January 2019 Print

Next Meeting

Enhance Fuel Diversity in the Power Industry Using Chemical Engineering - Challenges and Opportunities

Byron Burrows
Manager - Air Programs, TECO Energy



This discussion will be a peak into chemical engineering’s role in the impending transformation of the power industry and what tools are in the tool box to fulfill the electric power needs in the near- and long-term.  The following Tampa Electric projects will be reviewed:

  • Evolution of the power industry today and substantial carbon emission reductions
  • Gasification of coal/petcoke to provide power and byproducts – Polk Power Station overview
  • Current & emerging transformational technologies (flow batteries)


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Please join us for cocktails and networking beginning at 6:30pm followed by dinner at 7:15pm.

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Call for Clearwater Paper Abstracts

We are now collecting Paper Abstracts for the 43rd Annual Clearwater Conference on June 7th - June 8th, 2019.  If you, or someone you know, would like to present a paper at the Clearwater Conference, please contact Ashley Rubright at [email protected] .

Important Dates:
  • Paper abstracts must be submitted no later than January 18th, 2019.
  • Final papers will be due no later than April 5th, 2019. 
  • Final PowerPoint presentations must be received no later than May 10th, 2019.


Paper / Presentation Requirements and Rules:
  • All papers must follow the general requirements outlined in the FIPR paper style guide available for download from AIChE-CF website.
  • Papers must be technical in nature.
  • Papers or presentations deemed too commercial he authors for corrections, or replaced by alternate papers/presentations.


Abstracts, papers, presentations, and all conference correspondence should be submitted via e-mail to [email protected].

Call for Dinner Meeting Speakers & Sponsors

We have openings for speakers and sponsors for our monthly dinner meetings. Sponsorship is $500 for a dinner, with your company name, logo, and website in the newsletter and at the dinner. 

 If you are interested in being a speaker or a sponsor, please contact Perry Alonso at [email protected].

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Annual Clearwater Conference

Our 43rd Annual Clearwater Conference is right around the corner. Join us on June 7th & 8th, 2019 at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort for the most family oriented, technical conference. Visit our website for all your up-to-date conference information.


Registration now open!



We offer a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities at our conference. See all of the benefits on our website.

Sponsor registration now open! 

Become a sponsor

Contact [email protected] for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for this year's dinner meetings and other events!




Tues, Jan 15th

Dinner Meeting

Hilton Garden Inn

Thurs, Feb 21st

Tampa Bay Engineers' Week Banquet

T Pepin Hospitality Center

Tue, Mar 12th

Dinner Meeting

Hilton Garden Inn

Tues, Apr 9th

Awards Night

Hilton Garden Inn

Fri/Sat, Jun 7th-8th

Clearwater Conference

Sheraton Sand Key Resort


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