March 6 - 10, 2021
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

NEW Online Short Course – $199
Leadership at the Bench – Assuming Your Role by Developing the Skills Needed

November 3, 2020 (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm EST)
This webinar will address the need for leadership in technical organizations, how positive examples set by leaders at all levels can reverse the troubling trend, and how confidence and trust is built among teams.

Skill-Building Courses

Courses are offered at beginner, intermediate & advanced levels.

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.

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

Courses for broad-based application and general lab functions include lab management, quality control, technical writing, statistics, data management, and lab safety.

Dates & Times
Courses run Saturday through Wednesday, March 6 – 10.

Full Day Session:
8:30am – 5:00pm

Morning Session:
8:30am – 12:00pm

Afternoon Session:
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who develops, buys, or sells laboratory equipment, performs physical or chemical analyses, develops analysis methods, or manages these scientists.

Benefits of Taking a Short Course
  • Affordable costs compared to other venues
  • Learn techniques and solutions to improve job productivity
  • Gain valuable practical technical knowledge to enhance your skills
  • Receive a signed certificate for each course attended
Short Courses for Professional Development
With more than 60 topics to choose from, Pittcon’s in-depth, professional quality Short Courses are a valuable, yet affordable opportunity for continuing education. Here are just a few of the topic areas to consider:

  • Atomic Spectroscopy
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemometrics
  • Data Management and Data Analysis
  • Environmental Analysis
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Homeland Defense
  • Industrial Hygiene and Safety
  • Life Sciences
  • Liquid Chromatography
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Microscopy
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Sample Preparation
  • Statistics
  • Validation

Short Courses Fees

    • Single Course
    • After 2-4-2021

    • Single Course
    • After 2-4-2021

    • Single Course
    • After 2-4-2021

    • Single Course
    • After 2-4-2021

Short Courses Preview
wdt_ID Short Course Title Instructor Affilliation
1 Keeping Analytical Procedures in Compliance with the FDA and USP: Validation, Verification, Performance, and Documentation Kim HuynhBa Pharmalytik
2 Introduction to Gas Chromatography/Infrared Spectroscopy John Schneider Argonne National Laboratory
3 Practical LC-MS/MS Method Development for Practical Scientists Perry Wang LC-MS Technical Expert
4 Cannabis Testing 101 and 102 Jack Henion Professor Emeritus Cornell University Ithaca, NY
5 Entrepreneurial Growth for Consultants, Contractors, and Suppliers Jeffery Kiplinger Cohere Business Strategies
6 Modern Portable Analytical Spectroscopy Richard Crocombe Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting
7 Injection Techniques in Gas Chromatography Jacob de zeeuw Restek Corporation
8 Practical Maintenance and Troubleshooting in Gas Chromatography and GC/MS Jacob de zeeuw Restek Corporation
9 Chiral Separations Zachary Breitbach Abbvie
10 An Introduction to Quantitative Spectroscopic Analysis Deborah Peru DP Spectroscopy and Training, LLC
Short Course Title Instructor Affilliation
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The Lighter Side of Pittcon

Social Events at Pittcon
Relax and enjoy these specially planned social events. Meet new people, network with colleleagues or just kick back after a long day.


Pittcon 2021 Dates

Pittcon 2021 Location

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130


Future Dates
2022 Atlanta, GA
March 5-9
2023 Philadelphia, PA
March 18-22
2024 San Diego, CA
2025 Boston, MA
2026 Philadelphia, PA
2027 San Diego, CA
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