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40-plus new short courses for lab professionals at Pittcon 2017

Pittsburgh, PAThe Pittcon Short Course Committee has announced 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 classes from which to choose, topics range from analytical challenges in food science, water/wastewater, environmental, life science, pharmaceutical to broad-based application and general lab functions including lab management, quality control, technical writing, statistics, data management, and lab safety.

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

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

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