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Pittcon Announces 40+ New Classes for Laboratory Professionals in 2017 Short Course Program

The Pittcon Short Course Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 Short Course program which runs from March 4 – 9.  

Pittcon will be held March 5-9, in Chicago, IL, in the West Hall of McCormick Place.

Courses, offered at beginner and intermediate levels, range from one-half day up to two-days.

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.

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

This year, there are more than 40 new courses added to the schedule on topics such as, LC, GC,  advanced techniques in HPLC, LIMS, scientific/technical writing, and data analysis,  to name a few.

Year after year, our courses and instructors continually get high ratings by participants. A wide range of topics, expert instructors, affordability and convenience make these educational courses an excellent opportunity to add to one’s skill set.

Stephanie Wetzel, Short Course Chairman

See a complete list of all short courses either by date or category with descriptions at

The Short Course Committee continues to evaluate the program each year and makes every effort to maintain the quality and affordability of the courses. Discounts are available for early registration, students and for attendees enrolling in three or more classes.

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. Visit for more information.

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