Pittcon Call for Papers for Pittcon 2013

The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for a contributed oral or poster presentation for Pittcon 2013.

To be be held in March 17-21, 2013, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. For full consideration, abstracts must be received by August 10, 2012, to be included in the first round of reviews.  Abstracts may only be submitted electronically via the Technical Program link at www.pittcon.org.

The Program Committee is soliciting abstracts of original, previously unpublished findings in all areas of analytical chemistry, applied spectroscopy, life sciences, bioanalysis, food sciences, and related disciplines such as, but not limited to chromatography, electrochemistry, portable instruments, mass spectrometry, lab-on-a-chip, molecular spectroscopy, atomic spectroscopy, nanotechnology, biomedicine, genomics, proteomics, forensics, informatics, pharmaceutical, metabolomics, environmental and polymer.

The review of abstracts will begin in September and will be an ongoing process through January 2013.  Accepted papers will be grouped according to methodology or application as appropriate.

In addition to requesting papers in the core scientific areas, the Program Committee is especially interested in submissions related to "hot" topics and emerging trends in nanotechnology, environmental issues including Shale Energy and its impact on the environment; food science, and biofuels.

For assistance or additional information, please contact Becky Hackley, Pittcon program coordinator, by email or by phone at 800-825-3221 or 412-825-3220 ext. 219.

About Pittcon

Pittcon is a registered trademark of The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, a Pennsylvania non-profit organization. Co-sponsored by the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh and the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, Pittcon is the premier annual conference and exposition on laboratory science. 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 includingscience equipment grants, research grants, scholarships and internships for students, awards to teachers and professors, and grants to public science centers, libraries and museums.

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