IMA 2011 Conference

Topics to be covered

Current trends on Spectrochemical, Electrochemical, Chromatographic, Microscopic and Thermal analysis methods, Hyphenated techniques, Speciation analysis, Bioanalytics, Trends on sample handling and preparation, Chemical and bio-sensors, Field analysis-Mobile analytical instruments, Laboratory information management systems (LIMS), Miniaturized analytical systems (chips), Robotics and Automation, Quality control-quality assurance on analysis, Commercial developments and markets, Flow and micro-flow methodologies, Immunoassays, Electrophoretic separation techniques, Sampling techniques and strategies.

Applications are expected to include topics of interest in Environmental, Biomedical (Clinical, Ecotoxicological), Pharmaceutical, Material science (Nanomaterials), Archaeometry and Industrial analysis.

Contributions from commercial organizations are encouraged, including detailed descriptions of new instrumentation, specific applications and assessment of future commercial trends and opportunities.