Volume 92 Issue 7, pp. 41-43, Meetings
Issue Date: February 17, 2014
By Linda Wang
Annual conference and exposition on lab science will draw more than 17,000 attendees to the Windy City
The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Applied Spectroscopy will be held on March 2–6 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Pittcon’s core focus is analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy, with applications in fields including life sciences, drug discovery, food safety, nanotechnology, water and air analysis, and environmental science.
The conference, which annually attracts more than 17,000 attendees from industry, academia, and government from 90 countries worldwide, is sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh.
As of C&EN press time, Pittcon 2014 has about 900 exhibitors registered to appear at more than 1,700 booths. Some 2,200 technical presentations and more than 100 short courses are planned.
All conference information, including details about registration and housing, is on the Web at pittcon.org. Registration for the entire conference costs $300, and one-day registration is $150. The cost for full-time students with a valid ID is $50 for the entire conference.