April 24-26, 2018Donald E. Stephens Convention CenterRosemont, IL

International Powder & Bulk Solids Schedule Viewer 2018

View, browse and sort the ever-growing list of sessions by pass type, track, and format. With this Session Scheduler, you can build your schedule in advance and access it during the show via export or with the Mobile App, once live. Sessions do fill up and seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early to sessions that you would like to attend.

Jim KochSenior Process EngineerThe Dow Chemical Company

Jim Koch is currently a senior process engineering specialist in solids processing at The Dow Chemical Company. He has 30 years of industrial experience, with nearly all of that working in the solids processing field. This has included working in both Research & Development and Process Engineering. He has supported capital projects around the globe by providing expertise in functional equipment designs, process safety reviews for combustible dusts, equipment testing, equipment selection, equipment specification, flowsheet development, P&ID development, equipment layout, inquiry package development, equipment quotation reviews, and plant start up assistance for solids processing unit operations. He has also supported optimization projects for solids processing unit operations in operating plants. He is also a member of two NFPA technical committees regarding combustible dusts. He holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Saginaw Valley State University and a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Michigan State University and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.