting (RAPID Members Only)
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Bob & Dolores Hope Room
 
3:30pm-6:00pm
PI Topical Conference Plenary Session: A Look Inside the RAPID Manufacturing Institute (Open to Members + Non-Members)
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335
 
6:00pm-7:00pm
RAPID Open House (Open to Members + Non-Members)
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335

 

Tuesday, October 30

8:00am-10:30am
PI Topical Conference: Advances in Process Intensification
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335
 
10:30am-12:30pm
RAPID Education & Workforce Development Committee Meeting (Committee Members Only)
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 312
 
12:30pm-3:00pm
PI Topical Conference: Process Intensification by Enhanced Heat and Mass Transfer
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335
 
3:30pm-6:00pm
PI Topical Conference: Process Intensification by Process Integration
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335

6:30pm-8:30pm
RAPID Networking Reception/Poster Session (RSVP by 10/15; click here for RSVP form)
Location: Omni William Penn Hotel, Bob & Dolores Hope Room

 

Wednesday, October 31

8:00am-10:30am
PI Topical Conference: Membrane Reactors
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 304
 
11:15am-12:15pm
AIChE Institute Lecture – "Accelerating Development and Intensification of Chemical Processes" by Klavs Jensen
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh B

12:30pm-3:00pm
PI Topical Conference: Process Intensification through the Application of Microreactors
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 335
 
3:30pm-6:00pm
PI Topical Conference: Process Intensification through Process Systems Engineering
Location: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Room 409