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During the Meeting

Onsite Registration & Badge Pick-up

Onsite registration and badge pick-up will begin on Saturday, March 16, at 7:00 AM at the Hilton Riverside and Saturday, March 16, at 1:00 PM at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Hall D/E. Please note we ONLY accept credit cards for registration payments onsite. Cash and checks will not be accepted for onsite registration.

Badge pick-up is also available at MSY Airport, ACS Welcome Desk. Please note that this service is exclusively for badge pick-up and not for registration purposes. The hours of operation are:

  • Friday, March 15 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM CT
  • Saturday, March 16: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM CT
  • Sunday, March 17: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CT

Shuttle Bus Transportation

The ACS Campus Map is your guide and go-to resource for complimentary shuttle bus schedules and a walking distance map between ACS hotels and the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Additionally, it provides all the necessary information about technical session programming locations.

Parent Rooms and Child Care Onsite

Parent Rooms and Child Care are available at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Parent rooms offer privacy for nursing parents or any infant caregiver and may be accessed at any time. The rooms are located in Lobby B. Additionally, complimentary child care services are available for parents from Sunday to Thursday for children who are three years or older. Parents are required to pre-register for child care. To assure that your child has a place, please pre-register by March 8, 2024.

    Complimentary Luggage & Coat Check

    Complimentary luggage & coat check will be available in the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

    • Sunday, March 17: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
    • Monday, March 18: 7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
    • Tuesday, March 19: 7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
    • Wednesday, March 20: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
    • Thursday, March 21: 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    First-Time Attendee Orientation

    When: Mar 8, 2024, 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    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! 

      Image Resources

      Create customized graphics and download Zoom backgrounds, standard social media graphics, and presentation templates to spread the word about your presence at #ACSSpring2024!

      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.

      Mobile app

       

      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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