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Pittcon 2019 was held March 17-21 , 2019 in Philadelphia, PA


SAS Sessions at Pittcon 2019

New Frontiers and Challenges in Clinical Spectroscopy

Organizer: Ji-Xin Cheng, Boston University


Current and Emerging Methods for Optical Trace Gas Analysis

Organizer: Robert Lascola, Savannah River National Laboratory



Logo for SciX 2018 Conference Oct 21-26 in Atlanta, Georgia

The SciX 2018 and SAS National meeting will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, October 21 - 26.

Please join SAS at the following sponsored sessions and events that mark our 60th Anniversary:

Sunday October 21

7:00pm SAS Sunday Night Student Poster Session/Competition  

Room Imperial B

Monday October 22

8:00am Presentation of Inaugural SAS/NASLIBS Best Paper Award to S. Michael Angel

Room Imperial A

9:00am Tribute to the Life and Work of Theodore Rains

Room L504

12:15pm SAS/Coblentz Speed Mentoring Session

Room A602

1:30pm SAS Process Technical Section:  PAT in the Biopharmaceutical Industries Session II

Room L 504

8:00pm SAS Student Networking Event Braves All Star Grill 

SAS Student Members Only

Tuesday October 23

1:30pm Past, Present and Future: Celebrating 60 Years of SAS and Spectroscopy Innovations

Room A703

8:30 am (Plenary) and 3:30 pm (Symposium) Meggers Award Symposium Honoring S. Michael Angel

Imperial A and L508

4:00pm SAS Governing Board Meeting

Room A708

7:00pm SAS Awards Ceremony

Room Imperial A

8:00pm SAS 60th Anniversary Wine & Cheese Celebration

Room Imperial B

Wednesday October 24

10:30am Meet the Editors of Applied Spectroscopy

SAS Booth #105

1:30pm   Bruce R. Kowalski Award in Chemometrics Symposium Honoring Andrew Weakley

Room A706

Thursday October 25

8:30am (Plenary) and 9:15am (Symposium)  Lester Strock Award Symposium Honoring Javier Laserna

Imperial A and Room A601

9:15am  Analytical Chemists Easing World Poverty: Frugal Healthcare

Room L507

1:30pm SAS Chemometrics Section: New Frontiers in Chemometrics 

Room L503