NJAIChE Meeting October 22, 2014

Meeting for 
Wednesday November 12, 2014 


An important milestone for humanity:  

Destruction of the Chemical Weapons Stockpile”

Destruction of the Chemical Weapons Stockpile

The US Chemical Stockpile is about 90% destroyed.  There are still two facilities that are operational in Colorado and Kentucky.  The technologies used and the history of the effort to destroy the chemical weapons at  US facilities and the problems encounters will be discussed.


About the Speakers:


Peter Lederman has over 50 years of experience in industry, government and academia as an engineer, manager, professor and executive.  Pete earned his Bachelor’s Masters and Doctorate degrees at the University of Michigan.

Pete served on National Research Academy Committees overseeing and advising the Chemical Weapons Destruction Program for over 10 years.  He served as Chair of the National Research Council Committee Reviewing and Evaluating the Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program for 5 years.

.  He has chaired numerous committees and organizations including the New Jersey Section, the Environmental Division, Government Relations Committee as well as the Professional Development Committee. He is a Fellow of the AIChE. He has served as a Director of the Institute and currently serves as Chair of the AIChE Foundation.

Meeting Logistics
     Wednesday November 12, 2014
     Registration and Networking 6:00 PM
     Dinner 6:30 PM
     Program 7:30 PM

Snuffy’s Pantagis Rennaisance Restaurant, Mountain and Park Avenues, Scotch Plains www.pantagis.com
(250 Park Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076, phone 908-322-7726)
Members and Guests …………………..………..$25
Unemployed/Retired Section members………. $15
Students………………………………………….…No Charge

Some meetings of AIChE local sections have been sponsored. If you would like to sponsor this meeting or a future meeting please let us know. Many levels of sponsorship are available.

Future Meetings:
Have you heard someone speak that would be of interest to our group? Would you like to speak? We’re interested in both technical and general interest presentations. Let us know.

Professional Development Hours:
PDH credits will be awarded when applicable
New Jersey Section Information:
     Call Andy Soos at (908) 604-2670 or e-mail at rsvp@njaiche.org

Executive Committee Meeting:
The Executive Committee meeting will be held on Nov. 5 at Paisano’s Pizza www.paisanoswatchung.comat 6:30 pm
(1511 U.S. 22, Watchung, NJ 07069 at the Watchung Square Mall).
All members are welcome.