ieee-usa in action - winter 2013 - (Page 52)
Carbon Management Technology Conference
Examines Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions,
Adapting to Climate Changes
By Chris McManes
Not even a federal shutdown could stop the
2013 Carbon Management Technology Conference. Event organizers made sure of that.
The budget impasse forced about 50
federal employees who had registered for
the Washington, D.C.-area conference to
bow out. And while this put a major crimp
in attendance, it did nothing to diminish
the high-quality content.
Dr. Darlene Schuster and her staff at the
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
deserve much of the credit for holding the
multi-society conference together. Their
hard work kept costs down and allowed
volunteers to deliver a superb technical
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annual meeting wrap-up
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