|Date:||Tuesday, December 10, 2013|
|Place:||South Central Louisiana Technical College, 181 Regala Park Rd., Reserve, LA|
|Topic:||Tour of Plant Operator and Instrument Technician Training Laboratories|
|South Central Louisiana Technical College (SCLTC) is a public facility with five campuses. The total enrollment is about 350 students. Certificates, accreditations and two year associate degrees are offered. The education leads to exciting careers and long-term employment. The focus is with hands-on competency-based instruction to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to succeed in the job market. The River Parish Campus at Reserve offers the following course of instruction: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Business Office Administration, Drafting & Design Technology, Industrial Instrumentation Technology, Industrial Maintenance Technology, Medical Assistant, Patient Care Technician, Practical Nursing, Process Technology, and Welding.|
5:30 — Arrival |
6:00 — Meal
6:45 — Facility Tour
7:30 — Planning for AIChE Spring Meeting (Optional)
|Menu:||Dinner salad, Jambalaya, potato salad, soft drink (catered by Speedy Junction).|
|Price per person:||$15 (Students free)|
|Reservations:||Individuals and company representatives make your reservations with Stephen Reilly by Noon Friday December 9 at Stephen.Reilly@ProSys.com or telephone 225-291-9591 x249.|
|January 21||Maud W Walsh LSU Superfund Research Center|
|January 30||Question & Answer Panel with LSU Student Chapter|
|February 18||Nathan Auld, Director of Business Development, Jacobs Engineering|
|March 18||Dorinda Folse, OSHA Area Director|
November 21, 2013: monthly meeting: "Louisiana Economic Development ó Chemicals and Refining"
October 17, 2013: monthly meeting / joint meeting with ISA: "Common Misconceptions and Pitfalls in Alarm Management"
September 17, 2013: monthly meeting: "Deposition and Corrosion Control in Cooling Water Systems"
May 21, 2013 — Coates Award Banquet
April 2013 Meeting with AIChE President Phil Westmoreland
April 12, 2013: Seminar: Fire Video Image Detection, Explosion Protection and Pressure Relief, and Pneumatic Conveying.
April 11, 2013: Local Industry Question & Answer Panel happening at the LSU AIChE chapterís weekly meeting
April 8, 2013: monthly meeting: "Entering a Golden Age of Chemical Engineering," Speaker — Phil Westmoreland, 2013 AIChE President
March 19,2013: monthly meeting: "Process Hazard Analysis and Safety-Instrumented Systems"
February 21, 2013: Seminar: Engineers Without Borders
February 19, 2013: Glenn Young, OSHA National Emphasis Program (NEP) for Chemical Plants
January 30, 2013: monthly meeting, "An Overview of Twisted Tube Heat Exchangers"
November 27, 2012: monthly meeting, "Developing Alternative Energy and Green Chemical Production Processes in Louisiana"
November 9, 2012 Multi-topic Seminar: "Oil Mist Lubrication Systems; An Overview of American Petroleum Institute (API) Standards 650, 620, 653 and A.S.M.E. Section VIII, Division 1; Compressors, Vacuum Pumps and Blowers; Professional Ethics "
Download the Oil Mist Lubrication Systems presentation
(downloads require user-ID and password — available to paying seminar attendees)
October 4, 2012: monthly meeting, "An Overview of Albemarle"
September 6, 2012: monthly meeting, "Eight Steps to Specify a Catalyst Bed"
May 15, 2012: Coates Award Banquet, Professor K.T. Valsaraj (Coates Award Recipient) "The Travails of a Physical Chemist in the Chemical Engineering World"
April 10, 2012: monthly meeting, "An Overview of Nucor Steel"
March 30, 2012: Dual-Topic Seminar: "Treatment of Boiler Feed Water" presented by WesTech and "Boiler Design, Construction and Operation" presented by Rentech
March 13, 2012: monthly meeting, "Overview of the ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Plastics Plant"
February 28, 2012: monthly meeting, "Applications of Porous Media Filtration"
January 26, 2012: monthly meeting, "Fiberglass-Reinforced Plastic and Thermoplastic Equipment"