2020 Short Course Schedule

2020 Short Courses will be offered from Sunday, November 15 through Wednesday, November 18, 2020 from 8:30am – 5:00pm at the Crowne Plaza Princeton – Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ.  

The short course program has long been an integral part of EAS and provides a valuable service to both students and professionals who seek to refine or augment their scientific development. The Short Course committee strives to offer high caliber courses that align with EAS’s mission and can include fundamental analytical techniques and principles, novel technologies and regulatory affairs. Becoming an EAS Short Course instructor is a rewarding endeavor and an excellent opportunity to share your knowledge with the broader analytical community; we sincerely hope you will consider submitting a proposal!

EAS short courses are designed to help the practicing analyst develop new skills and enhance knowledge. Taught by experts, the short courses emphasize practical knowledge of a variety of important topics to help one keep current with best practices and new techniques. Whether you want to learn of a new analytical technology, understand new regulations, explore a new analytical field, or just brush up a new concept in your area of expertise, there is a course for you.

EAS’s one-day and two-day short courses emphasize:
– A wide range of topics
– Interactive discussions
– Case studies for illustration
– Practical and problem solving tips

Located in the heart of the greater Northeast, EAS short courses are a convenient way to gain knowledge in the comfortable setting of a major conference at a reasonable price. Registration for the meeting is required.

Pricing for 2020 Short Courses:
Registration rates are $550 for a one-day course and $850 for a two-day course before Oct. 15th and  $775 for a one-day course and $1,175 for a two-day course after Oct. 15th; note:  pricing for courses is in addition to the Full Conferee registration fee.

NEW for 2020!  EAS will be offering short course student rates of $70.00 per day for full-time students (proof of ID required); plus full-time student registration fee of $30.00 but must register by Oct. 15th.  Space is limited.

2020 List of Short Courses
Click here to download a pdf file of preliminary list of short courses with links to descriptions

# of DaysCourse Names
Click on course title for description
2 daysAn Introduction to High Resolution Mass Spectrometry for Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis (NEW)Matthew Blatnik, Pfizer
Graham West, Pfizer
2 daysPractical LC-MS Method Development and Sample PreparationPerry Wang, LC-MS Technical Expert
2 daysHPLC & UPLC For Practicing Scientists Part 1 &/or 2: Fundamentals & Best Practices in Method Development and Operation TroubleshootingMichael W. Dong, MWD Consulting
1 dayProtein Therapeutics Immunogenicity (NEW)Robert Dodge, Novartis
1 dayMachine Learning for Chemometricians: ANNs, SVMs, XGBoost and other Non-linear Methods for Calibration and Classification (NEW)Barry Wise, Eigenvector Research
Donal O’Sullivan, Eigenvector Research
1 dayLearning Chromatography with LC Simulator (NEW)Martin Gilar, Waters
1 dayCommunicating Analytical Results in the Pharmaceutical Labs and Maintaining Data Integrity with Good Documentation Practices (NEW)Kim Huynh-Ba, Pharmalytik Consulting
1 dayPractical LC-MS Method Validation (NEW)Perry Wang, LC-MS Technical Expert
1 dayGreen Analytical Chemistry (NEW)Douglas Raynie, SD State University
1 dayPractical Reversed Phase LC – What to Do When C18 Does or Doesn’t Work (NEW)Merlin Bicking, ACCTA, Inc.
1 dayGetting the Most out of Capillary Gas Chromatography (NEW)Matthew Klee, XO Associates LLC
1 dayConcepts in Pharmaceutical Impurity Analysis (NEW)Bernard Olsen, Olsen Consulting
Steve Baertschi, Baertschi Consulting
1 dayProblems with FT-IR Spectra and How to Avoid Them , provided in collaboration with SAS (NEW)Ellen Miseo, TeakOrigin
Jenni Briggs, Pike Technologies
1 dayA Practical Introduction to Infrared, Raman, and Near Infrared Spectroscopy , provided in collaboration with SAS (NEW)James A. de Haseth, Light Light Solutions
1 dayHPTLC – The Other High-Performance Chromatography: Parameters, Applications, Method Development and Troubleshooting (NEW)Eike Reich, HPTLC Association
Wilmer Perera, CAMAG Scientific
1 dayCharacterization of Biologics by HPLC, Capillary Electrophoresis, and Mass Spectrometry (NEW)Li Tao, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Ming Zeng, Bristol-Myers Squibb
1 dayHow to Develop Validated HPLC Methods: Rational Design with Practical Statistics and TroubleshootingBrian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
Stanley Deming, Statistical Designs
1 dayRaman Microscopy Imaging Carlos Morillo, JASCO Inc.
1 dayHeadspace-Gas Chromatography Fundamentals, Method Development and Method Transfer Matthew Klee, XO Associates LLC
1 dayGC/MS Fundamentals for Operators Matthew Klee, XO Associates LLC
1 dayUnderstanding the Cannabis Landscape from Seed to TestingSusan Audino, S.A.Audino & Associates
1 dayPractical NMR Spectroscopy Damodaran Achary, University of Pittsburgh
1 dayIntact and Top-Down Protein Characterization and Quantitation by Mass Spectrometry: Approaches for Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery, Development, and Bioanalysis John Kellie, GlaxoSmithKline
1 daySupercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC): A Powerful and Greener Tool for Analytical and Preparative Separations Yingru Zhang, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Mike Hicks, Merck & Co.
1 daySystematic Chromatography TroubleshootingMerlin Bicking, ACCTA, Inc.
Douglas Raynie, SD State University
1 dayModern Size Exclusion Chromatography of Synthetic Polymers and BiopolymersHoward Barth, Analytical Chemistry Consultants
Brian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen 
1 dayLife Cycle Management of Analytical Validation for Pharmaceutical ProductsKim Huynh-Ba, Pharmalytik Consulting
1 dayGetting the most from GC and GC/MSGregory Slack, Boston Analytical
Nicholas Snow, Seton Hall University
1 dayLife Cycle Approach to Analytical Methods for Drug Products, Incorporating QbD ConceptsGregory Martin, Complectors Consulting
1 dayQuality-by-Design Fundamentals for Analytical Chemists: A Continuous Improvement Paradigm for the Analytical LaboratoryZenaida Otero Gephardt, Otero Associates
1 dayModern Portable Analytical SpectroscopyRichard Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting
Pauline Leary, Federal Resources
1 dayProcess Analytical Technology: Out of the Lab and into the Line, provided in collaboration with SASJames Rydzak, Specere Consulting