Professor David Jackson Meeting 4th – 6th September 2023


A meeting to celebrate heterogeneous catalysis research at the University of Glasgow and the career of Professor David Jackson 4th – 6th September 2023

Conference Committee

Conference Organising Committee:

Eric Gaigneaux (Universitse Catholique de Louvain),

James McGregor (University of Sheffield),

Simon Beaumont (Durham University)

Justin Hargreaves, (University of Glasgow),

David Lennon, (University of Glasgow),

Emma Gibson (University of Glasgow)

Abstract Submission - Now open

Abstract submission will open 17th April - 16th June

Please submit abstracts to 

Abstract format: 1 page A4, font no smaller than Times New Roman 11, please include only 1 figure.


Registration open 1st July – 16th August

Estimated registration costs:

Academic/industry/PDRA: £350

Student: £220

(Accommodation not included)

Applications for student bursaries:
RSC Interest Groups: SURCAT, Applied Catalysis


Programme to be published in July


  1. Industrial Catalysis
  2. Reaction testing
  3. Deactivation
  4. Mechanism

Confirmed Plenary Speakers

  • Gordon Kelly (Johnson Matthey)
  • Lynn Gladden (University of Cambridge)
  • Alan Allgeier (University of Kansas)
  • Martin Lok (CataLok Consultancy)


Confirmed Keynote Speakers

  • Hajo Freund (Fritz-Haber-Institute, Berlin)
  • Keith Whiston (Koch Technology Solutions)
  • Alan McCue (University of Aberdeen)
  • Chris Mitchell (SABIC)