Many of the companies that are exhibiting at ISCC & GCxGC 2017 are sponsoring lunch seminars for conference participants.  Pre-registration for each vendor lunch seminar is required and can be accessed via the links provided below along with the descriptions of each seminar and the speakers being highlighted.


Monday, May 15th - 12:30 - 2:00PM

LECO Corporation - Crystal Ballroom A

This luncheon seminar  includes an interactive tour of our mobile lab featuring our Pegasus® BT GC-TOFMS. Join us for our "BT on the bus" demonstration and participate in a live comparison of two aroma profiles of some favorite spirits—Tequila from Texas and Grappa from Riva del Garda!  Register HERE.

Tuesday, May 16th - 12:00 - 1:30PM

SepSolve Analytical - Crystal Ballroom A

Featuring guest speaker Prof. Robert Synovec (University of Washington) discussing novel tools to extract more information from your GCxGC data - "GCxGC: From Niche to Necessity."

In this lunchtime seminar, you’ll hear from specialists in the field of GCxGC how changes in hardware and software are extending the capabilities of the technique from the niche to the mainstream.

What you will learn

  • Understand the hardware and software requirements for routine GC×GC.
  • Debunk the myths of GC×GC being a ‘research-only’ tool.
  • Familiarise yourself with the latest GC×GC applications.
  • Take an interactive tour of ChromSpace, the new software platform for GC×GC

Please contact Dr. Laura McGregor ( if you need more information or would like to register.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments - Crystal Ballroom D

Featured speaker Prof. Luigi Mondello (University of Messina, Italy) will be discussing Comprehensive LCxLC coupled to MS for the identification of complex mixtures. The next generation of Separation Science.  Register here to attend Shimadzu's vendor lunch and seminar.


Wednesday, May 17th - 12:10 - 1:40PM


VUV Analytical - Crystal Ballroom A

VUV will be featuring two speakers discussing the latest in their research related to VUV Analytics.

Prof. Kevin A. Schug (University of Texas at Arlington) - Recent Advances and Applications of Gas Chromatography – Vacuum Ultraviolet Spectroscopy 

Dr. Thomas Gröger (German Research Center for Environmental Health) - Vacuum ultraviolet absorption spectroscopy as an alternative detection system to mass spectrometry for the analysis of breath gas – a feasibility study

Millipore Sigma - Crystal Ballroom D

Please join MilliporeSigma for the latest information about MilliporeSigma from the experts themselves:

Dr. Len Sidisky  - Ionic Liquids for GC

Dr. Bob Shirey - Evolution of SPME at Supelco

Lunch will be served and pre-registration is requested.  Please register HERE.

Thursday, May 18th - 12:30 - 2:00PM

Agilent Technologies - Crystal Ballroom D

"Celebrating a New Era in Chemical Analysis: New GC Release Lunch and Learn"

Join us and hear about Agilent’s two latest leaps in innovation; The new Intuvo GC system and the next generation of flow modulated GCxGC. Building on legacy of robustness and performance, Agilent introduces key enabling technologies that lift existing operational limitations, delivering simplified operation, reduced operating costs, and increased instrument up-time. Agilent offers a GC experience like no other, and our flow modulated GCxGC technique simplifies your multidimensional chromatography capabilities.

Register here to learn more and take part in the Agilent lunch seminar.