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Prodromos Daoutidis <[log in to unmask]>
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CAST 10b is soliciting nominations for the 2013 Programming Coordinator.

The current list of CAST 10b Programming Coordinators is:

2010:  John Congalidis (DuPont)

2011:  Prodromos Daoutidis (Minnesota)

2012:  Panagiotis Christofides (UCLA)

Given the CAST 10b policy of selecting a coordinator from industry
every third year,
the 2013 Programming Coordinator will be selected from industry.
To make the process as inclusive as possible,
we would like to request nominations from the general CAST membership.

According to the current selection procedure, the Programming Coordinator is
selected from the nominees by the current and
recent past CAST 10b Programming Coordinators.
Please note that all nominees must be willing and able to devote the time
and effort necessary to carry out the tasks required by the position.
All of the Programming Coordinators for the four CAST Areas sit on the
CAST Programming Board,
which is headed by the CAST Division Programming Chair (Wayne Bequette, RPI).

The specific duties of the CAST 10b Programming Coordinator include:

Year One: Attend the Area Programming Meeting at 2010 and 2011 Fall
AIChE meetings and learn the basic procedures.
Help the other two 10b coordinators as necessary with the organization
and review process for the 2011 and 2012 Fall AIChE meetings.

Year Two: Develop the Area 10b program for the 2013 Fall AIChE meeting.
This task is performed at the Area 10b Programming Meeting at the 2012
Fall AIChE meeting.
Ensure that Calls for Papers are submitted to the Division Programming
Coordinator on time for inclusion in the CAST Newsletter.
Ensure that the Division Programming  Coordinator has all the session
titles and chairmen information required for the AIChE programming
Organize the development of invited session proposals for the 2013
American Control Conference.
Manage the nomination and appointment process for the 2014 Programming

Year Three: Coordinate the review process for AIChE papers submitted
to the 2013 American Control Conference.
Coordinate the central review of abstracts for the 2013 Fall AIChE meeting.
Develop the final program with the assistance of the other CAST 10b
programming chairs and session chairmen.
Report to the CAST 10b membership on the status of Area programming at
the 2013 Fall Programming Meeting.
Request that all speakers at AIChE meetings submit a Presentation
Record to the AIChE at least one month before the meeting.
Monitor attendance and note the absence of speakers at the sessions.

Please submit nominations to me by email before October 8, 2010.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Prodromos Daoutidis
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN 55455
tel: 612-625-8818
email: [log in to unmask]