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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…

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Forensic Science, the stuff of TV shows

During human progress, every science is evolved out of its corresponding art.  Herbert Spencer, British Philosopher and Sociologist Of all the fields of analytical chemistry, Forensic Science is the only one to be regularly featured on TV shows. If in the past, television detectives solved mysteries by observation, these days, they head to the lab…

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Meet the 2014 EAS Bloggers

  My association with EAS dates back to 2001 and I was the president in 2014.  I am originally from France and came to North America in the early 1990’s.  A pharmacist and analytical chemist, I have been working in the pharmaceutical industry since 1995.  I live in Princeton, NJ and enjoy travels, music, arts…