Pittcon 2018 Announces Topics for 10th Year of Conferee Networking Sessions

For more information, contact Kim Palastro, palastro@pittcon.org, 800-825-3221 x 202

Topics of this year’s Conferee Networking sessions span a variety of topics from the discussion of specific laboratory techniques to the role of social media in science.

Pittsburgh, PA – November 29, 2017 – The Pittcon Organizing Committee recently released the topics for Conferee Networking during Pittcon 2018, which will be in Orlando, Florida, February 26-March 1. Conferee Networking sessions provide an informal environment where participants can meet and discuss similar interests, challenges, and techniques.

Conference week will include 31 facilitated sessions in a variety of topics including cannabis, laboratory safety, biomedical, food safety, pharmaceutical science, environmental science and more. These 90-minute sessions are a unique networking opportunity open to all registered attendees at no extra cost from Monday through Thursday.

Conferee Networking Chairman Dean Tzeng commented, “Over the past 10 years, Conferee Networking sessions have grown and become a highly anticipated aspect of Pittcon.” He added, “Attendees look forward to sharing, learning and discussing their latest experiences, challenges and successes. These sessions have become a service that enhances the conference experience.”

Below is a sample of Pittcon 2018 topics:

  • Quality in the Cannabis Industry
  • Non-invasive Biomedical Analysis – How Can Innovative Instrumentation Promote Biomedical Research and Medical Applications?
  • Detection Techniques for Chemical Contaminants and Pesticides in Food and Pharmaceutical Raw Material
  • Expediting Method Development in Pharma
  • Challenges in Managing Analytical Instruments in an Academic Environment
  • Challenges of the Fentanyl Epidemic

Visit www.pittcon.org to get more information and to register.

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.