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British Zeolite Association 2017 Annual Meeting

10th, 11th & 12th April 2017

The 40th annual meeting of the British Zeolite Association will be held at the University of Central Lancashire in Preston. The BZA welcomes contributions from all fields of zeolite, microporous and mesoporous materials science, including synthesis, structure, applications, characterisation, catalysis and computational studies. We also look forward to receiving contributions in the areas of hybrid materials, MOFs and the application of porous solids in chemical, fine-chemical and green & sustainable processes as well as energy applications.

A special session chaired by one of the BZA founders, Prof Alan Dyer, will reflect on the past 40 years of the association.

Keynote Speakers:

• Dr Julien Haines, Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, Université de Montpellier, France
• Prof Raul Lobo, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware, USA
• Dr Alvaro Mayoral, Advanced Microscopy Laboratory, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
• Final plenary speaker TBC

Enquiries: Liz Roberts BZAConference@uclan.ac.uk
01772 892650

Key Dates:
Abstract submission - 10th February 2017
Notification of acceptance – 3rd March 2017
Early bird registration - 10th March 2017

We strive to ensure our conferences and events are inclusive for all. Please let us know at point of booking, if you have any requirements, eg access, mobility, interpreters, hearing, dietary etc, so that we can put provision in place.

Abstract submission

Please prepare a one page abstract using the template provided below and e-mail a pdf file to BZAConference@UCLan.ac.uk

 Please note:
• Submissions should be made by the presenter.
• The email subject line should read “BZA2017 Abstract Submission” followed by the family/surname of the corresponding author.
• Please submit the file as PDF no larger than 500 kb.

Download the template

Deadline For Submissions is 10th February 2017

Information for Authors and Presenters

All PowerPoint presentations should be brought to the conference on a USB stick and loaded onto the PC in the lecture theatre prior to the start of the session in which you are presenting.

If you have any further audio visual requirements please email BZAConference@UCLan.ac.uk

Posters

Your poster size and format should be as follows:

• A0 size i.e. max width 841 mm by max height 1189 mm.

• Portrait style.

Fixing material will be provided.

Draft programme to follow.

Venue and Directions:

The conference will take place in the University of Central Lancashire’s Preston City Campus, Foster Lecture Theatre complex, and full details will be sent through with maps and directions, once a place is confirmed. The campus is located within walking distance of the city centre. Parking will be available on campus, however, we recommend that you take public transport. Details can be found here about how to get to Preston and the Campus including a campus map 

Accommodation:

Accommodation is not included in the registration fee and you will have to book accommodation separately.

There are a variety of local accommodation available in Preston, including the following:

Preston International Legacy Hotel, Marsh Lane, Preston, PR1 2YF
Approximately a 5-10 minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 0844 411 9028

Premier Inn Preston Central, Fox Street, Preston, PR1 2AB
Approximately a 10 minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 0871 527 8908
Online flexible rates from £54 room only

Holiday Inn, The Ringway, Preston, PR1 3AU
Approximately a 15 minute walk from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 567071
Fax: 01772 204842
Email: reservations@hipreston.com

Marriott Hotel, Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston. PR3 5JB
Approximately a 20 minute drive from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 864087 (Select option 1)
Fax: 01772 861728
Email: london.regional.reservations@marriott.com

The Park Hotel: 209 Tulketh Road, Ashton, Preston, PR2 1ES
Approximately a 10/15 minute drive from the conference venue
Telephone: 01772 726250
Fax: 01772 723743
Email: info@parkhotelpreston.co.uk

Please mention that you are attending a conference at UCLan when you make a booking, as you may be eligible for UCLan preferential rates, although you can often get better rates via the bookings websites such as www.bookings.com, www.laterooms.com, expedia.com etc (this does not constitute a recommendation).

Sponsors and Exhibitors

 

Sponsorship opportunities

• Sponsorship of the welcome event or the conference dinner - £1000
• Sponsorship of invited lectures and sessions -£1000
• Sponsorship of the poster session - £750
• Operating a stall at the conference - £500
• An advertising flyer for the delegate packs - £250
• Sponsorship for student prizes - £100

Download our flyer here for further details.

If you are interested in sponsoring the 2017 Annual British Zeolite Association Conference, please email BZAConference@UCLan.ac.uk

 

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Section 1
*Section 2: Conference Fee

Accommodation is not included in the conference fees, and should be booked separately with your chosen hotel.

Please tick choice:

Full Conference Early Bird Fee (available up until 10 March 2017)
Early Bird fee available until 10.03.17: £220
includes conference attendance on Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April 2017, lunch and refreshments on each of these days, conference documentation, plus a drinks reception and buffet on the Monday evening and a conference dinner on the Tuesday evening

Full Student Early Bird Fee (available up to 10 March 2017)
Early Bird fee available until 10.03.17: £170
includes conference attendance on Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April 2017, lunch and refreshments on each of these days, conference documentation, plus a drinks reception and buffet on the Monday evening and a conference dinner on the Tuesday evening

Full Conference Late Fee (from 10 March 2017 onwards)
Full fee: £270
includes conference attendance on Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April 2017, lunch and refreshments on each of these days, conference documentation, plus a drinks reception and buffet on the Monday evening and a conference dinner on the Tuesday evening

Full Student Late Fee (from 10 March 2017 onwards)
Student full fee: £200
includes conference attendance on Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th April 2017, lunch and refreshments on each of these days, conference documentation, plus a drinks reception and buffet on the Monday evening and a conference dinner on the Tuesday evening

Early Bird Day Rate (available up to 10 March 2017)
One days attendance £80 - includes conference attendance on your chosen day/s, lunch and refreshments on that day/s, and conference documentation

Late Day Rate (from 10 March 2017 onwards)
One days attendance £100 - includes conference attendance on your chosen day/s, lunch and refreshments on that day/s, and conference documentation

Drinks reception and buffet
Drinks reception and buffet on the evening of Monday 11th June (included in full rates) - £10

Conference Dinner
Conference dinner on the evening of Tuesday 12th June (included in the full rates) - £30

Section 3: Additional Requirements
*Section 4: Payment Method

We will issue you with a receipt once payment has been taken. Please note that, as set out in the terms and conditions, charges are non-refundable.

Section 5: Evaluation

At the end of the conference, you will be asked to complete an evaluation form. To ensure we maintain a high quality of service, we welcome your comments and suggestions and would ask that you take the time to complete these details and return them to us.

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