Scientific Conference Agenda

Date: 4-5 June 2019
Room:Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, Pudong Ballroom 5-7
The Scientific Conference provides an excellent platform for the world's PV experts and scientists to showcase and share the latest developments in solar energy technologies. The conference programme encompasses a wide scope of PV technologies, ranging from silicon feedstock, PV materials, cells, modules, systems and quality assurance to smart grid technologies. The world's top PV scientists along with CTOs from leading PV companies have been invited to join the International Scientific Committee as well as presenting on the cutting-edge technologies of solar energy at the conference.

Tuesday, 04 June 2019

Session 1


Silicon Feedstock and Wafers

Chair: Dr Qi WANGJinkoSolar, PR China


Pilot Production of High Efficiency mc-Si Solar Cells using Thin/3D Direct Wafer Products 

Mr Frank van MIERLO

1366 Technologies, USA


Casting Mono Wafers for Higher Cost Performance

Dr. –Ing. Yuepeng WAN

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited, PR China


Adopting continuous Czochralski (CCz) process in production by retrofitting Czochralski (Cz) monocrystalline puller in the field 

Dr Han XU

GT Advanced Technologies, USA


Production of high performance multi-crystalline silicon ingots for PV application by using contamination-free SixNy seed particles 

Mr Stanislaus Schwanke

Fraunhofer IISB, Germany

Session 2


Silicon Wafer Solar Cells I

Chair: Prof Armin ABERLE, CEO, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), Singapore


Life after PERC: why n-type and which n-type to come?

Dr Radovan KOPECEK

International Solar Energy Research Center Konstanz e.V., Germany


monoPolyTM technology platform for enabling passivated-contacts in PERC/T production lines 


Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS, NUS), Singapore



Dr Dengyuan SONG

Yingli Solar, PR China


Progress of n-type crystalline Si solar cell technologies


JinkoSolar, PR China


Metallization Paste – The Key Enabler for High Performance PERC Technology

Cuiwen Guo

Heraeus Photovoltaic, USA

Silicon Wafer Solar Cells II

Chair: Dr Radovan KOPECEK, International Solar Energy Research Center Konstanz e.V., Germany

Co-Chair: Dr Shubham DUTTAGUPTA, Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS, NUS), Singapore


Quantifying energy gains of bifacial solar cells using led solar-simulators

Dr Torsten BRAMMER

WAVELABS Solar Metrology Systems GmbH, Germany