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Pacific Coast Catalysis Society meeting

2016 Pacific Coast Catalysis Meeting

The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Catalysis Society will be held at the University of California, Riverside, on Monday, September 12, 2016.  This annual, regional, one-day meeting will cover a variety of topics in catalysis. The meeting will include invited lectures, contributed lectures and a poster session.

Confirmed Invited Speakers and Program:

  • Prof. Matthew Neurock (U. Minnesota; recipient of the 2015 Burwell Lectureship in Catalysis from the North American Catalysis Society)
  • Prof. Alex Bell (UC Berkeley)
  • Prof. Johannes Lercher (PNNL/TU München)
  • Dr. Ahmad Moini (BASF, recipient of the 2016 Ciapetta Lectureship in Catalysis from the North American Catalysis Society)
  • Dr. Christopher Lew (Chevron)
  • Dr. Sheng Dai (UC Irvine)

The full program can be downloaded here

Call for Papers

Abstracts for the PCCS meeting should be sent to Please note whether you are interested in an oral or poster presentation.  Abstracts are due by July 1st.  A Call for Papers will be sent to the ACS CATL Division Member list.



     General:                            $100
     Students and Postdocs:    $40

To register, please fill out and email the registration form by September 6, 2016 to: Phil Christopher (

Please note that we can only accept cash, checks, or money order onsite at the meeting.  Please make the checks or the money order payable to: The Pacific Coast Catalysis Society

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