Catalysis Club of Chicago

Member-North American Catalysis Society

Spring Symposium 2021

CCC 2021 Spring Symposium

Call for Abstracts

The Catalysis Club of Chicago will hold its annual Spring Symposium virtually on Thursday and Friday May 13-14, 2021. On each day, the program is scheduled to begin at 10 AM and end at 4 PM central time. Please follow the instructions below and visit the CCC website for the latest information:

Abstract Submission:

The Catalysis Club of Chicago invites you to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations. The length of abstracts for oral presentations should not exceed one page. Twenty-five minutes (including Q&A) will be allotted for each oral presentation. Please indicate what type of presentation you would prefer. Due to the limited speaking slots, if you request an oral presentation also indicate if you would like to be considered for a poster. Please see the attached abstract template for required formatting. Prizes will be awarded for the three best student posters.

Please submit your abstract to by Friday, April 2nd, 2021. The subject line of your e-mail, and the filename of your abstract attachment, should be: “CCC Spring 2021 XXXX Lastname_Firstname” (where XXXX = ‘Oral’ or ‘Poster’ depending on your preference, and ‘Lastname_Firstname’ should be replaced with your name).  Notification of acceptance will be made mid-April. 

Registration Fees: All participants and accompanying guests must register to participate in symposium activities. Registration will be free for CCC members. Guests from outside of the CCC membership area will be asked to pay a registration fee of $10 for students and $30 for postdoctoral researchers and other professionals. We thank NACS and our industrial sponsors for their generous financial support. Fees/dues can be paid by Venmo to @CatalysisClubChicago (last four digits of paired phone number 7299). Please note that dues paid at the annual symposium in August applied to the 2019-2020 season, and members should renew their membership as detailed above. If you have questions about paying dues, please email us at   

Note on Registration Fees: All attendees except vendor representatives and invited speakers will need to be a local member or pay a registration fee. Members must pay their dues prior to the symposium unless they have already paid any time since September 2020. 

Membership Dues: All participants in the Catalysis Club of Chicago membership area (not covered by another catalysis club or local chapter of NACS) except invited keynote speakers, the Pines awardee, and vendors are required to pay membership dues at the time of registration (unless already paid at a monthly meeting earlier in the year).  The current rate for membership dues is $30 for professionals/postdocs and $10 for students. Join or renew your membership.

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