Confirmed Invited Speakers

So far, the list of confirmed invited speakers in each symposium is as follow

Agricultural and food safety

* Barbara Cade-Menun, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

* Bob Lockerman, CEM Corporation, U.S.A.: “Microwave digestion and analysis of 10 different food samples prepared in a single batch”

Environmental analysis

* Jürgen Gailer, University of Calgary, Canada

* Chris Le, University of Alberta, Canada: “Arsenic speciation in the environment”

Forensic analysis

* Jose Almirall, Florida International University, U.S.A.

* Sanela Martic, Trent University, Canada

Industrial applications

* Ela Bakowska, Corning Inc., U.S.A.: “Analytical chemists saving unique 19th century glass artifacts”

Electrochemical and surface analysis

* Dominik Barz, Queen's University, Canada

* • Aicheng Chen, University of Guelph, Canada

* Carlos Escobedo, Queen's University, Canada

* Philippe Dauphin Ducharme, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

* Zhifeng Ding, Western University, Canada

* Sanela Martic, Trent University, Canada

* Alastair McLean, Queen's University, Canada

* Zhe She, Queen's University, Canada

* Yogan Yu, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Nanomaterials and their analysis

* Petra Krystek, Vrije Universiteit, the Netherlands: “Progressive analysis of nanomaterials in environmental matrices - selected aspects from sampling to data evaluation”

* Ed Lai, Carleton University, Canada: “Electrochemical investigation of the redox properties of zinc oxide and peroxide nanoparticles after sodium/potassium doping”

* Chady Stephan, PerkinElmer Canada

* Kevin Wilkinson, Université de Montréal


* David Bryce, University of Ottawa, Canada

* Zhehong Gan, Florida State University, USA

* Gillian Goward, McMaster University, Canada

* Rui Huang, Guelph University, Canada

* Yining Huang, Western University, Canada

* Chris Klug, Naval Research Lab

* Vlad Ladizhansky, Guelph University, Canada

* Vlad Michaelis, University of Alberta, Canada

* Fred Perrea, Ames Lab/Iowa State University, USA

* Ayyalusamy Ramamoorthy, University of Michigan, USA

* Steve Smith, Queen's University, Canada

* Rod Wasylishen, University of Alberta, Canada

Sample introduction systems for the inductively coupled plasma

* Daniel Borges, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil: “New findings on the application of photochemical vapor generation to elemental analysis using atomic and mass spectrometry”

* Bin Hu, Wuhan University, China: “ICP-MS for single cells analysis"

* Zhenli Zhu, China University of Geosciences, China

Separations/Mass spectrometry

* Maxim Berezovski, University of Ottawa

* Doug Craig, University of Winnipeg, Canada

* Andrei Drabovich, University of Alberta

* Carlos Escobedo, Queen’s University

* Daniel Figeys, University of Ottawa

* Tao Huan, University of British Columbia

* Tobias Karakach, Dalhousie University

* Edward Lai, Carleton University

* Mathieu Lavallée-Adam, University of Ottawa

* Chris Le, University of Alberta

* Jianjun Li, NRC Institute of Biosciences

* Paul Li, Simon Fraser University

*Xingfang Li, University of Alberta

* Oleg Krokhin, University of Manitoba, Canada

* Sergey Krylov, York University

* • Svetlana Krylova, York University, Canada

* Philip B-McKibbin, McMaster University

* Richard Oleschuk, Queen’s University

* Jiaxi Peng, University of Toronto

* Lekha Sleno, Université de Québec à Montréal

*Dajana Vuckovic, Concordia University

* Karen Waldron, Université de Montréal

* Ken Yeung, Western University

* Haixia Zhang, University of Winnipeg

* Hongquan Zhang, University of Alberta

Speciation Analysis

* Iris Koch, Royal Military College of Canada

* Eve Kroukamp, PerkinElmer, Canada

* Derrick Quarles, Elemental Scientific, USA: “Rapid and Automated Elemental Speciation for Clinical, Environmental, and Food Applications”

Spectroscopy of Emerging Photonic Materials

* Amy Blum, McGill University, Canada

* Kenneth Knappenberger, University of Pennsylvania, USA

* Peng Zhang, Dalhousie University, Canada

* Gonzalo Cosa, McGill University, Canada