Highlights of ACS Spring 2023 meeting

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WASHINGTON, March 16, 2023 — Journalists who register for the spring meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) will have access to more than 10,000 presentations; the meeting theme is “Crossroads of Chemistry.” Presentation topics are vast and include the following symposium, among many others:

  • Advances in Food Packaging and Preservation
  • Application of Nanotechnology in Water & Wastewater Treatment
  • Before the Coffee Break: The Rich and Complex Chemistry of Coffee
  • Citizens First! Chemists Imagining a Sustainable World
  • PFAS Degradation, Destruction, Isolation, Removal & Sensing Research

ACS Spring 2023 is a hybrid meeting, being held virtually and in-person in Indianapolis on March 26–30. Journalists are invited to request press credentials and receive complimentary registration. Reporters (staff and freelance) and public information officers at government, nonprofit and educational institutions can request press credentials by completing this form.

Check the press center webpage for meeting information. And visit the online schedule for a full list of in-person, hybrid and virtual events. For members of the media attending in person, a press center will be available in the Indiana Convention Center, room 103.

Embargoed press releases about research being presented at ACS Spring 2023 will be distributed on March 21; send an email to newsroom@acs.org to receive those releases. Media briefings that accompany those releases will be posted starting on March 27 on the ACS Newsroom YouTube channel.


The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. ACS’ mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and all its people. The Society is a global leader in promoting excellence in science education and providing access to chemistry-related information and research through its multiple research solutions, peer-reviewed journals, scientific conferences, eBooks and weekly news periodical Chemical & Engineering News. ACS journals are among the most cited, most trusted and most read within the scientific literature; however, ACS itself does not conduct chemical research. As a leader in scientific information solutions, its CAS division partners with global innovators to accelerate breakthroughs by curating, connecting and analyzing the world’s scientific knowledge. ACS’ main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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