Conferee Registration Opens for Pittcon 2017 New Registration Company Offers Advanced Features

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Pittsburgh, PA – October 3, 2016 – The Registration Committee today announced that conferee registration is now open for Pittcon 2017, the world’s premier annual conference and exposition for laboratory science. The event will be held March 5-9, 2017, at the West Hall of McCormick Place, Chicago, IL.

The discounted registration fee of $190 is available through February 18, 2017. ($325 after 2/18). This affordable price includes unlimited week-long access to the exposition, technical sessions, Conferee Networking sessions, the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture, Employment Bureau, and all amenities of the event. New this year, Pittcon offers an Expo Only pass for $100 giving the attendee unlimited access that is restricted to the expo floor. Discounts are available for groups, students and short courses.

Registration Chairman Fu-mei C. Lin commented, “Pittcon typically attracts many different conferees—all with different goals for attending. In an effort to try to accommodate the needs of our conferees, we are pleased to offer an Expo Only pass for those individuals who come to Pittcon who want to visit only the expo floor.”

Pittcon is also pleased to introduce a new recent partnership with Experient, a leading company in the Meetings & Events Industry as one of the best-known and most respected brands in the world.

When asked to comment on the move to a new registration company, Pittcon Registration Coordinator Shelley Simpson-Forget remarked,”We are able to offer our attendees an advanced and more interactive registration experience.” She added, “The new registration system has features such as recommending short courses and technical sessions based on an individual’s interest, searching functionality and building a customized schedule that syncs across all devices.”

“All of us at Experient are thrilled to be working with Pittcon,” said Michael Guerriero, Experient’s division president. “As Pittcon seeks to provide remarkable event experiences to their conference conferees, exhibitors, sponsors and stakeholders, Experient will be supporting them with our unified suite of services and technology in the areas of registration, lead retrieval, session tracking and mobile app technologies. All of these industry-leading solutions will deliver more data and analysis than Pittcon has received before. It will truly be a situation where all conference stakeholders win.”

About Pittcon
Pittcon® is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science.

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.