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The Lean Way to Compliance in Titration

21 November

Valeria Gärtner and Christoph Jansen (Mettler-Toledo)

In this webinar you will learn about the compliance requirements for computerized titration systems.

Analytical Approaches to Trace Elements in Water

28 November

Marshall Pattee (Apex Labs). Michelle Gaskell (South West Water), Matthew Cassap (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Talks include 'A Common Sense Approach for Compliance ICP-MS Trace Metal Analysis for Ground and Surface Water', 'Validation of Metals in Clean and Waste Water by ICP-MS in Accordance to ISO:17025' and 'Elemental Analysis of Water – Which Elemental Analysis Technique is Right for My Requirements'.

Overcoming the Challenges of Monitoring PAMS Hydrocarbons and Polar VOCs at Low Ambient Levels

4 December

Peter Furdyna (NYSDEC Bureau of Air Quality Surveillance)

Attend this presentation to learn about the challenges in on-line monitoring of ozone precursors, how to overcome these challenges – A PAMS success story from NYSDEC, sampling and analytical considerations for confident and reliable performance, and the instrumentation used for on-line air monitoring.

Advances in Forensics & Toxicology eSeminar

27 & 29 November, 2018

Tania A. Sasaki, Alex J. Krotulski, Rafael Venson, Fred Foster, Alberto Salomone & Timothy Fassette

This annual eSeminar will focus on recent methods and applications in forensics and toxicology providing analytical scientists working within forensic, toxicology and related laboratories with updates and guidance on chromatography, mass spectrometry and related methodologies for improved quality and efficiency. Topics to be covered include: • Recombinant glucuronidase enzymes in urine drug testing • Pharmaceutical and drugs of abuse monitoring • Designer drug detection • HF-LPME in bioanalyses • Sample preparation techniques for opioids • Fentanyl and synthetic opioid detection in hair samples • QuEChERS in DUI testing.

Analytical Testing Strategies for Medical Use Cannabis

On-demand

Julie Kowalski (Trace Analytics), Michael Groessl (University Hospital Bern, Switzerland), Justin Steimling (Restek), Brett Taubman (Appalachian State University), Allegra Leghissa (University of Texas - Arlington), Colton Myers (Restek)

Presentations covering cannabinoid profiling and potency testing, pesticide testing, sample preparation strategies, terpene analysis and residual solvent analysis will be covered.

Elevate the Performance of your GC (and MS): Strategies to Improve Sensitivity and Reliability with Complex Matrix Samples

On-demand

Vanessa Abercrombie and Limian Zhao (Agilent Technologies)

This presentation describes useful strategies such as choosing the right GC column and supplies, as well as what level of sample preparation, and maintenance is required for method reliability and analytical data quality, using challenging representative applications.

Tracing the Origin of Food: Establish Food Authenticity using Elemental Profiling

On-demand

Susan Ebeler (UC Davis), Courtney Tanabe (UC Davis) and Jenny Nelson (Agilent Technologies)

Learn how elemental profiling using ICP-MS, ICP-OES, and MP-AES can be used as an approach for geographic authentication of various foods and beverages.

This is How you ICP-MS: Mastering the Art of Cone Performance

On-demand

Gareth Pearson (Agilent Technologies, Melbourne, Australia)

Learn how to select the right cones for your Agilent ICP-MS and for your laboratory’s applications, understand what impact the cone has on the analysis results and why you should choose genuine supplies for your ICP-MS. Finally, learn about best practice for cone maintenance.

Which IC-MS to Choose for Your Drinking Water Analysis

On-demand

Alexander Semyonov (Thermo Fisher Scientific)

In this on-demand presentation, we look at several water analysis methods routinely performed by drinking and wastewater facilities, from common anion and perchlorate determinations, to the analysis of disinfection byproducts, such as haloacetic acids (HAAs), bromate, and ionic pesticides.

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