PITTSBURGH – The Pittcon Program Committee has announced the expansion of its co-programming sessions for the 2010 Technical Program.

For the first time, the Association for Laboratory Automation (ALA) has formed an education-based collaboration with Pittcon that will focus on student research involving unique and compelling laboratory automation. Pittcon is also welcoming the Japanese organization, Professionals’ Network in Advanced Instrumentation Society (PAI-NET), to the Technical Program.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) will once again present symposia at Pittcon 2010. Also part of the co-programming will be technical sessions by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS), the Association of Lab Managers (ALMA), the Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers Association Society (JAIMA), the Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (SEAC) and speakers from ANALíTICA Latin-America.