Where is the conference going to be held?

KAUST Research Conference: “Advances in Sustainable Catalysis will take place at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), in the Auditorium between buildings 2 & 3. 

Presenting at the conference is by invitation only, except for a limited number of Ph.D. students whose poster session applications are accepted.

The detailed information about the conference program will be updated on this website. Stay tuned!



How can I register for the conference?
You can register through the link provided in the registration page.
Due to Saudi visa requirements, we can accept out-of-Kingdom attendees only in highly exceptional cases. In-Kingdom participants are welcome to register at the conference.


Poster Competition

I'm in KAUST. How do I join the student poster competition?

The deadline for internal submissions is on. This is open to all KAUST students with research relevant to the conference. Please submit your completed abstract as a pdf file to



Is there any business center around the conference venue?
Yes, KAUST Library is open 24 hours and offers workstations and a quiet space for work and study. Wi-Fi is also accessible everywhere on the KAUST campus. 

May at KAUST will be warm and likely pleasantly breezy with the possibility of a chance of rain. Smart casual attire is required at the conference. Women do not have to wear abaya but should be dressed in conservative clothing (neck, arms and legs covered with loosely fitted clothing).