NEW SOUTH WALES BRANCH
The RACI Industrial Chemistry
group (ICG) conducts technical meetings, seminars, refresher courses
and lighter events focussed on CHEMISTRY as practiced on a
commercial/industrial scale. Interests include: chemicals' production
and processes, waste handling/prevention, quality assurance, pollution
abatement, R&D of new chemicals or process development, service
industries for operating sites.
Calendar of Activities for 2009:
The Industrial Chemistry Group
Committee have scheduled 4 meetings for the year.
Our next ICG meeting will be
Notice of next meeting (14 May 2009) is attached. Fluorotechnics
– From Fungi to the Financial Review… How to convert scientific
discovery into commercial success. presented by
A/Prof. Peter Karuso <<Fluorotechnics
Details of all events will be
published in subsequent Newsletters and via email.
This is a most active committee
welcomes newcomers to the Group.
If you are interested
in becoming involved, please contact the Committee Members listed above.
ICD Awards and Chemeca
Awards of Excellence
see awards paper attached containing details for these awards.
RACI members are encouraged to apply. <<RACI
RK Murphy criteria - final version.doc>>
Chemistry in Australia – undergoing
Chemistry in Australia’s production editor Sally Woollett is
currently running focus groups around the country identifying ways of
improving Chemistry in Australia. If you would like to
your say, please complete the readers survey attached or email Sally
(firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> )
The Chemical Engineer – a publication
TCE (The Chemical Engineer) is now available on line at
www.tcetoday.com Normally this is
accessed by members of the IChemE only but issue No 814 is available
free. RACI is working to develop closer links with IChemE
to benefit all members. Stay tuned.
National Industrial Chemistry
The NSW Branch is focused on re-activating the Industrial Chemistry
Division of RACI. We seek enthusiastic and passionate industry
people to take up the challenge and promote their industries in their
own home states and territories!
At the ICD AGM at Chemeca the
following people were elected to the ICD Standing Committee
Dr Gary Bowman
Mr Keith Quast
Dr Andrew Jones
Representative Dr Daniel Roberts
Ms Christine Wasiowych
Dr Prashant Sawant
1. Chemeca 2009
our Future: Are We Up to the Challenge?
Perth 27 – 30 September 2009.
- The RACI ICD
is delighted to announce that we have two enthusiastic members on the
Chemeca 2009 organising committee;
Ewald Swinney (Curtin University & the WA
David Udy (Kelly Services
for abstracts is 20 February 2009. Please see website for details.
contact Ewald or David for exhibitor enquiries.
8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering
(WCCE8) August 23-27, 2009
- Call for
Papers extended to January 12, 2009
- View the full
technical and industrial programs at www.wcce8.org
3. RACI CONNECT 2010 - Chemistry for a
- 4 – 6 July
- To be held in
conjunction with the 12th IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide
- RACI ICD will
be heavily involved in the “New Technologies & Industry” theme.
- Ideas for
speakers and session topics are welcomed (contact:
NSW Branch Special Interest Groups
NSW Branch Home Page.
Last Revised: Jan 2009