Preliminary Program

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
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World

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Sunday , October 8
Sunday Evening Keynote Lecture - 6:15 PM


Monday , October 9
Spectroscopy’s Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award Plenary - 8:00 AM
Ellis R. Lippincott Award Plenary - 8:30 AM
RSC Sir George Stokes Award Plenary - 9:00 AM
Monday Posters - Chemometrics - 9:45 AM
Monday Posters - Forensics - 9:45 AM
Monday Posters - Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy - 9:45 AM
Monday Posters - Process Analytical Technology - 9:45 AM
Monday Posters - Raman - 9:45 AM
Monday Posters - SPSJ - 9:45 AM
Glow Discharge Spectroscopy I - 10:50 AM
Spectroscopy’s Emerging Leader in Molecular Spectroscopy Award Symposium Honoring Russ Algar - 10:50 AM
Spectral Analysis of Biofluids - 10:50 AM
New Frontiers in Chemometrics - 10:50 AM
Applications of Nanoscale IR Spectroscopy to Polymeric Materials - 10:50 AM
LIBS Industrial Applications - 10:50 AM
Recent Progress in Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Research - 10:50 AM
SAS PAT Technical section: PAT in the Pharmaceutical Industries - Session I - 10:50 AM
Pharmaceutical Applications of Low Frequency Raman Spectroscopy - 10:50 AM
Bioanalytical SERS I - 10:50 AM
IRDG Raman - 10:50 AM
Stand-off Sensing - 10:50 AM
Frontiers of Deep- and Far- Ultraviolet Spectroscopy I - 10:50 AM
Electrokinetics for Cellular Analysis and Separations - 1:30 PM
Glow Discharge Spectroscopy II - 1:30 PM
Coblentz Lippincott Award Symposium Honoring Roberto Merlin - 1:30 PM
Nanomaterial-Assisted Imaging - 1:30 PM
Spectral Fingerprinting for Characterization of Complex Materials - 1:30 PM
Nanoscale IR Applications in the Life Sciences - 1:30 PM
LIBS for Forensic and Homeland Security - 1:30 PM
Nanomaterials and Nanostructures for Energy-Related Applications - 1:30 PM
Hand-Held and Portable Spectrometers: Applications and Instrumental Methods - 1:30 PM
Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals - 1:30 PM
Emerging Raman I - 1:30 PM
Bioanalytical SERS II - 1:30 PM
pMAIRS: A Cutting-Edge Analytical Technique of Molecular Orientation in a Thin Film Having Surface Roughness - 1:30 PM
Novel Electrokinetic Phenomena: Fundamentals and Applications - 3:50 PM
Recent Advances in Liquid Electrode Glow Discharge Plasmas - 3:50 PM
Analytical Sciences in Molecular Biology - 3:50 PM
Chemometric Opportunities in the Forensic Sciences - 3:50 PM
Nuclear Forensics - 3:50 PM
Practical Implementation of Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy - 3:50 PM
NASLIBS: Molecular Signal in LIBS - 3:50 PM
Nanomaterials and Related Spectroscopy Methods for Energy Conversion - 3:50 PM
Identification of Counterfeit Medicines - 3:50 PM
Bioanalytical SERS III - 3:50 PM
Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORS) - 3:50 PM
RSC Award session - 3:50 PM
Frontiers of Deep- and Far- Ultraviolet Spectroscopy II - 3:50 PM


Tuesday , October 10
Charles Mann Award for Raman Spectroscopy Plenary - 8:00 AM
Coblentz Society Craver Award Plenary - 8:30 AM
Laser Ablation-ICP-MS I - 9:15 AM
Charles Mann Award Symposium Honoring Duncan Graham - 9:15 AM
Analytical Chemists Easing World Poverty - 9:15 AM
Quantum Cascade Lasers – I - 9:15 AM
Integrated Micro-Extraction Platforms for Improved Ambient Spectrometry - 9:15 AM
Industrial Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy - 9:15 AM
Raman Characterization of Proteins and Biologics - 9:15 AM
Biomedical Raman (Clirspec) - 9:15 AM
Nano-Raman - 9:15 AM
Chemistry in Art and Archeology - 9:15 AM
Multimetallic Plasmonic Nanoparticles - 9:15 AM
Tuesday Posters - Electrophoresis - 11:00 AM
Tuesday Posters - Archaeology - 11:00 AM
Tuesday Posters - Biomedical and Bioanalytical Sciences - 11:00 AM
Tuesday Posters - Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy - 11:00 AM
Micro-Scale Electroporation and Electrokinetic Study of Cells and Biomolecules - 1:30 PM
Excitation and Ionization Techniques for Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy - 1:30 PM
Coblentz Craver Award Symposium Honoring Martin Zanni - 1:30 PM
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Analytical Chemistry - 1:30 PM
Quantum Cascade Lasers - II - 1:30 PM
Elemental Mapping by LIBS - 1:30 PM
Recent Development in Single Cell Mass Spectrometry Analysis - 1:30 PM
Online Analysis of Industrial Processes and Reactions - Improvements and Best Practices - 1:30 PM
Recent Advances in the Mode of Action of Biopharmaceuticals - 1:30 PM
Transmission Raman Spectroscopy - 1:30 PM
Nano IR / Nano-Raman I - 1:30 PM
Next Generation Plasmonics - 1:30 PM
Designer (nano)Structures and Molecules for Separations and Analysis - 3:50 PM
Laser Ablation-ICP-MS II - 3:50 PM
Innovative Approaches to Teaching Analytical Chemistry - 3:50 PM
Food Forensics - 3:50 PM
NanoIR/Nano-Raman II - 3:50 PM
Novel Ambient Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Forensic Science Analysis - 3:50 PM
PAT in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing - 3:50 PM
General Raman - 3:50 PM
RSC Sensors for Cancer Diagnostics - 3:50 PM
Plasmonic Nanoparticles - Beyond Sphere - 3:50 PM


Wednesday , October 11
Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggers Award Plenary - 8:00 AM
Lester W. Strock Award Plenary - 8:30 AM
ICP-MS for Biomedical Applications - 9:15 AM
William F. Meggers Award Symposium Honoring Naoto Nagai - 9:15 AM
Endoscopy - 9:15 AM
Making the Leap: Pathways from Graduate School to a Permanent Position (Panel Discussion) - 9:15 AM
Ultrafast Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy - I - 9:15 AM
LIBS Data Analysis - 9:15 AM
Advances in On-line Process Analysis - 9:15 AM
Spectroscopic Applications in the World of Biopharmaceuticals - 9:15 AM
Plasmonic-Powered Processes: Sensing, Imaging, Catalysis, and Beyond - 9:15 AM
Application of Surface Spectroscopic Techniques to Analysis of Nanomaterials and Devices - 9:15 AM
Wednesday Posters - Atomic Spectroscopy - 11:00 AM
Wednesday Posters - Infrared Spectroscopy - 11:00 AM
Wednesday Posters - 11:00 AM
ICP-MS for the Analysis of Nanomaterials - 1:30 PM
Lester Strock Award Symposium Honoring Frank Vanhaecke - 1:30 PM
Big Data in Biomedical Analyses - 1:30 PM
Food Safety and Analysis: Issues and Solutions in Implementation in the Developing World - 1:30 PM
Ultrafast Two-Dimensionsal Spectroscopy - II - 1:30 PM
Fundamentals of Laser-Induced Plasmas - 1:30 PM
Process Monitoring Emabled Flow API and Continuous Product Manufacture - 1:30 PM
Biologics Characterization from Early to Late Stage Development - 1:30 PM
Portable Raman - 1:30 PM
Industrial Raman Spectroscopy - 1:30 PM
Plasmon-Enhanced Techniques - 1:30 PM
Microscopic Methods for Surface Science Problems - 1:30 PM
Atmospheric-Pressure Plasmas for Optical Mass Spectrometries - 3:50 PM
Bruce R. Kowalski Award in Chemometrics Symposium Honoring Joseph Smith - 3:50 PM
Spectral Analysis of Collagenous Tissues - 3:50 PM
Proteomics for Forensic Analysis - 3:50 PM
Ultrafast Two-Dimensional Spectroscopy-III - 3:50 PM
New Methods and Advancements in LIBS - 3:50 PM
Advances in Micro-Analysis of Biologics - 3:50 PM
Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industrial Applications of Raman Spectroscopy - 3:50 PM
Raman Optical Activity (ROA) - 3:50 PM
Point-of-Care Plasmonics - 3:50 PM
Surface Analysis of Environmental Interfaces and Systems - 3:50 PM


Thursday , October 12
ANACHEM Award Plenary - 8:00 AM
AES Electrophoresis Mid Career Award Plenary - 8:30 AM
Recent Developments in Atomic Mass Spectrometry - 9:15 AM
ANACHEM Award Symposium Honoring Jennifer Brodbelt - 9:15 AM
Multiblock Methods: The Key to Measurement Fusion - 9:15 AM
Clinical Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy - 9:15 AM
LIBS for Pharmaceutical and Biological Analysis - 9:15 AM
'Omics Frontiers: Ion Mobility and Mass Spectrometry - 9:15 AM
Nano-Facilitated Sensing - 9:15 AM
SAS PAT Technical section: PAT in the Biopharmaceutical Industries - Session II - 9:15 AM
Raman Microscopy - 9:15 AM
Special Pittcon/FACSS Joint Session: Raman Spectroscopy for Security and Forensics Purposes - 9:15 AM
Modern Techniques in Microscopy - 9:15 AM
Thursday Posters - Forensics - 11:00 AM
Thursday Posters - Mass Spectrometry - 11:00 AM
Thursday Posters - Microscopy and Imaging - 11:00 AM
Thursday Posters - Nanotechnology - 11:00 AM
Thursday Posters - Pharmaceutical Analysis - 11:00 AM
Thursday Posters - Raman - 11:00 AM
AES Electrophoresis Award Symposium Honoring R. Scott Martin - 1:30 PM
New Developments in Calibration Methods - 1:30 PM
Special Pittcon/FACSS Joint Session: Forensic Analysis in the Lab and at the Crime Scene - 1:30 PM
Towards Point-of-Care Testing with Raman Spectroscopy - 1:30 PM
Field Application of LIBS - 1:30 PM
Recent Advances in Oligosaccharide Analysis by Mass Spectrometry - 1:30 PM
Imaging and Sensing Applications of Atomic Precision NanoClusters - 1:30 PM
Raman Imaging & Microscopy II - 1:30 PM
Pharmaceutical Raman - 1:30 PM
Celebrating the FACSS membership of the Austrian Society of Analytical Chemistry (ASAC) - 1:30 PM
FACSS Innovation Award Symposium - 3:50 PM


Friday , October 13
Closing Session: The New Vision of Analytical Science by the World - 7:50 AM