By Marian Nardozzi
Pittcon will be held in Philadelphia for the first time this year. Philadelphia is the centre of one of the top life science clusters in the USA, bringing together the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical devices, R&D and a wide range of other supporting industries.
Pittcon 2013 offers a unique opportunity to get a hands-on look at the latest innovations in analytical science and chromatographic technology from leading companies from over 30 countries. Pittcon 2013 will be held from March 17 -21 2013 (expo dates: March 18-21) at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,. USA.
Approximately 50% of exhibitors use Pittcon as the venue to launch new products and 20% of companies offer exclusive on-site discounts on equipment. Several specialty areas will be open on the floor including: New Exhibitor, Life Science, and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) areas and international pavilions for Japan and Germany. Attendees will get the chance to participate in live demonstrations and product seminars. Technical personnel will be available to talk about challenges faced by laboratory managers and offer solutions to improve efficiency.
This dynamic exposition will be complimented by a diverse all-inclusive technical programme offering more than 2,000 technical presentations, as well as affordable short training courses and unique networking opportunities. As members of the scientific community coming from over 90 countries converge on Pittcon 2013, networking will become a primary activity among participants. The advance registration fee of $130 before February 18, ($260 after) gives conferees unlimited access to the exposition floor and technical programme.