Fuels and Chemicals from Synthesis Gas: State of the Art

The DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Catalysis (c*change) at the University of Cape Town extends a cordial invitation to delegates from throughout the world to participate in the Syngas Convention “Fuels and chemicals from synthesis gas: state of the art 4”. The Meeting will be held from 02 to 05 April 2023 at the Conference Venue of the Graduate School of Business of the University of Cape Town right at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. This fourth Convention focuses on the production of synthesis gas and its conversion.

Participants are encouraged to present their own work in the form of either an oral or a poster presentation. Themes on which papers are invited include synthesis gas production, Fischer-Tropsch and methanol synthesis as well as CO2 activation.

The convention will in particular focus on:

• Modeling aspects heterogeneous catalysis
• Catalyst synthesis and characterization
• Product formation and selectivity
• Deactivation

Abstract submission is open.

Key Dates

Submission of Abstracts closes (16 Dec 2022)
Acceptance of Abstracts (16 Jan 2023)
End of Early Bird Registration (31 Jan 2023)

Registration Fees

See below for the registration fee structure.

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Scientific Programme

Is available, here.

The draft scientific oral programme is available here.

Accommodation Reservation Link

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A certain number of rooms will be blocked at the Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge in direct proximity to the conference venue.

Abstract Submission open

Downloadable DOC

Find the abstract template for oral and poster presentations here and send to

For More Information

For any further information on the Convention, please do not hesitate to contact the conference secretariat.

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