ESCAPE-17ESCAPE 17 is the 17th event in a series of conference organized on behalf of the CAPE (Computer Aided Process Engineering) Working Party of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering. This year event was held in Bucharest, Romania from May 26 till May 30. It gathered around 300 participants from 48 countries.

CO-LaN proposed two papers to that conference, one on .NET and one on COLTT. Both were accepted as oral presentations.

The paper on .NET was written by Bill Barrett (US EPA), Lars von Wedel (AixCAPE e.V.), Michel Pons (CO-LaN) and Bertrand Braunschweig (IFP). It summarizes the document on .NET based interoperability that the CO-LaN Methods & Tools SIG developed at the end of 2006. Bertrand Braunschweig gave the presentation.

The paper on COLTT was written by Peter Banks (BP), Michel Pons (CO-LaN) and Bertrand Braunschweig (IFP). It explains the purpose of COLTT and presents COLTT in its current state of development. Michel Pons gave the presentation.

A paper by ProSim SA, ENSIACET and IFP presented work on a CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation capable of solving design specifications as well as tear streams.