ACS national meeting online press conferences begin Monday, Aug. 22

WASHINGTON, Aug.18, 2016 — All press conferences from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) 252nd National Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia will be accessible via YouTube streaming webcasts starting on Monday, Aug. 22, at 9 a.m. EDT. The link is:

Anyone can view the press conferences, but to chat online, you must first sign in with a Google account.

The press conferences will take place all day Monday, Aug. 22, and Tuesday, Aug. 23. They will end at about 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

The press conference videos also will be available online after the briefings at

If you are planning to tweet about the meeting, use the hashtag #ACSPhiladelphia and follow @ACSpressroom  and @ACSNatlMtg for updates.

If you have questions or need help accessing the press conferences online, contact us anytime by email at or by phone on Michael Bernstein’s cell at 301-275-3221.Our office phone through Aug. 19 is 202-872-6042. From Aug. 21 through 24, we can be reached at the Philadelphia ACS Press Center at 215-418-2357.

ACS is holding its national meeting in Philadelphia from Sunday, Aug. 21, through Thursday, Aug. 25. It features more than 9,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.    

The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With nearly 157,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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