2021 Conference News:

In 2021, we are co-organizing the virtual Federation of European Zeolite Associations (FEZA 2021) Conference, with the British Zeolite Association (BZA) which will be held on 5-9 July 2021. We will return to the annual UKPorMat conference format in 2022.


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, Xiaodong Zou, Simon Weston and Christopher Jones.


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


The conference includes topics spanning 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


Abstract submission and Registration are open now! See the FEZA webpages for more information.

The RSC Porous Materials Interest Group will be offering bursaries to support student attendance at the meeting. More information is available at:


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