IFPAC® - 2018
PAT Applications in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industries
February 11-14, 2018
North Bethesda, MD, (Washington, D.C.) U.S.A.

Advancing the Understanding & Control of Manufacturing Processes:

Facilitating Innovation, Data Integrity/Reliability, and Advanced Manufacturing

IFPAC-2018 is quickly approaching!  View the Press Release.

IFPAC-2018 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.

Topics to Include

  • Industry 4.0
  • Informatics/Big Data
  • Raman
  • MS
  • Chemometrics
  • Chromatographic Techniques
  • HPLC
  • Fast GC
  • Imaging
  • Separations
  • Sampling
  • Particle Characterization 
  • And more!  View the full program.

IFPAC-2018 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-2018 Chem/PetroChem/OnSite Chairman: 

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

Organizing Committee:

Christian Airiau, Glaxo Smith Kline, Philadelphia, PA

Scott Armstrong, ExxonMobil, Baton Rouge, LA

Robert Bear, Ametek

John Coates, Coates Consulting

John Crandall, Falcon Analytical, Ronceverte, WV

Walter Henslee, JPAC, McDade, TX  

Ernie Hillier, Waters Corporation, 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 

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

Brian Rohrback, Infometrix, Inc., Bothell, WA 

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

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

Juergen von Frese, Da-Sol, Inning amAmmersee, Germany      

Dan Wood, UK

Exhibition Opportunities

Join your fellow exhibitors at IFPAC - 2018! 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

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