Short Courses

EAS Short Course
EAS Short Course

2017 Short Courses will be offered from Sunday, November 12 through Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 8:30am – 5:00pm at our new location – the Crowne Plaza Princeton – Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ.  If you would like to submit a proposal to present a short course  - please send course description to by February 1, 2017.

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 half-day, 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 2016 Short Courses:
Registration rates prior to Oct. 15th are $375 for a half-day course, $575 for a one-day course and $850 for a two-day course.  note:  pricing for courses is in addition to the Full Conferee registration fee of $225.

Registration rates after Oct. 15th are $525 for a half-day course, $775 for a one-day course and $1,175 for a two-day course; note:  pricing for courses is in addition to the Full Conferee registration fee of $300.

2017 short courses:  
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Two-Day Courses Instructor(s)
Quality-by-Design Fundamentals for Analytical Chemists:  A New Paradigm for the Analytical Laboratory Part 1 & 2 Zenaida Otero Gephardt
LC/MS:  Theory, Instruments, and Applications  Guodong Chen
Ragu Ramanathan
How to Develop Validated HPLC Methods: Rational Design with Practical
Statistics and Troubleshooting  
Brian Bidlingmeyer
Stanley Deming
Practical Gas Chromatography  Eugene Barry
Thomas Brettell
Troubleshooting Chromatographic Systems  Merlin Bicking
Douglas Raynie
Modern HPLC/UHPLC for Practicing Scientists 1 and 2: Fundamentals, Best Practices and Applications  Michael Dong
Chemometrics Without Equations Part 1 & Part 2  Don Dahlberg
Neal Gallagher 
One-Day Courses  Instructor(s)
A Systematic Way for Analytical Chemists to Prepare for a Quality Audit or Regulatory Inspection (NEW) Kim Huynh-Ba
Analytical Development for Generics and Over-the-Counter Products  (NEW) Satinder (Sut) Ahuja
Evaluation of Trace/Ultratrace Impurities in Pharmaceuticals  (NEW) Satinder (Sut) Ahuja
Update on New Analytical Requirements of USP General Chapters (NEW) Gregory Martin
Introduction to Atomic Force Microscopy for Industrial Applications (NEW) Dalia Yablon
Introduction to Basic Light and Electron Microscopy for Pharmaceutical Industry Quality Scientists (NEW) Thomas Kubic
PAT/QbD: Enhancing Effectiveness in the Analytical Laboratory (NEW) Zenaida Otero Gephardt
Keeping Your Analytical Procedures in Compliance with the FDA: Validation, Documentation, and Change Management  Kim Huynh-Ba
Impurities in Pharmaceuticals – A Survey Course  
Bernard Olsen 
Modern HPLC/UHPLC for Practicing Scientists 1: Fundamentals and Pharmaceutical Applications  
Michael Dong
Modern HPLC/UHPLC for Practicing Scientists 2: UHPLC, Method Development, HPLC Operation, Troubleshooting and Biopharmaceutical Applications Michael Dong
Introduction to GLP Regulations and Bioanalytical Method Validation by
Perry Wang
Quality-by-Design (QbD): A New Paradigm for the Analytical Laboratory Part I:  QbD Fundamentals for Analytical Chemists  Zenaida Otero Gephardt
Quality by Design (QbD): A New Paradigm for the Analytical Laboratory Part II: Design of Experiments (DOE) for Analytical Chemists Zenaida Otero Gephardt
Introduction to Chemometrics Without Equations
Don Dahlberg
Neal Gallagher
Intermediate Chemometrics Without Equations
Don Dahlberg
Neal Gallagher
Getting the most from GC and GC/MS  Nicholas Snow
Gregory Slack
LC-MS Method Development for Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals  Perry Wang
Interpretation of Mass Spectra with Practical Solutions to Problems  Mike Lee 
Lifecycle Approach to Analytical Methods:  Incorporating QbD Concepts into Method Development, Validation, Verification and Transfer  
Gregory Martin 
The Chemistry of Drug Degradation 
Gregory Sluggett
Todd Zelesky
Shane Eisenbeis
Introduction to Vibrational Spectroscopy for Real Time Analysis John Wasylyk
Peter Larkin
Two-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography for Pharmaceutical Analysis Dwight Stoll
Half-Day Course Instructor(s)
Introduction to Drug Discovery/Development Process 
Michael Dong