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2017 ICP Conference Speakers

2017
3rd Annual ICP Conference, Back to Basics - Drilling Down

For all ICP-MS and ICP-OES users 
October 4 - 5, 2017 • Blacksburg, Virginia

Our Speakers

Paul Gaines, Ph.D./CEO, Senior Technical Director

Paul Gaines, Ph.D./CEO, Senior Technical Director

Dr. Paul Gaines has four decades of spectroscopic experience working in the laboratories of Exxon Research and Engineering and Union Carbide.  Today Dr. Gaines is the Senior Technical Advisor and CEO of Inorganic Ventures.

Brian Alexander, Ph.D./Vice President, Technical Operations

Brian Alexander, Ph.D./Vice President, Technical Operations

Dr. Brian Alexander is an earth scientist specializing in geochemistry. His research has focused trace metal analysis using ICP techniques and rare earth element studies of natural waters and chemical sediments. Today, Dr. Alexander is the Vice President, Technical Operations at Inorganic Ventures.

Lesley Owens, Ph.D. / Senior Research Chemist

Lesley Owens, Ph.D. / Senior Research Chemist

Dr. Lesley Owens is an analytical chemist with research specialties including chromium speciation, environmental sample design, elemental spectroscopy, and metal contamination in food products. Today, Dr. Owens is a Senior Research Chemist at Inorganic Ventures.

James King, M.Sc./Chemist, Technical Manager

James King, M.Sc./Chemist, Technical Manager

James King is an inorganic chemist with experience in synthesis and purification.  His research has focused on the synthesis and characterization of organometallic compounds to be used as molecular magnets. Today Mr. King is a Chemist - Technical Manager at Inorganic Ventures.

Thomas Kozikowski, Chemist, R&D

Thomas Kozikowski, Chemist, R&D

Thomas Kozikowski is a chemist with expertise in the manufacturing, quality control, technical support, stability, and homogeneity of inorganic metals standards.  His experience covers many areas including reagent synthesis and purification, trace metals analysis using ICP techniques, transpiration studies, and container cleanliness.  Today, Mr. Kozikowski is a Chemist – Research and Development at Inorganic Ventures.

Michael Booth - Chemist, Quality Control

Michael Booth - Chemist, Quality Control

Mike Booth is a chemist with expertise in quality control and instrumentation. His experience covers areas including ICP-OES, ICP-MS, Ion Chromatography and various titration techniques. Today Mr. Booth is a Quality Control Supervisor at Inorganic Ventures.

 

 

 

 

 

Event Details

ICP Conference
October 4-5, 2017
Inn at Virginia Tech &
Skelton Conference Center

Assembly Hall
Blacksburg, Virginia

Regular Registration - $350
Student Registration - $199

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Travel Information

Lodging

Discounted rates are available at these two area hotels. Please ask for the ICP Conference Rate.

Host Hotel
The Inn at Virginia Tech - $149 + tax.

Area Hotel (1.3 miles away)
Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg - $96 + tax.  The code for online reservations is: 3097713.