FAQs for E-poster Presenters

Q. When is the 2020 Green Chemistry & Engineering Virtual Conference?

The conference will be held virtually from June 15-19, 2020. As a presenter you should have received a scheduling notice the week of May 11. If you have not received your scheduling notice email gceconferences@acs.org.

Q. What will be the format for this virtual conference?

Just like an in-person meeting, this virtual conference offers scientists to convene and to share their latest research and findings. Most technical presentations will be available for viewing the week of June 15-19 at the time indicated on the full schedule. Each technical session will be followed by a live Q&A session where the audience can engage the speakers. There will be daily virtual poster sessions as well as virtual networking opportunities. It’s a great way to connect with your colleagues even if you can’t meet face to face.

Q. How do I attend the 2020 GC&E Virtual Conference?

Registration is free but you must register for the virtual conference. If you do not register, you will not be provided login information for the virtual conference platform. Register here.

Q. How do I register and get updated conference information?

Visit the registration page for updated conference information and to register.

Q. Is registration free for everyone?

Yes. Please let your colleagues know that they are welcome to register for the conference.

Q. How do I record & upload my poster presentation?

All content must be uploaded by Wednesday, June 3. An email with detailed instructions on how to record and upload their poster presentations was sent to E-poster presenters on May 22. If you have not received this email notice you should email gceconferences@acs.org.

Q. Is my session recorded?

Yes, the poster session and live discussion is recorded and available for on-demand viewing within the virtual conference platform for 90 days after the virtual conference ends.

Q. What if I don’t want to be recorded?

Before uploading your presentation you will be asked to sign a consent form. Indicate on the consent form that you do not want your presentation recorded. However, live discussions will be recorded and available on-demand.

Q. Will on-demand (i.e., YouTube-style) viewing be available to anyone?

Only registered attendees will have access to on-demand viewing.

Q. What does a virtual poster session look like?

    1. Your pre-recorded e-poster can be viewed during your scheduled day/time in the virtual conference platform.
    2. You will be able to respond to questions through the Chat function.
    3. IMPORTANT – Times listed in the conference schedule are listed in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00.

Q. Do I have to participate chat function of the e-poster?

Since the interactive live e-poster chat is such an important component of the virtual conference we ask presenters to make every effort to participate, but it is not mandatory.

Q. Who do I contact if I have questions?

E-mail gceconferences@acs.org