Invited speakers

Area 1: PV in Sustainable Energy System

Area 2: System Engineering and Field Performance

Area 3: Wafer-based Silicon Photovoltaics

Area 4: Thin-film Photovoltaics and Modules

Area 5: Perovskite and Emerging Photovoltaics

Cross Cutting Areas

Area 1

PV in Sustainable Energy System

Sub area 1-1

Policy, Market, Finance, and Deployment


The Silicon to Solar (S2S) Study: A Policy Roadmap for Australian Solar Manufacturing

Dr. Michelle Vaqueiro Contreras (UNSW, Australia)


(Tentative) JPEA Outlook 2050

Mr. Takeaki Masukawa (JPEA, Japan)

Sub area 1-2

Grid Integration and Energy Management


NEDO Grid Integration Project

Ms. Yuka Ogasawara (NEDO, Japan)

Sub area 1-3

Green Energy Carriers and Storage



Dr. Junichi Sato (Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Japan)

Area 2

System Engineering and Field Performance

Sub area 2-1

Integrated PV and Advanced Applications of Photovoltaics



Dr. Hiroshi Yamaguchi (SHARP, Japan)


Development of Lightweight Solar Array Panel for Japan’s Lunar Lander SLIM

Dr. Hiroyuki Toyota (JAXA, Japan)



Dr. Yasuki Okuno (RIKEN, Japan)

Sub area 2-2

Field Performance of Photovoltaic Systems


UV-induced Degradation in Various Module Types

Dr. Peter Hacke (NREL, USA)


Solar Farm Inspection via Large-scale Daylight Photoluminescence Imaging

Prof. Thorsten Trupke (UNSW, Australia)


Energy Impact of Solar Tracker Wind Stow Strategies

Dr. Kyumin Lee (Array Technologies, USA)

Area 3

Wafer-based Silicon Photovoltaics

Sub area 3-1

Materials, Processes, Fundamentals


(Tentative) Gettering in TOPCon Cells and its Impact

Dr. Anyao Liu (Australian National Univ., Australia)


(Tentative) Revealing the Properties of Si Passivating Contacts using Advanced STEM Analysis

Dr. Harvey Guthrey (NREL, USA)

Sub area 3-2

Cells and Modules


From the Lab to the Field: Decoding Degradation at Cell, Module, and Field Level for SHJ and TOPCon

Prof. Bram Hoex (UNSW, Australia)


(Tentative) Flexible Silicon Solar Cell

Prof. Wenzhu Liu (SIMIT, China)


(Tentative) Heterojunction Solar Cells

Dr. Solenn Berson (INES, France)


(Tentative) TiO2/Passivating Contact

Dr. Takuya Matsui (AIST, Japan)


(Tentative) Crystalline Silicon Solar Cells Research in Korea

Dr. Hee-eun Song (KIER, Korea)


(Tentative) Photovoltatronics, Concept of Recycling PV, Concept of PV without Plastic

Prof. Olindo Isabella (Delft Univ. Tech., The Netherlands)

Area 4

Thin-film Photovoltaics and Modules

Sub area 4-1

Organic and Inorganic Photovoltaics


New p- and n-type Photovoltaic Materials for Organic Solar Cells

Prof. Han Young Woo (Korea Univ., Korea)


How to Reduce the Energy Loss at the Interfaces of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells by Controlling Electron Transfer Rates

Prof. Shogo Mori (Shinshu Univ., Japan)


(Tentative) Sustainability Evaluations and Design Considerations for Terawatt Scale Manufacturing of Future Silicon‐based Tandem Technology

Dr. Li Wang (UNSW, Australia)

Sub area 4-2

Compound Thin-film Photovoltaics


(Tentative) CZTS, Sb2Se3, Emerging Materials for PV and Solar Fuel

Prof. Lydia Helena Wong (Nanyang Tech. Univ., Singapore)


Insights from CIGS Community in Advancing Perovskite based Tandem Applications

Dr. Veronica Bermudez Benito (HBKU-QEERI, Qatar)

Sub area 4-3

III-V High-efficiency Devices


(Tentative) Lowering the Cost of III-V Photovoltaics

Dr. John Simon (NREL, USA)

Area 5

Perovskite and Emerging Photovoltaics

Sub area 5-1

Perovskite Photovoltaics


(Tentative) Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells via Charge Carrier Transport Modulation and Defects Passivation

Dr. Jing-Bi You (CAS, China)



Prof. Jangwon Seo (KAIST, Korea)


(Tentative) Tin Based Perovskite Solar Cells -Efficiency and Stability-

Prof. Shuzi Hayase (Univ. Electro-Communications, Japan)


Perovskite Solar Cells: Discovery and Research Directions

Prof. Nam-Gyu Park (SungKyunKwan Univ., Korea)

Sub area 5-2

Emerging Materials and New Concepts



Prof. Wanli Ma (Soochow Univ., China)


Next-Gen Strategies for Halide Perovskite Solar Cells

Prof. Tze Chien Sum (Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore)

CC Areas

Cross Cutting Areas

Sub area CC-1

Perovskite Tandems


All-Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells

Prof. Dewei Zhao (Sichuan Univ., China)


(Tentative) Unlocking the Efficiency Potential of Perovskite Solar Cells: From Single-junction to Tandem

Prof. Yi Hou (National Univ. Singapore, Singapore)


Narrow Bandgap Mixed Tin-lead Perovskites for All-perovskite Tandem Photovoltaics

Dr. Shuaifeng Hu (Univ. Oxford, UK)

Sub area CC-2

Artificial Intelligence in PV Development



Dr. Matthias Demant (Fraunhofer ISE, Germany)


Advancements in Solar Radiation Forecasting using Deep Learning

Dr. Jun Sasaki (Japan Weather Association, Japan)

Sub area CC-3

Solar to X; Sciences, Materials and Devices


(Tentative) Solar-to-chemical Conversion

Prof. Miho Yamauchi (Kyushu Univ., Japan)


Abstract Submission Deadline:
May 31 (Fri), 2024
June 19 (Wed), 2024

Abstract Submission Deadline:
May 31 (Fri), 2024
June 19 (Wed), 2024

Late News Abstract Submission Deadline:
July 31 (Wed), 2024

Late News Abstract Submission Deadline:
July 31 (Wed), 2024

Abstract  Acceptance Notice:
August 29 (Thu), 2024

Abstract  Acceptance Notice:
August 29 (Thu), 2024

Early-bird Registration Deadline:
September 30 (Mon), 2024

Early-bird Registration Deadline:
September 30 (Mon), 2024

Paper Submission Deadline:
December 16 (Mon), 2024

Paper Submission Deadline:
December 16 (Mon), 2024

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