Join your fellow attendees for the Congress Reception. Enjoy delectable fare while networking. The reception is open to committee/presenting author/student and full conference attendees. Conference attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guest.
Joint Poster Sessions
Posters are an integral part of the technical program and offer a unique networking opportunity, where presenters can discuss their results one-to-one with interested parties. Each author is provided with a 4 ft. × 8 ft. (1.22 m × 2.44 m) board on which to display the summary and results of his or her paper.
General Session with Plenary Speakers
A Discussion on the Future Areas for Funding and Research for Solar
Sponsored by the OSA Optics for Energy Technical Group
Neal R. Armstrong, University of Arizona, USA, Critical Interfaces in Emerging Thin Film Photovoltaic Technologies: From Basic Science to Policy and Economic Issues
Heinz Frei, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA, Dynamic Spectroscopy – a Critical Tool for Developing Artificial Photosynthesis
Doug Hall, U.S Department of Energy, USA, Invention and Innovation – Key to keeping Photovoltaic R&D in the United States
The panel will discuss new directions in research for solar energy and possible funding sources. It will include a panelist from DOE and NREL, and industrial representative from Amonix and SOLON. The panel discussion will be guided to make it of general interest to all Congress attendees.
Harry Atwater, Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech, USA
Ken Baldwin, Australian National Univ. Energy Change Institute, Australia
Matthew Fraser, Arizona State Univ./QESST, USA
Adam Plesniak, Amonix, USA
Andru Prescod, DOE CSP Program, USA
Bill Richarson, SOLON, USA