This page summarizes useful information as you attend the conference.


Badge pick-up and conference registration will be at the Rhode Island Convention Center on the 5th Floor in the West Foyer. Participants are required to wear the official conference badge during all conference and social functions.

  • Sunday, June 18 | 10:00AM -7:00PM
  • Monday, June 19 | 7:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Tuesday, June 20 | 7:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Wednesday, June 21 | 7:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Thursday, June 22 | 7:00AM – 6:00PM
  • Friday, June 23 | 7:00AM – 12:00PM

Conference Venue

Rhode Island Convention Center | 1 Sabin Street, Providence, RI, 02903

Conference Hotel

Omni Providence Hotel | 1 W Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903

Hotel Phone Number: 401-598-8000

Check-in: 4:00 PM | Check-out: 11:00 AM

Visit here for a list of restaurant options within the Omni Providence.

In the event you need to cancel your hotel reservation, please contact the hotel directly 72 hours in advance. More information on hotel and travel can be found here.

NAM28 Mobile App

We are going green! Plan ahead and build your schedule. We will not be printing a program book.

Please download the conference app or view the online program here. For Apple or Android Download: please search NAM28.

Attendee Newsfeed: An exciting new feature of the conference app for NAM28 is the Attendee Newsfeed, giving you a chance to communicate across the conference, share relevant highlights, and build your network. The newsfeed link can be found here.

Apple Download: here | Android Download: here

Poster Sessions

Poster sessions will take place in the Rhode Island Convention Center on the 3rd Floor in Exhibit Hall CD on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 5:30PM – 8:00PM

Exhibit Hall

Stop by and visit with our Exhibitors in the Rhode Island Convention Center on the 3rd Floor in Exhibit Hall CD.

  • Monday, June 19 | 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday, June 20 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, June 21 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM & 2:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Thursday, June 22 | 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Opening Reception

The opening reception will be hosted on Sunday, June 18th from 5:30PM – 10:00PM. The reception will start at the Rhode Island Convention Center on the 5th floor in the Ballroom Foyer at 5:30 PM, followed at 8:00 PM by WaterFire Providence– one of the premier spectacles of Providence.

Walk with us to WaterFire from the Rhode Island Convention Center! Find additional information here. In addition, check out these images and this video of WaterFire.

Closing Reception & Banquet

The reception and closing banquet will be held on Thursday, June 22nd at the Rhode Island Convention Center on the 5th floor. The reception will be from 7:00PM – 7:30PM in the Ballroom Foyer and dinner will be in the Ballroom from 7:30PM – 10:00PM.

Social Events

If you purchased social event tickets, a separate email will be sent with your materials and additional details.

Stop by the local arrangements desk located on the 5th floor in the West Foyer for information and materials on social events. Click here for more information.


Dedicated conference Wi-Fi will be available in the meeting spaces. Log on to the following network:

Network ID: NAM28 | Password: Catalysis2023

Traveling to NAM28 Visit our website to find transportation options.

Conference Dress Code

The dress code for all program events is business casual. The summer months are warm in Rhode Island, but the conference center and evenings may be chilly. Be sure to pack layers.

Networking at NAM28

Thank you to our Sponsors and Exhibitors who will be showcased throughout. Be sure to connect with these great companies in the exhibit hall!

Connect with other conference attendees using the Attendee Newsfeed feature.

Explore Rhode Island

Rhode Island has much to offer! Please visit here for a list of nearby restaurants, local attractions, visitor guides, weather, and more.

Travel safely! We look forward to seeing you in Providence.



The Organizing Committee of the 28th North American Catalysis Society Meeting