Instruction for authors

Opening of abstract submission on December 6th, 2023; deadline for abstract submission on March 15th, 2024 – subscribe to our Newsletter to stay posted!

Abstract submission

In order to submit an abstract, please first complete the registration form.

Each presenting author is entitled to submit one abstract only.

Abstracts must be submitted through the online abstract submission form. Abstracts sent by email will not be processed. In order for us to be able to process your abstract, please make sure your abstract meets the following requirements:

  • abstracts must be prepared using the template available here
  • page size must be A4 or US letter
  • submit the abstract as a PDF file, max size 10 MB
  • use as file name: lastname_firstname_abstract.pdf

Please do not forget to check the relevant box if you would like your abstract to be considered for a poster or for an oral contribution (ca. 40 oral contribution slots will be available at ISHC 2024) and pick from the pull-down menu the closest subarea of homogeneous catalysis. The subareas are: 

  • Biocatalysis, supramolecular catalysis, catalysis in confined space
  • Circular economy, energy -related catalysis
  • Mechanism and kinetics of catalytic reactions
  • Polymerization and depolymerization catalysis
  • Computational, automation, machine learning
  • Asymmetric catalysis
  • Small molecule and strong bond activation catalysis, feedstock conversion
  • Electrocatalysis, photocatalysis
  • Other themes of homogeneous catalysis

Keynote Speakers should check the relevant box when submitting their abstract.


Abstract submission deadline is 15 March 2024 for consideration as an oral contribution, and 8
May 2024 for consideration as a poster

Poster acceptance notifications will be sent before 22 May 2024.

Authors aiming for an oral contribution will be notified about acceptance by 15 April 2024. Note that Early bird registration closes one week later. 

Registration fees should in any case be paid no later than 5 June 2024 to ensure that your abstract is included in the Book of Abstracts and your contribution is scheduled in the conference programme.

For any queries and/or assistance please email us at

Book of Abstracts

Accepted abstracts will be included in the Book of Abstracts. No abstract editing will be performed and your abstract will be reproduced as submitted.

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