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  Dr. Fenella France to give Plenary Lecture at Pittcon 2019

Dr. Fenella FranceDr. France to present “Preserving and Revealing History – Challenges of a Cultural Heritage Scientist” The Pittcon Program Committee is extremely pleased to announce that Fenella France, Chief of the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress, will deliver the 2019 Plenary Lecture. Dr. France researches non-destructive imaging techniques and prevention of environmental degradation to collections. Her current focus is the development of spectral imaging and image processing techniques...

 

  Pittcon Distributed $1 Million Toward Mission From 2018 Conference and Expo Proceeds

Pittcon’s non-profit mission funds grantsPittcon’s non-profit mission funds grants to colleges, high schools, elementary schools, researchers and more. Year after year, Pittcon distributes approximately $1 million towards its mission to sponsor and sustain educational and charitable activities for the advancement and benefit of scientific endeavor...

 

  Pittcon Expo Committee Opens 2019 Booth Registration

The Pittcon Exposition Committee has announced that booth space reservations have opened for Pittcon 2019, taking place in Philadelphia from March 17 to 21. Each 10x10 space is available for $3,050. Additionally, returning exhibitors are eligible for a $2,500 expansion rate towards additional 10x10 spaces.

 

  Pittcon Announces 2021 President

Dr DandoThe Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Pittcon Organizing Committee are pleased to announce Neal Dando as President of Pittcon 2021. Dr. Dando received his B.S. degrees in Chemistry and Biology from Shippensburg State University and then earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in analytical chemistry from the University of Delaware....

 

  Pittcon 2018 releases Mobile App

Pittcon partners again with ATIV Software to implement conference and exposition mobile app. The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official conference and exposition mobile app, Pittcon 2018. The app contains valuable information to help you plan and navigate the conference and exposition. It acts as an all-inclusive, real-time show guide with details on exhibiting companies, technical sessions, Conferee Networking sessions...

 

  Pittcon 2018 Introduces 23 New Short Courses for Laboratory Professionals

Pittcon offers more than 100 Short Courses to provide affordable and convenient career and educational development opportunities to attendees.

The Pittcon Short Course Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 Short Course program which runs from February 24 – March 1. Pittcon will be held February 26-March 1, in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center....

 

  Pittcon 2018 Announces Topics for 10th Year of Conferee Networking Sessions

Topics of this year's Conferee Networking sessions span a variety of topics from the discussion of specific laboratory techniques to the role of social media in science.

The Pittcon Organizing Committee recently released the topics for Conferee Networking during Pittcon 2018, which will be in Orlando, Florida, February 26-March 1.  Conferee Networking sessions provide an informal environment where participants can meet and discuss similar interests...

 

  Attendee Registration Opens for Pittcon 2018

pittcon 2018The Registration Committee has announced that conferee registration is now open for Pittcon 2018, the world’s premier annual conference and exposition for laboratory science.

The event will be held February 26 through March 1, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The discounted registration fee of $190 is available through February 5, 2018 ($325 after 2/5)....

 

  Pittcon Announces Launch of Pittcon TV to Showcase Innovations in Laboratory Science

Pittcon is pleased to announce an exclusive partnership with WebsEdge to bring unique insight into the Pittcon Conference & Expo in February 2018.

pittcon 2018Pittcon TV will highlight some of the most exciting and important issues in analytical chemistry. The daily hour long news style TV show will serve a diverse audience encompassing life sciences, pharmaceutical discovery and QA, food safety, environmental, bioterrorism and other...

 

  Pittcon Announces 2018 Award Recipients for Outstanding Achievements in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of 13 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy.

Pittcon 2018Each award will be presented in a scheduled symposium during Pittcon 2018, the world’s leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, which will be held February 26-March 1, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida....

 

  Pittcon Announces New Committee Leadership for Pittcon 2018

The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the new chairmen who are collaborating on strategic and tactical plans for Pittcon 2018.

Adrian MichaelAs of July 1, Adrian C. Michael, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry), took office as president along with his named Vice President Charles Gardner, ChemImage Corporation, and selected chairs. Other members of the Executive Board include Gregory Meisner, esq., Melinda Stephens, Ph.D., (Geneva College).....

 

  Pittcon Adds Plenary Lecture to 2018 Program

Presented by 2014 Nobel Laureate, Stefan W. Hell

Dr HellThe Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 2014 Nobel Laureate, Stefan Hell, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen and Director at the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg, will deliver the Plenary Lecture at Pittcon 2018....

 

  Pittcon 2018 Now Accepting Booth Space Reservations

Discounted Rate Deadline September 8, 2017

pittconThe Pittcon Exposition Committee is now accepting booth space reservations for Pittcon 2018, which will be held February 27 to March 1. The discounted rate of $2,600 for a standard 10’ x 10’ space is available to all exhibitors until September 8, 2017...

 

  SCION Instruments Announces Major Improvements to its Offerings at PITTCON 2017

SCION Instruments, the world-renowned designer and manufacturer of GC, GC-MS systems and accessories has announced a number of improvements and upgrades to its portfolio of offerings at this year’s PITTCON.

SCIONFirstly, the company announces the release of its CompassCDS software platform v4.0, which features new capabilities that extend its applicability to a wider range of laboratories. CompassCDS brings more than 20 years of customer experience and development, and provides a user-friendly and application-rich GUI with unique integration and extended calculation and reporting capabilities.

 

  Pittcon Launches New Improved Mobile App with Web Version

The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official 2017 conference and exposition planning tool, Pittcon at a Glance, which is available in app version for mobile devices (Pittcon 2017) and optimized as a web version.

pittconThe app version, available for free download in the App Store for iOS and Android devices and the Kindle Fire, serves as a valuable resource tool before, during and after the event. It acts as an all-inclusive real-time show guide containing details on exhibiting companies, technical sessions, Conferee Networking sessions, short courses, events and local city information....

 

  Pittcon Announces 2017 Award Recipients for Outstanding Achievements in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

Rena Robinson, University of Pittsburgh, recipient of the Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award

Awards-2017-PCAA-RobinsonThe Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce this years recipients of 15 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. Each award will be presented in a scheduled symposium during Pittcon, the worlds leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, March 5-9, Chicago, Illinois....

 

  Pittcon Introduces the Pittcon Today Excellence Awards

Pittcon, the world’s leading conference and exposition for laboratory science, is pleased to announce the unveiling of the Pittcon Today Excellence Awards, a series of honors designed to recognize ingenuity and innovation at this year’s conference.

Pittcon Expo 2017For the first time in the conference’s more than sixty year history, the awards will take place in advance of the March event, giving both exhibitors and judges the opportunity to take a deep dive into what innovation looks like in today’s scientific landscape....

 

  Pittcon Announces New Committee Leadership for Pittcon 2017

The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the new chairmen who are collaborating on strategic and tactical plans to make Pittcon 2017 another successful year.

pittcon 2017As of July 1, Gregory Meisner, esq., took office as president along with his named Vice President Adrian Michael (University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry) and selected chairs.  Other members of the Executive Board include Bill Sharpe, Ph.D, (retired);  Joseph J. Grabowski, Ph.D (University of Pittsburgh); Karen L. Johnson, (Bidwell Training Center); Elias S. Absey, (Waters Corporation); Melinda R. Stephens, Ph.D...

 

  Pittcon Announces Charles Gardner as 2019 President

The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Charles “Chuck” Gardner was named president for Pittcon 2019.

Charles “Chuck” GardnerChuck has been a volunteer member of Committee since 1987. Since then, he has served in a number of key leadership positions including secretary of the board of directors and treasurer and was chairman for both the program and exposition committees. In his professional career, Dr. Gardner is the director of product management at ChemImage Corporation where he leads the development of microscopic and standoff hyperspectral imaging systems for...

 

  Pittcon Solicits Call for Nominations for 2017 Awards in Areas of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

The Pittcon sponsors, Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP), are pleased to announce the call for nominations for four prestigious annual awards that will be presented at Pittcon 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

pittconFor complete requirements, guidelines and submission instructions for all the awards, please visit www.pittcon.org

SSP Call for Nominations: The Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award is in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contributions in the field of applied spectroscopy...

 

  Recipients of the 2016 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants are Announced

The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, is proud to announce its 2016 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (PCMNCG) recipients.

pittconThe maximum funding available this year for each grant is $10,000. The money is awarded to the science departments of colleges with less than 5,000 full-time students for the purchase of scientific equipment, audio-visual or other teaching aids, and/or library materials for use in the teaching of science at the undergraduate level. This year’s awardees are as follows...

 

  Download the Pittcon 2016 Mobile App Now

Multi-purpose tool to keep you organized before, during and after the show.

  • Pittcon announcesPlanning Made Easy
    • No need to fumble with bulky program books, or paper schedules. Create and view your daily agenda in the palm of your hand!
    • Quickly and easily search technical sessions, Short Courses, Conferee Networking Sessions and exhibitors
    • Keep track of questions and important information by using the notes and star features

 

  Pittcon Launches Enhanced Mobile App for 2016

The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official conference and exposition mobile app, Pittcon 2016.

pittcon appThe app, available for free download in the App Store for iOS and Android devices and the Kindle Fire, serves as a valuable resource tool before, during and after the event. It acts as an all-inclusive real-time show guide containing details on exhibiting companies, technical sessions, Conferee Networking sessions, short courses and local city information. The Pittcon mobile conference app was developed by ATIV Software and is built...

 

  Pittcon Announces Technical Sessions for 2016

Hot topics include food safety, homeland security, bioanalytical science

Pittcon announces Technical sessionPittcon is pleased to announce the 2016 Technical Program that includes over 2,000 technical presentations offered in symposia, oral sessions, workshops, awards, and posters.  The core of the Technical Program, analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy, covers a wide range of applications such as, but not limited to, biotechnology, biomedical, drug discovery, environmental, food science, fuels/energy, genomics, lab...

 

  Pittcon Announces Sanford Asher, Chemistry Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, as Recipient of the 2016 Pittsburgh Analytical Chemistry Award

Pittcon and its sponsoring society, The Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) are pleased to announce Sanford Asher as the recipient of the 2016 SACP Award.

Sanford AsherAsher will accept this prestigious award at Pittcon 2016 which takes place March 6-10, in Atlanta, Georgia. His session, “Photonic Crystal Hydrogel and Organogel Sensors for Chemical and Biological Analytes,” will include a discussion of sensing motifs that utilize 2-D and 3-D arrays and monolayers of particles embedded onto a molecular recognition polymer hydrogel networks. The SACP Analytical Chemistry Award, established in 1957, is presented annually to recognize outstanding...

 

  Pittcon Recognizes Outstanding Achievements in Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

The Pittcon 2016 Program Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of 13 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy.

pittconEach award will be presented during a symposium during Pittcon 2016, March 6-10, 2016. Atlanta, Georgia. Presentations will include topics in applications such as bioanalytical, environmental, nanotechnology, material science, polymers/plastics, pharmaceutical, biomedical and homeland security. Methodologies include near infrared spectroscopy, molecular and vibrational spectroscopy; mass spectrometry; electrochemistry; liquid chromatography...

 

  Pittcon Announces 2016 Short Course Program for Laboratory Professionals

Courses offered at beginner and intermediate levels

Amit GhoshPittcon is pleased to announce the 2016 Short Courses . (March 5-10). Courses, offered at beginner and intermediate levels, range from one-half day up to two-days. With more than 100 from which to choose, there are a wide variety of classes covering relevant analytical topics in food science, water/wastewater, environmental, life science, pharmaceutical to name a few. Courses for broad-based application and general lab functions include lab management...

 

  Conferee Networking Call for Topics

Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a Pittcon 2016 Conferee Networking Session host. If you have an idea for a Conferee Networking Session, we want to hear from you.

Pittcon conferenceSubmit your idea to us by August 31, 2015. These 90-minute sessions provide a unique networking opportunity for attendees with similar interests to meet and resolve problems, discuss new techniques, or brainstorm new ideas in an informal setting. Wondering what the benefits are of hosting a Conferee Networking session? Increase awareness of a specific topic or issue. Find solutions to a problem or brainstorm for new ideas...

 

  2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will Present the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture at Pittcon 2016

“How Optical Single-Molecule Detection in Solids Led to Super-Resolution Nanoscopy in Cells and Beyond”

W. E. (William Esco) MoernerDr. Moerner’s lecture will focus on his research in physical chemistry and chemical physics of single molecules, single-molecule biophysics, super-resolution imaging and tracking in cells, and trapping of single molecules in solution...

 

  Emphasis on Food Safety, Homeland Security and Bioanalytical Science

The Program Committee is pleased to announce the call for papers for the Pittcon 2016 Technical Program.

Chuck GardnerAbstracts are currently being accepted for contributed oral and poster presentations in all areas such as, but not limited to, analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life science, bioanalysis, food science, nanotechnology, environmental science and pharmaceutical. Additional details are available at www.pittcon.org. Pittcon 2016 will continue to strive to feature a comprehensive coverage of all aspects of analytical science and instrumental analysis. In addition to requesting papers in the...

 

  Pittcon 2016 Announces SSP Award Recipient

Pittcon and its sponsoring society, The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) are pleased to announce Juergen Popp as the recipient of the 2016 Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award.

Professor Juergen PoppPopp studied chemistry at the universities of Erlangen and Wuerzburg, Germany. Since 2002, he has been a chair for Physical Chemistry at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena, and in 2006, became the Director of the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Jena.He has published more than 540 journal papers, has been named as an inventor on 12 patents in the field of spectroscopic instrumentation and is the founding editor and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biophotonics. In 2012, he...

 

  Pittcon 2016 Announces Call for Proposals

The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that they are currently accepting proposals for Symposia, Workshops, and Organized Contributed Sessions for the 2016 Technical Program.

Pittcon 2016The submission deadline is April 17, 2015. All proposals must be submitted electronically at www.pittcon.org. Proposals for symposia are being sought in all areas of analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. In addition to the classical analytical and spectroscopic topics, areas such as bioanalytical chemistry, nanotechnology, environmental analysis, food analysis, forensics, chemical applications in art conservation, education, energy...

 

  Pittcon Announces Wide Variety of Short Courses to Enhance Skills for Laboratory Professionals

Courses range from beginner and intermediate to advanced levels

PittconThis year there are more than 40 new courses added in subjects such as forensics, statistics, separations, LIMS, LC/GC, mass spectrometry, nanotechnology and lab management—to name a few.Pittcon is pleased to announce the 2015 Short Courses (March 7-12). With more than 100 from which to choose, there are a wide variety of classes covering relevant topics in food science, water/wastewater, environmental, life science...

 

  Pittcon is Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Awards

Areas of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy

pittconThe Pittcon sponsors, Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP), are pleased to announce the call for nominations for four prestigious annual awards that will be presented at Pittcon 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. SSP Call for Nominations. The Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of applied spectroscopy. Nomination deadline is March 31, 2015...

 

  Third Annual Food Labs Conference to Co-locate with Pittcon 2015 March 9-10, New Orleans, Morial Convention Center

The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the third annual Food Labs Conference, the only food conference focused on the food laboratory, will be held in conjunction with Pittcon 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

pittconThe co-location of the two conferences provides that the registration fee to attend the two-day Food Lab Conference, March. 9-10, will also include unlimited week long admission to the Pittcon exposition floor and technical program. The Food Labs Conference is unique in that it is not just focused on one discipline such as microbiology or chemistry, but takes a more holistic approach to best practices in managing food testing and analyses needs...

 

  Recipients of the 2015 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants are Announced

The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, is proud to announce its 2015 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (PCMNCG) recipients.

pittcon logoThe maximum funding available this year for each grant is $10,000 and is awarded to the science departments of colleges with less than 5,000 full-time students for the purchase of scientific equipment, audio-visual or other teaching aids, and/or library materials for use in the teaching of science at the undergraduate level. This year’s awardees are as follows...

 

  Pulse Discharge Detector D-3-1-HP

VICI’s Pulsed Discharge helium ionization Detector (PDD) extends the detection capabilities of the popular Agilent 6890 and new 7890 GCs.

/Valco.D3DetectorThe basic operating mode of the PDD can replace many of the detectors currently used by GC manufacturers. Pulsed discharge detector Model D-3-1-HP is designed for plug-and-play installation on Agilent GCs, with models available for the 6890 and 7890. The D-3-1-HP is optimized for trace level work in the helium photoionization mode, and utilizes the electronics and power supply of the host GC. The system includes detector cell, pulser, and...

 

  Pittcon Announces Release of 2015 Mobile App

The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official conference and exposition mobile app, Pittcon 2015. 

pittcon 2015The app, available for free download in the App Store for iOS and Android devices and the Kindle Fire, serves as a valuable resource tool before, during and after the event. It acts as an all-inclusive real-time show guide containing details on exhibiting companies, technical sessions, Conferee Networking sessions and short courses. The Pittcon mobile conference app was developed by ATIV Software and is built on the EventPilot meeting...

 

  Pittcon 2015 Announces Call for Topics for Conferee Networking Sessions

The Conferee Networking Committee is pleased to announce its annual Call for Topics for Conferee Networking.

These two-hour sessions provide a unique networking opportunity for attendees with similar interests to meet and resolve problems, discuss new techniques, or brainstorm new ideas in an informal setting. The deadline to submit a topic for consideration is August 31, 2014, and instructions can be found at pittcon.org. The Conferee Networking committee will review the topics, and status notifications will be sent after September 2014. This year there will be approximately 30 facilitated sessions during Conference week. These unique networking events, scheduled for...

 

  Pittcon Program Committee Announces Naomi J. Halas as the 2015 Wallace H. Coulter Lecturer

The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce its 2015 Wallace H. Coulter Lecture, “Plasmonics: Shedding Light on Cross-cutting Science and Technologies,” which will be presented by Naomi J. Halas, Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

dr halasThe lecture will take place during the Pittcon Opening Session on Sunday, March 8, 2015, Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Halas is a professor at Rice University and the founding director of the Rice Laboratory for Nanophotonics. She is a pioneering researcher in the field of plasmonics, creating the concept of the “tunable plasmon” and inventing a family of nanoparticles with resonances spanning the visible and infrared regions of the spectrum. Halas pursues fundamental studies of...

 

  Call for Papers for Pittcon 2015 Technical Program Emphasis on Energy and Fuels

The Program Committee is pleased to announce the call for papers for the Pittcon 2015 Technical Program.  

Hub MacDonaldAbstracts are currently being accepted for contributed oral and poster presentations in areas such as, but not limited to, analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life science, bioanalysis, food science, nanotechnology, environmental science and pharmaceutical. The 2015 committee is especially interested in topics relevant to energy and fuels. Program Chairman Hub MacDonald commented, “Since this year’s conference will be in New Orleans with Louisiana holding the...

 

  Alfred G Redfield to Receive the Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award at Pittcon 2015

The Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP), one of two Pittcon conference and exposition sponsors, is pleased to announce the 2015 Pittsburgh Spectroscopy Award recipient. Alfred G. Redfield, Professor of Biochemistry and Physics, Emeritus, Brandeis University (Massachusetts).

pittconThis prestigious award, established in 1957, honors an individual who has made outstanding contributions in the field of spectroscopy. The award committee selected Redfield based on his many accomplishments in the advanced understanding, practical developments and applications in the field of nuclear magnetic resonance especially in nuclear-spin relaxation, as well as his leadership role in the scientific community and mentorship of young scientists...

 

  Return to Chicago Proves a Success for Pittcon 2014

Pittcon 2014, the 65th Conference and Exposition for Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, ended today. This global event brought together 16,255 conferees and exhibitor personnel.

Pittcon 2014Those who attended Pittcon for the first-time account for 36% of the conferee number. For the second year, the co-location of Food Labs Conference, organized by Innovative Publishing and Food Safety Tech, was held in conjunction with Pittcon. The organizers of both events were pleased with this year’s success and are looking forward to expanding the relationship in 2015....

 

  Waters Marks Ten Years of ACQUITY UPLC; Looks to Future with ACQUITY QDa and ionKey/MS at Pittcon

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ACQUITY QDa and ionkey/MS Drive LC/MS Convergence with Mass Detection for Chromatographers and Separations for Spectrometrists Respectively

Waters® Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today celebrated the ten-year anniversary of the ACQUITY® UltraPerformance LC® (UPLC®) System, a technology that created a new industry standard for chromatographic performance.   Looking forward, Waterstoday also introduced the new ionKey/MS™ System, a new approach for getting exceptional sensitivity, robustness and ease-of-use out of mass spectrometry and featured the ACQUITY QDa™, the first mass detector to bring high-quality, mass spectral data to chromatographic separations, in its Pittcon debut...

 

  Beckman Coulter Life Sciences launches the Multisizer 4e COULTER COUNTER at Pittcon

Measure-Cells and Particles as Small as 02 Microns with the New-Multisizer 4e COULTER COUNTER

Multisizer™ 4 COULTER COUNTER®The latest Multisizer 4e features a new 10-micron aperture that enables users to obtain accurate count, size and mass distribution for particles and cells ranging from 0.2 to 1,600 microns.  Digital Pulse Processing provides high-resolution analysis in as many as 400 channels for unparalleled performance in pharmaceutical quality control, bioprocessing and industrial applications....

 

  Pittcon 2014 Announces Expo Facts

Pittcon 2014 Announces Exposition Highlights

Pittcon 2014 LogoThis year’s exposition welcomes 114 first-time exhibiting companies. The Pittcon 2014 Exposition, which takes place March 3-6 at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, will include 926 exhibitors (count as of February 10, 2014) displaying products and services used by the scientific community in industrial, academic, and government labs. The Exposition will offer the latest innovations in areas such as, but not limited to, analytical chemistry; drug discovery; nanotechnology; life sciences to include forensics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; food analysis and safety; environmental science; energy and fuel; and air, water and wastewater analysis...

 

  Specialist Microplate Products for Life Sciences

Porvair Sciences has announced that it will be showing its latest specialist microplates and microplate equipment at the forthcoming Pittcon 2014 (Chicago), Analytica 2014 (Munich) and Genomics Research 2014 (San Francisco) exhibitions.

Specialist Microplate Products for Life Sciences

Visitors to Pittcon Booth 4021 and Analytica Stand B2.320A will be able to see Porvair’s complete range of automation friendly microplates and equipment. On display will be the Ultravap Mistral - Porvair's new generation robot-compatible nitrogen blow down station. For many years, Porvair Sciences has led the field in nitrogen blow down evaporation. The UltraVap Mistral makes it even easier to integrate an automatic dry down step into your automated liquid handling protocol. Combining uncompromising high quality with an affordable price...

 

  Wyatt Technology to Launch the First SEC-MALS Detector for UHPLC at Pittcon 2014

Wyatt Technology Corporation, the world leader in absolute macromolecular characterization instrumentation and software, will be launching the µDAWN™ at Pittcon 2014

uDAWNThe µDAWN is the world’s first multi-angle light scattering (MALS) detector that can be coupled to any UHPLC system in order to determine absolute molecular weights and sizes of polymers, peptides, and proteins or other biopolymers directly, without resorting to column calibration or reference standards. Wyatt Technology’s µDAWN connects to the Optilab® UT-rEX™, the first refractive index detector for UHPLC....

 

  Pittcon Announces New Mobile App for Pittcon 2014

The Pittcon marketing department is pleased to announce the release of its official conference and exposition mobile app, Pittcon 2014.

Marketing Assistant Jenna Sabot

The app, available for free download for iOS and Android devices, serves as a valuable resource tool before, during and after the event. It acts as an all-inclusive real-time show guide containing details on exhibiting companies, technical sessions and short courses. The Pittcon mobile conference app was developed by ATIV Software and is built on EventPilot 7, ATIV's latest mobile platform release. This new version is not only optimized for iOS 7, but also increases attendee conversations through session commenting for in-context and on-topic social communication...

 

  Pittcon Announces Topics for Conferee Networking

The Pittcon Organizing Committee has recently announced the topics for Conferee Networking during Pittcon 2014, which will be in Chicago, Illinois, McCormick Place, March 2-6, 2014.

Conferee Networking Chairmen Jane Chan

Conferee Networking sessions are free to all registered attendees and provide an informal venue for a small group of participants to openly discuss topics of mutual interest or solve problems specific to certain instrumentation or procedures. This year, there are 31 facilitated sessions during Conference week covering topics in life science, chromatography, environmental science, fuel, analytical methods, lab procedures, quality control and more....

 

  Steven Carr to Deliver Pittcon 2014 Wallace H. Coulter Plenary Lecture

The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that Steven Carr, director of proteomics at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, will deliver the Wallace H. Coulter Plenary Lecture at PIttcon 2014.

Steven CarrDr. Carr is internationally recognized as a leader in the development of novel proteomics methods and in their application in biology and medicine. Dr. Carr and his group collaborate with scientists throughout the greater Broad community (Broad Institute, Harvard, Harvard Medical School, and the 17 Harvard affiliated hospitals) to apply state-of-the art proteomics technology to address compelling questions in biology, chemistry and clinical medicine. He has over 200 publications on development and use of proteomics and biological mass spectrometry....

 

  First Time in Philadelphia is a Success for Pittcon 2013

Pittcon 2013, the 64th Conference and Exposition for Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, ended on the 21st March. This global event brought together more than 18,000 attendees; 40% of which attended the Conference for the first time

PhillySkylineNew this year, was the partnership between Pittcon and Innovative Publishing, publishers of Food Safety Tech and organizers of Food Labs Conference. This strategic partnership led to the co-location of Food Labs Conference to be held in conjunction with Pittcon. The organizers of both events were pleased with their first-year success and are looking forward to expanding the relationship....

 

  Pittcon 2013 Announces Exposition Highlights

Global Exposition includes 1,011 companies from 29 countries

Expo-Crowd.The Pittcon 2013 Exposition, which takes place March 17-21, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will include 1,011 exhibitors (count as of March 1, 2013) displaying products and services used by the scientific community in industrial, academic, and government labs. The Exposition will offer the latest innovations in areas such as, but not limited to, analytical chemistry; drug discovery; nanotechnology; life sciences to include forensics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; food analysis and safety; environmental science; energy and fuel; and air, water and wastewater analysis....

 

  FDA to Discuss Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) at Food Labs Conference in Conjunction with Pittcon 2013

Food Safety Tech, the organizers of Food Labs Conference, which will be held in conjunction with Pittcon 2013, March 19-20, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA, announces the agenda of speakers for the two-day event

Pittcon 2013The Food Labs program will open with a presentation by Palmer A. Orlandi, Ph.D. CAPT, U.S. Public Health Service, Sr. Science Advisor Office of Foods and Veterinary Medicine, U.S. Food & Drug Administration on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the regulation's impact on food laboratories. According to information from the FDA website, FSMA is the most sweeping reform of FDA's food safety authority in more than 70 years...

 

  NEW Pittcon 2013 App Now Available

The Pittcon 2013 app puts everything you need to know about the world's largest, annual conference and exposition on laboratory science, in the palm of your hand

Pittcon 2013 mobile app The Pittcon 2013 app features include...
  • Customizable schedule of events
  • Technical Program and Short Course listings
  • Exhibitor profiles
  • Interactive floor maps
  • Live discussions via Twitter Feed
  • QR and Bump technology for contact sharing
  • Detailed post show report
  • Real time messages and alerts
  • Details on local hotels and restaurants

 

  The forefathers of Shimadzu win the 2012 Pittcon Heritage Award The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (Pittcon) and the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) recently bestowed the 2012 Pittcon Heritage Award on the founders of Shimadzu, a world leader in analytical instrumentation.

Genzo Shimadzu Sr and JrFather and son, Genzo Shimadzu, Sr. and Jr., who set up the company in the second half of the nineteenth century, helped to contribute towards the rapid modernization of Japan through the development of storage batteries and X-ray equipment...

 

  Pittcon 2013 Launches New Website Pittcon is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for 2013 with improved navigation, overall functionality, and for quick viewing, a mobile version.

Pittcon 2013 Launches New WebsiteThe web site will continue to provide relevant, up-to-date information for Pittcon conferees, exhibitors, and media representatives while offering various new, exciting enhancements. New features include better integration with social networking, intuitive navigation, and select comment areas...

 

  Autoscribe Informatics success at Pittcon Autoscribe InformaticsAutoscribe Informatics Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Autoscribe Ltd, appeared at a conference for the first time at Pittcon 2012 in Orlando. It is pleasing to report that we had the busiest Pittcon for several years with an increase in enquiries for the new Matrix Gemini software solutions...

 

  Pittcon 2012 Releases Conference Summary
Pittcon 2012 President Jon Peace The Pittcon 2012 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that this year's conference and exposition for laboratory science attracted15,754 attendees (conferees and exhibitor personnel) to the annual event, which was held in Orlando, Florida, March 11-15. Twenty-nine percent of the conferees were from 89 countries outside the United States...

 

  Edwards previews nXDS dry scroll vacuum pumps at Pittcon Edwards T-Station75Edwards, a global leader of vacuum and abatement technology, will be giving a special preview of its new nXDS range of dry scroll vacuum pumps on Booth 2659 at Pittcon 2012, ahead of its official launch in April.  Edwards will be performing a live demonstration of the new pump, which is expected to set new standards for dry pumping in laboratories...

 

  Pittcon Announces the 2012 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant Awardees pittcon 2012The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, is proud to announce its 2012 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (PCMNCG) recipients. The maximum funding available this year for each grant is $10,000 and is awarded to the science departments of colleges with less than 5,000 full-time students for the purchase of scientific equipment, audio-visual or other teaching aids, and/or library materials for use in the teaching of science at the undergraduate level...

 

  Autoscribe to Exhibit at ArabLab and Pittcon Autoscribe Matix GeminiKicking off the 2012 exhibition schedule, Autoscribe will be promoting its extensive range of genuinely configurable LIMS and tracking solutions at Pittcon 2012 (Booth 1758), ARABLAB (Stand 444) and VETme (stand 6D51), this Spring. With over 20 years of delivering long term configurable and scalable solutions, Autoscribe has expert knowledge in the development and supply of software solutions across a wide variety of industries and market sectors such as water, environmental, veterinary, food and health sciences...

 

  Pittcon 2012 Announces Exposition Highlights Pittcon ExhibitionThe Pittcon 2012 Exposition, which takes place March 12-15, at the Orange County Convention Center, will include 943 exhibitors (count as of February 15) that provide products, services, and support for all facets of laboratory operations in the industrial, academic, and government sectors. The exposition will display the latest technologies and instrumentation used by scientists in areas such as analytical chemistry; pharmaceutical science and drug discovery; life sciences to include forensics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics; food analysis and safety; environmental; and biotechnology- to name a few...

 

  Pittcon Debuts Mobile App for 2012 Conference & EXPO Pittcon 2012By downloading Pittcon 2012's new mobile application, conferees of Pittcon Conference & Expo 2012 in Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center March 11-15, can plan their personalized conference schedule on the go or at home. The new app features a personalized agenda, exhibitor profiles, share features, and much more about Pittcon, long known as the gathering place for the best minds in science...

 

  Pittcon 2012 Announces New Short Courses Pittcon 2012The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce new courses for the 2012 Short Course program which runs March 10 through March 15, 2012. Short Courses offer skill-building and career enhancing training by industry experts; range from half-day up to two-day classes; and include beginner, intermediate, and advanced level curricula.

 

  Pittcon Announces 2012 Award Recipients Pittcon 2012The Pittcon 2012 Program Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of 11 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. Each award will be presented during a symposium at Pittcon 2012, March 11-15, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. This year's awards will recognize scientists using methodologies such as vibrational and infrared spectroscopy; ion, liquid, and gas chromatography; separation science; nanotechnology; bioanalytical chemistry; electrochemistry; microscopy, portable instruments; and mass spectrometry...

 

  NEW Pittcon 2012 Mobile App Now Available Pittcon 2012 Mobile phone appPittcon are excited to announce the launch of our Pittcon 2012 mobile app! The Pittcon 2012 app serves as your all-in-one event guide by putting everything you need to know right onto your mobile device...

 

  Pittcon Attracts Attendees from 87 Countries Outside the United States Pittcon 2011 President Penny Gardner Pittcon 2011, the world's premier conference and exposition, reports that 17,098 attendees participated in the annual Conference and Exposition, which was held in Atlanta, Georgia, March 13-18, 2011. Twenty-five percent of the conferees in attendance were from 87 countries outside the United States...

 

  Pittcon Launches 2011 Smartphone App Pittcon Launches 2011 Smartphone AppThe Pittcon 2011 Marketing Committee is pleased to announce the launch of its official Conference and Exposition Smartphone App, "Pittcon 2011." The complimentary app will include complete event information such as the Technical Program, exhibitor listing, Short Courses, and local area and conference related maps. The Pittcon 2011 app will be available for use on Androids, Blackberrys, iPhones, and iPod Touches with access before, during, and after the Conference.

 

  Pittcon 2011 Announces Conferee Networking Session Titles Pittcon 2011 Announces Conferee Networking Session TitlesThe Pittcon Networking Committee is pleased to announce the topics for the Conferee Networking Sessions for Pittcon 2011 from March 13 through March 18, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. These Sessions are a unique networking opportunity for registered conferees with similar interests to get together in an informal setting to brainstorm and share ideas

 

  Pittcon 2011 Honors Scientists for Outstanding Contributions Pittcon 2011The Pittcon 2011 Program Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of 10 prestigious awards honoring scientists who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. The awards, presented during a symposium at Pittcon 2011, March 13-18, Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC), Atlanta, Georgia, will recognize scientists from diverse disciplines including bioanalytical science, biomedical, chromatography, electrochemistry, mass spectrometry, nanotechnology, separations science, and vibrational spectroscopy.

 

  Pittcon 2011 Recognizes Significant Contributions in Scientific Instrumentation Pittcon 2011Pittcon 2011 is pleased to announce the highlights of the 22nd James L. Waters Annual Symposium, "The Development and Application of Instrumentation in Electron and Ion Microscopy."

 

  Pittcon Announces 2011 Technical Program Pittcon 2011The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 2011 Technical Program is now available on the Pittcon website. The Technical Program held Sunday, March 13 -Thursday, March 16, will consist of symposia, organized contributed sessions, oral sessions, workshops, posters, and Conferee Networking Sessions covering a wide range of topics in areas of analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life sciences, bioanalysis, food sciences, and related disciplines.

 

  The Pittsburgh Conference Announces the 2011 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants Award Program The Pittsburgh Conference and its sponsoring societies, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP), are pleased to announce the 2011 Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grants (PCMNCG) Award Program.

 

  Conferee Registration Opens for Pittcon 2011 - Discounts for Early Registration The Pittcon Registration Committee is pleased to announce that conferee registration is now open for Pittcon 2011, which will be held March 13-18, 2011, at the Georgia World Conference Center (GWCC), Atlanta, Georgia. Conferees registering before February 14, 2011, will save 50% on the registration fee.

 

  Chad A. Mirkin to Deliver Pittcon 2011 Plenary Lecture The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Chad A. Mirkin, Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, will deliver the Pittcon 2011 Plenary Lecture, "Polyvalent DNA Architectures: New Modalities For Intracellular Gene Regulation and Detection"

 

  Pittcon to Exhibit at JAIMA Pittcon 2011 will be exhibiting at the JAIMA Expo (Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers Association), Makuhari Messe, Tokyo, Japan, September 1-3, 2010, Booth # IU-09. Pittcon will also sponsor a symposium organized by Koichiro Matsuda of JAIMA & Horiba. Pittcon 2011 President Penny Gardner will deliver the introductory remarks followed by Andrew G. Ewing, Ph.D., University of Gothenburg, Sweden, presenting "Electrochemical Measurements at Single Cells and Vesicles." Norman J. Dovichi, Ph.D., University of Washington, will be speaking on "Single Cell Proteomics and Targeted Metabolomics."

 

  Pittcon 2011 Announces Call for Topics for Conferee Networking Sessions The Organizing Committee announced its annual Call for Topics for Conferee Networking Sessions for Pittcon 2011, which will be held March 13-18, in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center. For full consideration, topics must be received by July 16, 2010.

 

  Pittcon Participates in International Year of Chemistry (IYC) The 2011 Organizing Committee is pleased to announce that Pittcon will be celebrating the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) with programs such as Science Week, which will serve the city of Atlanta and surrounding communities, and on a more global level, the Technical Program, which will include sessions on how chemical research is critical for solving our most vexing global problems involving food, water, health, energy, and transportation.

 

  Pittcon 2011 Launches New Website Pittcon is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for 2011 (www.pittcon.org) with improved navigation enabling direct access to key information about the Conference and Exposition and an overall upgrade in appearance and design

 

  Pittcon 2011 Announces Call for Papers The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for Pittcon 2011, which will be held March 13 - 18, 2011, at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia. For full consideration, abstracts must be received by August 13, 2010

 

  Pittcon to Exhibit at BioConference Live Pittsburgh, PA, April 28, 2010, Pittcon 2011 is pleased to be an exhibitor at BioConference Live, an information break through and online-only conference for the life sciences and laboratory science community. The event will take place June 2 - 3, 2010, and will feature live video keynote presentations from life science thought leaders where attendees can have their question answered by presenters in real time.

 

  Pittcon 2010 Highlighted by Innovations, Educational Opportunities, and Networking Pittcon 2010 reported today that 16,876 attendees from 87 countries participated in the annual Conference and Exposition, which was held in Orlando, Florida, February 28 to March 5, 2010

 

  Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches First On-Demand LIMS at Pittcon 2010 Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announced today the launch of its software-as-a-service (SaaS), enterprise-class laboratory information management system. LIMS-on-DemandTM allows organizations of varying types and sizes to leverage all the benefits of an industry-leading LIMS solution without the time and cost typically associated with on-premise software installation.

 

  Rapid, Sample Safe Concentration of Extracted Samples SP Scientific has chosen Pittcon 2010 (Orlando, USA) for the global launch of its new company name at well as exhibiting a range of exciting new innovations for its RocketTM Evaporator.

 

  Pittcon 2010 Exposition Includes Exhibitors from 28 Countries The Pittcon 2010 Exposition, which takes place March 1 - 4, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, will include 947 exhibitors as (count as of February 3) that manufacture, distribute, and market products for laboratory science and offer turn key services and solutions to laboratories in the industrial, academic, and government sectors.

 

  ALMSCO International Unveils New BenchTOF-dx Mass Spectrometer Offering Up to 100x Improved Sensitivity ALMSCO International, a division of Markes International Ltd., today announced that it will showcase its new state-of-the-art BenchTOF-dx™ mass spectrometer for the first time at PITTCON 2010.

 

  Pittcon 2010 to Exhibit at LabAutomation 2010 Pittsburgh, PA, January 8, 2010. Pittcon 2010 is pleased to announce its participation in LabAutomation2010, January 23 to 27, 2010, Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California. All conferees, exhibitors, and media are invited to visit the Pittcon booth, # 492A, located in the Friends of ALA section on the exposition floor.

 

  Pittcon Launches Online Scientific Community Pittsburgh, PA, December 10, 2009 - Pittcon is pleased to announce the launch of Pittconnect, its new online scientific community. Pittconnect.com was created to provide an online resource for scientists from all over the world to connect with each other to discuss problems, techniques, research, etc

 

  Pittcon Recognizes Scientists from Academia & Industry Pittcon is pleased to announce the recipients of ten prestigious awards recognizing the significant contributions of leaders in the fields of Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.

 

  Unique Component of the Pittcon Technical Program The 21st James L. Waters Annual Symposium Pittcon 2010 is pleased to annouce the highlights of the 21st James L. Waters Annual Symposium, which is a unique component of the Pittcon Technical Program.

 

  Pittcon Announces 2010 Technical Program The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 2010 Technical Program listing of sessions is now available on the Pittcon website. The Technical Program which begins Sunday, February 28 and closes on Thursday, March 4, 2010, will consist of 62 Symposia, 28 Organized Contributed Sessions, 120 Oral Sessions, 8 Workshops, 45 Conferee Networking Sessions, and 88 Poster Sessions.