March 1 - 5, 2020
McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois, USA

About Pittcon.

The Pittsburgh Conference & Exposition.

What is Pittcon?

Pittcon is the world’s leading annual conference and exposition on laboratory science. Pittcon attracts attendees from industry, academia and government from over 90 countries worldwide.

Our mission is to sponsor and sustain educational and charitable activities for the advancement and benefit of scientific endeavor.

Pittcon’s target audience is not just “analytical chemists,” but all laboratory scientists — anyone who identifies, quantifies, analyzes or tests the chemical or biological properties of compounds or molecules, or who manages these laboratory scientists. Having grown beyond its roots in analytical chemistry and spectroscopy, Pittcon has evolved into an event that now also serves a diverse constituency encompassing life sciences, pharmaceutical discovery and QA, food safety, environmental, bioterrorism and other emerging markets.

So Why is it Called Pittcon?

Pittcon is an annual Conference and Expo organized by the Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.

Members of the Pittsburgh Conference are selected from the memberships of the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh and the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh. The two Societies and The Pittsburgh Conference are non-profit organizations dedicated to science education. The volunteer members of the Pittsburgh Conference are supported by an 11-person staff who work at the Pittcon office in Pittsburgh.

Aren’t you glad it’s just called Pittcon!

Pittcon Professional Societies

Pittcon is made up of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP).

Both societies are non-profit organizations dedicated to furthering science education in the Western Pennsylvania region.

For more information, visit the SSP and SACP websites:

Where Does the Money Go?

Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult.

Pittcon donates more than a million dollars a year to provide financial and administrative support for various science outreach activities including science equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums.

Pittcon 2019 Executive Officers

Dr. Charles Gardner
2019 President
ChemImage Corporation
Dr. Jane Chan
Vice President
(2020 President)
Retired – BMPC Bettis
Dr. William Sharpe
(Former President – 2016)
Retired – Clarion University
Dr. Melinda Stephens
Treasurer
Geneva College
Eli Absey
Assistant Treasurer
Waters Corporation
Penny Gardner
Secretary
(Former President – 2011)
Environmental Data Quality, Inc.

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Make sure you don’t miss updates and important reminders about everything happening at Pittcon 2018 in Orlando, Florida.

Pittcon Has Something for Everyone

Conferee Info

Resources, services, and amenities available to conferees.
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Pittcon Expo

Attend the premier laboratory science equipment expo.
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Short Courses

Complete information on all aspects of Short Courses.
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Technical Program

Technical sessions, lectures and conference program.
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Pittcon 2020 Dates & Times
Exposition:
Tuesday (Mar 3) – Thursday (Mar 5)

Technical Program:
Sunday (Mar 1) – Thursday (Mar 5)

Short Courses:
Saturday (February 28) – Thursday (Mar 5)


Expo Hours:

Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Registration Information

Pittcon 2020 Location

McCormick Place – West Hall

2301 South Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
USA

Convention Center Website

Future Dates
2021 New Orleans, LA
March 7-11
2022 Atlanta, GA
March 6-10
2023 Philadelphia, PA
March 19-23
2024 San Diego, CA
February 25-29
2025 Boston, MA
TBD
2026 Philadelphia, PA
TBD
2027 San Diego, CA
TBD

 

 

 

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