ACS Meetings & Expos

Attendee Resources

We’re excited to have you join us for ACS Spring 2021!

Here’s where you can find information and resources to make your virtual meeting experience a success.

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SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS & TECHNICAL SUPPORT

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.

The ACS ID is a single set of log-in credentials (i.e. username and password) used to access multiple ACS online products, including abstract submissions, ACS Network, and meetings registrations.

A few tips for a successful meeting experience:

Access the platform early
The meeting platform is available now 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
The meeting platform runs best from a computer using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Please note: Third party cookie blocking may limit some of the platform features. 

Know your ACS ID
Users MUST log in using the ACS ID and credentials used for registration. For ACS ID support, please contact ACS Member Services by email. 

Clear your cache
Be sure to 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 Member Services. 

We understand there are firewall and restrictions on employer issued devices that make it difficult to access some websites and applications. We recommend attempting to access the virtual platform via personal devices to avoid some of these possible restrictions. 

We strongly encourage you to download the Zoom desktop client to ensure the best possible meeting experience and to facilitate better connectivity to Zoom.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties logging in to the meeting platform, please contact ACS Member Services by email or phone 800-333-9511 (US and Canada) 614-447-3776 (outside the US).

This video will give an overview of the meeting platform and assist in your successful meeting experience.

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NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Through our virtual platform, you will have the ability to connect with your peers through an integrated global chat feature within the virtual meeting platform, as well as video networking rooms hosted by ACS Technical Divisions and Committees. Be sure to take advantage of the various ways to interact with meeting attendees!

INTERNATIONAL ATTENDEES

Please note that the meeting schedule for live oral technical sessions and networking events will be in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Meeting content will be available on demand for attendees to access at their leisure.

ATTENDEES WITH DISABILITIES & INTERPRETING SERVICES

Closed captioning will be provided for all oral technical session - live and on-demand - as well as for all Keynote Events. We make every effort to make our virtual meetings accessible to people with disabilities. If you require special assistance during the meeting sessions, please indicate this when registering. You may also reach out to service@acs.org with questions or assistance needs.

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VENDOR RESOURCE GUIDE

Find a wide variety of chemical lab products and services to help you understand the latest technologies and trends. Download resources, peruse video content and chat live! Available in the meeting platform during the event. 

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PLAN, PREPARE & ENJOY

No need to pack your bags, we're bringing you cutting-edge research to your homes. You will have access to more than 8,700 papers, live and on-demand oral and poster presentations, Vendor Resource Guide, Industry Thought Leader Sessions, networking sessions and events, Keynote Events, and more. Check out the Schedule-at-a-Glance now to plan, prep, and enjoy your virtual experience!

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 PRESENTER RESOURCES

Information and resources to make your virtual meeting presentation a success!

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INDUSTRY THOUGHT LEADER SESSIONS

Engage with these industry innovators to learn the latest news and trends from R&D, cutting edge technology and product showcases, as they open the doors to their brands to educate and add value to your ACS journey. All sessions are on demand from April 5-30 and searchable through the Thought Leader Session nav button in the main lobby. 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Visit the FAQs page for additional information about the meeting.