Pittcon Announces Wide Variety of Short Courses to Enhance Skills for Laboratory Professionals

Courses range from beginner and intermediate to advanced levels

Pittsburgh, PA – February 10, 2015 – Pittcon is pleased to announce the 2015 Short Courses (March 7-12). With more than 100 from which to choose, there are a wide variety of classes covering relevant topics in food science, water/wastewater, environmental, life science, pharmaceutical, nanotechnology, fuels and analytical chemistry. In addition to specific disciplines, lab management courses are a significant part of the program focusing on communications, time management, technical writing, statistics, lab safety, compliance and best practices.

This year there are more than 40 new courses added in subjects such as forensics, statistics, separations, LIMS, LC/GC, mass spectrometry, nanotechnology and lab management—to name a few.

Short Course Chairman Kerry Holzworth commented, “Participating in a short course helps laboratory personnel to achieve educational and developmental career goals.” He added, “The cutting edge techniques and methodologies presented enable attendees to better understand current events and trends.”

See a complete list of all short courses with details www.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.

Visit pittcon.org for more information.