Agilent Technologies Inc. has announced that it will celebrate customer collaborations and introduce new laboratory solutions at the annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry conference, May 31 through June 4 in St. Louis, Missouri. The new instruments, software and services will build on Agilent's 50-year heritage and leadership in mass spectrometry and help customers further optimize scientific and laboratory operations.
"For Agilent, ASMS has always been an important event, and this year is no exception," said Monty Benefiel, Agilent vice president and general manager of the Mass Spectrometry Division. "We invite everyone attending ASMS to join us as we launch new solutions and showcase how, through the power of partnership with Agilent, our customers are creating results that are changing the world we live in."
With its theme "Powerful Partnerships, Inspiring Results," Agilent will host a variety of scientific seminars and poster presentations at the conference, as well as special events for media, customers and guests. Agilent customers and staff will share insights and scientific expertise on topics spanning food safety, environmental, pharmaceutical and clinical research applications, using a variety of "omics" disciplines.
The keynote speaker at Agilent's Saturday night customer event will be Stephen Rappaport, director of the Berkeley Center for Exposure Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health.
Agilent management will host a press conference Monday, June 1, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., at the Agilent hospitality suite, Landmark 1-3, Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel.
Conference attendees are also invited to visit Agilent's Exhibition Booth 141 at America's Center in St. Louis, and to spend time at the company's hospitality suite, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 8-11 p.m.
Agilent is a corporate member of ASMS and a co-sponsor of the annual event. Interested parties may participate in the conversation by following Agilent at ASMS on Twitter, using the conference hashtag: #ASMS2015.