Pittcon 2016: Expo for analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy concluded

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March 18, 2016
by Sandra Henderson

Pittcon 2016, the 67th Conference and Exposition for Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, ended on 10 March, in Atlanta, Georgia US). This global event brought together nearly 13000 conferees and exhibitor personnel. Those who attended Pittcon for the first-time account for 37% of the conferee number. For the fourth year, the co-location of Food Labs Conference, organized by Innovative Publishing and Food Safety Tech, was held in conjunction with Pittcon.

Global Attendance
Pittcon had a global presence again this year, with 24% of attendees being from outside the United States; top countries by attendance were Japan, China, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Attendees include lab managers, scientists, chemists, researchers and professors, from industrial, academic and government labs. They represent an equally broad number of scientific disciplines including life science, food science, drug discovery, environmental, forensics, nanotechnology, water/wastewater, energy/fuel, agriculture and bioterrorism.