SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced 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.
About Agilent's Mass Spectrometry Technologies
Agilent is the global leader in mass spectrometry, with powerful, reliable solutions for diverse applications such as pharmaceutical, environmental, and clinical research as well as toxicology and food testing. The company's mass spectrometers work seamlessly with its industry-leading sample preparation solutions, separation columns and application-specific software, all backed by the Agilent CrossLab services team. For more information, visit Agilent's mass spectrometry website.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets, is the premier laboratory partner for a better world. Agilent works with customers in more than 100 countries, providing instruments, software, services, and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. The company generated revenues of $4.0 billion in fiscal 2014, and employs about 12,000 people worldwide. Agilent marks its 50th anniversary in analytical instrumentation this year. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.