19/06/2007 - Keynote lectures slides are now available. Please do not hesitate to consult them.

19/06/2007 - Plenary lectures slides are now available. Please do not hesitate to consult them.

31/05/2007 - ESCAPE17 is closed, see you at ESCAPE 18.

30/05/2007 - We thank all participants, all committees and institutions involved in the success of Escape17. Would you please write us your impressions and suggestions.

30/05/2007 - The last event was "CAPE Special Lecture" presented by Professor Peter Glavic from University of Maribor - Slovenia. As the presentation was requested by many participants, we offer, with approval of Professor Glavic, the pdf format.

Best oral presentation award was won by Hirokazu Sugiyama from Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering, ETH Zurich with T5-158 A Chemical Process Design Framework Including Different Stages of Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Assessment, Hirokazu Sugiyama, Ulrich Fischer, Masahiko Hirao, Konrad Hungerbuhler.

Best poster presentation award was won by Ricardo Morales-Rodriguez from CAPEC - Technical University of Denmark with T1-347 Computer-Aided Multiscale Modelling for Chemical Process Engineering, Ricardo Morales-Rodriguez, Rafiqul Gani.

These awards were sponsored by PSE Enterprise Ltd. UK.

28/05/2007 - ESCAPE17 photo repository.

24/05/2007 - During ESCAPE17 please visit the book exhibition of PriorBooks in the Foyer of JW Marriott.

23/05/2007 - This year EURECHA is organizing a session at ESCAPE 17 on Tuesday, May 29 at 14:00 - 15:00 in Ballroom Constanta. The session consists of:

i) We have two presentations (2x 20 min): a) Ignacio Grossmann will talk about the Enterprise Wide Optimization and b) Johan Grievink about the master and PhD design courses at Delft.

ii) A winner of the EURECHA Student contest Problem will be announced just after the talks and then we will continue with the

iii) Annual General Meeting and the election of new management.

22/05/2007 - Welcome to Bucharest International Airport. Please have a visit to the website of the airport. We mention that it changed the old name Airport Bucharerst- Otopeni to International Airport Bucharest "Henri Coanda". Henri Coanda invented in 1910 the aircraft with reaction, the precursor of the aircrafts we are using today. He built the prototype of the first aircraft with reactive propulsion in the workshop of Joachim Caproni. The presentation was made at the 2nd International Salon of Aeronautics in Paris 1910.

As we advised you please use the authorised taxi line FLY TAXI. The office is in the Baggage Reclaim Area. Here you can order your car. Please take a virtual visit to the Airport, and please notice the place where you can find FLY TAXI cars.

20/05/2007 - To get everything about Bucharest during your stay please download the last issue of the well known Brochure BUCHAREST inyour pocket. If you wish to know what you can visit in the period you stay in Bucharest please consult daily the SAPTE SERI website (seven nights) with English version.

18/05/2007 - Last accommodation places are at Hotel Minerva who still grants special prices. Please write us at escape17@upb.ro asap to book for you accommodation.

17/05/2007 - Please consider that in Romania the currency is Lei. Best exchange rates are in town not in the airport.

15/05/2007 - Programme Summary and Final Programme are now available in scientific program area.

07/05/2007 - In attention of ESCAPE 17 participants: Please consult requests for poster format and oral presentations format.

05/05/2007 - Setting up ESCAPE17 schedule is in progress. Soon final programme will be available.

27/03/2007 - In Scientific Programme/Preliminary Programme section, accepted papers are listed per themes.

20/03/2007 - Prosim has become sponsor of ESCAPE 17. More details in Organisers/Sponsors section.

17/03/2007 - DIPPR 801 and Polymath Software have become sponsors of ESCAPE 17. More details in Organisers/Sponsors section.

13/03/2007 - Potential participants to ESCAPE17 and authors who have not yet registered: please use in "Personal Area" meniu "register" submeniu to register.

02/03/2007 - Please verify carefully the information introduced by you in Personal Area section: i.e. please place correctly the institution (university, company) as well the Department (!) using whole names. Correct data will help us to issue with no errors the Brochure of ESCAPE17 participants.

01/03/2007 - EURECHA Announcement for Student Contest Problem Competition, Award 1,000 EURO. "Student contest problem 2007" and Terms for the Competition are available. The winner will receive a cheque of 1,000 EUR (to cover the travel and accommodation expenses, rest as a gift) and an invitation to get the award at the ESCAPE17 symposium, held in Bucharest, Romania, 27-30 May 2007. Selected solution will be posted on the EURECHA web site.

27/02/2007 - For the participants from countries needing VISA to enter in Romania we are pleased to send invitations, to be addressed to respective Romanian Embassy. Please provide us following data: first name(s), family name(s), date of birth, place/country of birth, citizenship, passport number, passport date of issue, passport date of expiry, issuing place/country, and of course the period of jourey in in Romania.

27/02/2007 - Please notice that booking for accommodation at special prices is available until March 15, 2007.

20/02/2007 - We still wait ELSEVIER Copyright Transfer Agreements (ECTA) for each paper. We are sorry but ECTAs not received until 22.02.2007 Thursday 10.00h Bucharest time do not allow us to the format the paper in the book. Otherwise we cannot deliver the volume to conference participants in time.

19/02/2007 - We expect to finalise manuscripts, ELSEVIER Copyright Transfer Agreement by 22 February 2007. We expect payment of registration fee by end of February.

17/02/2007 - ESCAPE 17 manuscripts evaluation was concluded. We are grateful to all members of the International Scientific Committee as well to all Special Reviewers who accomplished with enthusiasm and professionalism this heavy task dedicated to ensure high scientific quality to papers selected for ESCAPE 17. We appreciated very much their recommendations and notices addressed both to authors and to organisers. Last but not least, we thank all authors who collaborated actively with us in last 2 months and half to improve continuously the scientific content and format of their manuscripts. Final results will be presented soon in "Papers" section, after receiving input from authors regarding the needed steps to finalise paper acceptance: final version of manuscripts, Elsevier Copyright Transfer Agreement and Registration fee payment. All needed information, instructions and procedures are available on the website. Please contact Secretariat escape17@upb.ro for more inquires.

16/02/2007 - Papers final acceptance information was already distributed to authors. A quick answer is expected by Tuesday 20 February 2007. Please send ELSEVIER Copyright Transfer Agreement for each paper to Organising Committee as well, via email or fax and in original by post.

16/02/2007 - Booking accommodation facility is available on website in Personal Area/Booking section. Please register and book your accommodation earlier as the number of places for special prices is limited.

16/02/2007 - A  two-day course on batch process modeling, cost analysis, production scheduling, throughput analysis, cycle time reduction, debottlenecking, and waste minimization  is scheduled as post conference course in University "POLITEHNICA" of Bucharest. Details in Scientific program/Postconference Courses section.

29/01/2007 - Invoices can be generated in Personal Area/Registration Fee section.

19/01/2007 - IMPORTANT NOTICE! "Explanations to authors for ELSEVIER BV publication policy" in Papers/Guidelines for Authors.

10/01/2007 - Registration of participants and fee payment, after acceptance of manuscripts, to be made until February 18 2007. Details in Key Dates section.

06/01/2007 - As the number of rooms in JW Marriott Hotel is limited, it is recommendable to make a reservation as soon as possible. Details in Venue/Accommodation section.

20/12/2006 - Akzo Nobel has become a sponsor of ESCAPE 17. More details in Organisers/Sponsors section.





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