February 24-28, 2024
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA, USA
February 24-28, 2024 | San Diego Convention Center | San Diego, California, USA

One of the foremost laboratory science conferences, Pittcon’s technical program is comprised of well over 1,100 sessions and provides you with direct access to the latest research and developments from an international assembly of top scientists and research pioneers.

2024 Technical Program
View the full 2024 Conference being offered in San Diego. Posters being added daily.

2024 Technical Program Dates + Times

Sunday, February 25 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
** Wallace H. Coulter Lecture (5:00 pm) **
Monday, February 26 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
Tuesday, February 27 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
Wednesday, February 28 (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)

Track Highlights

Bioanalytics & Life Sciences

NIJ – Seized Drugs and Forensic Toxicology Innovations and Trends
Michelle Peace, Virginia Commonwealth University | Symposium

Spectroscopy For Wearables and Human Health, Organized by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy
Richard Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting | Symposium

Cannabis & Psychedelic

PSYCHEDELICS 101: Emerging Trends, Applications and Advances in Psychedelics Quality Testing
Dr. Sue Sisley, Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR) | Symposium

Medicinal Cannabis: Celebrating the Path to the Future
Dr. Reggie Gaudino, Front Range Biosciences | Symposium

Environmental & Energy

The Environmental Chemistry of Fire: Methods, Instruments, and Analytical Results
Amara Holder, US Environmental Protection Agency | Symposium

Emerging Capabilities in the Electrochemical Imaging at the Nanoscale and Toward Single Entities
Joaquin Rodriguez Lopez, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign | Symposium

Instrumentation & Nanoscience

James L. Waters Symposium: Scanning Electrochemical Microscopy
Mike Mirkin, CUNY, Queens College | Symposium

Progress in Green Analytical Chemistry
Janusz Pawliszyn, University of Waterloo | Symposium

Pharmaceutical & Biologic

Analysis of Therapeutic Oligonucleotides for Emerging Cell and Gene Therapies
Claus Rentel, Ionis Pharmaceuticals | Symposium

Development and Implementation of LC-MS Multi-Attribute Methods for Analysis of Pharmaceuticals
Justin Shearer, GSK | Symposium

Professional Development

Presenting With Power, Confidence and Clarity
Dottie Li, TransPacific Communications | Workshop

Inclusive Performance Management for Modern Science Leaders
Anya Soto, Culture Crafters | Networking Roundtable

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Attention First-Time Presenters!
Congratulations on being accepted to be a first-time presenter at Pittcon 2204 in San Diego! To help you to get the most out of your first Pittcon experience, this informal networking session aims to help you prepare.
February 14 2:00 PM EST

Pittcon is a friendly, welcoming environment where analytical chemists at all professional levels meet. Pittcon is a platform for sharing ideas and cooperating to form new ones. Here, you will find that spark that drives your research, your career, and above all, your scientific perspective forward.

Pittcon Tracks

Bioanalytical & Life Science
Biological molecules and xenobiotics (drugs, toxins) and their metabolites; study of biological systems; biosensors; forensic science and toxicology

Cannabis & Psychedelic
Identification, quantitative measurement, extraction, and quality assurance of cannabis-based and psychedelic products

Environmental & Energy
Environmental detection and monitoring; energy production and storage; sustainability, climate, and green chemistry; food science/safety and agriculture

Instrumentation & Nanoscience
Instrumentation, detection, and sensors; laboratory information systems, data analysis, and artificial intelligence; characterization and processing of nanomaterials; art and archeology

Pharmaceutical & Biologic
Evaluating chemical composition and properties/activities of medicinal drugs and biologics; high-throughput screening and process control; drug discovery and design; personal care and consumer products

Professional Development
Leadership and power/soft skills; career navigation, DEI (diversity, equity and inclusion), communication, and entrepreneurship; education and teaching and more


Celebrating 75 Years of Showcasing Scientific Innovations!
Pittcon Conference+Expo | February 24-28, 2024 | San Diego Convention Center

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