Novel Mass Spectrometric Approaches and Applications to Polymer AnalysisCharles L Wilkins, University of Arkansas
Vibrational Spectroscopy of Biodegradable Plastics: Evolution, Revolution or Back to the FutureJohn F Rabolt, University of Delaware
Oral Sessions
Polymer Characterization and ApplicationsChristopher Henry, Waters Corporation
Poster Sessions
Physical Measurements
Polymer Characterization and Analysis

Analytical Ionic Liquids in GC and Mass SpectrometryLeonard Sidisky, SIGMA ALDRICH CORPORATION-
Analytical Sampling and Sample PreparationDoug Raynie, South Dakota State University
Basic Theory, Instrumentation and Applications of Vibrational Spectroscopy (Raman, Mid-Infrared and Near-Infrared) in Material ScienceHeinz Siesler, University of Duisburg-Essen
Characterization of Coated PolymersBernhard Dringenberg, BJD-analytics
Chemistry Laboratory Techniques for the Chemist and Technician – A Comprehensive ReviewBryan Ham / Aihui MaHam, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Chiral SeparationsZachary Breitbach, University of Texas at Arlington
Fundamentals of Particle Size Analysis with an Emphasis on Light Scattering TechniquesAlan Rawle, Malvern Instruments Inc.
Gases and Gas Delivery Systems for Analytical ApplicationsFrank Kandl, Airgas
Getting the Most out of your Data: Introduction to Multivariate Data AnalysisMikael Kubista / Jose Andrade, University of A Coruna
Handheld Vibrational Spectrometers: State-of-the Art Instrumentation and Novel ApplicationsHeinz Siesler, University of Duisburg-Essen
Industrial Problem Solving Using Thermal Analysis TechniquesAnthony Parker, A. A. Parker Consulting, LLC
Instrumentation and Methods of Petroleum and Gas Analysis by Gas Chromatography Matthew Klee, Dani Instruments Inc
Karl Fischer Analysis of Gas, Liquids and Solids Frederick Fiddler / Dr. Keith Freel / , Metrohm / Sigma Aldrich
Karl Fischer Analysis of Gas, Liquids and Solids Dr. Tim Deschaines / Doug Clark, Metrohm / Sigma Aldrich
Method Translation in Gas Chromatography to get the Same ChromatogramJaap de Zeeuw, Restek
Modern Methods for Chemometric AnalysisMichael Madden, Analyze IQ
Perspectives and Progress in Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission (ICP-AES) Spectrometry - New Instrumental Configurations for Multi-Element AnalysisIsaac Brenner, Brenner Scientific
Practical Gas ChromatographyEugene Barry / Thomas Brettell, UMass Lowell / Cedar Crest College
Practical Introduction to Near-Infrared Method DevelopmentKeith Freel / Tim Deschaines, Metrohm
Practical Introduction to Near IR and Raman SpectroscopyFred Long, Spectroscopic Solutions
Practical Introduction to Titration Method DevelopmentDr. Kerri-Ann Blake / Frederick Fiddler, Metrohm
Practical Pyrolysis-GC-MS for Polymer and Material CharacterizationTerry Ramus, Diablo Analytical, Inc.
Problems with FT-IR Spectra and How to Avoid ThemEllen Miseo / Jenni Briggs, Hamamatsu
Separations: Fundamentals of Advanced Gel Permeation & Size Exclusion Chromatography DetectionUlf Nobbmann, Malvern
Solventless Sample Preparation Prior to Mass Spectrometric AnalysisGyorgy Vas, Intertek/VasAnalytical