Center for Process Analytical Chemistry (CPAC)

CPAC NeSSI Workshop

November 8, 2007
University Tower Hotel, Seattle, WA

4507 Brooklyn Ave NE

(206) 634-2000

Special thanks for financial support of this Workshop to
ABB, Inc. and CIRCOR Instrumentation Technologies

THURSDAY, November 8, NeSSI™ Workshop  - Grand Ballroom
Ringmaster Carl Rechsteiner, Chevron

7:15 Registration Desk and Ballroom Open
8:00-8:15 Welcome and Objectives
8:15-8:25 Chairman's Comments: Jeff Gunnel, ExxonMobil
8:25-8:50 Historical Overview: Bob Sherman, CIRCOR

End users Updates on Progress and Deployment

8:50-9:15 NeSSI - A Platform for a New TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Initiative: Peter Van Vuren, Kaiser Optical Systems
9:15-9:30 NeSSI™ Trademark: Fred Holt, UW Tech Transfer
9:30-9:45 Break

End User Updates

  ExxonMobil, Chevron, UOP, Pictures from Another Industrial Site
10:35-10:50 ANSI 76 00 02 Standard revision
10:50-11:05 Conferences, Expos, Symposia
11:05-11:15 Miniaturization Efforts

Component Availability and System Developments

11:15-11:35 SP-76 Design for Gas/Air Regulators: Tracy Dye, ABB
11:35-11:55 Parker Intraflow™ and Process Analytics: Deployment Status, Technology Development, and Beyond: William Cost, Parker Hannifin
11:55-12:15 The CT76 Solutions Package, Latest Advances in Sample System Low Flow Instrumentation and IS Digital Bus Technology: Patrick Lowry, CIRCOR
12:15-1:30 Lunch

NeSSI-bus, Communication, Power, and Control

1:30-2:00 Gen 2 Bus Specification: Bob Farmer, Siemens (Example Spreadsheet)
2:00-2:30 IS CAN for NeSSI Bus Update: Rick Ales, Swagelok


2:30-2:50 Laboratory Applications of NeSSI: Dave Veltkamp and Brian Marquardt, CPAC
2:50-3:10 Integrated GC-SHS system concept: Tracy Dye, ABB
3:10-3:30 Reengagement with Emerson: Mike Gaura, Emerson


3:30-4:30 Open Discussion
4:30-6:00 Informal Reception - The District