Keynote presentations are special talks that anchor each session, given by leaders in the respective fields of catalysis. The list of confirmed keynote speakers is given below:

Keiichi Tomishige Tohoku University Development of Heterogeneous Deoxydehydration Catalysts for Production of Biomass-Based Chemicals
Feng Jiao University of Delaware Electrochemical Systems for Carbon Dioxide Utilization
Ib Chorkendorff Technical University of Denmark Electrochemical Activation of Molecular Nitrogen to Ammonia: Scaling up
Karsten Reuter Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society First-Principles Based Modelling of Electrocatalysis Beyond the Potential of Zero Charge
Heather Kulik Massachusetts Institute of Technology Discovering Stable and Active Catalysts with Machine Learning and Community Knowledge
T. Brent Gunnoe University of Virginia Molecular Transition Metal Catalysts for Arene Alkylation and Alkenylation: Progress on Improved Catalysts and Mechanistic Understanding
Jean Beeckman Retired, Columbia, MD Catalyst Manufacturing Science – Challenges and Opportunities
Linda Broadbelt Northwestern University Developing Strategies for Polymer Redesign and Recycling Using Reaction Pathway Analysis
Ping Liu Brookhaven National Laboratory Copper-Based Catalysts for Selective Carbon Dioxide Activations: From Mechanistic Understanding to Catalyst Optimization
Akiro Yamakata Okayama University Defects for the Enhancement of Photocatalytic Activity
Louise Olsson Chalmers University of Technology Insight into CO Influence on Passive NOx Adsorption over Pd/SSZ-13
Maarten Nachtegaal Paul Scherrer Institute Transient X-Ray Spectroscopy to Provide Insight in the Catalytic Active Site