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.  

EAS is currently accepting proposals for Short Courses to be offered at the 2020 Symposium at the Crowne Plaza Princeton Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ, November 15-18th. If you are interested in instructing a one- or two-day short course, please complete the proposal form (click here for word template) and submit to askeas@eas.org by February 7th. The theme for this year is “Analytical Science Cornerstone of Innovation

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 2019 Short Courses:
Registration rates are $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.

NEW for 2019!  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.

The 2020 list of short courses will be announced in February.

2019 List of Short Courses
Click here to download a pdf file of all short courses with links to descriptions

# of Days Course Names
Click on course title for description
2 days Modern Mass Spectrometry: Fundamentals to Frontiers  Athula Attygalle, Stevens Institute of Technology
2 days Practical LC/MS Method Development and Sample Preparation Perry Wang, LC/MS Technical Expert
2 days HPLC & UPLC For Practicing Scientists Part 1 &/or 2: Fundamentals & Best Practices in Method Development and Operation Troubleshooting Michael W. Dong, MWD Consulting
2 days Quality-by-Design (QbD): A New Paradigm for the Analytical Laboratory Part 1 &/or 2 Zenaida Otero Gephardt, Otero Associates
2 days How to Develop Validated HPLC Methods: Rational Design with Practical Statistics and Troubleshooting Brian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
Stanley Deming, Statistical Designs
2 days Chemometrics without Equations Part 1 &/or 2 Donald Dahlberg, Lebanon Valley College
Neal Gallagher, Eigenvector
1 day High-Performance TLC, Planar Chromatography Beyond the Ordinary! Eike Reich, HPTLC Association
Maged Sharaf, HPTLC Association
1 day Faster HPLC Method Development and Optimization of Polar and Nonpolar Analyte Mixtures Joseph Pesek, San Jose State University
Maria Matyska-Pesek, San Jose State University
1 day A Systematic Way to Prepare Your Laboratory for Pre-Approval Inspections (PAIs) and Compliance Audit Kim Huynh-Ba, Pharmalytik Consulting
1 day Raman Microscopy Imaging Carlos Morillo, JASCO Inc.
1 day Polymers: An Introduction and Characterization Techniques Diep Nguyen, Illinois Institute of Technology
1 day Headspace-Gas Chromatography Fundamentals, Method Development and Method Transfer  Matthew Klee, XO Associates LLC
1 day GC/MS Fundamentals for Operators  Matthew Klee, XO Associates LLC
1 day Understanding the Cannabis Landscape from Seed to Testing Susan Audino, S.A.Audino & Associates
1 day HPLC and UPLC Troubleshooting Imad Haidar Ahmad, Merck & Co.
1 day Practical NMR Spectroscopy Damodaran Achary, University of Pittsburgh
1 day Intact and Top-Down Protein Characterization and Quantitation by Mass Spectrometry: Approaches for Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery, Development, and Bioanalysis John Kellie, GlaxoSmithKline
Wenying Jian, Janssen R&D
1 day Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC): A Powerful and Greener Tool for Analytical and Preparative Separations Yingru Zhang, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Mike Hicks, Merck & Co.
1 day Introduction to Chemometrics Without Equations Donald Dahlberg, Lebanon Valley College
Neal Gallagher, Eigenvector
1 day Multivariate Image Analysis Without Equations  Donald Dahlberg, Lebanon Valley College
Neal Gallagher, Eigenvector
1 day Modern Size Exclusion Chromatography of Synthetic Polymers and Biopolymers Howard Barth, Analytical Chemistry Consultants, Ltd
Brian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
1 day Life Cycle Management of Analytical Validation for Pharmaceutical Products Kim Huynh-Ba, Pharmalytik Consulting
1 day Getting the most from GC and GC/MS Gregory Slack, PharmAssist
Nicholas Snow, Seton Hall University
1 day Interpretation of Mass Spectra with Practical Solutions to Problems Mike Lee, Milestone Development
1 day Life Cycle Approach to Analytical Methods for Drug Products, Incorporating QbD Concepts Gregory Martin, Complectors Consulting
1 day Quality-by-Design Fundamentals for Optimal Operation in the Analytical Laboratory Zenaida Otero Gephardt, Otero Associates
1 day Design of Experiments for Analytical Chemists: Key to Effective Quality-by-Design Laboratory Operation Zenaida Otero Gephardt, Otero Associates