The 1st CAPE-OPEN European Conference incorporating CO-LaN Annual General Meeting 2004 took place on February 13th, 2004 near Leipzig, Germany. The meeting was hosted by Dow. Meeting place: Schlosshotel Schkopau, Am Schloss, 06258 Schkopau.

Seventeen participants attended the meeting including representatives from Dow, BP, Shell, Atofina, IFP, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, BASF, Fantoft Process, AspenTech, SimSci, HTRI, NEL and PSE. Several technical presentations were arranged:

  • Thermo SIG report by Werner MERK, Dow
  • Thermo 1.1 revisited by Michel PONS, Atofina
  • UNIT SIG report by Celeste COLANTINIO, Shell
  • Interoperability SIG report by Peter BANKS, BP
  • CO-LaN Consultancy services by Peter BANKS, BP

There was also a presentation by Costas PANTELIDES, PSE about gO:CAPE-OPEN and by Matthias POGODDA, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg about SolidSim.