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Pittcon announces 2013 short course program

Pittsburgh, PA – The 2013 Short Course program for Pittcon 2013 has been announced. It will run from March 16 through March 21, 2013. They are taught by industry experts and range from half-day up to two-day classes; and will include beginner, intermediate, and advanced level curricula.

58 new courses were added in the fields of environmental, food, life, and pharmaceutical sciences; data analysis; chromatography; lab management; and analytical methods. A number of new titles will be offered in communications such as writing grants, understanding social media, creating presentations and public speaking.

Water and wastewater operators can earn contact hours by attending select Pittcon short courses. For each hour of instruction, the attendee will receive one contact hour.

Courses on lab management will provide critical insight into the interpretation of the requirements of regulatory aspects, global guidelines, and laboratory standards such as ISO.IEC 17025:2005.

The Pittcon Conference and Expo will take place in Philadelphia between March 17 and 21, 2013. The deadline for discounted short course registration fees is February 18, and prices range from $260 to $925. For more information, visit