Foundations of Process Analytics and Machine learning
The StateView Hotel—Marriott Autograph Collection in Raleigh, NC
August 6 - 9, 2019

Art Museum Raleigh Wall Capitol Building Outdoor Concert Downtown Raleigh North Carolina Outdoors PNC Arena

FOPAM 2019

Conference Registration

Important FOPAM registration and general conference information is located in this document: FAST FACTS - updated July 30 to include Lunches Wednesday - Friday


The Agenda has been updated to include Lunch Wednesday through Friday

Poster Presentation Update

Please review the Poster Sessions link for current details and updates.

Workshop Registration

Registration for the pre-conference workshop is:

  • Monday, August 5 - 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 6 - 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Registration will be outside the Viewpoint Room at the Marriott StateView. The workshop will be in the Viewpoint room. A detailed agenda for the workshop is on the first two pages of the Final Agenda. Note the workshop is only for pre-registered attendees and the workshop is now full.


Foundations Of Process Analytics and Machine learning is the new triennial series of CACHE-sponsored conferences; it aims to be the premier forum for researchers from industry and academia to discuss the current status and future directions of data analytics and machine learning in the process industries.

Topics include:

  • Data analytics and high-throughput data processing for process health monitoring, estimation, and diagnosis
  • Machine learning for process and control design
  • Computational chemistry/materials analytics (including machine learning for molecular design)
  • Reinforcement learning and deep reinforcement learning for process operations and control
  • Synergies between process, materials, business, and supply chain data analytics
  • Data analytics education for chemical engineers
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Conference Organization
Meeting Chairs
Richard D. Braatz
Thomas A. Badgwell
Phillip Westmoreland
North Carolina State University
Advisory Committee
Michael Baldea
University of Texas at Austin
Leo H. Chiang
The Dow Chemical Company
Selen Cremaschi
Auburn University
R. Bhushan Gopaluni
University of British Columbia
Martha A. Grover
Georgia Institute of Technology
Johannes Hachmann
University at Buffalo
Heather J. Kulik
Jay H. Lee
Jonathan Moore
The Dow Chemical Company
S. Joe Qin
University of Southern California
Nikolaos V. Sahinidis
Carnegie Mellon University
Fengqi You
Cornell University
Victor Zavala
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Conference Information
Robin Craven
Conference Manager