2019 Annual Meeting Birmingham, University of Birmingham,  11 - 12 April 2019

The 42nd Annual Meeting of the British Zeolite Association will be held at the University of Birmingham. The BZA welcomes contributions from all fields of zeolite, microporous and mesoporous materials science, including synthesis, structure, applications, characterisation, catalysis and computational studies. We also look forward to receiving contributions in the areas of hybrid materials, MOFs and the application of porous solids in chemical, fine-chemical and green & sustainable processes as well as energy applications.

The conference will start on Thursday 11th April 2019 at 10am and finish on Friday 12th April 2019 at 3pm.

Keynote Speakers:
  • Professor Sharon Ashbrook, University of St Andrews; Exploiting isotopic enrichment in NMR spectroscopy of microporous materials
  • Dr Jill Collier, Johnson Matthey; Industrial application of zeolite technology for future automotive emission control
  • Professor Krijn de Jong, Utrecht University; Nanoscale intimacy effects for bifunctional metal-zeolite catalysts
  • Dr Camille Petit, Imperial College London; Approaches to materials development to address separation challenges


Draft programme
You can find the draft programme here.

Important dates:
  • Abstract submission deadline for Oral Presentations- 1st February
  • Abstract submission deadline for Poster Presentations – 8th February
  • Notification date - 22nd February
  • Early bird registration – 7th March
  • Registration deadline – 1st April 
  • Conference starts – 11th April (Registration opens 9:30 am, Coffee break 10:30, First talk 11:00)
  • Conference closes – 12th April (3 pm) 

Early bird registration until 7th March 2019
Standard early bird delegate rate: £250
Student early bird rate: £150

Registration from 7th March 2019
Standard delegate rate: £300
Student rate: £200

Conference fees to include en-suite hotel room for the night of the 11th and all meals from lunch on the 11th through lunch on the 12th

Registration is now live at https://chemreach.science/bza-registration-2019/

If you have already registered but still need to pay you can go to https://shop.bham.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/college-of-engineering-physical-sciences/school-of-chemistry/british-zeolite-association-annual-meeting

Anyone interested in exhibiting at the meeting or providing sponsorship should contact Dr Russel Taylor at russell.taylor@durham.ac.uk 

Abstract submission:
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are welcomed.  Please use the template provided here and email your abstract in pdf format to J.A.Hriljac@bham.ac.uk

Edgbaston Park Hotel and Conference Centre on the edge of the University of Birmingham campus, B15 2RS, https://www.edgbastonparkhotel.com. 60 en-suite rooms have been reserved for the conference and more may be available, if required.

We thank the following sponsors for supporting the BZA conference: