FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | May 21, 2019

Press registration opens for American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting & Exposition

WASHINGTON, May 21,2019 — Journalists may now apply for press credentials for the American Chemical Society (ACS) Fall 2019 National Meeting & Exposition, one of the largest scientific conferences of the year, at https://xpressreg.net/register/acsf0819/media/reginfo.asp. The meeting will be held August 25-29, 2019, in San Diego.

Thousands of scientists and other attendees are expected to gather for more than 9,500 presentations on topics that include food and nutrition, medicine, health, energy, the environment and other fields where chemistry plays a central role. Some of the presentations will connect with the meeting’s theme of “Chemistry & Water.”

ACS will operate a press center with press conferences, a news media workroom fully staffed to assist in arranging interviews and free Wi-Fi, computers and refreshments.

Embargoed copies of press releases and a press conference schedule will be available in mid-August.  Reporters planning to cover the meeting from their home bases will have access to the press conferences on YouTube at http://bit.ly/acs2019sandiego.

ACS considers requests for press credentials and complimentary registration to national meetings from reporters (staff and freelance) and public information officers at government, non-profit and educational institutions. Marketing and public relations professionals, lobbyists and scientists do not qualify as press and must register via the main meeting registration page. Journal managing editors, book commissioning editors, acquisitions editors, publishers and those who do not produce news for a publication or institution also do not qualify.

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.

To automatically receive press releases from the American Chemical Society, contact newsroom@acs.org.

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Note: ACS does not conduct research, but publishes and publicizes peer-reviewed scientific studies.

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