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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Palazzo dei Congressi, Piazza della Costituzione, Bologna, Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy
Update your knowledge of pesticide residues analysis by visiting us at EPRW - booth #S3 and learn more about our developments by registering for our vendor sessions.   21 September, 2022 - 13.20/13.55 CEST Implementing new  LC-MS technologies for the targeted and non-targeted analysis of pesticide residues and more Speakers: Florencia Jesus and Francisco José Díaz Galiano - EURL-FV, University of Almeria, Almeria, Spain Many problems encountered in the analysis of LC- and IC- amenable pesticide residues have found solutions from continuous improvements to existing LC-MS and IC-MS instrumentation. This presentation will, therefore, discuss the practical implementation of several new well-designed instrumental approaches to overcome some of the remaining challenges, including improvement in sensitivity provided by the high-end triple quads to mitigate issues with matrix effects and ion suppression. The ongoing developments in dual column chromatography to improve the utilization of the mass spectrometer time to, either reduce the analysis time and increase sample throughput  without compromising selectivity or, alternatively, to facilitate optimization of eluents for both positive and negative detection modes simultaneously to improve LOQs for an increased number of pesticides without increasing the analysis time. And insights on the use of ion chromatography as a robust technique for highly polar pesticides will also be provided. Practical examples of these topics are assessed considering quantitation, analysis time, robustness, etc. by analysis of a range of matrices with different complexities and using a combination of the latest chromatography and mass spectrometry technologies.   22 September, 2022 - 13.20/13.55 CEST Implementing new GC-MS technology to stay ahead with your pesticides analysis Speaker: Dr. Łukasz Rajski - Product Application Specialist, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bremen, Germany During this presentation, the capabilities of the new GC-MS/MS system from Thermo Scientific, which was launched in March 2022, will be discussed. The system design was based on direct customer feedback in order to overcome challenges faced by analytical testing laboratories. The new system provides sensitivity to meet the strictest regulatory limits and has modular GC for increased flexibility, while including unique maintenance options and compatibility with online automated clean-up to minimize instrument downtime and increase sample throughput. An overview of applications on the new GC-MS/MS with data examples will be given including the analysis of pesticide in baby food and the determination of ethylene oxide in food, showing how your laboratory can stay ahead with unstoppable confidence. At the conclusion of the presentation our application expert will answer any questions in a live Q and A.   Register today at: European Pesticide Residue Workshop (EPRW) | Thermo Fisher Scientific - IT  
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  We will be exhibiting and presenting to a global online audience at the upcoming SelectScience® Virtual Food Analysis Summit 2022, on Tuesday, October 4.   Covering the hottest topics and the latest advances in the field, this free-to-attend event provides an interactive forum for scientists, researchers and manufacturers to connect and share knowledge.   We are looking forward to showcasing an exciting roundtable webinar featuring three leading experts discussing ‘Measuring Migration from Food Contact Materials.’   We will also be presenting our latest GC-MS technology and highlighting how it can be used to stay ahead of the challenges of ultra-trace pesticides analysis in food.   This Summit is a unique online conference, bringing together scientists from around the world to explore the important latest developments in Food Analysis, from the latest research techniques to cutting-edge technologies and new resources to advance your work. Join to hear about the very latest scientific developments in fields including AI and nanotechnology in food safety, water treatment and quality analysis, food fraud, food traceability, food contact materials, and more. Eminent speakers in the program compiled by leading science publisher SelectScience ® include Dr. Bert Popping, Chief Executive Officer, FOCOS; Prof. Gene S. Hall, Rutgers University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology; Chiew Mei Chong, Application Specialist, CTC Analytics AG and many more.   Register now to attend live presentations and Q&As, network with peers, explore interactive booths offering up-to-the-minute technique and technology news, tour the virtual poster hall, and collect a ‘swag bag’ with a certificate of attendance, case studies, white papers and other resources to download free of charge.   View the full speaker lineup and reserve your place for free today here   The Summit will feature a packed agenda, but you can drop in and out as you please on the day.