Pittcon 2018 Introduces 23 New Short Courses for Laboratory Professionals

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

Pittsburgh, PA – January 9, 2018 – The Pittcon Short Course Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 Short Course program (http://pittcon.org/short-courses) which runs from February 24 – March 1. Pittcon will be held February 26-March 1, in Orlando, FL, at the Orange County Convention Center.

This year’s program offers more than 100 courses at beginner and intermediate levels that range from one-half day to two-days. Courses, taught by industry experts, cover relevant analytical topics such as pharmaceutical, environmental, life science and more. Broad-based application and general lab function courses are also available and include lab management, data management, lab safety and technical writing.

Short Course Coordinator Valarie Cassidy commented, “The 2018 Short Course program offers lab professionals a variety of courses to stay on top of the latest trends and current events.” She adds, “The affordability and convenience of courses make them an excellent choice for professionals looking for career development opportunities.”

This year, there are more than 20 new courses added to the schedule on topics such as sample preparation, advanced techniques in HPLC, LIMS, scientific writing, and liquid handling, to name a few.

A sampling of these new courses:

  • New Technology Commercialization
  • How to be Successful in Scientific Publishing
  • Volume Verification, Good Liquid Handling, and Automated Sample Prep and Detection – Hands-on Workshop
  • Counter current Chromatography and Centrifugal Partition Chromatography

See a complete list of all short courses and instructors at www.pittcon.org.

Each year the Short Course Committee evaluates the program in order to maintain the quality and affordability of the courses. Discounts are available for early registration, students and for attendees enrolling in three or more classes.

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.