New Sampling/Sensor Initiative (NeSSI)


IFPAC 2002
Industry Analytics Initiatives:
Status & Plans

Session Chair:

Peter van Vuuren
ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Engineering & Manufacturing Services
Baytown Texas


AGENDA


1:05 Searching for Higher Ground: Unveiling NeSSI Generation II
Rob Dubois, Dow Chemical, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
Peter van Vuuren, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, TX USA
1:30 Surface Mount Technology for Sample Conditioning Systems: An Update for 2002
Steve Doe, Parker Hannifin Corporation
1:55 Application of Smart Modular Sample Systems at an Olefins Plant
John Cumbus, ExxonMobil Chemicals, Baytown Olefins Plant, Baytown, Texas
2:20 Smart Sample System for At-Line Analyzers
Dan. E. Podkulski, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, Texas
Rajko Puzic, Imperial Oil, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
2:45 BREAK - Exhibits Grand Preview - Paradise Ballroom
4:00 Process Analyzer Connectivity Initiative (ConnI): A Status Report
Ron O'Reilly, Dow Chemical, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
Peter van Vuuren, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, Texas
4:25 Smart Sensors, Networks, and Embedded Controls for Enhanced Process Analyzer Connectivity
John Mosher and Robert Nickels,  Honeywell, Freeport, IL
4:50 Smart Components for Miniature Modular Sample Systems - a Connectivity and Communication Solution
Richard A. Ales, David M. Simko, John J. Wawrowski, Swagelok,  Solon, Ohio
5:15 Chemometrics On-Line Initiative (COLI) - A Status Report
Dave Marrow, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, Texas
Charles E. Miller, DuPont, Houston, Texas

Summary/Acknowledgments


  • All our Speakers and Co-authors -  THANK YOU!
  • Papers will be published on the CPAC Website
    NeSSI     ConnI    COLI
  • Roundtable Discussion tonight at 7:30 PM: 

Feedback Session:

  • Is NeSSI a good model for Industry Initiatives in the PA Community
  • How can it be improved  (should it be a full-time effort?)

Pro-active Session:

  • Explore options/plan to develop a NeSSI Gen II Prototype System
  • Need input from both end-users an suppliers

Workshop summary

  • Until IFPAC 2003,  best wishes for a very good year  - see you then