ACS National Meeting - San Francisco 2017

253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo

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49 SPEAKER INSTRUCTIONS ALL SPEAKERS and poster presenters must register and pay the appropriate reg- istration fee to attend the meeting. Invited speakers should contact their symposium organizer or division program chair to clarify terms of their invitation. As a speaker, you should prepare for your presentation by verifying the follow- ing details: the status of your abstract at (using your ACS ID to log in to the system); mode of presentation (oral or poster); and the time, length, and location of your presentation. You should arrive in your presentation room at least 30 minutes before your scheduled speak- ing time. Poster presenters should set up posters at least one hour before the start of the poster session. If you need to withdraw your presentation, please send a withdrawal notice to and contact your symposium organizer imme- diately. TECHNICAL SESSION EQUIPMENT. Each technical session meeting room will be equipped with the following: LCD projector, screen, podium, podium microphone or lapel microphone, and laser pointer. As a speaker, you will need to provide your own laptop or arrange for specialty equipment directly with your symposium organizer and/or division program chair. To request other specialty equipment (at the standard fee), contact an ACS Operations Office during the meeting. SPEAKER READY ROOMS & AUDIO VISUAL SERVICE CENTERS. As a presenter, you may use the speaker ready rooms to preview your presentation, ensure compat- ibility with our LCD projectors, or fulfill last- minute audiovisual equipment orders. We strongly recommend that all presenters come to the speaker ready room the day before their presentation to check for con- nectivity and resolution. The hours of oper- ation will be from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sat- urday and 7 AM to 6 PM Sunday through Thursday. Visit the ACS Operations Office at any ACS property for speaker ready room locations. Speaker ready rooms are not equipped with copy machines. There are business centers located in each building of the Moscone Center that pro- vide a range of services including copying, incoming and outgoing faxes, computer access, laser printing, and shipping: in the North Hall on the lower level under the escalators, adjacent to Room 130; in the South Hall, on the lower level, adjacent to Hall C; and in the West Hall, on the lobby level near the Howard St. entrance. POSTER SESSIONS. All materials must be confined to a 4-foot-high by 8-foot-wide display board in the convention center and a 4-foot-high by 6-foot-wide display board in hotels. Presenters must mount their poster one hour before the scheduled ses- sion start time. Poster numbers supplied by ACS will be in the upper corner of each poster board; this number corresponds with the number assigned to each poster in the technical program. Pushpins will be available at the poster session. Present- ers must remain with their posters for the duration of their scheduled session as indicated in the technical program. All posters must remain up until the session ends and then must be removed within one hour. ACS cannot assume responsibil- ity for materials beyond these time limits. SCI-MIX POSTER SESSION ONLY. Sci-Mix presenters may begin poster setup at 7:15 PM (45 minutes before the session begins). Each presenter may be accompa- nied by one assistant only, and both peo- ple are required to arrive together when entering the hall. After exiting, presenters will not be permitted to reenter the hall until the session begins at 8:00 PM. P R O G R A M S U M M A RY ABSTRACTS & PREPRINTS ONLINE TECHNICAL PROGRAM. The technical program for the 253rd ACS National Meeting is now available at You can search by divisions or committees, symposia, speakers, or keywords from abstracts as well as presidential events and the multidisciplinary theme of "Advanced Materials, Technologies, Systems & Processes." ABSTRACTS (USB FLASH DRIVE). Abstracts of all scientific sessions at the meeting can be purchased in USB flash drive (thumb drive) format through ACS Attendee Registration either online before February 20 or on-site in San Francisco from April 2–6. The ACS member fee is $65 each; the nonmem- ber fee is $90 each. Attendees can pick up their abstracts on-site at ACS Attendee Registration at the Moscone Center. You can have a USB flash drive shipped to you if you place your order before February 20, pay an $8.00 post- age fee per item, and provide a valid street address within the U.S. If you are not attending the meeting, you can purchase abstracts only from the ACS Office of Society Services, 1155 16th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036; 800-227-5558. Abstract USB flash drives and their shipping costs are nonrefundable. GRAPHICAL ABSTRACTS. Graphical abstracts from the polymer chemistry division may be ordered directly from the division. You can purchase them by e-mailing Kathy Mitchem (kathyl@ or inquiring about these prod- ucts at the hospitality table for the divi- sion near their meeting rooms.

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