dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Academician Georgii K. Boreskov


July 4-8, 2007 Novosibirsk - Russia


Dear colleague,
The Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the III International Conference
Catalysis: Fundamentals and Application, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Academician Georgii K. Boreskov

Academician G.K. Boreskov (1907-1984) was an outstanding scientist-chemist, a chemical engineer and organizer of science, a talented teacher.
His works in the field of catalysis, chemical kinetics and technology have received the world recognition.
G.K. Boreskov was the organizer of the Institute of Catalysis in Novosibirsk and its first Director from 1958 to 1984.

Conference organizers




V.N. Parmon

- Chairman, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk

Yu.N. Bubnov

- Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds RAS, Moscow

R.A. Buyanov

- Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk

U.M. Dzhemilev

- Institute of Petrochemistry and Catalysis RAS, Ufa

S.S. Ivanchev

- St. Petersburg Department, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, St. Petersburg

V.B. Kazansky

- Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry RAS, Moscow

S.N. Khadzhiev

- Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis RAS, Moscow

A.L. Lapidus

- Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry RAS, Moscow

V.V. Lunin

- Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow

I.I. Moiseev

- Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry RAS, Moscow

Yu.B. Monakov

- Institute of Organic Chemistry, Ufa SC RAS, Ufa

V.S. Muzykantov

- Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk

G.I. Panov

- Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk

N.A. Plate

- Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis RAS, Moscow

V.A. Sobyanin

- Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk

G.F. Tereszhenko

- St. Petersburg Scientific Center RAS, St. Petersburg


A. Bell

- University of California, Berkeley, USA

M. Che

- Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

G. Centi

- University Messina, Messina, Italy

A. Corma-Canos

- Instituto De Tecnologia Quimica, Valencia, Spain

J. Haber

- Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Krakow, Poland

H. Knözinger

- Universität München, München, Germany

M. Misono

- National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Tokyo, Japan

J. Moulijn

- Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands

R. A. Van Santen

- Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

R. Schlögl

- Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, Germany


V.I. Bukhtiyarov

- Chairman

Z.R. Ismagilov

- Vice-Chairman

L.Ya. Startseva

- Secretary

T.V. Andrushkevich, B.S. Balzhinimaev, I.L. Mikhailova, I.V. Mishakov, Z.V. Moskvina, I.Yu. Mutas, V.A. Sadykov, P.V. Snytnikov, A.I. Stadnichenko, A.A. Vedyagin, T.M. Yurieva


The Program of the Conference consists of 8 plenary and 20 keynote invited lectures, 78 oral presentations and 320 posters. The oral presentations are scheduled in 3 parallel sessions:
-Mechanisms of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysis at molecular level,
-Design of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalysts,
-Environmental and industrial catalysis.

The Conference Program also will include the Session of the Young scientists: 26 oral presentations. World recognized scientists have accepted the invitation of the Organizing Committee to give the plenary and keynote lecturers:


The time of presentation (including some time for questions) is 45 min for a plenary lecture, 30 min for a keynote lecture, 20 min for an oral presentation (10 min for an oral presentation in the Session of the Young Scientists).
Overhead facilities and beamer for the projection of computer - or video signal on the screen will be provided. It is recommended that you prepare computer presentations in *.ppt format (Microsoft Power Point from the package MS Office) and save on CD (CD-RW). The Organizing Committee kindly asks the authors to prepare their posters in advance. Size: Poster Boards 1.00 m wide and 1.00 m high will be available. Material to fix the posters will be provided.

Post-Conference Seminar

The Russian-German Seminar on Catalysis Bridging the Gap between Model and Real Catalysis will be held
in Novosibirsk, Russia, on July 9-12, 2007.
Boreskov Institute of Catalysis and Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (Berlin, Germany) are the organizers of the Seminar.

The official language of the Conference and the Seminar is English.


Compact Disk with the abstracts of plenary and keynote lectures, oral and poster presentations will be available at the registration desk. Each registrant will also receive the final scientific program-brochure.

The authors of the plenary and keynote lectures are invited optionally to publish the full texts in a special issue of the Catalysis Today. The Organizing Committee will send the NOTICE FOR AUTHORS to publish materials in Catalysis Today.

The full texts of oral contributions will be published in a special issue of the Kinetics & Catalysis. Manuscripts should not exceed 16-18 pages (8-10 pagers for oral presentation of young scientist) of A4 format including tables, artworks and references. Text should be typed 2.0 line spaced using 14 points font. The manuscripts should be submitted both in the duplicate form (2 hard copies) during the conference time and by E-mail: before June 15, 2007. The special guide for authors of oral presentations (NOTICE FOR AUTHORS): is placed at the conference
web-site. All manuscripts will be peer reviewed following a standard procedure.


The Conference will take place at the House of Scientists of Novosibirsk Scientific Center (Morskoi prospect, 23; tel.: +7 383 3 30 39 80). Akademgorodok is located in a picturesque place near the Ob River 30 km away from Novosibirsk, a big industrial and scientific city of Siberia.


Registration will take place at the Foyer of the Small Hall of the House of Scientists on July 3 from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. and on July 4 from 8.30 a.m. till 1 p.m.


Rooms can be reserved through the Conference secretariat at the hotel Golden Valley at special rates strongly reduced for the Conference participants. The hotel (ul. Ilicha, 10; Reception phone: +7 383 3 30 36 09, fax +7 383 2 30 42 40) located within 10-min walk of the Conference venue. All corrected rates (March-2007) are quoted in rubles per room per night including VAT: Single -1185, Double 1320, Suite -1680; breakfast is not included. The current prices in rubles per room/per night are given at the REGISTRATION FORM-2.


The electric current in Russia is 220 V (50 Hz). Plugs and sockets are the same as in the Continental countries of the European Union.

Bank and exchange

Cash exchange is available in the hotel Golden Valley and the banks (one U.S. dollar is equal to 26 roubles; one Euro is equal to 34.5 roubles in March, 2007). Eurocard, Mastercard and Visa credit cards are generally acceptable. Please note that personal cheques are not accepted.


Lunches will be arranged at the restaurant of the House of Scientists. Tickets for 4 lunches will be included in the participant package. Morning and afternoon coffee breaks will be provided.


Novosibirsk Airport Tolmachevo is located about 30 km from the Akademgorodok. A representative of the Organizing Committee will meet all participants at the Airport and provide transportation to the hotel. The Organizing Committee asks the participants to inform in advance about arrival date, time, airline and flight number to arrange the meeting at the airport of Novosibirsk.

Time difference

Time in Novosibirsk is 6 hours ahead of GMT.

Social program

The Organizing Committee offers the participants and accompanying persons: Welcome Reception (July 4, at 7.30 p.m.), Musical Party (July 5, at 7 p.m.), Disco (July 6, at 8 p.m.), excursions to Siberian botanical gardens and the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis (July 7). Participants are invited to Conference banquet on July 7, at 7 p.m. (50 Euro) and the boat trip along the Ob River on July 8 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. (30 Euro).
A special sightseeing program for accompanying persons will be available.

Registration fee

The registration fee is 350 Euro for each participant and 170 Euro for accompanying persons, post-graduates and students. The fee covers editorial expenditures, auditorium rent, local transportation, Welcome Reception, Musical Party, 4 lunches, coffee-breaks beverages and the excursions to Siberian botanical gardens and Geological museum.

Registration fee in Euro or in US dollars should be transferred to the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis before May 20, 2007 to one of the following accounts with the mark "Boreskov Registration fee" (please indicate your name and affiliation):
Dollar account:
Intermediary Bank: American Express Bank Ltd. New York, USA
Account No: 00743450
Beneficiary Bank: JSC URSA BANK, Novosibirsk, Russia

(Prospekt Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia)

Account No: 40503840000201000004
Euro account:
Intermediary Bank

(Postfach 10 05 05, D-6000 Frankfurt/M.1)

BLZ 500 400 00
Account No 400-8867103-01
Account No: 40503978600201000004

Payments should be free of bank charges. The registration fee can be also paid in cash in roubles at the registration desk. Credit cards are not acceptable.


At the beginning of July, the weather in Novosibirsk is usually dry and sunny (25-30 oC); the temperature of water in the Ob River is 22-24oC. The Organizing Committee advises you to bring sport and swimming suits.


At the beginning of July, the weather in Novosibirsk is usually dry and sunny (20-25 oC); the temperature of water in the Ob River is 22-24 oC .

Altai Post-tour

The pearl of the great Siberia, one of the best of its sites, is, undoubtedly, Altai. Altai is a remarkable mountain country, which is rich of peculiar, sometime harsh amenities of its nature, presenting contrasts of its different parts. In 1998, Altai was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List of cultural and natural properties as representing an important and original centre of biodiversity of mountain plants and animal species in northern Asia, a number of which are rare and endemic. UNESCO List inscribes five natural complexes of Mountainous Altai: Altaisky and Katunsky Reserves, Lake Teletskoye, Mount Belukha and Ukok plateau (
July weather (Altai): day temperature is +20-30C; night temperature, +15-20C. Some days may be rainy.

Accommodation conditions:

The rooms of the different conveniences are booked at the Tourist Center Stik Travel. The swimming-pool and the sauna are situated at the Tourist Center. The tourists will be accommodated in double rooms of Hostels (with shower and toilet inside the room standard; shower and toilet in the corridor economy). The summer prices in Euro per room/per night are given at the REGISTRATION TOURIST FORM-2a.

Day 1, July 8, 2007 (4.p.m.):
Transfer from Novosibirsk to the Tourist Center Stik Travel (7-8 hours by bus). Stops at the refreshment places will be arranged where one can buy some snack.
Day 2, July 9, 2007:
Bus trip to the Teletskoe Lake and sightseeing from the cutter board. The biggest lake is surrounded by high mountain ridges. It is one of the deepest lakes of Russia (325 m) and it is traditionally regarded as one of Altais symbols.

Day 3: July 10, 2007:
The fascinating excursion along Katun river and rafting. The Katun is dotted with rapids all the way from Ust-Koksa in the south-west of the republic to Gorno- Altaisk in the north- though here are calmer stretches along the way. The tourists will see the junction view of Chemal and Katun rivers (Sartapai gate) and will visit the temple at the island Patmos.
Day 4, July 11, 2007 (9 a.m.):
Departure to Novosibirsk. Stops at the refreshment places will be arranged where one can buy some snack.

Price of the post-tour (200-230 Euro, depending on amount of the participants) covers:
- Transfer: Novosibirsk - Tourist Center Stick Travel Novosibirsk by bus;
- Meal: dinner (July 8); breakfast, lunch and dinner (July 9,10); breakfast (July 11);
- Excursions (Teletskoe Lake, Katun River) and rafting;
- English guide.
The payment for the post-tour and accommodation should be done at the registration by cash.

Return way: the organizers recommend booking the return tickets from Novosibirsk for the night July 11-12, or very early morning, July 12.


All foreign participants of the Conference need a valid Passport and an entry visa to Russia (Passport should be valid during 6 months after the conference - at least until January 15, 2008).


April 20, 2007

- Preliminary Scientific Program (at the web-site)

June 15, 2007

- The final Scientific Program

July 3, 2007

- Welcome to Novosibirsk

July 9, 2007

- Departure

July 8-11

- Post-tour


For all information please contact to:

Mrs. Lyudmila Ya. Startseva

Boreskov Institute of Catalysis,

5, Prosp. Akad. Lavrentieva, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russia

Phone/Fax: +7(383) 330-62-97 E-mail:

Programm Committee:

Ilya Moiseev
Gennady Panov

Organizing Committee:

Anatolii Startsev
Lydmila Startseva


Information System "Conferences" Administrator
Tamara Bol'shakova

Tel. (+7 383) 339 72 63


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