Topics include, but are not limited to the following areas:

Technology > Faster, Better, Quantitative Separations BioAnalysis and Applications > Impacting Science and Society
  • Core shell, sub-2 um particles, and UHPLC
  • Monoliths
  • Microfabricated systems
  • Stationary phases: reversed phase, HILIC, ion exchange, SEC, mixed mode, novel
  • Method development: Automation, Design of Experiments, and Quality by Design
  • Theory and structural studies
  • Multi-dimensional separations
  • Capillary and microchannel electrophoresis
  • Nanotechnology and nanofluidics
  • Supercritical Fluid Chromatography
  • Capillary electrochromatography
  • Advances in detectors
  • Sample Preparation
  • Data Analysis, Data sharing across platforms, Chemometrics, Bioinformatics
  • QA and QC separations
  • Solid-phase microextraction
  • Emerging separation methods
  • Biopharmaceuticals & Pharmaceuticals
    – Separations of small molecule drugs, protein-based drugs, biosimilars, and hybrids
    – Equivalency of methods
    – Impurity testing including genotoxics
    – Bioprocessing and continuous bioprocessing
  • Protein characterization and modifications
  • Omics - proteins, metabolites, lipids, glycans, genes and epigenetic modifications
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cannabis analysis
  • Toxicology
  • Biofuels and energy-related
  • Medical diagnostics
  • Analysis of tissues, cells and organelles
  • Forensics
  • Chiral separations
  • Polymer analysis
  • Environment and atmospheric analysis
  • Characterization of monoclonal antibodies and drug conjugates
  • Separation technologies of the Future
Interface to MS > Improving Information Content Tutorials and Short Courses > Education
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Quantitative LC-MS & CE-MS
  • Ionization methods in LC-MS
  • Small molecule LC-MS
  • LC-MS of proteins: ionization, modifications, folding, interactions
  • LC and CE-MS for proteomics and metabolomics
  • LC-MS in pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical analysis