Short Courses

These career-enhancing courses cover significant topics in bioanalytics, cannabis, energy, enviroscience, food science, forensics, industry, life sciences, nanotechnology, materials science, pharmaceuticals, and many more.

Pittcon's professional quality Short Courses are an affordable opportunity for continuing education. All courses count towards building your Professional Hours.

Monday (March 8) Short Courses

HPLC and UHPLC for Practicing Scientists 2: Best Practices in Method Development and Operation/Troubleshooting

Michael Dong | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST | Full Day Course

Confidence in Analytical Results & Measurement Uncertainty

Christopher Burgess | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST | Full Day Course

Tuesday (March 9) Short Courses

An Introduction to Quantitative Spectroscopic Analysis

Deborah Peru | 8:30:00 AM - 5:00:00 PM EST | Full Day Course

Problems with FT-IR Spectra and How to Avoid Them

Ellen Miseo | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST | Half Day Course

Wednesday (March 10) Short Courses

Applications of FTIR & NMR Spectroscopy in Product Development

Anthony Parker | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST |  Full Day Course

Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), Nano-Tracking Analysis and Zeta Potential; Characterization of Nano-Materials

Ana Morfesis | 8:30 AM - 12:30PM EST | Half Day Course

Thursday (March 11) Short Courses

Green Analytical Chemistry

Doug Raynie | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST |  Full Day Course

Practical Maintenance and Troubleshooting in Gas Chromatography and GC/MS

Jacob de zeeuw | 8:30 AM - 12:30PM EST | Half Day Course

Friday (March 12) Short Courses

Successful Scientific Writing

Dottie Li |  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST | Full Day Course

Monday (March 15) Short Courses

Coaching and Mentoring in Technical Organizations

Elizabeth Treher |  8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST | Full Day Course

Applied Method Development and Optimisation for Liquid Chromatography and Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry

Giles Edwards | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT | Full Day Course

Modern Portable Analytical Spectroscopy

Richard Crocombe | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT | Full Day Course

SPME: Theory and Practice

Janusz Pawliszyn |  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST | Half Day Course

Tuesday (March 16) Short Courses

Applied Liquid Chromatography and Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Maintenance and Troubleshooting

Giles Edwards | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EDT | Full Day Course

Practical Ion Chromatography: Successful Method Development

Jay Sheffer |  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST | Half Day Course

Introduction to ICP-MS

John Olesik |  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST | Half Day Course

Wednesday (March 17) Short Course

Optimizing Performance and Maximizing Productivity When Measuring Heavy Metals in Cannabis and Hemp by ICP-MS

Robert Thomas |  8:30 AM - 12:30 PM EST | Half Day Course

Thursday (March 18) Short Course

Data Analytics and Statistics in Quantitative Chemical Analysis – Chemometric Workflow for Forensic Invesitgations

Mike Dereviankin |  1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST | Half Day Course

Short Courses Pricing

$400

Per Singe Half Day Course

$800

Per Single Full Day Course

Online Short Courses

Don't forget - Pittcon offers online Short Courses throughout the year.

Upcoming courses:

April 6, 2021

The Secret Decoder Ring for GC Method Development and Optimization
Miles Snow, PerkinElmer Canada

May 5, 2021

High Throughput and High Resolution Accurate Mass Spectrometry for Drug Discovery and Clinical Research
Zhou Yu, Thermo Fisher Scientific

June 1, 2021

MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry Fundamentals put into Practice: How to get Started Running MALDI Applications in Your Lab
Ryan Walsh, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments

Vistit pittcon.org as more courses become available.

Benefits of Taking a Short Course

Many attendees have stated that participation in Short Courses is the primary factor that justifies their attendance at Pittcon year after year.

  • Affordable costs compared to other venues
  • Learn techniques and solutions to improve job productivity
  • Gain valuable practical technical knowledge to enhance your skills

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