Waters Forensics Users' Meeting

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Date(s): 10 September 2017
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Language: English

Final Lineup of Presenters

Abstracts now available.
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Are you planning on attending the 2017 SOFT-TIAFT Joint Annual Meeting and want to get the most out of your trip? Spend an afternoon with us at our complimentary, inaugural Waters Forensics Users' Meeting and get a head start on developments in key LC-MS forensic toxicology applications and technology trends.

 Register Today for the  Forensics Users' Meeting

• Do you have an interest in using, developing and exploring LC-MS forensic toxicology applications?
• Do you have an interest in alternative matrices such as oral fluid for forensic toxicology analysis?
• Do you find excitement in advancing LC-MS in forensic toxicology and discussing future developments?

If you answered YES to any of the above, we invite you to come and participate in the inaugural Waters Forensics Users' Meeting.

The meeting will feature a program of invited speakers from industry and academia and will let you connect with experts from around the world.

Users' Meeting Agenda

12:30 PM       

Registration Opens 

1:00 PM     


 1:15 PM

Expanding Analytical Approaches in Sports Drug Testing
Prof. Mario Thevis, Vice President of Research
The German Sports University, Cologne, Germany

 1:45 PM

Oral Fluid as an Alternative Matrix for Monitoring Licit and Illicit Drug Abuse
Dr. Michael Boettcher
MVZ Labor Dessau GmbH, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany 

 2:15 PM

Toxicological Analysis of Skeletal Remains by UPLC-qTOF-MS
Dr. James Watterson, Associate Professor
Department of Forensic Science,  Laurentian University, Ontario, Canada

 2:45 PM


 3:15 PM

Quantifying Cannabinoids in Oral Fluid to Determine Driving Impairment Following Marijuana Consumption
Dr. Philip Sobolesky, Clinical Chemistry Fellow
University of California, San Diego, USA

 3:45 PM

The Use of High Resolution MS for Post-Mortem Toxicology and Comparison with Previously used Targeted MRM LC/MS Methods
Laura Hikin, Principal Clinical Scientist
University Hospital Leicester, Leicester, UK

 4:15 PM

The Detection of Carfentanil and other Synthetic Fentanyl Analogues by High Resolution Accurate Mass Spectrometry in Autopsy Cases and their Implication in the Cause of Death
Dr. Paul Smith, Consultant Clinical Scientist and Forensic Toxicologist
University Hospital Leicester, Leicester, UK

 4:45 PM

Waters Technology Update

5:00 PM

Closing Remarks & Wrap Up


Please join us for refreshments and networking with fellow forensic scientists and Waters application scientists.

The Waters Forensics Users' Meeting will take place at:

Waterstone Resort & Marina
Atlantic Ballroom
999 East Camino Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432