248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition

August 10-14, 2014 | San Francisco, CA • Chemistry & Global Stewardship

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Great Chemistry Coast to Coast!

There will be 29 technical divisions and nine committees in original programming over 1,013 half-day oral sessions and 168 poster sessions, including Sci-Mix. More than 7,400 papers will be presented, and nearly 4,400 poster presentations will take place at the meeting. These sessions, social events, and presentations present unparalleled opportunities to network with your peers. Download our Attendee Proposal Kit and get started on your trip today.

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Attendee Services

Childcare, Meeting Mail and other ACS services for attendees.

Poster & Speaker Instructions

Helpful tips, guidelines, and instructions for presenting at a National Meeting.

Travel Resources

Discounts and other useful information to plan your trip

Convince Your Boss!

Need approval to go to San Francisco? Present a strong case with our attendee proposal packet {PDF]. Outline how this professional gathering will make you a more productive employee and help your company boost that "bottom line". You don't have to mention the bits about the scientific inspiration, making yourself more marketable to other companies, or the fabulous networking functions. You have nothing to lose and much to gain.

Students & Educators

Planned events and activities for students attending the national meeting.  Learn more about careers in chemistry, and information for the faculty members seeking to advise them.

Become an Exhibitor

Learn about booth registration and sponsorships. Conduct a workshop, and see other ways you can showcase your organization.

Event Planning

Organizing an event during the 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco?  These resources will help ACS divisions, committees, exhibitors and staff to arrange events for the meeting.


Free Exhibitor-Sponsored Workshops in the National Expo

Exhibiting companies will host complimentary educational sessions for attendees that will introduce new products and services, build skills with specific tools and techniques, and highlight innovative applications for existing instrumentation. See full listings and reserve your seat.


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Resources for International Attendees

Find information on obtaining a U.S. visa, the visa waiver program for travelers from selected countries, and what to do if you have visa problems.

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