National Meeting Press Center

Dates: August 10-14, 2014
Location: San Francisco, California, USA
Theme: Chemistry & Global Stewardship

ACS' 248th National Meeting & Exposition will feature thousands of presentations on new discoveries in science. The topics include food and nutrition, medicine, health, energy, the environment and other fields where chemistry plays a central role. Some connect with the meeting’s theme, “Chemistry and Global Stewardship,” which showcases sustainable chemistry technologies.

Special Features for the Press

Print, broadcast and online journalists will be exposed to a rich assortment of spot news and feature possibilities.

Press Center

A Press Center in the Moscone Convention Center will host daily press conferences and a news media workroom that is fully staffed to assist in arranging interviews. The Press Center will have wireless Internet access, telephones, computers, photocopier service and refreshments.

Embargoed Press Releases

Embargoed copies of press releases and a press conference schedule will be available shortly before the meeting. Visit to view news releases after their embargoes lift.

Remote Access

Reporters planning to cover the meeting from their home bases can access press conferences over the Internet via Ustream.

News Media Registration

News media can apply for complimentary registration.

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