IFPAC® - 2021
PAT Applications in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industries
February 28 - March 3, 2021
North Bethesda, MD, (Washington, D.C.) U.S.A.

Leading the Way in Advanced Manufacturing Science through

Innovation, Emerging Technologies & Control

IFPAC-2021 is quickly approaching! 

IFPAC-2021 is the essential meeting place to exchange ideas related to Process Analytical Technology through sessions, roundtables, panel discussions, poster sessions, exhibition, and evening events. New and returning guests agree that IFPAC is unique in that the most innovative ideas and information are shared across a variety of industries.  Chemical/Petrochemical tracks will  include Industry 4.0, Chemometrics/Advanced Separations, Process Spectroscopy/Sampling, and Emerging Technologies, and will cover the latest research, technologies, applications, control strategies and case studies benefiting the Chemical, Petrochemical and related industries.

For a look at the Chemical/Petrochemical focus at IFPAC-21, please view the brochure below!

IFPAC-21 Chem Brochure

2021 Topics may Include

  • Industry 4.0
  • Data Infrastructure & Knowledge
  • Process Raman
  • MS
  • Chemometrics
  • Chromatographic Techniques
  • HPLC
  • Fast GC
  • Imaging
  • Portable, Handheld & Small Footprint Instrumentation
  • Inferential Sensors
  • Separations
  • Sampling
  • Smart Data - Design of Experiments
  • Particle Characterization 
  • Tunable Diode Lasers for Process Analysis & Control
  • Use of Analyzers in Safety Applications
  • Environmental Standards
  • Data Systems
  • Emerging Technology for Spectroscopic PAT Applications
  • OnSite Analysis
  • Mass Spec/Process Spectroscopy
  • Using New Sampling and Process Sensor Developments to Incorporate PAT and QbD in Process Optimization
  • Process Analysis and Control with Laser Instrumentation
  • And more!  

IFPAC-2021 will also feature comprehensive Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Food Safety, and OnSite tracks, plus numerous opportunities for cross-industry discussions of solutions to common problems.


For over 30 years IFPAC has brought together practitioners from industry, academia and government to discuss new trends in technology, standards, and controls.

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IFPAC Co-Chair

Neal Gallagher, Eigenvector Research, Inc., Manson, WA 


Scott Armstrong, Phillips 66, Houston, TX

Bob Bear, Ametek, Pittsburgh, PA

John Coates, Coates Consulting

John Crandall, Consultant

Walter Henslee, JPAC, McDade, TX

Ernie Hillier, EJH Consulting, Milford, MA

Rabih Jabbour, U.S. Army, APG

Mel Koch, APL, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

Matthew H. MacConnell, Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown, PA

Jason Rodriguez, FDA/CDER/OPQ/OTR, St. Louis, MO

Brian Rohrback, Infometrix, Inc., Bothwell, WA

Robert E. Sherman, ISA Fellow; Process Control Consultant, Shorewood, IL

J.D. Tate, Dow Chemical, Freeport, TX

Paul Vahey, The Boeing Company, Boeing Research and Technology, Seattle, WA

Juergen Von Frese, Da-Sol, Utting am Ammersee, Germany

Organizing Committee

Stephen Byrn, CPPR/PTCC/CAMP, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

James Drennen III and Carl Anderson, DCPT, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Marquardt, Director, CPAC, APL, Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA

Antonio Moreira, University of Maryland - Baltimore County

Fernando Muzzio, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Rodolfo Romañach, Ph.D., UPR, Mayagüez, PR, 

Michael J. Tarlov, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD

Exhibition Opportunities

Join your fellow exhibitors at IFPAC - 2021! Product monitoring is and increasingly will become a technical challenge for many companies to ensure efficiency and effectiveness. Prominent booth spaces are yours for demonstrating your product or services before a specialized audience. View More Details

To ensure your 2021 Priority Booth Space, please contact conference management at info@ifpacnet.org

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