The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group (M&T SIG) met from 5 pm till 6:30 pm Central European Time.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (represented by Bill BARRETT), AmsterCHEM (represented by Jasper van BATEN), Bryan Research & Engineering (represented by Michael HLAVINKA), Michel PONS (contractor to CO-LaN as Chief Technology Officer)

Agenda: Report on activities of Methods & Tools SIG to be presented at the CAPE-OPEN 2020 Annual Meeting.


The participants went through the draft report prepared at the previous meeting. Pending some minor corrections, the report, which covers the period from October 2019 till September 2020, is considered as ready. Bill BARRETT will be giving the report on October 14 afternoon (Central European Time).

The next conference call is scheduled for October 21, 2020.


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.”