2017 Final Program
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SUNDAY KEYNOTE LECTURE
The Analytical and Economic Challenges of Maintaining Food Safety in a Global Supply Chain; Janie Dubois, University of Maryland, JIFSAN

MONDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Spectroscopy Magazine's Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award. The Small Matter of Bioanalysis:  Adventures at Less Than 10 nm with Quantum Dots and/or FRET; Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary. Vibrational Engineering: From Superlattices to Coherent and Squeezed Phonons; Roberto Merlin, University of Michigan

Sir George Stokes Award Plenary. Tackling Global Health Challenges with Biosensor Technologies; Tony Cass, Imperial College London

TUESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Charles Mann Award for Applied Raman Spectroscopy. Mann up, SERS Can be Useful!; Duncan Graham, University of Strathclyde

Coblentz Society Craver Award. The Technology Behind Coherent 2D IR Spectroscopy and its Application to Amyloid Diseases; Martin Zanni, University of Wisconsin - Madison

WEDNESDAY PLENARY LECTURES
Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award.  Infrared Response of Sub-Micron-Scale Structures of Poly (Oxymethylene): Surface Polaritons in Polymers; Naoto Nagai, Industrial Research Institute of Niigata Prefecture

Lester W. Strock Award.  The Wonderful World of High-Precision Isotopic Analysis using Multi-Collector ICP-MS; Frank Vanhaecke, Ghent University

THURSDAY PLENARY LECTURES
ANACHEM AwardDevelopment of Ultraviolet Photodissociation Mass Spectrometry for Characterization of Proteins; Jennifer Brodbelt, University of Texas at Austin

AES Mid Career Award.  Using Microchip Electrophoresis and Electrochemical Detection to Investigate Cellular Communication; R. Scott Martin, Saint Louis University

FRIDAY PLENARY SESSION
Announcement of the 2017 Innovation Award winner
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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SciX 2017 Sessions and Abstracts:

Monday , October 9

17LIBS01: LIBS Industrial Applications

Location: Crystal 3
10:50 am
Determination of rare earth elements in geological minerals by laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
Jinesh Jain12, Chet Bhatt1, Christian Goueguel1, Christina Lopano1, Dustin McIntyre1; 1National Energy Technology Laboratory, 2AECOM
11:10 am
The Versatility of LIBS - Industrial Applications
Capability of LIBS for industrial sorting applications
Dominik Schiller1, Tino Seger1, Lars Jacobsen1; 1LTB Lasertechnik Berlin GmbH
11:30 am
Commercial LIBS Instrument that combines surface preparation and elemental analysis for metal industries
Real time analysis of steel using LIBS
Lutfu Ozcan1, François Doucet1, Altan Muftuoglu1; 1ELEMISSION INC.
11:50 am
Analysis of gold in rock samples using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: matrix and heterogeneity effects
Kheireddine Rifai12, Marcel Laflamme2, Marc Constantin2, Mohamad Sabsabi1, Alain Blouin1, François Vidal3, Paul Bouchard1, Konstantinos Fytas2; 1NRC, 2Ulaval, 3INRS-EMT
12:10 pm
Versatile applications of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS): From nanocatalysts and semiconducting materials characterizations to biomedical applications.
This work develops LIBS as a versatile analytical tool for efficient screening of complex nano-biomaterials.
Ali Davari 1, Dibyendu Mukherjee1; 1University of Tennessee

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