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

17PAT07: Hand-Held and Portable Spectrometers: Applications and Instrumental Methods

Location: Nevada 6
1:30 pm
Portable Standoff Detection of Materials Using Monolithic QCL Arrays
Mark Witinski1, Romain Blanchard1, Kalyani Krishnamurthy1; 1Pendar Technologies
1:50 pm
Handheld and Portable FTIR: After a Decade, What Have We Learned?
Novel instrumentation expands the applicability of FTIR spectroscopy
Norman Wright1; 1Agilent Technologies
2:10 pm
The Use of Spatially-Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORS) To Identify Unknown Threats Through Opaque Containers
New Raman system that allows technically unsophisticated end users to ID chemicals in opaque containers
Eric Roy1; 1Cobalt Light Systems
2:30 pm
Development and Implementation of a Pass/Fail Field-Friendly Method for Detecting Sildenafil in Suspect Pharmaceutical Tablets using a Handheld Raman Spectrometer and Silver Colloids
• The method is based on a pass/fail platform that can be taught to non-experts in about 20 minutes
Adam Lanzarotta1, Lisa Lorenz1, JaCinta Batson1, Cheryl Flurer1; 1FDA Forensic Chemistry Center
2:50 pm
MicroNIR PAT – Spectroscopic Sensor for Industrial Process Monitoring
One of the most compact and high performance spectroscopic PAT sensor
Peng Zou1; 1Viavi Solutions

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