March 6 - 10, 2016
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA USA


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Pittcon is the World’s Leading Conference and Exposition for Laboratory Science.

This dynamic global event offers a unique opportunity to get a hands-on look at the latest innovations and to find solutions to all your laboratory challenges. The robust technical program offers the latest research in more than 2,000 technical presentations covering a diverse selection of methodologies and applications. Pittcon also offers more than 100 skill-building short courses in a wide range of topics and the once-a-year chance to network with colleagues.

Featured Speakers

Nobel Laureate Speakers

W.E. Moerner – Wallace H. Coulter Lecture
Sunday, March 6
“How Optical Single-Molecule Detection in Solids Led to Super-Resolution Nanoscopy in Cells and Beyond”

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Eric Betzig – Waters Symposium
Monday, March 7
“Imaging Life at High Spatiotemporal Resolution”
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Monday, March 7 – Tuesday, March 8

Food Labs Conference focuses not only microbiology or chemistry, but also approaches to best practices in managing food testing and analyses needs.

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Wednesday, March 9

Cannabis Labs Conference will provide practical hands-on information helping to come into compliance with new regulations and to improve lab productivity and efficiency.

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Who Should Attend Pittcon?

Anyone who identifies, quantifies, analyzes or tests the chemical or biological properties of compounds or molecules, or who manages these laboratory scientists.

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Technical Program

Waters Symposium: Super-resolution Microscopy

Monday, March 7, 1:30 PM

Featuring Eric Betzig, one of the three 2014 Nobel Laureates who were honored for this breakthrough development.

This symposium highlights the rich history of super-resolution nanoscopy including the award of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Eric Betzig, W.E. Moerner and Stefan Hell for their pioneering efforts in the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy, which brings optical microscopy into the nanodimension that has formed the basis of super-resolution nanoscopy.

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