call for papers

Papers are accepted which address topics in process and laboratory analysis including methods, analytical applications, analytical hardware and software, analytical systems and analyzer system operation and maintenance. Subject content may concern technology in development or technology as applied in industry practice.

General Subject Areas of Interest

  • Chromatography
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chemical Analyzers
  • Physical Property Measurements
  • Process Stream Analysis
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • On-line Analysis
  • At-line Analysis
  • Maintenance
  • Laboratory Analysis
  • Sample Handling
  • Validation
  • System Integration
  • Standards
  • Emerging Technology

Submission Guidelines

Pile of Papers All papers are reviewed by the official Analysis Division Paper Review Committee and must conform, or be modified to conform, to Analysis Division and ISA format and content guidelines. Papers may not be commercial in nature.

All papers must be submitted in electronic format (Microsoft Word) suitable for publication in the proceedings by the deadlines indicated below. All overhead slides or presentation materials used at the symposium must be provided in electronic format (Microsoft PowerPoint) prior to the symposium for review and approval. A publication release form is required by ISA for all papers.

Intent to Present and Paper Submissions

  • Intent to Present and Submitting an Abstract

    You may register your intent to present by emailing Don Nettles .When doing so, please also include the paper title, abstract, authors and keywords.


  • Submitting your  Manuscript and PowerPoint Presentations
    Your completed manuscript may be emailed to the Paper Review Committee Chairperson, Rod Spitler who will distribute amongst the technical reviewers. The reviewers will provided feedback to the authors, and subsequently the final paper may be submitted

In addition to the the technical paper, you will also be requested to submit the presentation materials for review.  Please keep in mind that a policy of minimal commercialism is strictly enforced, and that the company name may only be mentioned once in both the written paper and in the PowerPoint Presentation.

The Call for papers letter may be downloaded by clicking here.

Schedule For Submissions

Intent to Present Due Immediately

Abstract Due

Dec 09, 2016

Draft Paper to Review Chairman

Jan. 20, 2017

Reviewers Comments to Authors

Feb 24, 2017

Final Paper for Publication

 Mar 10, 2017

Papers Sent to Publisher

Mar. 24, 2017

Oral Presentation Electronic Materials

Apr 14, 2017

Symposium Presentation

 Apri 24-26, 2017

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