2017 Pacific Coast Catalysis Society Meeting at UC Davis

RMI Sensory Building, Sensory Theater
595 Hilgard Lane, Davis, CA

The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Catalysis Society will be held at the University of California, Davis, on Monday, September 18, 2017. The meeting will include invited lectures, contributed lectures, and a poster session.

Current PCCS officers:

Chair: Phillip Christopher, University of California, Riverside
Co-Vice Chairs: Coleman Kronawitter and Ron Runnebaum, University of California, Davis
Treasurer: Kaidong Chen, Chevron Tech. and Marketing
NACS Representative: Alexander Katz, University of California, Berkeley
Secretary: Jean-Sabin McEwen, Washington State University

The meeting is hosted at UC Davis by the current Co-Vice Chairs:

Ron Runnebaum

Assistant Professor, Department of Viticulture & Enology

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Coleman Kronawitter

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering


Download the full program here.

Confirmed Invited Speakers:

The recipient of the 2017 Burwell Lectureship in Catalysis – Dr. Jingguang Chen, Columbia University & Brookhaven National Laboratory
Dr. Simon Bare, SLAC National Accelerator Lab
Dr. Stacey Bent, Stanford University
Dr. Phillip Christopher, University of California, Riverside
Dr. Enrique Iglesia, University of California, Berkeley & Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Dr. Johannes Lercher, Technische Universität München & Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Dr. Adeola Ojo, Chevron Energy Technology Company
Dr. Philippe Sautet, University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Susannah Scott, University of California, Santa Barbara


Abstracts for poster presentations at the PCCS meeting should be sent to pccs2017@ucdavis.edu.

Abstracts are due by August 15, 2017.


To register, please fill out the Google Form found here, https://goo.gl/forms/VsGs71FgI0bQFNks2.


General: $100
Students and Postdocs: $40

Payment is made on site at the conference. Please note that we can only accept cash, checks, or money orders.

Please make checks or money orders payable to: The Pacific Coast Catalysis Society.


Suggested Lodging

A limited number of hotel rooms have been blocked off for PCCS 2017 in Davis.

Hyatt Place - UC Davis

173 Old Davis Road Extension
Davis, CA
(530) 756-9500

Aggie Inn

245 First Street
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 756-0352

Hallmark Inn

110 F St
Davis, CA 95616
(800) 753-0035

Travel Information

UC Davis is conveniently reached by Amtrak trains and flights to Sacramento International Airport (SMF). Shuttles are expected to be made available for PCCS attendees to travel from the Amtrak train station to the conference hall. This website will be updated in the future with details.

General information about traveling to UC Davis can be found at https://www.ucdavis.edu/visit/directions-parking/.

Contact Us

Please email pccs2017@ucdavis.edu if you have any questions.

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