Thanks to all our 2019 Invited Speakers!


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Meeting Information

Meetings are at the Detroit Livonia Marriott, located at 17100 Laurel Park Drive (at Laurel Park Mall). As you enter the main hotel entrance, you will see a restaurant in front of you and registration to your left. The meeting salons are to the right and down the hall.

Social hour begins around 6:00 pm. A three course dinner is served in the Salon at approximately 6:35 pm. The talk begins when dinner concludes, typically around 7:30 pm, followed by Q&A.

Dinner is $30 for members or $40 for non-members (and just $10 for students).

The talk is free!

Tuesday, March 19

Controlling the Local Coordination and Reactivity of Oxide-Supported Atomically Dispersed Pt-Group Species

Prof. Phillip Christopher

University of California Santa Barbara

Tuesday, April 16

First principles treatments of reactivity at metal/oxide interfaces – descriptor identification and reactivity trends

Prof. Jeffrey Greeley

Purdue University