Research on dietary interventions that fight disease, the chemistry of nutritional beverages, environmental threats to the Great Lakes region and energy needs for the 21st century will be featured at a gathering of worlds largest scientific society in Chicago, August 26-30
CHICAGO More than 6,000 cutting-edge research findings will be presented at the 222nd national meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 26-30, in Chicago. Nearly 10,000 scientists are expected to attend the meeting, which will be held at the McCormick Place Convention Center, North and South, and in its Lakeside Center.
News releases and advisories will be posted on the World Wide Web, on an embargoed basis, at www.eurekalert.org under the "ACS 222nd national meeting" button. They will also be posted at www.chemistry.org/news when the embargoes are lifted.
The meeting is open to accredited news media. The pressroom will be on Level 2, Rooms E253 A-D, of the convention centers Lakeside Center, 2301 South Lake Shore Drive. It will be open for on-site registration from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 25, and it will be in operation Sunday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., and on Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon, Central Time.
News media must register at the pressroom to receive badges for admittance to events. Press kits will include a complete set of meeting abstracts, news releases on