The EU PVSEC is the largest international Conference for Photovoltaic research, technologies and applications, and at the same time a top international PV Industry Exhibitions. It gathers the global PV community to conduct business, to network and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations in Photovoltaics. It is the world renowned science-to-science, business-to-business and science-to-industry platform with a full and only focus on the global PV Solar sector.


Year, Site, Chairperson Map Europe EU PVSEC sites

2021
João Serra
Universidade de Lisboa

2020 Online
Nicola Pearsall
Northumbria University

2019 Marseille
Florence Lambert
CEA Liten

2018 Bruxelles
Pierre Verlinden
Amrock Pty Ltd

2017 Amsterdam
Arno H.M. Smets
Delft University of Technology

2016 Munich
Marko Topič
University of Ljubljana

2015 Hamburg
Stefan Rinck
Singulus Technologies

2014 Amsterdam
Teun Bokhoven
Dutch Renewable Energy Federation

2013 Paris
Arnaud Mine
SOLER, France

2012 Frankfurt
Stefan Novak
IEA PVPS, Switzerland

2011 Hamburg
Heinz Ossenbrink
European Commission JRC

2010 Valencia
hosting the 5th World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, jointly with the 36th US IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference and the 20th Asia / Pacific PV Science and Engineering Conference (WCPEC-5)
Giovanni de Santi
European Commission, Institute for Energy and Transport

2009 Hamburg
Wim Sinke
ECN Energy Research Centre

2008 Valencia
Daniel Lincot
CNRS

2007 Milan
Gerhard Willeke
Fraunhofer Institute

2006 Dresden
Jef Poortmans
IMEC

2005 Barcelona
Heinz Ossenbrink
European Commission JRC

2004 Paris
Winfried Hoffman
RWE SCHOTT

2001 Munich
Bernard Mc Nelis
IT Power

2000 Glasgow
Hermann Scheer
EUROSOLAR

1998 Vienna
hosting the 2nd World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion, jointly with the 27th US IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference and 10th Asia / Pacific PV Science and Engineering Conference (WCPEC-2)
Juergen Schmid
Fraunhofer Institute IWES

1995 Nice
Werner Freiesleben
Wacker-Chemitronic GmbH

1994 Amsterdam
Robert Hill
Newcastle Polytechnic

1992 Montreux
Leopoldo Guimaraes
University Nova Lisboa

1991 Lisbon
Antonio Luque
Universidad Politecnica Madrid

1989 Frieburg
Gerry Wrixon
University College Cork

1988 Florence
Ionel Solomon
Ecole Polytechnique

1986 Sevilla
Adolf Goetzerberger
Fraunhofer Institute

1985 London
Fred Treble
consultant

1983 Athens
Fabio Fittipaldi
ENEL

1982 Stresa
Werner H. Bloss
University Of Stuttgart

1980 Cannes
Wolfgang Palz
European Commission DG XII

1979 Berlin
Roger van Overstraeten
IMEC

1977 Luxembourg
Albert Strub
European Commission DG XII

 

The EU PVSEC has always been a pivotal to the definition and presentation of the future PV technologies and strategic trends.