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"Tyler A. Soderstrom" <[log in to unmask]>
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Tyler A. Soderstrom
Mon, 5 Aug 2013 16:42:53 -0400
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Cast 10B is soliciting nominations for the 2016 Programming Coordinator.
The current list of CAST 10B Programming Coordinators is:

2013: Michael Baldea (UT-Austin)
2014: Tyler Soderstrom (ExxonMobil)
2015: Nael El-Farra (UC Davis)

Given the CAST 10b policy of selecting a coordinator from industry every
third year, the 2016 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 (Nick Sahinidis, CMU). To make the process as inclusive as
possible, we would like to request nominations from the general CAST
membership. The new procedure for selection of the Programming Coordinator
is an open voting process.

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. When
nominating someone, please verify their willingness to serve prior to
making the nomination. The specific duties of the CAST 10b Programming
Coordinator include:

Year One: Attend the Area Programming Meeting at the 2014 Fall AIChE
meeting and learn the basic procedures. Help the other two 10b
coordinators as necessary with the organization and review process for the
2014 and 2015 Fall AIChE meetings.

Year Two: Develop the Area 10b program for the 2016 Fall AIChE meeting.
This task is performed at the Area 10b Programming Meeting at the 2014
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
retreat. Organize the development of invited session proposals for the
2016 American Control Conference. Manage the nomination and appointment
process for the 2017 Programming Coordinator.

Year Three: Coordinate the review process for AIChE papers submitted to
the 2016 American Control Conference. Coordinate the central review of
abstracts for the 2016 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 2016 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 before August 30, 2013. Nominations should be
submitted to me via email ([log in to unmask]) with a cc to
Nick Sahinidis ([log in to unmask]). If you have any questions, please do
not hesitate to contact me.

Tyler A. Soderstrom Ph.D.
Sr. Staff Engineer
PE Lead Applications Engineer, North American Growth Project
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
Baytown, TX
(713) 350-7147 Phone
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