Dear CAST colleagues,

     CAST will be sponsoring 3rd Topical on Big Data Analytics at the 2017 AIChE spring meeting.  Please consider submitting abstracts to the following sessions:

·        Big Data Analytics - Industry Perspective

·        Big Data Analytics and Fundamental Modeling

·        Big Data Analytics and Smart Manufacturing

·        Big Data Analytics and Statistics

·        Big Data Analytics Poster Session

·        Big Data and Sustainability (listed under Topical 2: Sustainability Engineering Forum)

·        Industrial Internet of Things (listed under Topical 7: 20th Topical on Refinery Processing)

·        Big Data Analytics and Process Safety (listed under Global Congress on Process Safety area T1F: Process Safety Spotlights)

                 Note that the submission deadline is October 24, 2016.  Thanks for your consideration and please let me know if I can provide further information.








Leo Chiang, Ph.D.
Associate Technology Director

Chemometrics and Data Analytics
Analytical Tech Center
The Dow Chemical Company
2301 Brazosport Blvd., B-1819
Freeport, TX 77541
phone: 979-238-5377
fax: 979-238-0336


2014-2016 AIChE CAST Director

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting: CAST 10E Chair

2015-2017 AIChE Spring Meeting: Big Data AnalyticsTopical Chair

2017 AIChE Spring Meeting: Meeting Program Co-Chair

2018 AIChE Spring Meeting: Meeting Program Chair








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Subject: Act Now. The 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting Call for Abstracts Closes October 24, 2016.


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Professionals working in all areas of chemical engineering and related disciplines are invited to submit abstracts. Submissions in the following subject areas and for these topical conferences are particularly welcome:

Subject Areas:

§  Chemical Engineering & the Law

§  Environmental Issues

§  Flow Assurance

§  Fuels & Petrochemicals

§  Management

§  Manufacturing

§  Process Development

§  Process Intensification

§  Process Safety

§  Separations

§  Smart Manufacturing

§  Sustainable Engineering

§  Upstream Engineering


Topical Conferences:

§  3rd Big Data Analytics

§  5th International Conference on Upstream Engineering and Flow Assurance

§  17th Topical Conference on Gas Utilization

§  20th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing

§  29th Ethylene Producers' Conference

§  Kister Distillation Symposium

§  Innovative Manufacturing

§  Emerging Technologies in Clean Energy

§  The 13th Global Congress on Process Safety featuring the:

o   19th Process Plant Safety Symposium (PPSS)

o   32nd Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) International Conference

o   51st Annual Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS)

o   6th Process Safety Management Mentoring (PSMM) Forum

Deadline for AIChE® Spring Meeting Submissions: October 24, 2016
Deadline for Global Congress on Process Safety Submissions:
October 15, 2016

Abstracts accepted will be presented at the 2017 AIChE Spring Meeting & 13th Global
Congress on Process Safety in San Antonio, TX, March 26 – 30, 2017. To submit a proposal: visit and click the Call for Abstracts link.


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