ABC-7, 7th International Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis

7th International Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis

May 12(Sunday)-15(Wednesday), 2013
Tokyo, Japan.

The scientific program will consist of plenary and keynote lectures, and oral and poster presentations. Plenary and keynote lecturers are listed below.

Plenary Lecturers

Guido Busca (Universita degli Studi di Genova, Italy)
"Surface acid and basic sites on aluminas and silica-aluminas"

Kazuaki Ishihara (Nagoya University, Japan)
“Rational Design of Supramolecular Catalysts based on Acid-Base Combination Chemistry”

Johannes Lercher (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)
“Understanding zeolite activity in acid-base catalyzed reactions - From the gas phase to an aqueous environment”

Unni Olsbye (Oslo University, Norway)
"On the acid-catalyzed conversion of methanol to hydrocarbons"

Bert Weckhuysen (Universitat Utrecht, The Netherlands)
“Nanoscale imaging of acidity, porosity and reactivity within molecular sieves”

Keynote Lecturers

Enrique Iglesia (University of California at Berkeley, USA)
“Condensation and Esterification Catalysis of Oxygenates on Acid-Base Site Pairs”

Yuichi Kamiya (Hokkaido University, Japan)
"Quantitative understanding of surface acidity of supported heteropolyacids"

Naonobu Katada (Tottori University, Japan)
“Acid strength of AlOHSi unit in aluminosilicate”

Shang-Bin Liu (Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
“Acidity of Solid and Liquid Acids Scaled by 31P NMR Chemical Shifts of Phosphorous Probe Molecules”

Zhongmin Liu (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
"Mechanism Research on Methanol to Olefin Reaction"

Barbara Onida (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
“Acidic and basic sites in ordered mesoporous organosilicas”

Yong-Ki Park (Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Korea)
"Challenges in catalytic cracking for the production of light olefins: Consideration in catalyst and process design"

Benjaram M. Reddy (Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, India)
“Zirconia-based green solid acids for organic synthesis”

German Sastre (Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica, UPV CSIC, Spain)
“Influence of shape-selectivity in zeolite catalysts. A Computational view”

Bert F. Sels (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
“Future aspects of chemocatalysis for cellulosic biomass conversion”