Deadline: September 1, 2008


CAST 10b is soliciting nominations for the 2011 Programming Coordinator.
The current list of 

CAST 10b Programming Coordinators is:


2008:  Mayuresh V. Kothare (Lehigh U.)

2009:  Masoud Soroush (Drexel U.)

2010:  John P. Congalidis (DuPont)


Given the CAST 10b policy of selecting a coordinator from industry every
third year, the 2011 

Programming Coordinator will be selected from academia.


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

Coordinator is selected from the nominees by the current and recent past
CAST 10b Programming



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 10b Programming Coordinator include:


Year One

Attend the Area Programming Meeting at the 2008 and 2009 Fall AIChE meetings
and learn the  

basic procedures.  Help the other two 10b coordinators as necessary with the
organization and 

review process for the 2009 and 2010 Fall AIChE meetings.


Year Two

Develop the Area 10b program for the 2011 Fall AIChE meeting.  This task is
performed at the 

Area 10b  Programming Meeting at the 2010 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 2011 American Control Conference.
Manage the nomination 

and appointment process for the 2013 Programming Coordinator.


Year Three

Coordinate the review process for AIChE papers submitted to the 2011
American Control 

Conference.  Coordinate the central review of abstracts for the 2011 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 

2011 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, 2008.  If you
have any questions, 

please do not hesitate to contact me.


Masoud Soroush

2009 CAST10B Program Coordinator