Logo of BP (small)The CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting took place on October 12 and October 13, 2017 and was hosted by BP on their premises in Sunbury, United Kingdom. CO-LaN is thankful to BP for offering the arrangements.

The meeting contained presentations from Special Interest Groups, featuring annual reports of activity as well as presentations from end-users, software vendors and academia on their experience with CAPE-OPEN..Presentations can be accessed from each agenda item below or from the list made available here.

October 12, 2017 morning

Start End Mode Presenter and title
9:00 9:15 Welcome Richard BAUR (Shell) / Mick LEE (BP)
9:15 9:25 Live Mick LEE (BP): “Use of CAPE-OPEN at BP
9:25 9:45 Live Vicky ATHANASIOU (Honeywell Process Solutions): “UniSim Design Suite: Current CAPE-OPEN Capabilities
09:45 10:30 Live David GIBBONS (HTRI): “HTRI Implementation of CAPE-OPEN standards: Current and Planned
10:30 10:45 Break
10:45 11:20 Live Krishna Murthy PENUKONDA (Schneider Electric): “CAPE-OPEN Update on PRO/II 10.1
11:20 11:35 Live Clay JONES (OGT): “Introduction to OGT
11:35 12:00 Live Malcolm WOODMAN: “Interoperability SIG report
12:00 12:30 Live Gregor TOLKSDORF (TUB): “CAPE-OPEN Easy Access for Students and Academics: Using MOSAIC modelling for Automatized Implementation of Unit Operations


October 12, 2017 afternoon

Start End Mode Presenter and title
13:10 13:40 Live Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “MEMSIC: a dedicated computer program to simulate multicomponent gas separation processes through membrane module – a CAPE-OPEN compliant simulation module
13:40 14:10 Live Richard SCZEPANSKI (KBC Advanced Technologies): “Update on CAPE-OPEN in KBC
14:10 14:40 Live Oliver KOCH (Linde Engineering): “CAPE-OPEN Certification: Improve Robustness and Interoperability of CAPE-OPEN implementations
14:40 15:15 Discussion CAPE-OPEN certification
15:15 15:30 Break
15:30 16:30 Remote Bill BARRETT (US EPA): “Methods & Tools SIG report
16:30 16:55 Remote Michael HLAVINKA (BR&E): “CAPE-OPEN Involvement, Use, and Concerns at BR&E
17:00 17:30 Live Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “COBIA Phase II


October 13, 2017 morning

Start End Mode Presenter and title
9:00 10:00 AGM Richard BAUR (Shell): “Annual General Meeting of CO-LaN Members
10:00 10:30 Break
13:00 13:20 Recorded Ross TAYLOR (ChemSep): “Process Optimization with CAPE-OPEN Tools
10:30 11:00 Live Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “Thermo SIG report
11:00 11:30 Live Krishna Murthy PENUKONDA (Schneider Electric): “Unit SIG report
11:00 11:15 Recorded Alain VACHER (ProSim): “Current status of ProSim software with regards CAPE-OPEN Standard
12:00 12:30 Live Richard BAUR: “Further directions and close


The CO-LaN Annual General Meeting of Members was held within the CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting: CO-LaN’s President and Treasurer reported on CO-LaN activities.

On-site participants were from AmsterCHEM, BASF, Céondo, Hafnium Labs, Halias Technologies, Honeywell Process Solutions, HTRI, KBC Advanced Technologies, Linde AG, MR Woodman Consulting Ltd, Optimized Gas Treating, Inc., Process Systems Enterprise, Ltd., Schlumberger, Schneider Electric, Shell Global Solutions, Technische Universität Berlin. Bill BARRETT from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michael HLAVINKA from Bryan Research & Engineering, LLC and Michel PONS (CO-LaN) attended remotely the meeting.