Workshops

2018 ANACHEM / SAS Symposium Workshops

Morning Workshop: “Troubleshooting HPLC”

Presenter
Stephen McGee, M. S., Technical Support Specialist, Waters Corporation

Abstract
The Waters’ “Care and Feeding” course is designed to help chromatographers maximize HPLC system uptime and to minimize the need to troubleshoot chromatography problems. The course covers daily startup, solvent preparation, and system shutdown. In addition, basic troubleshooting is covered. More importantly, the course helps to answer the common question, Do I really have an instrument problem or is it a chemistry problem?

Who Should Attend
Anyone working with HPLC will benefit from this workshop

Biography
Stephen McGee received his B.A and M.S. degrees from Oakland University- Rochester and has been with Waters Corp. for 33 years. Much of his time is spent teaching chromatographers how to increase the uptime of their HPLC systems, and to prevent problems before they begin.

Afternoon Workshop: “Method Development for HPLC”

Presenter
Ryan Arnett, B. S., Technical Support Specialist, Waters Corporation

Abstract
Would you or someone in your lab like to gain more understanding of how to develop good chromatography?  As science has advanced, so have our tools to analyze more complex products.  This workshop will focus on separations fundamentals, and discuss specific advances in hardware, software, and chemistry to increase lab efficiencies.

Who Should Attend
The presentation will benefit both novice and experienced chemists with this technique.

Biography
Ryan Arnett is a Technical Support Specialist and Field Applications Chemist at Waters Corporation.   He received his B.S. degree from Ball State University.  He specializes in LC/MS methods development and transfer, with a specific focus on small molecule applications.