Pittcon Announces 2016 Short Course Program for Laboratory Professionals

For more information, contact Marian Nardozzi, nardozzi@pittcon.org, 800-825-3221 x 203

Courses offered at beginner and intermediate levels.

Pittsburgh, PA – September 15, 2015 – Pittcon is pleased to announce the 2016 Short Courses (http://pittcon.org/short-courses) (March 5-10) are now available online. Courses, offered at beginner and intermediate levels, range from one-half day up to two-days. With more than 100 from which to choose, there are a wide variety of classes covering relevant analytical topics in food science, water/wastewater, environmental, life science, pharmaceutical to name a few. Courses for broad-based application and general lab functions include lab management, quality control, technical writing, statistics, data analysis and lab safety.

This year there are more than 35 new courses added in topics such as, but not limited to chromatography, environmental, analytical methods, nanotechnology and statistical methods.

Short Course Chairman Amit Ghosh commented, “The Pittcon Short Course program is an affordable way for lab professionals to stay abreast of new techniques, continue their education, enhance skills and bring new efficiencies to the workplace.” He adds, “Taking a course definitely adds value to the participant’s total Pittcon experience and many times, serves as justification for attending the conference and exposition.”

See a complete list of all short courses either by date or category with descriptions at http://pittcon.org/short-courses

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.