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

NEXUS
Presentations on the expo floor

Entertaining presentations in a theater style setting on the expo floor. Participate in 30-minute interactive and informative presentations, panels, and forums.

TUESDAY SCHEDULE (Mar 19)

More information can be found in the App.

TIME NEXUS I – Booth 4106 NEXUS II – Booth 1934
10:00 AM High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC): Description and Discussion for the masses, both scientific and non-scientific

Presented by Millipore Sigma: Dr. Michael Ye, Manager for HPLC Column Development
Thinking Critically About Inclusion in STEM: the Science and Disability Project

Presented by Science History Institute: Jessica Martucci, Ph.D., Research Fellow, and David Caruso, Ph.D., Director of Center for Oral History
11:00 AM The PEAL Center: An Overview of a Parent Training and Information Center

Presented by PEAL Center: Cindy Duch, Director of Parent Advising
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) Overview and Mission

Presented by Augustus W. Fountain III, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientis for Chemistry
12:00 Noon Making the Most of Your Pittcon Experience

Presented by Bill Sharpe, Former Pittcon President
Government Contractors and Sub-Contractors: Cybersecurity and Product Blacklisting

Presented by BakerHostetler: Barron Avery, J.D.
1:00 PM The Science of SEO

Presented by AZoNetwork: Dave Cockett, Head of SEO and Web Services
The Secret to Lab Management Success, LAB Manager

Presented by Intertek Chemicals and Materials: Scott Hanton, General Manager
2:00 PM Common Chemometric Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Presented by Eigenvector Research Inc.: Barry M. Wise, Ph.D., President
Water Quality Monitoring: PFAS and Beyond

Presented by Shimadzu Scientific Instruments: Ruth Marfil-Vega, Ph.D., Environmental Marketing Manager
3:00 PM Tech Transfer: Export Control, International Trade, and Foreign Investment Concerns

Presented by BakerHostetler: Kerry T. Scarlott, J.D.
Emerging Trends in Training and Development

Presented by ASTM International: Meghan Conan, LMS and Content Administrator, and Andrew Buckmaster, Multi-Media Production Manager
4:00 PM Analytical X-ray Methods, Fluorescence, Powder Diffraction, Single Crystal, Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS)

Presented by Pittcon: Dr. Greg Meisner
Toby’s Therapy Dog Team, Giving to Our Communities

Presented by VICI + The Gabriel Institute: Stan Stearns, Founder and President of VICI

WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE (Mar 20)

More information can be found in the App.

TIME NEXUS I – Booth 4106 NEXUS II – Booth 1934
10:00 AM Standards as Enablers of Innovation: Additive Manufacturing Technologies

Presented by ASTM: Pat A. Picariello, J.D., CStd, FSES, Director Development Operations
Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Green Case!

Presented by USA Immigration: Brian Getson, J.D.
11:00 AM Building a Career: A Journey from There to Here

Presented by GSK: Justin Shearer
Increasing Jobs at Home by Expanding US Exports

Presented by United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Commercial Service: LeeAnne Haworth
12:00 Noon Marketing Science using Scientific Marketing

Presented AZoNetwork: Dr. Ian Birkby, CEO
Helium Recycling at Pitt: Stewardship and Opportunities in Cryogenic Research

Presented by the University of Pittsburgh: Pete Chambers, Director of Shared Research Support Services for the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences
1:00 PM Instruments of Seeing: How to Read an Image

Presented by Science History Institute: Hillary Kativa, Chief Curator of Audiovisual & Digital Collections
Diversity in STEM Panel

Panel includes: Raquel Castellanos, Patricia Silveyra, Matthew Lockett, and Adam Durant. Moderated by Heather Juzwa
2:00 PM Pittcon 70th Birthday Celebration

Presented by Pittcon: Pittcon President, Dr. Charles Gardner and Dr. Pete Conn
Financing Solutions for U.S. Exporters and their International Customers: The Role of EXIM Bank

Presented by Export-Import Bank of the United States: Reza Nikfarjam, Loan Officer and Head of Business Development – Technology Sector
3:00 PM Autism Awareness: Different but the Same

Presented by Pittcon: Penny Gardner, Former Pittcon President and Current Secretary of Pittcon Board of Directors
Moving Towards a Green Future-Introduction on CAIA

Presented by National Institute of Metrology, China: Professor Li Hongmei, Director/Researcher, Chemical Metrology Division
4:00 PM JASIS: Most Advanced Exhibition for Scientific/Analytical Systems & Solutions to Expand New Business Opportunities in Japan and Asia

Presented by JAIMA: Takeshi Kawamoto, Chairman of International Affairs Committee
Cannabis Science & You

Presented by jCanna, Inc. and Cannibus Science and Technology: Joshua Crossney, President and Founder of jCanna, Inc. and Editor and Columnist of Cannibus Science and Technology

THURSDAY SCHEDULE (Mar 21)

More information can be found in the App.

TIME NEXUS I – Booth 4106 NEXUS II – Booth 1934
9:00 AM Open Forum with Pittcon 2020 Program Chair

Presented by Pittcon: Dr. Joanne Smith, Pittcon 2020 – Chicago, Program Chair
10:00 AM An Instrumental Life: Arnold Beckman and the making of the Instrumental Chemistry

Presented by Science History Institute: Mariel Carr, Manager of Video and Multimediate Production
Pittcon 2020 in Chicago

Presented by Pittcon: Dr. Jane N. Chan, Pittcon 2020 – Chicago, President
11:00 AM Mass Spectrometry: Description and Discussion for the masses, both scientists and non-scientists

Presented by Waters Corporation: Joe Fredette. Sr. Business Development Manager Biopharmaceuticals
Copyright Do’s and Don’ts of Describing Scientific Publications

Presented by Saxton and Stump: Helen Odar Wolstoncroft, J.D.
12:00 Noon Raman Spectroscopy for the Masses, Both Scientists and Non-Scientists

Presented by Syracuse University / BioTools, Inc: Professor Laurence Nafie, Ph.D.
Gas Chromatography (GC): Description and Discussion for the masses, both scientific and non-scientific

Presented by Restek: Jaap de Zeeuw
1:00 PM Patents and Trade Secrets – Business Considerations and Realities

Presented by Saxton and Stump: Bruce Wolstoncroft, J.D.
SACP Outreach Activities

Presented by Society of Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP): Dr. Rose Clark
2:00 PM SSP Initiatives

Presented by Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP): Don Antzcak
Communicating the Science Behind Climate Change: Instruments, Narrative, and the Making of Threshold

Presented by freshfly Media: Glenn Holsten, Director
3:00 PM
4:00 PM PEAL Center Check Presentation

Presented by Pittcon: Pittcon President, Dr. Charles Gardner

 

 

 

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