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What is the INTour?

The 2013 INspiring INnovation Tour is an amazing opportunity to learn about new applications and technologies in your specific area of work. Last year over 1100 scientists and researchers participated in these information-filled days. Your registration includes:

  • Admittance to new, multi-track sessions led by industry experts and PerkinElmer scientists
  • Continental breakfast, lunch and breaks throughout the day
  • PerkinElmer INspiring INnovation T-shirt
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Access to our INnovation Hub – meet laboratory services personnel, chat one-on-one with application specialists, and get hands-on with the latest technologies:

PinAAcle™ 900 AA
Optima™ 8300 -ICP-OES
AxION® Direct Sample Analysis
Clarus™ 680 GC
Clarus™ SQ8 GC/MS
Flexar® SQ 300 MS for LC

Spectrum™ Two IR
Frontier™ FT-IR
Spotlight™ 400
DSC 8500 with Autosampler
Software Stations
OneSource™ Instrument Services

Call for Presentations

PerkinElmer is inviting all scientists to submit presentations for consideration for our 2013 INTour. It's your chance to share your ideas and experiences with others in the industry and to be recognized as an innovative leader in your field.

To learn more, go to: www.perkinelmer.com/intourcfp

Making a Difference:

PerkinElmer is making a difference by supporting local and national charities, with many that focus on science and math education. Donations from the INTour in Boston will go to Students 2 Science and Habitat for Humanity. Students 2 Science's mission is to provide young students with an authentic STEM related work experience.

INspiring INnovation Tour 2013 - Boston


Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

INspiring INnovation Tour 2013 - Boston

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Event Details

Join us for an analytical science event that features industry experts, networking opportunities and PerkinElmer Product Specialists. In addition, you'll have access to our exclusive INnovation Hub that features our portfolio of analytical instruments and services.

Featured Guest Speakers in Boston

   • John Cataldo, Harpoon Brewery
   • Philip Gschwend, Ph.D., MIT 
   • Robyn Hannigan, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston
   • Rachel Krevetski, Long Trail Brewing Company 
   • William LaCourse, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County 
   • Linwood Noddin, MA DPH Chemical Threat Response Laboratory
   • Franco Pala, Ph.D., Battelle Ocean Sciences



INsight Track
INnovation Track
8:00 AM
Check-IN / INnovation Hub Opens
8:45 AM
Welcome and Introductions - INnovation Hub
9:15 AM Better Drinking Through Science: Applied Analytical Chemistry in Beer Quality Assurance
Guest Presenter: Rachel Krevetski, Long Trail Brewing Company 
Use of ICP-MS for USP <232> and <2232>  Laboratory Compliance 
9:50 AM Integrating Spheres: The Swiss Army Knife of UV/Vis/NIR Spectroscopy (or How To Measure Any Sample On A UV/Vis/NIR Spectrophotometer) Capabilities of the Chemical Threat Response Laboratory Method Spotlight: Lewisite (CVAA) Analysis 

Guest Presenter: Linwood Noddin, MA DPH Chemical Threat Response Laboratory 
10:20 AM
Break - INnovation Hub
10:50 AM


Current and Future Trends in Mass Spectrometry:Its Genesis, Present Day and Innovations Ahead

Guest Presenter: William LaCourse, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Soil and Air Samples: Extend the hydrocarbon Range on ATD/GC/MS with Novel ATD Tube Design 
11:20 AM

Detecting Pharmaceutical Pollutants in River Water 

Small volume biological sample analysis by ICP-MS

Guest Presenter: Robyn Hannigan, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Boston 

12:00 PM
Lunch - INnovation Hub
1:00 PM Using HS-GC-MS in the Brewing Industry

Guest Presenter: John Cataldo, Harpoon Brewery
In Vitro UV/Visible Spectroscopy of Elastic Scattering Sunscreens and Cosmetics: Characterizing Nanoparticles in Sunscreen and Cosmetic Formulations 
1:35 PM Food Adulteration Analysis Using Direct Sample Analysis (DSA)/Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

          Validation and application of a chemical equilibrium model for the prediction of free copper ion activity in the coastal marine environments

Guest Presenter: Dr. Franco Pala, Battelle Ocean Sciences
2:15 PM

Environmental Engineering Class Projects using the NexION ICP MS

Guest Presenter: Dr. Philip Gschwend, MIT

Approaches to contaminant and adulteration screening with IR spectroscopy
3:30 PM
INnovation Hub Closes
Have questions about INspiring INnovation Tour 2013 - Boston? Contact PerkinElmer

When & Where

Babson Executive Conference Center At Babson College
One Executive Education Circle
Babson Park, MA 02457

Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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