Processing Magazine

Chem Show to focus on new CPI trends, technologies

September 28, 2005

A variety of educational sessions offering insights into new products and services that are helping businesses grow in the chemical process industries will be the focus for CPI professionals during the 2005 CHEM SHOW, November 1–3 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. This year’s conference includes 19 technical sessions, management forums, operations workshops, tutorials and short courses with more than 40 presentations arranged in four tracks for participants to customize their educational experience.

Comprehensive Educational Program

In response to the feedback from attendees at the 2003 Chem Show conference, several timely themes have been included. This year’s conference will be divided into four separate tracks:

· Efficient Bulk Solids Handling

· Fluid Separations, Flow Control

· Sensing, Automation, Control

· Keep Your Plant Safe, Compliant & Efficient

Conference Sessions

Tuesday November 1

Session 1: Fundamentals of Powder Flow (10:15- 1:15 p.m.)

Fundamentals of Pneumatic Conveying (2:00- 5:00 p.m.)

Session 2: Optimization of Existing Distillation Systems (10:00- 1:00 p.m.)

Distillation for High-Purity Separations (2:00- 5:00 p.m.)

Session 3: Improve Your Sampling and Sensing Operations (10:30- Noon)

Get the Most from Process Measurements (2:00- 4:00 p.m.)

Session 4: Pollution Avoidance and Resource Conservation- Stay Green! (10:30- Noon)

Plant Safety and Security Issues (2:00- 4:00 p.m.)

Wednesday November 2

Session 1: Feeders for Bulk Solids (9:30- 12:30 p.m.)

Preventing Bulk- Solids Caking and Attrition (2:00- 5:00 p.m.)

Session 2: Combining Fluid-Separation Operations (9:30-12:30 p.m.)

Advanced Separations Under Vacuum (2:00- 5:00 p.m.)

Session 3: Flow- Control Issues (9:30-11:30 a.m.)

Systems, Automation, Control Issues and Techniques (2:00-4:00 p.m.)

Session 4: Get the Most from Your Equipment Dollar (9:30-11:00 a.m.)

Effective Interaction with Consultants (2:00- 4:00 p.m.)

Thursday November 3

Session 1: Transfer Chute Design (9:30-11:00 a.m.)

Solving Common Pneumatic-Conveying Problems (11:00-12:30 p.m.)

Session 2: Smoothing Process-Plant Fluid Flow (9:30-11:30 a.m.)

Session 3: Turning Maintenance into a Profit Center (9:30- 1:30 p.m.)

Industry leaders will present technical sessions covering the latest industry trends, innovations and developments. In addition, a well-known industry expert will present the conference program keynote address. Several popular product pavilions returning to the exhibit floor have been expanded to meet exhibitor demand:

· Process Control and Automation Center

· Powder Processing Showcase

· Maintenance Showcase