March 1 - 5, 2020
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Chicago, Illinois, USA

2020 Short Courses Preview

The following Short Courses have been selected for Pittcon 2020. Full course and instructor information will be available November 4.

Leadership at the Bench: Effective Communications for Technical Managers
Beginner

On-The-Job and Soft Skills for Technologists (The Things You Were Not Taught In School)
Beginner

Introduction to Gas Chromatography/Infrared Spectroscopy
Beginner

Polymers: An Introduction and Characterization Techniques
Beginner

LC/MS Strategies for the Identification of Impurities, Degradants, and Metabolites
Beginner

Beginners Guide to Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GCxGC)
Beginner

Survey of Materials Characterization Methods
Beginner

Essentials of LC-MS
Beginner

Problems with FT-IR Spectra and How to Avoid Them
Beginner

Introduction to X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS)
Beginner

An Introduction to Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and Associated Energy Dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (EDS)
Beginner

Elemental Analysis via Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy and X-ray Fluorescence
Beginner

Dynamic Light Scattering, Nano Tracking Analysis and Zeta Potential; Characterization of Nano-Materials
Beginner

Examples of Analytical Data Treatment Using Microsoft® Excel™: Outlier Testing
Beginner

An Introduction to Mass Spectrometry including Biomolecule Applications
Beginner

Primer on XRF Spectrometry: Instrumentation
Beginner

A Hands-on Example on How to Develop a PLS Regression Model
Beginner

Introduction to Raman Spectroscopy and Imaging with Applications
Beginner

Knowing How to Feed and Care for Your Valves
Beginner

Managing Conflict
Beginner

Handheld Raman, Mid-/Near-Infrared Spectrometers: State-of-the Art Instrumentation and Realistic Application Potential
Beginner

Getting Started with Excel and VBA in the Laboratory (Laptop Required)
Beginner

Practical Near-Infrared Measurements: Successful Method Development
Beginner

Titration Method Development & Electrode Care Course
Beginner

Confident Karl Fischer: An Interactive Moisture Method Development & Troubleshooting Course
Beginner

Practical Ion Chromatography: Successful Method Development
Beginner

Portable Raman Spectroscopy – A Practical Approach to Implementing Raman Anywhere
Beginner

A Practical Introduction to Infrared, Raman, and Near Infrared Spectroscopy
Beginner

Searching Infrared and Raman Spectra
Beginner

How to Plan, Select and Implement the Right Laboratory Informatics Software Solution
Beginner

Absolute Basics of Gas Chromatography & Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry
Beginner

Introduction to Metabolomics
Beginner

Introduction to ICP-MS
Beginner

Contemporary Milling Instrumentation, Sizing and Applications
Beginner

Practical Pyrolysis – GC/MS for Polymer and Material Charaterization
Beginnner

Industrial Problem Solving Using Solid State NMR
Intermediate

Industrial Problem Solving Using Thermal Analysis Techniques
Intermediate

Language and Matter: Technical Writing for Analytical Scientists and Managers
Intermediate

Modern Portable Analytical Spectroscopy
Intermediate

Practical LC-MS Method Development for Small Molecules
Intermediate

LC-MS Method Validation for Small Molecules in Biological Matrix
Intermediate

HPLC and UHPLC for Practicing Scientists 1: Fundamentals
Intermediate

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

A Laboratory Program for Wastewater Microbiology
Intermediate

Injection Techniques in Gas Chromatography
Intermediate

Practical Maintenance and Troubleshooting in Gas Chromatography
Intermediate

Perspectives and progress in Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry – New Instrumental Configurations for Multielement Analysis
Intermediate

Chemistry Laboratory Techniques for the Chemist and Technician – A Comprehensive Review
Intermediate

Practical NMR Spectroscopy
Intermediate

Fundamentals of Particle Size Analysis with an Emphasis on Light Scattering Techniques
Intermediate

Sampling for Particle Size Analysis
Intermediate

Cannabis: Analysis and Analytics
Intermediate

Safety in the Laboratory – Part I
Intermediate

Safety in the Laboratory – Part II
Intermediate

How to Be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer
Intermediate

Separations: Fundamentals of Advanced Gel Permeation & Size Exclusion Chromatography Detection
Intermediate

Setting Your Company Up for Computer System Validation (CSV) Success
Intermediate

Process Analytical Technology: Out of the Lab and Into the Line
Intermediate

How to Select an ICP-Mass Spectrometer: The Most Important Analytical Considerations
Intermediate

Techniques of Coating – Basic Principles
Intermediate

Fast GC Analysis: How to Achieve Fast Separation to Increase Sample Throughput and Productivity
Intermediate

Chiral Separations
Intermediate

Interpretation of Electrospray Mass Spectra of Small Molecules
Intermediate

Coaching and Mentoring in R&D
Intermediate

Sampling and Sample Preparation for Chromatography
Intermediate

Technical Writing at Work
Intermediate

Cannabis & CBD Testing Science Primer: Understanding Methodology and Resources to Support Testing Multiple Samples Types
Intermediate

Overcoming the Challenges of Analytical Method Transfer of HPLC Methods
Intermediate

Solid Phase Microextraction (SPME) and Other Sampling Technologies for Laboratory and On-Site Applications
Intermediate

Ensuring Environmental Laboratory Data Quality
Intermediate

Communicating Analytical Results in the Pharmaceutical Labs and Maintaining Data Integrity with Good Documentation Practices
Intermediate

Keeping Your Analytical Procedures in Compliance with the FDA: Validation, Documentation, and Change Management
Intermediate

Evaluating Test Method Performance
Intermediate

Confidence in Analytical Results and Measurement Uncertainty
Intermediate

Enhancing your Lab Informatics System Through Lean Lab Principles
Intermediate

Practical Essentials of GC & GC-MS
Intermediate

Long-term Archiving of Laboratory Data
Intermediate

How to Develop and Validate a Quantitative LC-MS/MS Method Faster and More Efficiently
Intermediate

Headspace Gas Chromatography Fundamentals, Method Development and Method Transfer
Intermediate

GC/MS Fundamentals for Operators
Intermediate

The Secret Decoder Ring for GC Method Development and Optimization
Intermediate

Analytical Ionic Liquids in GC and Mass Spectrometry
Intermediate

Cannabis Testing
Advanced

Multi-Spectral Imaging and Why You Should be Using It
Advanced

Characterization of Biologics by Capillary Electrophoresis, Liquid Chromatography, and Mass Spectrometry
Advanced

 

 

 

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