Logo of BP (small)The CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting took place on October 12 and October 13, 2017 and was hosted by BP on their premises in Sunbury, United Kingdom. CO-LaN is thankful to BP for offering the arrangements.

The meeting contained presentations from Special Interest Groups, featuring annual reports of activity as well as presentations from end-users, software vendors and academia on their experience with CAPE-OPEN..Presentations can be accessed from each agenda item below or from the list made available here.

Participants to CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting

On-site participants were from AmsterCHEM, BASF, Céondo, Hafnium Labs, Halias Technologies, Honeywell Process Solutions, HTRI, KBC Advanced Technologies, Linde AG, MR Woodman Consulting Ltd, Optimized Gas Treating, Inc., Process Systems Enterprise, Ltd., Schlumberger, Schneider Electric, Shell Global Solutions, Technische Universität Berlin. Bill BARRETT from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michael HLAVINKA from Bryan Research & Engineering, LLC and Michel PONS (CO-LaN) attended remotely the meeting.

October 12, 2017 morning

StartEndModePresenter and title
9:009:15WelcomeRichard BAUR (Shell) / Mick LEE (BP)
9:159:25LiveMick LEE (BP): “Use of CAPE-OPEN at BP
9:259:45LiveVicky ATHANASIOU (Honeywell Process Solutions): “UniSim Design Suite: Current CAPE-OPEN Capabilities
09:4510:30LiveDavid GIBBONS (HTRI): “HTRI Implementation of CAPE-OPEN standards: Current and Planned
10:4511:20LiveKrishna Murthy PENUKONDA (Schneider Electric): “CAPE-OPEN Update on PRO/II 10.1
11:2011:35LiveClay JONES (OGT): “Introduction to OGT
11:3512:00LiveMalcolm WOODMAN: “Interoperability SIG report
12:0012:30LiveGregor TOLKSDORF (TUB): “CAPE-OPEN Easy Access for Students and Academics: Using MOSAIC modelling for Automatized Implementation of Unit Operations


October 12, 2017 afternoon

StartEndModePresenter and title
13:1013:40LiveJasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “MEMSIC: a dedicated computer program to simulate multicomponent gas separation processes through membrane module – a CAPE-OPEN compliant simulation module
13:4014:10LiveRichard SCZEPANSKI (KBC Advanced Technologies): “Update on CAPE-OPEN in KBC
14:1014:40LiveOliver KOCH (Linde Engineering): “CAPE-OPEN Certification: Improve Robustness and Interoperability of CAPE-OPEN implementations
14:4015:15DiscussionCAPE-OPEN certification
15:3016:30RemoteBill BARRETT (US EPA): “Methods & Tools SIG report
16:3016:55RemoteMichael HLAVINKA (BR&E): “CAPE-OPEN Involvement, Use, and Concerns at BR&E
17:0017:30LiveJasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “COBIA Phase II


October 13, 2017 morning

StartEndModePresenter and title
9:0010:00AGMRichard BAUR (Shell): “Annual General Meeting of CO-LaN Members
13:0013:20RecordedRoss TAYLOR (ChemSep): “Process Optimization with CAPE-OPEN Tools
10:3011:00LiveJasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM): “Thermo SIG report
11:0011:30LiveKrishna Murthy PENUKONDA (Schneider Electric): “Unit SIG report
11:0011:15RecordedAlain VACHER (ProSim): “Current status of ProSim software with regards CAPE-OPEN Standard
12:0012:30LiveRichard BAUR: “Further directions and close


The CO-LaN Annual General Meeting of Members was held within the CAPE-OPEN 2017 Annual Meeting: CO-LaN’s President and Treasurer reported on CO-LaN activities.