ACS national meeting online press conferences begin Monday, March 19

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 — All press conferences from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS’) 255th National Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans will be accessible live on YouTube starting on Monday, March 19, at 9:30 a.m. CDT. The link is (“ACSLive_NOLA” is case sensitive).

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

The press conferences will take place all day on Monday, March 19, and Tuesday, March 20. They will end at about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23.

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

If you are planning to tweet about the meeting, use the hashtag #ACSNOLA. Follow @ACSpressroom for updates.

If you have questions or need help accessing the press conferences online, contact us anytime by email at or by cell phone at 301-775-8455. From March 18 through 21, we can be reached at the ACS Press Center at 504-670-6721.

ACS is holding its national meeting in New Orleans from Sunday, March 18, through Thursday, March 22. It features more than 13,000 presentations on a wide range of science topics.

For those attending the meeting in person, ACS will operate a press center in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Great Hall B, with wi-fi, computers and refreshments.

The American Chemical Society, the world’s largest scientific society, is a not-for-profit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS is a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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