Top Scientific Conferences to Attend in 2019

Check out the most highly anticipated scientific conferences to attend in 2019.

Scientific conferences are a great place to network, discover the latest innovations, and meet with potential vendors. We have compiled a list of the most highly anticipated scientific conferences to attend this year. Explore the list below, and we hope to see everyone at least at one of these this year!

Pittcon Conference & Expo – March 21st, 2019 in Philadelphia, PA: ALREADY PASSED

Pittcon is truly a must attend event! The dynamic global event offers a unique opportunity to get a hands-on look at he latest innovations and to find solutions to all your laboratory challenges. The enhanced technical program offers the latest research in more than 2,000 technical presentations, which are hoping to be apart of this year! These presentations cover a wide selection of methodologies and applications. Pittcon also offers more than 100 skill-building short courses and a wide range of topics.

To learn more about Pittcon and to buy tickets to the event check out their site:

And don’t forget to stop by Phenomenex’s booth at #3919.

*This event will most likely have passed by the time you read this. If that is the case, then check out all our fun photos from the event on Facebook or just click here:

MSACL – April 4th, 2019 in Palm Springs, CA

MSACL Scientific Conference held in Palm Springs, CA

Phenomenex is excited to return to MSACL this year to discuss our latest innovations within mass spec, as well as applications that can better support you in the lab. Chat with us at booth #11 and we might even have some nerdy swag to hand out!

Phenomenex will have two posters being presented this year.

  1. “A Simplified and Automated LC-MS/MS Method to Determine of 25-OH-Vitamin D2/D3 in Human Serum Using Strata RP Online Extraction Column” When: Wednesday, April 3rd at 10:00 AM Where: 23a Exhibit Hall
  2. “Chromatographic Considerations for Amphetamine Analysis in the Presence of Gabapentin” When: Wednesday, April 3rd at 10:00 AM Where: 7a Exhibit Hall

Learn more about MSACL by reading below, or visit their website at

“MSACL provides a forum for discussing the clinical application of mass spectrometry by bringing together academic and industrial experts in the field with those driven to explore and understand more about the potential application and benefits. The mission of MSACL is to accelerate the implementation of mass spectrometry in the clinical laboratory with the goal of contributing to the improvement of patient standard-of-care as well as reducing health care costs.”

PEGS – April 12th, 2019 in Boston, MA

PEGS: Protein Engineering Summit, upcoming Scientific Conference held in Boston.

Phenomenex is beyond excited for this year’s PEGs (Protein Engineering Summit). Stop by booth #634 to chat about our latest innovations and how we can help you in the lab! We can’t wait to meet you.

Also make sure to catch the presentation given by one of our Technical Experts, Brian Rivera, on Analytical Comparison of Infliximab and Related Biosimilars. Find him on Monday, April 8th and Tuesday, April 9th at A81.

To learn more about what to expect at PEGs, see below or visit their website at

“PEGS Boston 2019 will host more than 400 lectures, panels, tutorials and round-table discussions, along with 150+ exhibitors, and 300 research posters on display in the exhibit hall. The speaker lineup includes world-renowned experts, visionaries, and influencers from top pharma, biotech, academic, and government institutions.”

TIDES: Oligonucleotide and Peptide Therapeutics – May 23rd, 2019 in San Diego, CA

TIDES 2019 in May, you can find Phenomenex at booth #604 for this scientific conference.

Visit Phenomenex at booth #604 this May to talk about our latest innovations within the oligonucleotide and peptide industry. We are excited to talk about ways we can best support you with any method developments or analysis’ in the lab.

See below for a quick rundown of what to expect from TIDES or visit their website here:

“1000+ Oligonucleotide and Peptide Scientists and Executives helping to fast-track your oligonucleotide and peptide research to the clinic and beyond by collaborating with leading pharma, biotechs, academia and solution providers from North America, Asia and Europe.”

See Whose Attending TIDES 2019

“125+ Case studies and new data presentations where you will get to hear best practices, lessons learned and important industry developments across the entire spectrum of oligonucleotide and peptide development and production.”

Download the TIDES 2019 Agenda

“Connect with over 90 exhibitors that are leaders in manufacturing, technologies, and service providers to drive your promising therapeutic towards commercial success.”

See Whose Exhibiting at TIDES 2019

PEFTEC: Petroleum, Refining and Environmental Technologies – May 23rd, 2019 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Join us at PEFTEC in the Netherlands to discuss Refining and Environmental Technologies.

PEFTEC is one of our most anticipated events of the year. It allows us to reach customers and scientists we might not always get to speak with and learn from.

See below for a quick look into what to expect from PEFTEC or visit their website at And come back as the event nears closer for more information on how to find us at the show.

“PEFTEC 2019 is a focused Downstream Conference and Exhibition for professionals specialising in Laboratory and process analysis within the Petroleum, Refining and Environmental industries. Building on the success of previous events held in Europe, PEFTEC offers an extensive conference and seminar programme given by internationally renowned experts. Presentations will address a range of topical issues which include, standards, test methods, technologies, case studies and new analytical measuring techniques. The technical programme is complemented by a major exhibition featuring product and service providers representing over 250 companies.

Accurate analytical and monitoring data is essential for efficient process control, regulatory compliance, risk management and for informed decision making. PEFTEC is therefore the ideal event for information gathering, networking and for discovering the latest news and trends.

The PEFTEC exhibition provides a unique opportunity to meet manufacturers and suppliers of petrochemical and oil analysis instruments in one place and at the same time. Visitors are able to source new technologies, compare products and discuss their applications with industry experts.”

ASMS: American Society for Mass Spectrometry – June 6th, 2019 in Atlanta, GA

The American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) will be held in Atlanta, GA this year.

Phenomenex has always been a leader in method development and innovations surrounding mass spectrometry. We are beyond excited to share our latest applications and products that will best support you and your work.

To learn more about this annual event, check out their website highlight the conference:

HPLC 2019 – June 20th, 2019 in Milan, Italy

Join us for one of our most anticipated Scientific Conferences focusing on HPLC techniques and tools.

With so much to offer, Milan just becomes even better with this amazing annual conference focusing on the field of high-performance liquid phase separations. You can bet that there isn’t a single technical expert that isn’t begging to attend this amazing conference! We are excited to see how the show develops and grows this year, and we are of course looking forward to talking and learning from as many people as possible!

See below for a quick rundown of what to expect from HPLC 2019 or visit their website here:

“It is the first time that this conference – the most important international conference in the field of high-performance liquid phase separations and related techniques – will be held in Italy.

We will maintain the tradition of this conference by organizing an exciting meeting in a hospitable setting that will be conducive to business, scientific and social exchange.

We will cover both the fundamental and practical aspects of separation science, with the main focus on new highly relevant trends that are emerging in this field. In particular we will encourage younger scientists to make contributions in topical scientific sessions.

This event will give you the opportunity to focus on the newest scientific trends and professional developments in our field in an atmosphere of Italian hospitality and the Italian expression of European union.”

CSC: Cannabis Science Conference – September 6th, 2019 in Portland, OR

Join us at CSC: Cannabis Science Conferences in Portland this year.

As cannabis testing is becoming a larger demographic with each passing month, we are thrilled to be apart of the world’s largest cannabis science expo. Out of all the scientific conferences, we also are anticipating this to be one of the most fun. With celebrity guest speakers like Montel Williams, Ricki Lake, and Abby Epstein.

To learn more about this growing industry and the CSC Conference, see below or visit their website here:

“Cannabis Science Conference (CSC Events, LLC) is the world’s largest and most technical cannabis science expo. Our conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices. Our annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science.”

ILMAC – September 27th, 2019 in Basel, Switzerland

Join us in Basel for ILMAC 2019

With a wide range of industries throughout pharmaceutical and chemicals, ILMAC is the epicenter of new and innovative information. Keep in touch as this event gets closer to find more information on how to reach us and talk with us at the conference.

To learn more about the ILMAC Event see below for a quick look or visit their website at

“The ILMAC is the leading Swiss trade fair for professionals from over 20 different industries. Around half of the visitors come from the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, but also specialists from the mechanical, plant and apparatus engineering, laboratories and biotechnology sectors use the ILMAC as a contact platform.

Decision makers and influencers from the following professions inform themselves at the ILMAC:

  • Researchers and developers
  • Laboratory and project manager
  • Service providers and consultants
  • Laboratory staff
  • buyers
  • Graduates of universities and colleges
  • Plant designers and builders
  • Employees of engineering
  • Production and technical personnel
  • Operating, production, disposal and
  • maintenance managers”

RAFA: Recent Advances in Food Analysis – November 8th, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic

RAFA 2019, focusing on recent advances in food analysis, is one of our last scientific conferences of the year.

Our final scientific conference on the list ends with RAFA, the International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis, an exciting event taking place in Prague. To see a quick look at to what we will be bringing to the table at RAFA, click the following link:

For more information about RAFA, see a quick snippet from their website below, or visit their website here:

“The RAFA 2019 symposium will provide an overview of contemporary trends in Analytical & Bioanalytical Strategies in Food Quality and Safety Control and discuss Challenges for Novel Approaches.”

“The following Recent & Emerging Issues will be addressed by RAFA 2019:

  • Mycotoxins, marine and plant toxins
  • Migrants from food contact materials
  • Processing contaminants
  • Pesticide & veterinary drug residues
  • Industrial contaminants
  • Allergens
  • Metals & metalloids
  • Major nutrients & vitamins
  • Flavour significant compounds
  • Authenticity & food fraud
  • Omics including Foodomics
  • Food forensics
  • Bioactive compounds
  • Nanoparticles in food
  • Novel foods & supplements
  • Organic crops & foodstuffs
  • Human biomonitoring
  • Smart sensors
  • QA/QC & Chemometrics & Data interpretation”

In 2019, Phenomenex is thrilled to announce that we will be exhibiting at over 30 scientific conferences around the world. To learn more about past or upcoming scientific conferences in your area or industry, click the following link: Phenomenex Events.

Curious how our list of 2019 scientific conferences compares to 2018/2017? Check out our article, “Top Eleven Conference/Show of 2017”

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