2020 Conference News:

In 2020, we are co-organizing the Federation of European Zeolite Associations (FEZA 2020) Conference, with the British Zeolite Association (BZA) which will be held in Brighton, United Kingdom, on 12-15 July 2020. We will return to the annual UKPorMat conference format in 2021.


Full information, including registration, abstract submission, invited speakers and key dates, can be found at:




Confirmed plenary speakers include Stefan Kaskel, Manuel Moliner, Svetlana Mintova and Xiaodong Zou.


We also have a great, diverse line-up of invited speakers, which can be found at: https://www.fezaconference.org/programme/meet-our-speakers/


Submissions for both oral and poster presentations are encouraged in all areas of porous materials science, including;


Zeolites, Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs), Porous Polymers, Covalent Organic Frameworks (COFs), Porous Carbons, Porous Silicas, Porous Organic Cages, AlPOs and other Zeotypes


Topics of interest include:


Development of new synthetic methods and post-synthetic modification, physical properties and defects, advanced characterization, stimuli responsive behaviour, catalytic properties, gas adsorption and separation, biomedical and ion-exchange applications, industry discussions and computational prediction, verification and screening.


Abstract submission is now open until 15th January 2020, and registration will open shortly.


Key dates

Deadline for the submission of abstracts:  15th January     2020

Notification of acceptance:                         15th March       2020

End of early bird registration:                     15th April          2020



Early bird registration: Students £330, Academic £525, Industry £600


We will be offering generous bursaries, information available at:



These will reduce the cost of student registration to ca. £100.


The 4th Annual UKPorMat Meeting was at Cardiff University

1-2 July 2019

Thank you to all delegates for an excellent scientific meeting!
 Invited speakers were:

  • Paolo Falcaro, Graz University of Technology, Austria

  • Lee Brammer, Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield

  • Caroline Mellot-Drazniek, Laboratoire de Chimie des Processus Biologiques, Collège de France

  • Camille Petit, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

  • Neil McKeown, School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh

  • Xiaodong Zou, Stockholm University, Sweden



2019 Conference Programme

The conference programme can be found here.

All talks were held in the School of Chemistry "Large Lecture Theatre", Main Building, Cardiff University

Poster sessions, refreshments and lunches were in the Viriamu Jones Gallery, Main Building, Cardiff University

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