Please Join Us in Tacoma on June 17-18, 2014

for our

33rd Annual Summer Meeting!

Meeting and Training Schedule Now Available Below

For Schedule-at-Glance Click Here

Attend lectures and training on food safety. Sessions include current topics in both chemistry and microbiology. Special topics include sessions on Rapid Screening and Simplification of Sample Handling, International Assistance, and a full day, on-site workshop on Accurate Mass Spectrometry – Targeted and Nontargeted Screening. Our banquet presentation is on real-life research on Suspended Animation, and our plenary keynote is on expanding lab capacity in Africa. Conference venue is the University of Puget Sound Campus in Tacoma, Washington in scenic Puget Sound. Registration includes all microbiology and chemistry onsite laboratory sessions and now also includes the banquet event.

Meeting and Training Venue:


The University of Puget Sound

1500 North Warner

Tacoma, WA 98416



2014 events by the Pacific NW Section continue their tradition of offering valuable training in both microbiology and chemistry. For an example, read the article from the AOAC Int, publication Inside Laboratory Management, describing the June 2012 Toxins Conference A guest editor section of the Journal of AOAC International (JAOAC) now includes 14 marine toxin articles from this Pac NW Section conference and the AOAC National Meeting.