17th Nordic Symposium on Catalysis 2016
The organizing committee has the honour of inviting you to participate in the 17th Nordic Symposium on Catalysis. The Symposium will be origanized on the university campus in Lund, Sweden on June 14-16 2016. The conference is biannual and organized within the Nordic Catalysis Society framework.
The aim of the conference is to create a breeding ground for ideas by ensuring meetings between researchers and catalyst developers, from academy as well as industry, within all aspects of catalysis.
I. SCOPE AND GENERAL INFORMATION
The topics of NSC17 is environmental catalysis and catalysis in the Nordic countries. This year, the organizers have chosen to emphasize surface science and catalysis for sustainable development as well as the use of large scale facilities for catalysis research. These fields will be covered by 5 invited presentation and 57 contributed oral presentations (20 minutes talks including discussion), to be selected from the submitted contributions. All other contributions will be presented as posters. Poster boards are 180 cm high and 90 cm wide.
The preliminary program is shown below. In addition for the presentations, there will be a combined welcome reception and study visit to the MAX IV laboratory and a conference dinner at Grand Hotel.
III. THE VENUE
The conference is located in the town of Lund, in the south of Sweden. A university city with long ranging traditions of research and education. The university is host to 47,700 student and about 7,500 employees. The university will also host two world-leading research facilities in the MAX IV synchrotron light source and the European Spallation Source (ESS).
More specificly, the conference will be held in Matteannexet, building 80 in this map.
There are many historical sites to visit in the city, including the Cathedral from the 12th century.
IV. TRAVEL INFORMATION
The symposium is organized in Lund with the closest international airport situated in Copenhagen. Lund is easily accesseed by train from the airport, a trip of about 30 minutes.