Editorial Article: World-class speaker lineup announced for Virtual Analytical Summit 2021

Join thousands of scientists from around the world as they come together online to discuss the hottest topics and latest technology solutions

18 Jan 2021

The first tranche of top speakers has been announced for the SelectScience® Virtual Analytical Summit 2021, launching on February 23, 2021. 

Featuring a diverse range of technologies, applications and topics spanning the fields of food security, materials, life sciences, pharma and biopharma, the free-to-attend Virtual Summit will offer an interactive forum for scientists and scientific manufacturers to connect and share knowledge and solutions at this critical time. 

Register free now to access expert presentations by leading scientists and technology providers, live Q&As, virtual resource hubs, networking sessions, 1-on-1 chat facilities, and more. 

Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Kerry Parker, said: “We are hosting this Virtual Summit to support the industry and ensure communication and collaboration continues to flourish at this challenging time." 

Headline topics will include how advances in mass spectrometry are innovating the pharmaceutical industry, the latest material discoveries for 3D printing, the use of LC-MS for metabolite quantification, how HPLC can help companies achieve quality control compliance, and much more.

We are delighted to announce our first confirmed speakers, with more being announced shortly:

  • Dr. John Kellie, GSK: High-resolution mass spec in biopharma
  • Prof. Chris Elliott, Institute of Global Food Security, Queen's University Belfast: Food fraud
  • Dr. Mimi Roy, BioMarin Pharmaceuticals: Mass spec for biopharma/medical applications
  • Prof. John McClean, Vanderbilt University: Advanced mass spec in complex biology analysis
  • Prof. Tim Long, Virginia Tech: Polymer science and engineering
  • Dr. Christopher Putucci, University of Pennsylvania: LC/MS techniques for metabolite quantitation
  • Dr. Michael Dong, MWD Consulting: HPLC, pharmaceutical analysis and drug quality
  • Prof. Anurag S. Rathore, BiotechCMZ: Manufacturing processes in drug production
  • Dr. Diane Turner, Anthias Consulting Ltd: Gas chromatography, GCxGC, and GC/MS
Why attend?


  • Keep up with cutting-edge research from expert speakers
  • Learn about the latest technology launches 
  • Ask the experts - live Q&As with manufacturers and scientists
  • Collect a ‘swag bag’ of application notes, posters, technical papers and more
  • Network with scientists, globally.

Free early bird registration is now available for this Virtual Summit, so secure your place today!  For further updates, follow our social media channels:  

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