What is CHEMCAD User Meeting?

CHEMCAD User Meeting is our annual event for the active exchange of experiences between the users of CHEMCAD.

Originating Europe-wide in 1996, CHEMCAD users from all over the world have been meeting annually in Berlin since 2013.

Meet the team of Chemstations Europe and hear the latest news from Houston. Tell us about your experiences, your wishes and your ideas regarding CHEMCAD.

Who is invited?

All CHEMCAD users, who would like to learn more about the development, different applications and everything around CHEMCAD.

Our key topics for UM2019

  • Selecting and adjusting thermodynamics
  • Big Data: From plant data to process insight
  • From low fidelity to high fidelity modelling
  • Machine learning
  • Connecting CHEMCAD to other software and databases
  • CHEMCAD on the cloud
  • From PFD/P&ID to CHEMCAD
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Agenda UM2019

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome, Program Overview
Prof. Dr. Armin Fricke, Chemstations Europe GmbH
9:15 - 9.30 Bugs and Features
Dr. -Ing. Jan Schöneberger, Chemstations Europe GmbH
9.30 - 10:00 Analysis and Optimization of Complex Flowsheet Simulations with Parallel Computing and Machine Learning
Dr. -Ing.Jan Schöneberger, Chemstations Europe GmbH
10:00 - 10:30 Advanced Process Control with CHEMCAD
Dirk Scheckreiter, Marcel Schulz, thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions AG
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and tea
11:00 - 11:30 Potential Collaboration with Thermal-Hydraulic Codes
Ph. D. ChE. Boris Solovyev, Ludan Engineering Co. Ltd
11:30 - 12:00 From Flash to Digital Twin - Integration of CHEMCAD into the Life Cycle Management of Plants
Prof. Dr. Armin Fricke, Chemstations Europe GmbH; Andreas Wäsche, Anja Lilienbecker, Raffael J. Schwarz , FH Münster
12:00 - 12:30 Innovation in Process Simulation of Dividing Wall Column
MSc. Pascal Böwer, CvO Universität Oldenburg
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Assessing Valve Retrofits in Pipe Networks
Martin Heiser, SKW Stickstoffwerke Piesteritz GmbH
14:30 - 15:00 Graphical Representations for Binary and Multicomponent Distillation Design
(Hengstebeck-, Key Ratio- and d/b-Plots and Their Interpretation)
Prof. h.c. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Chem. Jürgen Rarey
15:00 - 15:30 Conformity Assessment of Pipes and Vessels According to Pressure Equipment Directive (Druckgeräterichtlinie)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Wäsche, Raffael J. Schwarz, FH Münster
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee and tea
16:00 - 16:30 Prediction of Interfacial Area Concentration of Two-Phase Bubbly Flow Using SQMOM as a Population Balance Solver
Prof. Menwer Attarakih, The University of Jordan, Population Balance Modeling GmbH
16:30 - 17:00 CHEMCAD NXT: A Multicore Approach to Simulation
Aaron Herrick, Chemstations Inc.
17:00 - 17:30 Wrap up & Discussion
Prof. Dr. Armin Fricke, Chemstations Europe GmbH.


9:00 - 17:30
Hilton Berlin
Mohrenstrasse 30
Berlin 10117
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Participation is free of charge for presenters. Please contact us if you would like to give a presentation.
Please note that the 30 minute time-slots are planned as 15 minutes of presentation and 15 minutes of discussion.

We would like to point out that we will take some photographs during the event. The photographs will be used as part of our public relations.


Ticket Type Price Spaces
Standard Ticket €199.00

I will also take part at the informal "get-together" on Thursday evening September 17, 2019 in Berlin. Condition: participation at the CHEMCAD User Meeting 2020.
I will not take part in the "get together".