Press Center

Press Center

The 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.

  • Meeting Dates: March 18-22, 2018
  • Press Center Dates: March 18-21, 2018
  • Press Center Phone Number: TBA
  • Location: Great Hall B, Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans
  • Theme: Nexus of Food, Energy & Water
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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 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will host press conferences and a news media workroom that is fully staffed to assist in arranging interviews. The Press Center will have wireless internet access, computers and refreshments.

Press Registration

ACS provides  complimentary registration  to national meetings to reporters (staff and freelance) and public information officers from government, non-profit, and educational institutions. All others do not qualify as press and must register via the main meeting registration page.

Remote Access

Reporters planning to cover the meeting remotely can access press conferences on YouTube. Check back for details.

Embargoed Press Releases

Embargoed copies of press releases and a press conference schedule will be available shortly before the meeting.