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Thu, 19 Oct 2006 14:27:48 -0500
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To: CAST Members Involved in Area 10b, Systems and Process Control

Cast 10b is soliciting nominations for the 2009 Programming Coordinator.
The current list of CAST 10b Programming Coordinators is:

2006: Kenneth Muske (Villanova University)
2007: Robert Young (ExxonMobil Refining and Supply)
2008: Mayuresh Kothare (Lehigh University)

Given the CAST 10b policy of selecting a coordinator from industry every
third year, the 2009 Programming Coordinator should be from academia.

All of the Programming Coordinators for the four CAST Areas sit on the CAST

Programming Board, which is headed by the CAST Division Programming
Coordinator (Larry Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University).  Nominations for
CAST 10b Programming Coordinator are solicited from the general CAST
membership. The current procedure for selection of the Programming
Coordinator is election by the currently active 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.
The specific duties of the CAST 10b Programming Coordinator include:

Year One: Attend the Area Programming Meeting at the 2007 Fall AIChE
meeting and learn the basic procedures. Help the other two 10b coordinators
as necessary with the organization and review process for the 2008 Fall
AIChE meeting.

Year Two: Develop the Area 10b program for the 2009 Fall AIChE meeting.
task is performed at the Area 10b Programming Meeting at the 2007 Fall
meeting. Ensure that Calls for Papers are submitted to the Division
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 retreat. Organize the
of invited session proposals for the 2009 American Control Conference.
the nomination and appointment process for the 2011 Programming

Year Three: Coordinate the review process for AIChE papers submitted to the

2009 American Control Conference. Coordinate the central review of
for the 2009 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
2008 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

Please submit nominations to me by email before October 28, 2006. If you
any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Robert E. Young, Ph.D.
Advanced Control/Plant Automation Advisor
ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery, CCB 123
phone: 310) 212-1832
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