Dear Friends:

You are invited to participate in the joint FOCAPO/CPC conference to take place at the Loews Ventana 
Canyon Resort in Tucson AZ, Jan 8-12, 2007. Current information about the conference can be found 

The web-page will be updated as more information becomes available.

The conference venue will provide ample opportunity for informal exchange in beautiful surroundings. 
World leaders from industry and academia have been invited to provide perspectives on industrial 
applications, grand challenges and current research. The conference includes special discussion 
sessions on workforce development and directions for research.

We invite all to submit a short paper for inclusion in the conference proceedings and presentation in one 
of the two poster sessions. Some submitted papers (about 8-10) will be selected for oral presentation in 
a special session.

The deadline for the paper submission is August 1, 2016.

John Wassick, Larry Megan, Christos Maravelias and Erik Ydstie