CAST 10c is soliciting nominations for the 2010 Programming Coordinator. The current list of CAST 10c Programming Coordinators is: 2007: Jose Pinto (Polytechnic U.) 2008: Dimitrios Varvarezos (Aspen Technology) 2009: Christos Maravelias (U. of Wisconsin) Given the CAST 10c policy of selecting a coordinator from industry every other year, the 2010 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 10c 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 (Larry Biegler, Carnegie Mellon University). The specific duties of the CAST 10c Programming Coordinator include: Year One: Attend the Area Programming Meeting at the 2007 and 2008 Fall AIChE meetings and learn the basic procedures. Help the other two 10c coordinators as necessary with the organization and review process for the 2008 and 2009 Fall AIChE meetings. Year Two: Develop the Area 10c program for the 2010 Fall AIChE meeting. This task is performed at the Area 10c Programming Meeting at the 2009 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. Manage the nomination and appointment process for the 2011 Programming Coordinator. Year Three: Coordinate the central review of abstracts for the 2010 Fall AIChE meeting. Develop the final program with the assistance of the other Cast 10c programming chairs and session chairmen. Report to the CAST 10c membership on the status of area programming at the 2010 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 September 1, 2007. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Dimitrios Varvarezos 2008 CAST 10c coordinator ||| Director, Technology Aspen Technology, Inc. ||| +1 281 504 3097 ||| fax: +1 281 584 1062 ||| www.aspentech.com This e-mail and any attachments are intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified any dissemination, distribution or copying of this email, and any attachments thereto, is strictly prohibited. If you receive this email in error please immediately notify the sender and permanently delete the original copy and any copy of any e-mail, and any printout thereof.