March 18-22, 2023
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Immerse Yourself in Pittcon
Don’t just attend. Participate.

Welcome Reception

Kick off Pittcon with a great reception to mix, mingle, and make new friends. Enjoy wine and beer plus light refreshments immediately following the Wallace H. Coulter Lecture. Open to all attendees.

Social Events

After the sun goes down—after a day of scientific discovery — it’s time to enjoy the lighter side of Pittcon. Join your colleagues and have a blast at these specially planned social events.

Pittcon Party

Join your colleagues, contemporaries, and even a few new companions in saluting a successful Pittcon at one of Chicago’s most fascinating and fun venues; the Museum of Science & Industry.


Immerse yourself in interactive product demonstrations located on the expo floor covering a wide variety of topics. Ask questions — Get answers. See the latest and greatest.

Lab Gauntlet

Test your lab skills on a series of short, fun, one-minute challenging lab activities. Prizes will be awarded daily for the best scores. Those who run the gauntlet will receive a free t-shirt.

Networking Sessions

Open discussion, problem solving, and brainstorming are all happening at these unique networking opportunities. These sessions are the perfect place to collaborate with colleagues with similar interests.

Expo Park Experiences

Prepare for the ultimate sensory experience on the expo floor. Get a new head shot, challenge yourself at the Lab Gauntlet, learn in the DemoZone, Pittcon Booth give-aways, coloring wall, and more!

Nexus Theater

Nexus is theater style setting on the exposition floor offering dynamic and interactive presentations of various scientific topics. These presentations promise to be both entertaining and educational.

Employment Bureau

Looking for a career? Whether you are new to the market or a veteran, Pittcon’s complimentary Employment Bureau matches candidates with employers where you can schedule onsite interviews.


Expo Floor Park

Prepare for the ultimate sensory experience on the expo floor. Participate in virtual reality, skill challenges at the Lab Gauntlet, LEGO® car races, and take a selfie with a live gator.

Welcome Reception

Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your colleagues at the opening day reception and poster session on Sunday, March 17, located in the Pittcon Pub.





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