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Of Testing and Covid-19

Viral testing has been in the spotlight since the very beginning of the Covid-19 epidemic. I cannot remember any other time in the past when so much attention has been given to analytical sciences, not just in general science journals but in the local, national and international press and media. As the pandemic progressed, we…

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Honoring the life of Alvin Bober

All of us at EAS are grieving the loss of our friend and colleague Alvin Bober, who passed away last year at the age of 97 (Alvin Bober obituary).  Alvin was a member of the EAS board for 30 years, a former secretary, and a former delegate of the Society of Applied Spectroscopy. A gifted…

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Message from the 2019 EAS President

The 2019 Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition will be held on November 18-20th at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ. Registration is now open so make sure you take advantage of our early registration rate and register before October 15th. The preliminary technical program is included in this publication so please take…

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Results of the 2018 EAS Survey

There were 204 responses to our annual post-show survey. The distribution was 72% full conferees, 13% expo-only and 15% exhibitors.  The location of the symposium in Princeton was rated highest 4/5, with the conference venue rated 3.7/5 and the hotels 2.9/5. Once again a majority of attendees drove to the symposium venue (82%), with the…

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2018 Abstract Book

The EAS Abstract Book is now available! Click here for the 2018 Abstract Book  (it’s a large file, so please be patient while it loads) Join us next year Nov. 18-20, 2019 Crowne Plaza Conference Center Plainsboro, NJ

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Message from the 2018 EAS President

As I visit Panama for a different conference than EAS where over 30 separate countries are represented, and I wear headphones to hear a translation of some of the Spanish speakers, I am struck by just how pertinent the theme of EAS 2018, Analytical Solutions to the World’s Problems, is.   Eastern Analytical uses English as…

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A Tech Revolution in Poster Presentations

Attendees traveling with a large poster carrier tube will soon be a thing of the past. Technology is coming to poster presentations. EAS will be switching to electronic posters (ePosters) for the 2018 symposium. What’s an ePoster? Our colleague Justin Pennington gave us a demo the other day. The poster is displayed on a large…

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Survey results are in

Many thanks to everyone who took the time to respond to our post-show survey. We were anxious to know how the new location worked for EAS attendees and exhibitors. We are now ready to share some of the most relevant feedback we received. There were 136 responses (corresponding to an 8% response rate), of which…

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The move to Princeton

Earlier this year, EAS President Justin Pennington announced our move to the Crowne Plaza Princeton-Conference Center and Hotel in the Princeton area. The move from Somerset, after more than 25 years, may have been a surprise to regular attendees but it had been planned for some time. While we valued the relationships we had built…