Foundations of Computer Aided Process Operations / Chemical Process Control
Loews Ventana Canyon Hotel and Resort, Tucson, Arizona
January 8-12, 2017

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Conference fees for the joint conference are:

$950 - Early Registration on or before November 18, 2016
$1200 - Standard Registration after November 18, 2016
$595 - Student and Post-Doc Registration
$25 - FOCAPO Workshop (Sunday, January 8)
$25 - CPC Workshop (Sunday, January 8)

The conference fee includes one copy of the proceedings thumb drive, the welcome reception, and hospitalities during the two poster sessions, four continental breakfasts, three lunches, the conference banquet and refreshments during program breaks.

Guests may attend the opening reception and banquet for additional fees. Guests must sign up in advance and cannot purchase tickets onsite.

IMPORTANT ~ The cost of the reception and banquet IS INCLUDED in your registration fee. When making your registration online, if you select a GUEST fee in error, a refund will not be given. Please choose wisely, grasshopper.


$45 - Welcome Reception Ticket for Guests (Sunday, January 8)
$95 - Banquet Ticket for Guests (Wednesday, January 11)

On Sunday, January 8, the conference is hosting workshops for an additional fee of $25. You may chose to attend either the FOCAPO or CPC workshop (in parallel from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm) OR you may chose to attend one of those workshops and then stay for the Joint workshop from 3:15 pm to 5:45 pm. The $25 fee covers the entire day of workshops. Details on the three workshops can be found on the links below.

Registration must be done in advance and on-site registration will not be allowed.

FOCAPO/CPC 2017 policy is that if a poster is to be presented then it must accompany a registration (one per poster). On the rare occasion where one person must present two posters, then the early or standard registration fee is required for the presenter, NOT a student registration fee.

Local Transportation

The Loews does not offer airport shuttles. The best method to reach the Loews from the Tucson airport is Arizona Stagecoach. Reservations: 1-520-889-1000 or Toll Free: 877-782-4355. They are located INSIDE the Tucson International Airport. Note, online reservations must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

Taxi's are also available and cost approximately $55.00 one way.

If you have any conference questions or questions about the conference registration, please contact the FOCAPO/CPC Registration Manager, Robin Craven.

Conference Chairs
Christos Maravelias
University of Wisconsin - Madison
John Wassick
The Dow Chemical Company
Erik Ydstie
Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Megan
Praxair Inc.
CACHE Liaison
B. Wayne Bequette
Rensselaer Polytechnic Insitute
Conference Information Center
Robin Craven
Conference Manager