Everything you need to have a successful meeting experience!

International Attendees

Find information on obtaining a U.S. visa and the visa waiver program for travelers from selected countries.

Image Resources

Use ACS Fall 2022 themed social media graphics, Zoom backgrounds, and presentation templates, to customize your meeting experience and spread the word about #ACSFall2022!

Travel Funding & Awards

Find Awards and Grants supporting travel to ACS Meetings.

 

Health & Safety Measures
 

Attendee Safety Plan

Doing our best to keep you safe at the ACS Meeting and Expo.

Vaccination Validation Process

Step by step process on how to provide proof of vaccination.

COVID-19 Testing Sites

Map of COVID-19 testing locations if needed while visiting Chicago.

 

Attendees with Disabilities

Closed captioning will be provided for all oral technical sessions – live and on-demand – as well as for all Keynote sessions. If you require special assistance during the meeting please indicate this when registering. You may also reach out to service@acs.org with questions or assistance needs.

 

During the Meeting
 

Onsite Registration & Badge Pick-up

Onsite registration will be available each day of the meeting. Please note: onsite payment will ONLY be available via credit card. Cash and checks will not be accepted for onsite registration.

Campus Map

The Campus Map is your resource for shuttle bus schedules and walking map between ACS hotels and McCormick Place Convention Center. It also includes technical session programming locations. 

 

Mobile App

We encourage in-person meeting attendees to download the ACS Meetings & Events Mobile App for quick access to the meeting program to build your onsite schedule, search for exhibitors, and navigate using the maps feature.

PLEASE NOTE: The mobile app is intended for onsite use only and does not sync with the virtual meeting platform itinerary.

 

A few tips for a successful virtual meeting experience
 

ACS ID

In order to register and attend the virtual meeting, you will need a free ACS ID. If you don’t already have one, you can easily create an ACS ID. Users MUST log in using the ACS ID and credentials used for registration. For ACS ID support, please contact ACS Membership Services by email.

Meeting platform

Access the platform early. The meeting platform is available to explore. We strongly encourage registrants to log in, look around, and use the system checker tools to ensure the best experience throughout the meeting.

Use an optimal browser

In order to register and attend the virtual meeting, you will need a free ACS ID. If you don’t already have one, you can easily create an ACS ID. Users MUST log in using the ACS ID and credentials used for registration. For ACS ID support, please contact ACS Membership Services by email.

 

Clear your cache

Be sure to clear your browser cache. The log in page can get sticky, and we want you to sail smoothly through. For reference, we’ve created this quick guide (PDF) to help for PC or MAC users.

Prepare to access Zoom

The technical sessions will take place in Zoom – make sure to prepare to access Zoom. If your company or agency blocks Zoom, please contact ACS Membership Services.

Get Support

Talk to our Meetings team

Contacts for registration, hotel, presenter support or any other questions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Access helpful tips to get the most out of ACS Meetings.