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In 2012, PerkinElmer is celebrating 75 years of making life better by delivering innovative solutions that help solve critical problems in many areas, including analytical sciences. We could think of no better way to celebrate than to invite other pioneers in the industry to share in the wonder of scientific discovery. Are you IN?

What you'll Learn...

Each location offers multiple tracks that relate to a variey of industries. In addition, there will be presentations by local or national experts for each track. Below is a sampling of the industry presentations offered for this location.


Environmental Track

  • Nanoparticles in the Environment: Opportunities for Testing?
  • Trace Metals in Drinking Water: Skills and Techniques for Better Analysis
  • Answers in Seconds: Analysis of Pesticides in Drinking Water
  • Going Paperless: Learn About the Challenges with Paper, the Components of a Paperless Lab and How to Convert to a Paperless Operation
  • Optimizing Laboratory Profits with EPA Methods using Innovative Injection Technology and a New, Most Sensitive GC/MS

Pharmaceutical Track

  • Method Optimization and Validation Requirements for Chromatography Methods
  • Data In, Data Out – Visualization of Data Organized Through an ELN
  • Stress Free Compliance: Simplifying and Speeding up Your Instrument Qualification Process
  • What is the Impact of USP 232? Being Prepared to Meet the New Trace Metals Regulation
  • Superficially Porous Particle Columns: Converting Methods from Traditional Columns to SPP

Forensics/Food Safety Track

  • Determining Flavors and “Defects” in Beer by Headspace Trap/GC/MS
  • Verifying Ingredient Identity and Purity by FT-IR Spectroscopy and SIMCA
  • AS Speciation in Apple Juice
  • Analyzing Multiple Classes of Drugs of Abuse on LCMS TOF
  • Arson Residue Analysis by Thermal Desorbtion/GCMS

*Note: Please view agenda for each location to view the actual presentations available.

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Who will benefit...

In addition, PerkinElmer is donating 100% of the proceeds from this event to the "North Carolina Science Teachers Association," a charitable organization focused on promoting excellence in science teaching and learning in North Carolina. Founded in 1969, the organization continues to thrive today with over 2000 members across the state. Learn more at

Who You'll Meet...

We have asked scientists from around the area to share their knowledge and insights at each stop of the IN Tour. The following guest presenters will be giving presentations at this event:

  • John McGee, U.S. EPA, National Health and Environmental Effects Laboratory
  • Farrel Borden, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Informatics Division
  • Roy W. Byrd, Division of Water Quality Laboratory, N.C. DENR
  • Elizabeth A. Gardner, Dept. of Justice Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Sarah Prince, McKee Foods Corporation
  • Jennifer Remy, NC State Crime Laboratory
  • Dan Wiederin, ESI, Elemental Scientific

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PerkinElmer Inspiring Innovation Tour - RTP, NC


Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Cary, NC

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Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham / Research Triangle Park
201 Harrison Oaks Blvd
Cary, NC 27513

Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

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