The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group met from 5 pm till 6:30 pm Central European Time.


Work schedule for Workpackage 1 of COBIA Phase III


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).


Following the decision taken by CO-LaN Management Board on March 11, 2021 to allocate a budget for maintenance and development activities for COBIA, Methods & Tools Special Interest Group defined the individual steps to be covered within work package 1 of COBIA Phase III so that these steps can be bundled in separate work orders attributed to AmsterCHEM within the contract of service with AmsterCHEM under development by CO-LaN Management Board.

Next conference call will be held on March 24, 2021.


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.”