Pittcon Announces New Committee Leadership for Pittcon 2018
Pittsburgh, PA – September 25, 2017 – The Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the new chairmen who are collaborating on strategic and tactical plans for Pittcon 2018. As of July 1, Adrian C. Michael, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry), took office as president along with his named Vice President Charles Gardner, ChemImage Corporation, and selected chairs. Other members of the Executive Board include Gregory Meisner, esq., Melinda Stephens, Ph.D., (Geneva College), Michelle Ward, Ph.D., (University of Pittsburgh), Karen Johnson, Kerry Holzworth, Ph.D., (retired, University of Pittsburgh), Jane Chan, (retired, Bechtel Bettis), and Elias Absey, (Waters Corporation) who is also the 2018 exposition chairman.
Other chairmen include Annette Wilson, Ph.D. (University of Pittsburgh) who leads the Program team and Michelle Ward, Ph.D., (University of Pittsburgh), the short course chairman. Registration is organized by Joseph Grabowski, Ph.D, (University of Pittsburgh).
Pittcon is managed by a group of approximately 100 volunteers serving on one or more of 26 committees assisted by a dedicated 11-person staff. To learn more about Pittcon, visit www.pittcon.org.
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.