The virtual 2021 Symposium will use submissions received for the 2020 event that was cancelled.

The 2022 and 67th Analysis Division Symposium will be back in Galveston TX, USA

This symposium is recognized as the outstanding forum for discussions of new and innovative analytical techniques, developments, and applications for process and laboratory. Speakers and attendees to the symposium are world-wide and share the opportunity to speak to an international audience, participate in informal discussions and social gatherings, and acquire the latest information about analytical sciences.

Papers are accepted which address topics in chemical analysis including methods, applications, hardware and software, systems and operation, and maintenance. Subject content may concern technology in development or technology applied in industry practice. Proceedings are marketed and sold globally. An International Standard Book Number (ISBN) will be assigned to the proceedings.

General Subject Areas of Interest

  • Chemical Analyzers
  • Systems Integration
  • Physical Properties
  • Maintenance
  • Spectroscopy
  • Chromatography
  • Gas Detectors
  • Sampling Systems
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Validation / Calibration
  • Environmental

Submission Guidelines

All papers are reviewed by the Analysis Division Paper Review Committee and must conform, or be modified to conform, to Analysis Division and ISA format and content guidelines. Papers must address the technology and 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.

To Submit

An “Intent to Present” is due immediately to Paul Barnard, the Technical Program Chairman, at, with abstracts submitted by December 13, 2019 to the Paper Review Committee Chairman, Paul Cammarata at

Submission Schedule for Paper Presentation

Draft Paper to Review Chairman: TBA
Reviewers’ Comments to Authors: TBA
Final Paper for Publication: TBA
Papers Sent to Publisher: TBA
Oral Presentation Electronic Materials: TBA
Symposium Presentation: TBA

AD 2021 Symposium Chairperson

Stuart Simmonds