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BAL is On the Road to NEMC

NEMCBrooks Applied Labs’ VP of Operations, Annie Carter, will be very active at next month’s National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC), held August 5-9 in Jacksonville, FL. First, Annie will be presenting in the “Best Practices for Managing Environmental Laboratories” session on the topic of applying Amazon’s leadership principals to the management of an analytical laboratory (view abstract here). Later in the week, Annie will be chairing a session on “Metals Analysis and Remediation”. Feel free to contact Annie if you’d like to connect with her at the conference or request a copy of her presentation.


BAL is On the Road Again…

EWCPS - Pau, France 2019BAL’s methods are predominantly based on ICP-MS technology so it should surprise no one that the Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry is one of the highlights of our year. This year’s conference takes place February 3-8 in Pau, France, and Dr. Nausheen Sadiq will be presenting exciting new research on iodine isotopic ratio analysis in kelp samples. BAL’s Dr. Hakan Gürleyük and CEO Michelle Briscoe will also be attending this year’s conference. Please contact us if you will be attending and you’d like to connect, or if you would like more information about this new method!

Battelle’s Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held February 11-14 in New Orleans and BAL’s  Dr. Stephen Springer and Jamie Fox will be attending. Stephen will be presenting a poster on an exciting new method that he developed for the determination of elemental mercury in soils. Please contact us if you will be attending or if you would like more information about this new method!

ACCBIOBAL’s Business Development Director, Russ Gerads, will be attending the International Conference on Accelerating Biopharmaceutical Development in Carlsbad, CA from February 17-20. Schedule a meeting with Russ to learn more about our novel technologies for not just advancing biopharmaceutical development but achieving greater yield and reducing risk in your current operations through chemistry.

Come Visit BAL at the Business & The Environment Conference and Expo

logo business and environmentBrooks Applied Labs will be exhibiting at the Business & the Environment Conference & Expo in Portland December 11-12. This conference, organized by the Northwest Environmental Business Council (NEBC), is the Northwest’s largest environmental conference, with educational sessions covering topics such as environmental protection, sustainable business practices, and trending policy issues. Elizabeth Madonick will be there to answer any questions you may have about how our specialty elemental analyses and speciation services can support your projects. If you are going to be at the conference, be sure to come by and say hello!

BAL is On the Road Again…

SETAC logoThe SETAC North America 39th Annual Meeting will be held in Sacramento November 4-8 this year. Come learn more about the unexpected ways alligators can potentially cause you harm you when Elizabeth Madonick, BAL Technical Services Specialist, presents a poster on the concentrations of total mercury and methylmercury in alligator meat on Tuesday, November 6th! Contact us any time after November 8th if you would like to receive a PDF copy of this interesting research.


The same week, Russ Gerads and Jamie Fox will be attending the International Water Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jamie will be presenting on “Compliance with Selenium Aquatic Life Criterion and the Importance of Speciation for Treatment Selection and Monitoring” during the session on Trace Contaminants: Detection, Removal, and Recovery on November 5th. If you are interested in receiving a copy of this presentation, please feel free to contact us after November 12th.

A Busy Month for BAL’s Road Warriors

BAL’s Technical Sales Manager, Jamie Fox, is headed to Las Vegas to attend the 2018 Department of Energy Analytical Services Program (DOE ASP) Workshop. This annual training workshop will be held from August 29-30 and covers the validity, reliability, and defensibility of environmental data services. Please contact us if you would like to learn more or connect with Jamie while he is in the area.

Business Development Director, Russ Gerads, will be on his way to Boston to attend the BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition. During this 3-day event, September 5-7, Russ will be networking, learning, and sharing his knowledge on how trace metals can impact biopharmaceutical manufacturing. If you would like to arrange a time to visit with Russ or learn more about this topic, please contact us.

Canadian Mineral AnalystsFrom September 9-13, Ben Wozniak, BAL’s Technical Services Specialist, is headed north to Trail, BC to attend the Canadian Mineral Analysts (CMA) Conference and Exhibition. While there, Ben will be presenting on the topic of “Critical Considerations for Ensuring Data Quality”. Be sure to let us know if you would like to connect!