International Symposium on Inorganic Insights into Catalysis
on the Occasion of the 60th Birthday of Robert Schlögl

Berlin, Germany, July 3rd - 4th, 2014





The meeting will start on July 3rd and end July 4th.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014, Evening: Dinner with invited speakers

Thursday, July 3, 2014

1:00 p.m.: Registration
2:00 p.m.: Welcome: Matthias Scheffler
2:15 p.m.: Opening Address: Ferdi Schüth
Session 1, Chair: Hajo Freund
2:30 p.m.: John Meurig Thomas (30 min. talk + 15 min. discussion), Title: Three Demonstrations, Three Experiments
3:15 p.m.: Jens K. Nørskov (30 min. talk + 15 min. discussion), Title: Indentifying Descriptors of Catalytic Activity and Selectivity

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.: Break

Session 2, Chair: Annette Trunschke
4:30 p.m.: Spiros Zafeiratos
4:40 p.m.: Gerhard Mestl
4:50 p.m.: Raimund Horn
5:00 p.m.: Dangsheng Su
5:10 p.m.: Klaus Köhler
5:20 p.m.: Friederike Jentoft
5:30 p.m.: Thomas Willum Hansen
5:40 p.m.: Christian Hess

6:00 p.m.: Dinner

After dinner talks, Chair: Alex Bradshaw
8:00 p.m.: Ferdi Schüth, Title: The "Energiewende" and obstacles in its practical implementation
8:20 p.m.: Eberhard Umbach, Title: Energy Storage – The Crux of the "Energiewende"?

Friday, July 4, 2014

Session 3, Chair: Martin Wolf
9:00 a.m.: Abhaya K. Datye (30 min. talk + 15 min. discussion), Title: Engineering Catalysts for Improved Hydrothermal Stability

9:45 - 10:15 a.m.: Break

10:15 a.m.: Martin Muhler (30 min. talk + 15 min. discussion), Title: Carbon Nanotubes in Electrocatalysis
11:00 a.m.: Xinhe Bao (30 min. talk + 15 min. discussion), Title: On the Confinement in Catalysis
Session 4, Chair: Matthias Scheffler
11:45 a.m.: Laudation: Gerhard Ertl

12:30 a.m.: End of the scientific program

Evening: Annual summer party of the FHI