2012 AIChE Annual Meeting
Cleaner Energy, Stronger Economy, Better Living
October 28 - November 2, 2012
David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA
In Pittsburgh, the City of Bridges, the AIChE Annual Meeting is focused on building Chemical Engineering bridges to Cleaner Energy, a Stronger Economy, and Better Living.  This year’s conference develops this theme by bringing together more than 5000 chemical engineering professionals and the process and energy industries, universities, and government to explore the impact of chemical engineers and chemical engineering technologies on topics spanning energy and the environment. 
The program is now complete with 791 sessions and over 6000 papers.  Technical program details are available at https://aiche.confex.com/aiche/2012/webprogram/start.html.
The plenary session on Monday, October 29 features key representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, EQT Corporation, Bayer Corporation, and Westinghouse.  Topics include CO2 Capture, Utilization and Storage, and Natural Gas/Oil Recovery, North American Manufacturing and Shale Gas, Chemistry & Energy: Fortifying Our Historic Links, and Nuclear Energy, the Future after Fukushima.
New for 2012
o Accelerating Fossil Energy Technology Development Through Integrated Computation and Experimentation
o Sustaining Water for Future Generations
o Biomedical Applications of Chemical Engineering
o Co-location with the A&WMA for the Joint Workshop: Shale Oil & Gas Exploration & Production - Water Challenges & Opportunities
Registration information can be found at http://www.aiche.org/conferences/aiche-annual-meeting/2012/registration-info.
We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh. 
Annual Meeting Program Chairs:
Lorenz T. Biegler, MPC
Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Stephen E. Zitney, Co-MPC
Office of Research & Development
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
U.S. Department of Energy
Morgantown, WV 26507-0880
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