March 8 - 12, 2015
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA USA

About Pittcon.

Pittcon 2015 Conference & Expo

What is Pittcon?

Pittcon is the world’s largest annual premier conference and exposition on laboratory science. Pittcon attracts more than 16,000 attendees from industry, academia and government from over 90 countries worldwide.

Our mission is to sponsor and sustain educational and charitable activities for the advancement and benefit of scientific endeavor.

Pittcon’s target audience is not just “analytical chemists,” but all laboratory scientists — anyone who identifies, quantifies, analyzes or tests the chemical or biological properties of compounds or molecules, or who manages these laboratory scientists. Having grown beyond its roots in analytical chemistry and spectroscopy, Pittcon has evolved into an event that now also serves a diverse constituency encompassing life sciences, pharmaceutical discovery and QA, food safety, environmental, bioterrorism and other emerging markets.

So Why is it Called Pittcon?

Pittcon is short for The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy.

The Pittsburgh Conference is a Pennsylvania not-for-profit educational corporation that is comprised of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP). Pittcon’s roots started in Pittsburgh in 1950 and is managed by a committee of volunteers and a 11-person staff.

Aren’t you glad it’s just called Pittcon!

Pittcon Professional Societies

Pittcon is made up of the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh (SSP) and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP).

Both societies are non-profit organizations dedicated to furthering science education in the Western Pennsylvania region.

For more information, visit the SSP and SACP websites:

Where Does the Money Go?

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.

Pittcon 2015 Executive Officers

Charles Holifield
President
President
William Sharpe
Vice President
(2016 President)
Janeth Pifer
Immediate Former President
Gregory Meisner
Treasurer
(2017 President)
Adrian Michael
Asst. Treasurer
(2018 President)

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Pittcon Has Something for Everyone

Conferee Info

Resources, services, and amenities available to conferees.
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Pittcon Expo

Attend the premier laboratory science equipment expo.
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Short Courses

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Technical Program

Technical sessions, lectures and conference program.
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