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First-Time Attendee Orientation

When:  Sunday, August 18, 8:00 AM Mountain Time
Where: Colorado Convention Center

It’s your first time at an ACS Meeting & Expo? We’re excited to have you! Hear from the Meetings and Expositions Committee members as they offer valuable tips and insights to first-time attendees. Learn how to navigate your meeting experience via the mobile app – your go-to for all meeting resources, networking opportunities, and all of the excellent activities and information available in the Expo featuring Career Navigator Live! 

    Onsite Registration & Badge Pick-up

    Onsite registration and badge pick-up will begin on Saturday, August 17, at 7:00 AM Mountain Time (MT) at the Hyatt Regency Denver and the Colorado Convention Center. Please note we only accept credit cards for registration payments onsite. Cash and checks will not be accepted for onsite registration.

    The Hyatt Regency Denver, which is the ACS Governance Hotel, hours of operation are Saturday, August 17 through Monday, August 19, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM MT. The convention center hours are: 

    Colorado Convention Center Hours of Operation

    • Saturday, August 17: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Sunday, August 18: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Monday, August 19: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    • Tuesday, August 20: 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
    • Wednesday, August 21: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Thursday, August 22: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Shuttle Bus Transportation

    The ACS Campus Map will be coming soon! This guide will serve as the go-to resource for complimentary shuttle bus schedules and a walking distance map between ACS hotels and the Colorado Convention Center. Additionally, it will provide all the necessary information about technical session programming locations. 

    Parent Rooms and Child Care Onsite

    Complimentary child care is available at the Colorado Convention Center for children aged 3 to 14 years. Parents must pre-register for child care services by August 9, 2024. Child care is available Sunday through Wednesday from 7:00am to 6:00pm and Thursday from 7:00am – 1:00pm based on your registration.

    Parent Rooms – there are a number of locations that offer privacy for nursing parents or any infant caregiver at the Colorado Convention Center. See the onsite information booth for location information. 

      Complimentary Luggage & Coat Check

      Complimentary luggage & coat check will be available in the Colorado Convention Center.

      • Sunday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
      • Monday: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
      • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
      • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
      • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

      Image Resources

      Create customized graphics and download Zoom backgrounds, standard social media graphics, and presentation templates to spread the word about your presence at #ACSFall2024!

      International Attendees

      Find information on obtaining a U.S. visa and the visa waiver program for travelers from selected countries.

      Travel Funding & Awards

      ACS offers funding to advance the chemical sciences through research, education and community projects. Our awards programs support excellence in chemistry and celebrate your achievements. Browse all opportunities and learn how to apply.

      Attendees with Disabilities

      Closed captioning will be provided for all oral technical sessions—live and on-demand—as well as for all Keynote sessions. If you require special assistance during the meeting please indicate this when registering. You may also reach out to service@acs.org with questions or assistance needs.


      Mobile App

      We encourage in-person meeting attendees to download the ACS Meetings & Events Mobile App for quick access to the meeting program to build your onsite schedule, search for exhibitors, and navigate using the maps feature. More information about the mobile app will be coming soon.

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      A few tips for a successful virtual meeting experience

      ACS ID

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

      Meeting platform

      Access the platform early. The meeting platform is available 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, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari. Please note: Third party cookie blocking may limit some of the platform features.

      Clear your cache

      Be sure 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 Membership Services.

      Get Support

      Talk to our Meetings team

      Contacts for registration, hotel, presenter support or any other questions.

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