The Methods and Tools Special Interest Group met on February 1, 2017 from 5 pm till 7 pm Central European Time.

Agenda: document on SIGs’ involvement in COBIA Phase II and new design of Parameter Common interface within COBIA project.

Participants: Bill BARRETT (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency), Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM), Michael HLAVINKA (Bryan Research & Engineering), Michel PONS

Outcome: the document describing the planning of COBIA Phase II and especially how the Interoperability, Thermo and Unit SIGs will have to be involved, was revised in order to be presented to the Management Board on February 9. Next the IDL describing the new design of the Parameter Common Interface specification was discussed and revised.

Next meeting in this series is scheduled for March 1, 2017.



Picture of Bill BARRETT (US EPA representative) in December 2018Contact Bill BARRETT (representative of US Environmental Protection Agency, leader of the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group) should you wish to join the Methods & Tools Special Interest Group. Its charter is: “Improve integration, and expand utilization of Computer-Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) applications within the enterprise through identification and resolution of existing cross-cutting issues with the CAPE-OPEN platform, develop mechanisms for use of CAPE within other application domains, and incorporate advances in information technology into the CAPE-OPEN platform.”