2020 Short Course Schedule

2020 Short Courses will be offered from Oct.  4 through November 15, 2020 via live interactive on-line instruction (Zoom).  We will offer a variety of our courses throughout the six weeks.  Traditional one-day courses will take place over two days (10:00am – 2:30pm EST) and traditional two-day courses will take place over three days (8:30am – 2:00pm EST).  The final schedule is listed below.

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.  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 a new analytical technology, understand new regulations, explore an analytical field, or just brush up new concepts in your area of expertise, there is a course for you.

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

Pricing for 2020 Short Courses:
Registration rates are $575 for a two-day course and $850 for a three-day course up until 3 weeks to the date of each course and  $775 for a two-day course and $1,175 for a three-day course less than 3 weeks to each course; note:  pricing for courses includes access to the symposium & exposition starting November 16th.

NEW for 2020!  EAS will be offering short course student rates of $70.00 per day for full-time students (proof of ID required) but you must register in advance.  Space is limited.

2020 List of Short Courses

Click here to download a pdf file of the schedule
Times each day are 10:00am – 2:30pm unless noted otherwise

DatesCourse Names Click on course title for descriptionInstructors
Oct. 6-7Modern Portable Analytical SpectroscopyRichard Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting
Pauline Leary, Federal Resources
Oct. 7-9HPLC & UHPLC For Practicing Scientists Part 1 & 2: Fundamentals, Method Development and Troubleshooting (course will be held 8:30am – 2:00pm EST each day)Michael W. Dong, MWD Consulting
Oct. 12-13Characterization of Biologics by HPLC, Capillary Electrophoresis, and Mass Spectrometry (NEW)Li Tao, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Ming Zeng, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Oct. 14-15Practical NMR SpectroscopyDamodaran Achary, University of Pittsburgh
Oct. 15-16HPTLC – The Other High-Performance Chromatography: Parameters, Applications, Method Development and Troubleshooting (NEW)Eike Reich, HPTLC Association
Wilmer Perera, CAMAG Scientific
Oct. 19-20Learning Chromatography with LC Simulator (NEW)Martin Gilar, Waters
Oct. 20-21Problems with FT-IR Spectra and How to Avoid Them , provided in collaboration with SAS (NEW)Ellen Miseo, TeakOrigin
Jenni Briggs, Pike Technologies
Oct. 22-23An Introduction to High Resolution Mass Spectrometry for Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis (NEW)Matthew Blatnik, Pfizer
Graham West, Pfizer
Oct. 26-27Getting the most from GC and GC/MSGregory Slack, Boston Analytical
Nicholas Snow, Seton Hall University
Oct. 28-29Learn Reversed Phase LC – What to Do When C18 Does or Doesn’t Work (NEW)Merlin Bicking, ACCTA, Inc.
Oct. 29-30Intact and Top-Down Protein Characterization and Quantitation by Mass Spectrometry: Approaches for Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery, Development, and BioanalysisJohn Kellie, GlaxoSmithKline
Nov. 2-3Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC): A Powerful and Greener Tool for Analytical and Preparative SeparationsYingru Zhang, Lotus Separations
Mike Hicks, Merck & Co.
Nov. 3-4Green Analytical Chemistry (NEW) Course will be held from 1:00pm – 5:30pm EST each dayDouglas Raynie, SD State University
Nov. 4-5How to Develop Validated HPLC Methods: Rational Design with Practical Statistics and TroubleshootingBrian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
Stanley Deming, Statistical Designs
Nov. 5-6Practical Bioanalytical Method Validation (formerly called Practical LC-MS Method Validation) (NEW)Perry Wang, LC-MS Technical Expert
Nov. 9-10Protein Therapeutics Immunogenicity (NEW)Robert Dodge, Novartis
Nov. 11-12Process Analytical Technology: Out of the Lab and into the Line, provided in collaboration with SASJames Rydzak, Specere Consulting
Nov. 12-13Life Cycle Approach to Analytical Methods for Drug Products, Incorporating QbD ConceptsGregory Martin, Complectors Consulting