Themes

1. Ordered porous materials: syntheses and modifications

1.1. Zeolites and zeotypes

1.2. Natural zeolites

1.3. Mesoporous materials and hierarchical porous structures, 2D to 3D zeolites and lamellar zeolites

1.4. Hybrid and composite materials (MOF, PMO, ZIR, porous carbons, etc)

1.5. Porous materials membranes

2. Advances in fundamental understanding of structure and properties

2.1. Theory and modeling

2.2. Advanced characterization techniques

2.3. Mechanistic studies; impact of in situ and operando techniques

3. Industrial and emerging applications

3.1. Oil refinery and petrohcemistry

3.2. Non-oil feedstocks into end products (including biomass, plastics and CO2 as feedstocks)

3.3. Adsorption, separation, carbon capture and storage (CCS) and CCS for enhanced oil recovery

3.4. Novel applications (health, electronics, sensors)