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Proposed By-Laws

The Executive Committee of the Baton Rouge Local Section is proposing these By-Laws to the Membership. A quorum of 25 Members is needed to vote to adopt the By-Laws. The vote will occur at the scheduled February 19, 2015 meeting.

Please review these By-Laws and plan to attend the meeting.

February 2015 Meeting

Jointly hosted with the Southwest Catalytic Society

Date:Thursday, February 19, 2015
Place:El Magey Mexican Restaurant, 8290 Siegen Ln., Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Speaker: Daniel Shantz, Ph.D,
Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering Professor, Tulane University
Topic:Controlling Zeolite Composition: Implications for Catalysis
Agenda: 5:30 — Social hour
6:00 — Dinner begins with chapter announcements
6:15 — Speaker begins
7:15 — Meeting adjourns
Menu: A buffet of Mexican and TexMex food.
Price per person:$15 per AIChE/SWCS member ($20 per guest, $8 per student member)
Reservations:Make your reservations with chapter secretary William Buck by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at or by calling 225-612-6224.

From the January 19th meeting at Mike Anderson's:

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Upcoming Events

March 5  Third Annual Industry Panel Dialogue with LSU AIChE
March 19  Private Tour & Trivia Night at Tin Roof Brewery
April 23  BASF at Geismar site
May 1  Spring Seminar (tenative)

Recent Events

January 15, 2015: monthly meeting: "How is Chemical Engineering evolving? The role of computers in shaping the future of research, discovery, design, and education"

December 18, 2014: monthly meeting

November 22, 2014: Geaux Build (Community service event w/ LSU AIChE)

November 11, 2014: monthly meeting

November 7, 2014: AIChE Fall Seminar

October 23, 2014: Social Mixer w/ LSU AIChE + Mr. DallasCooley, CEO of Jeaux’s Boys BBQ Sauce, "Engineering Success: The Value of Softer Skills"

October 11, 2014: Super Science Saturday, LSU Pete Maravich Assembly Center

September 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "RTO and MPC Should Be the Repository for a Company’s Best Technology"

July 24, 2014: BR AIChE Young Professionals Trivia Event

May 8, 2014: Coates Award Banquet

May 2, 2014: Multi-topic Seminar

April 22, 2014: monthly meeting: "Microfluidic Technology"

March 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "2013 OSHA Update"

February 18, 2014: monthly meeting: "Southern Region EPC Business Outlook"

January 30, 2014: Question & Answer Panel with LSU Student Chapter

January 21, 2014: "New Insight into Combustion-Related Environmental Risks"

December 10, 2013: December Joint Meeting with New Orleans Section: "South Central Louisiana Technical College — Tour of Plant Operator and Instrument Technician Training Laboratories"

November 21, 2013: monthly meeting: "Louisiana Economic Development — 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"


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