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Custom Catalyst Commercialization II:
Adding Value through Research & Development

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 Webinar Summary: 

 

In this second webinar in the series “Custom Catalyst Commercialization” we will show how the involvement of BASF R&D can enhance either the current custom catalyst or lead to greatly improved second generation products, while maintaining the Intellectual Property (IP) protection that is critical to the custom catalyst relationship.

This webinar builds on information presented previously on development scenarios, scale-up and manufacturing processes, catalyst and process knowledge and expertise, as well as confidentiality and Intellectual Property (IP) protection. 

The webinar will conclude with a live question and answer session with BASF scientists and experts

 

 

Viewers Will Learn:

  • How involving BASF’s Catalyst R&D group can enhance your catalyst technology
  • An overview of BASF Catalyst’s R&D structure
  • The value that BASF’s Specialist Groups offer in supporting the overall catalyst development effort
  • Examples of innovation in BASF catalysts where our R&D group has improved performance through a variety of techniques by understanding the fundamentals of the interactions of reactants and catalyst components 
  • The benefits of engaging BASF’s Custom Catalysts R&D group to help you develop your current or next generation catalyst

 

Who Should Attend:

  • Chemists that develop catalysts
  • Material Scientists that develop catalysts
  • Process Engineers, especially those that scale up newly developed catalysts

 

Hear from these experts: 


Martin Kraus
Research Manager
BASF Chemical Catalyst Research Group

Martin Kraus is the Research Manager of the BASF's Chemical Catalyst Research Group, located at the corporate research facilities in Iselin, NJ. In his current function, he oversees research activities for a variety of petrochemical catalysts, as well as adsorbents. He joined BASF in 2007. He has 12 years of industrial experience and has worked in various areas of refining and petrochemical catalyst research. He holds a graduate degree in Technical Chemistry from the Technical University Karlsruhe, Germany and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland.

 

   

 

Moderator:


John Pearson
CEO
Chemical Industry Roundtables, LLC


John Pearson is a consultant with Chemical Engineering, and CEO of Chemical Industry Roundtables, LLC, an organizer of events for the chemical industry with the emphasis on green chemistry and sustainability (www.chemroundtables.com). A graduate in chemistry from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK, Pearson was previously CEO of the well-known chemical consulting group, SRI Consulting.




 

What do I need to view this Webcast?

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System Processor RAM Internet Browser Hardware Media Players Internet Connection

Windows 7 1

Windows Vista

Windows XP SP3

Note: Mac OS X and Linux users please click here.

Pentium III 733mhz+ or equivalent 512MB

Internet Explorer 6.0+ 2

Firefox 3.0+

Pop-up Blocking Software Disabled 3

AUDIO: Sound Card with speakers

VIDEO: Monitor with 1024x768+ resolution support

Windows Media Player 9+

Adobe Flash Player 9.1+ 4

High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL 5

Corporate LAN 6


1
 Older Windows operating systems, including Windows 2000, will most likely work but are not officially supported. Please consulthttp://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?pr=lifesupsps to determine if your operating system is still supported by Microsoft. 

2 For security and performance reasons it is strongly advised to upgrade to the latest version of Internet Explorer. 

3 The presentation is built on pop-upless technology; however, the presenter may choose to use pop-up windows. In these cases, pop-up blocking software must be disabled for the presentation to work correctly. In many cases, holding down the "CTRL" key while opening the Webcast URL will temporarily disable your pop-up blocking software. Please consult the documentation for your pop-up blocking software to determine the correct way to temporarily disable it. 

4 In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings. 

5 High speed Cable / Fiber / DSL. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment. 

6 Corporate LAN. Bandwith on corporate LANs can vary based on network traffic. Typical connection speeds can vary from 100Kbps - 1Mbps+. Please check with your local ISP for bandwidth allotment. 


Support & Troubleshooting


What support is available for users on Macintosh and Unix/Linux-Based operating systems?
This presentation incorporates advanced multimedia features that allow elements such as slides, polling questions, surveys, and application demonstrations to be dynamically sent to the audience synchronized with the presentation. Mac and Linux audiences may view the presentation using a supported Firefox Web browser and Adobe Flash playerPlease note that some presentations may not feature a Flash option. 

Why can't I hear audio?

  • If you have internal speakers, make sure they aren't muted.
  • If you have external speakers, make sure they are powered on and aren't muted.
  • Make sure you did not lose Internet connectivity.
  • Make sure you have the media player installed that you are attempting to use and the plugin is correctly installed within the browser.
  • If you are using Windows Media Player and the player simply stops and/or gives you a generic "error" message, you may be missing an audio codec required to decode the presentation audio. Click here for the Microsoft Codec Installation Package. 
    Alternatively, you can download the latest player here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/
  • If you are using Adobe Flash Player and are having connection issues please refer to the section labeled "Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?"
What is a pop-up blocker and how do I disable it?

Pop-up blockers are software programs that stop unsolicited "pop-up" browser windows from launching automatically. These windows often feature advertisements that can be an annoyance to users trying to browse the Internet, however some features of the Webcast may make use of pop-up windows to deliver key functionality. Depending on the software progam you have installed you may be able to add the Web site URL to a list of permissible Web sites where pop-up windows are allowed. 

It is common to have one or more pop-up blockers that you may be unaware of. Most pop-up blockers reside either in the system tray (lower right hand corner of your screen by the clock) or as a toolbar in Internet Explorer (at the top of your browser, go to "View" and then "Toolbars"). These can be disabled in their options or preferences menus. (Common toolbars such as Google and Yahoo Companion have built in pop up blockers). 

Also, if you are unaware of any other pop-up blockers that are running on your computer, you may want to see if you have personal firewall software running, such as Norton's Internet Security or ZoneAlarm. If you have either of these, they will also block pop-up windows. 

Where can I download the latest streaming media players?

- Windows Media Player - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/download/AllDownloads.aspx
- Adobe Flash (for viewing Application Demonstrations and Video Roll-ins) - http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/

Where can I download the latest Internet browsers?

- Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx
- Previous versions of IE - http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/ie6/downloads/default.mspx
- Firefox - http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

I occasionally hear a clicking noise during the presentation. How do I turn it off?

  • Windows 7 - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows Vista - Click on the Windows Start icon, then choose "Control Panel" > "Sound," > "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
  • Windows XP - You can disable this noise by going to the Start menu, then "Control Panel". Open "Sounds and Audio Devices," and click the "Sounds" tab. Scroll down the "Program Events" menu until you reach "Start Navigation." Set the sound to [None] and click "OK." The clicking will be disabled.
Why do I get a "connection failed" or "connection blocked" message when I try to view Adobe Flash streams?

In addition to having a properly installed Adobe Flash Player your pc must permit rtmp (over port 1935) and / or rtmpt (over port 80) live streaming protocols. Please contact your local IT Administrator if you are unsure of your settings. IT Admins can click here to review additional information on configuring proxy servers to permit live Flash streaming. 


Questions?


Please contact Jennifer Brady, Chemical Engineering Marketing Manager at 713-343-1906 or jenniferb@tradefairgroup.com

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