The Methods & Tools Special Interest Group met from 4 pm till 5:30 pm Central European Time.


Presentations at the CAPE-OPEN 2022 Annual Meeting

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

Apologies for not attending were received from Bryan Research & Engineering (represented by Michael HLAVINKA).


Methods & Tools Special Interest Group (SIG) agreed to a presentation by AmsterCHEM on COBIA Threading Architecture at the CAPE-OPEN 2022 Annual Meeting.

Methods & Tools SIG started with the development of the presentation reporting on its activities over the past year. The specification of tests on the implementation of the Identification interface specification will be highlighted as part of the support brought to the development of the CAPE-OPEN Tester Suite. As well the maintenance applied to COBIA Phase II release will be explained and the definition of the next steps in Work Package 1 of COBIA Phase III will be described, including additional steps deemed necessary by Methods & Tools SIG, on top of those initially defined in Work Package 1.


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.”