2018 Short Course Schedule

2018 Short Courses will be offered from Sunday, November 11 through Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 8:30am – 5:00pm at our new location – the Crowne Plaza Princeton – Conference Center in Plainsboro, NJ.  

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 2018 Short Courses:
Registration rates prior to Oct. 15th are $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.

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.

Click here to download a pdf file of all courses with links to descriptions

# of Days Dates Course Names
Click on course title for description
2-day Nov. 12-13 Practical LC-MS Method Development for Small Molecule Pharmaceuticals (NEW!) Perry Wang, LC-MS Technical Expert
2-day Nov. 11-12 Modern HPLC/UPLC For Practicing Scientists Part 1 &/or 2: Fundamentals, Best Practices and Applications Michael W. Dong, MWD Consulting
2-day Nov. 13-14 Quality-by-Design (QbD): A New Paradigm for the Analytical Laboratory Part 1 &/or 2 Zenaida Otero Gephardt, Rowan University
2-day Nov. 13-14 Troubleshooting Chromatographic Systems Merlin K.L. Bicking, ACCTA, Inc.
Douglas E. Raynie, SD State University
2-day Nov. 11-12 LC/MS: Theory, Instruments, and Applications Guodong Chen, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Ragu Ramanathan, Pfizer
2-day Nov. 13-14 How to Develop Validated HPLC Methods: Rational Design with Practical Statistics and Troubleshooting Brian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
Stanley Deming, Statistical Designs
2-day Nov. 11-12 Chemometrics without Equations Part 1 &/or 2 Donald Dahlber, Lebanon Valley College
Neal Gallagher, Eigenvector
1-day Nov. 11 Process Analytical Technology: Out of the Lab and into the Line (NEW) Jim Rydzak, Specere Consulting
1-day Nov. 14 HPLC and UPLC Troubleshooting (NEW) Imad Haidar Ahmad, Merck & Co.
1-day Nov. 11 Develop Robust HPLC Methods for Pharmaceutical Analyses (NEW) Jinjian Zheng, Merck & Co.
1-day Nov. 14 Practical NMR Spectroscopy (NEW) Damodaran Achary, University of Pittsburgh
1-day Nov. 12 Analytical Sampling and Sample Preparation (NEW) Douglas E. Raynie, SD State University
1-day Nov. 14 How Liquid Chormatography Works: Separation Principles Explained in Chromatograms (NEW) Martin Gilar, Waters
1-day Nov. 11 Intact and Top-Down Protein Characterization and Quantitation by Mass Spectrometry: Approaches for Pharmaceutical Drug Discovery, Development, and Bioanalysis (NEW) John Kellie, GlaxoSmithKline
Wenying Jian, Janssen R&D
1-day Nov. 11 Physical Characterization and Methods of Analysis of Pharmaceutical Solids: Essential Knowledge (NEW) Stephen Byrn, University of Purdue
Sean Chen, Antares Pharma
1-day Nov. 13 Modern Portable Analytical Spectroscopy (NEW) Richard Crocombe, Crocombe Spectroscopic Consulting
Pauline Leary, Smiths Detection
1-day Nov. 13 Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC): A Powerful and Greener Tool for Analytical and Preparative Separations (NEW) Yingru Zhang, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Mike Hicks, Merck & Co.
1-day Nov. 13 Stability Studies The Tools, Methods and Predictions During Each Stage of Pharmaceutical Development (NEW) Kenneth Waterman, FreeThink Technologies
Mike Lopez, Reaction Analytics
1-day Nov. 12 Modern Size Exclusion Chromatography of Synthetic Polymers and Biopolymers (NEW) Howard Barth, Analytical Chemistry Consultants, Ltd
Brian Bidlingmeyer, Analytical Acumen Inc.
1-day Nov. 14 Keeping your Analytical Procedures in Compliance with the new FDA Validation Guidance Kim Huynh-Ba, Pharmalytik
1-day Nov. 11 Getting the most from GC and GC/MS Gregory Slack, PharmAssist
Nicholas Snow, Seton Hall University
1-day Nov. 11 Interpretation of Mass Spectra with Practical Solutions to Problems Mike Lee, Milestone Development
1-day Nov. 11 Life Cycle Approach to Analytical Methods for Drug Products, Incorporating QbD Concepts Gregory Martin, Complectors Consulting
1-day Nov. 11 Introduction to Vibrational Spectroscopy for Real Time Analysis John Wasylyk, Bristol-Myers Squibb Peter Larkin, Solvay Cytec Group
1-day Nov. 11 Taking Advantage of the Power of Excel Scot Abbott, Phoenix First Response