9th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis

Newcastle, Australia | 10th-13th July 2016

9th ICEC 2016

The 9th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis (ICEC) will be hosted for the first time in Australia.

The event will be held at the historic Newcastle City Hall in the beautiful and scenic Hunter region, New South Wales. Current technological challenges and solutions in environmental catalysis will be presented in 3 plenary presentations, 6 keynote lectures, 5 parallel oral sessions, and 2 poster sessions.


All aspects of catalytic technology will be reviewed. The scope ranges from the development and characterization of innovative catalytic materials up to their application for the environmental protection as well as new developments in catalytic process technology. In particular multidisciplinary and integrating aspects of catalytic science and technology will be presented.

Over 350 submissions were received as part of the call for abstracts, and a full conference program will be published shortly. Selected full papers from this year’s conference will be published in both the Elsevier published journal, Catalysis Today, and Applied Catalysis B: Environmental.

  • Submission of abstracts: Monday 29 February 2016
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: from 29 April 2016
  • Early bird registration deadline: Sunday 12 June 2016
  • Call for late posters: Monday 20 June 2016
  • Accommodation booking deadline: Wednesday 8 June 2016
Sunday 10 July 2016
Opening Reception
Monday 11 July 2016 to Wednesday 13 July 2016
3 plenary lectures
5 parallel oral-presentation sessions
6 keynote lectures
2 poster sessions
Thursday 14 July 2016
Post-Conference Touring and Closing Reception

Click to download detailed program*

*Subject to change, (PDF 834KB).

Social events held during the conference will be an opportunity to establish contacts and network with others in a relaxed atmosphere. Further details will be made available shortly.

These events will include:

  • Welcome Reception (included in fee): Sunday 10 July – 6.00 to 8.00pm
  • Restaurant Night: Monday 11 July – 7.00 to 9.00pm
    Various small group options are available. Price includes two course meal. Drinks can be purchased individually.
  • Conference Dinner AUD$80 per person: Tuesday 12 July – 7.00 to 10.00pm
  • Closing Function AUD$30 per person: Thursday 14 July – 5.00 to 7.00pm
Prof. Xinhe Bao

Professor Xinhe Bao

State Key Laboratory of Catalysis
Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Prof. Johannes A Lercher

Professor Johannes A Lercher

TU Munich and Battelle Fellow
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Prof. Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos

Professor Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos

Robert and Marcy Haber Endowed Professor in Energy Sustainability
Tufts University


Download all abstracts from the 9th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis here.


To comply with copyright laws, please refrain from taking photographs of presenters slides during the conference sessions. If you would like a copy of any of the presentation slides, please contact the speaker.

Current Sponsors

CI ScientificClariantCurtin University
NSW Department of IndustryHiden Analyticalscitek total vacuum solutions
University of Newcastle (UON)