The 2019 edition of the OPTIMIZE conference series organized by Aspen Technology, Inc. will start on May 13 and last till May 16 in Houston, Texas.
More than 1000 participants are expected. Among more than 200 papers delivered by Aspentech and its clients, it is worth noticing, in the agenda as of April 12, 2019, a poster titled “CAPE-OPEN Interface Boosts your Engineering Workflow”. It will be presented by BASF: a Unit Operation model containing BASF intellectual property is made available as a CAPE-OPEN Process Modelling Component (PMC) for use in any Process Modelling Environments supporting a CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation socket (includes Aspen HYSYS, Aspen Plus, COFE, DWSIM, Petro-SIM, ProMax, ProSimPlus, PRO/II, UniSim Design, VMGSim, etc…).
CAPE-OPEN has been present in a few editions of OPTIMIZE (and previously AspenWorld) or AES User Group Meetings:
- at AspenWorld2002, a paper on the “Value of the CAPE-OPEN standard for ATOFINA” was presented in an Aspen Simulation World User Group session,
- at AspenWorld2004, a paper on “Industrial achievements using CAPE-OPEN” collected input from Shell Global Solutions, IFP New Energy, AixCAPE e.V., Process Systems Enterprise Ltd, and others,
- at Aspen Engineering Suite (AES) User Group Meeting in May 2007, Houston, TX, a presentation by Steve ZITNEY (NETL) described how the APECS project made use of CAPE-OPEN,
- at Aspen Worldwide User Conference 2009, Steve ZITNEY presented on “Co-Simulation for Advanced Process Design and Optimization” where CAPE-OPEN was prominently mentioned in many of the slides.
- at OPTIMIZE 2011, a paper on the “Business Benefit through the Integration of GAP and Aspen HYSYS, via a CAPE-OPEN Interface” was presented by BP.
CO-LaN welcomes the opportunity given to BASF, a strong supporter of CAPE-OPEN over more than 25 years, to emphasize how CAPE-OPEN is a key enabling technology. CO-LaN encourages conference participants to visit BASF poster and discuss it.