The Global Advanced PV Technology Conference

Date: Saturday-Sunday, 8-9 August 2020
Room: Kerry Hotel Pudong, Shanghai, Function Room 3


The Global Advanced PV Technology 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.

Saturday, 8 August 2020 (Afternoon)

Session 1

Silicon Wafer Solar Cells I

Invited talk:

Dr. Yuepeng WAN

GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited

Invited talk:


Jinko Solar

Enabling the potential of plated contacts on carrier selective contact solar cells for mass production

Dr. Holger Kühnlein

SVP Technology & Innovation, RENA Technologies GmbH

Metallization solutions for MBB PERC mono SE cells

Dr. Bingfei CAO

Analytical Chemist, DuPont (China) R&D and Management Co. Ltd.

Session 2

Silicon Wafer based PV Modules & PV Modules Quality Assurance

Invited talk:

Dr. Dengyuan SONG

Yingli Solar

Insight on the design of ultra-high-power PV modules

Dr. Shaotang LI

Senior Product Manager, LONGi Solar Technology Co, Ltd.

Invited talk: 

PV module technology R&D on reducing LCOE

Dr. Yan WANG

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), NUS

Canadian Solar Inc.

Dr. Hao JIN

Vice President, Jinko Solar

Understanding the mechanism of degradation of photovoltaic backsheets from the impact of stresses in the field

Dr. Hongjie HU

DuPont (China) R&D and Management Co. Ltd.

Long term durability of transparent Tedlar®-based backsheets for bifacial PV module designs

Mr. Oakland FU

AP Marketing Manager- Tedlar® PV, DuPont PVFM

Advantages of solder paste in shingling interconnection

Dr. Narahari Pujari

MacDermid Alpha Electronics Solutions

Enhancing PV module thermomechanical performance and reliability through mounting technique

Mr. Simon Meijer

Founder & CEO, Coolback Company

Crown Advanced Material Co., Ltd.

Heraeus new PERC and N-Type product development

Ms. Tracy GUO

R&D Director, Heraeus

Stitch Welding and 500+ Module Technology Roadmap

Ms. Xiaoying LIU

Jinko Solar Co., Ltd.

Material degradation in globally fielded PV modules

Dr. Summer XIA

Technical Specialist, DuPont

Development of test methods to determine the durability of transparent backsheets for bifacial modules

Mr. Zhen PAN

DuPont (China) R&D and Management Co. Ltd.


Sunday, 9 August 2020 (Morning)

Session 3

Silicon Wafer Solar Cells II

Invited talk: 

Atomic layer deposition enabling higher efficiency silicon solar cells

Prof. Bram HOEX

UNSW, Australia

Screen printing of copper pastes for metallisation of silicon passivated contact solar cells

Mr. Boon Heng TEO

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), NUS

Integrated metallization solution for N-type solar cells: From N-TOPCon to HJT

Mr. Armstrong ZHU

Product Development Manager, PVFM, DuPont

Development of >24% polysilicon passivated contact Si solar cell with new materials

Dr. Yuheng ZENG

Ningbo Institute of Industrial Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Technology and equipment of tube PECVD for the realization of Passivated Emitter and Rear Tunnel Oxide Passivation contact high efficiency solar cells

Dr. Hui CHEN

Senior Engineer, Jin Chen Co., Ltd.

Dispensing, Enabling High Throughput Metallization for SHJ Solar Cells

Dr. Maximilian Pospischil

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE); HighLine Technology GmbH

Progress in n-PERT rear emitter solar cells via cost-effective industrial pathways at SERIS

Dr. Donny LAI

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), NUS

StarChain Bearings Co., Ltd.

A Study of TOPCon Cell Base on Diffusion Technology

Mr. Ziqian WANG

Senior R&D Engineer, Yingli

Session 4

Thin Films and Perovskites (materials, cells, modules)

Invited talk:

Dr. Chris CASE

CTO, Oxford PV

Applying for ITO deposition on a-Si:H passivating layer using four targets facing sputtering cathode and its effect



High-throughput, low damage sputtering machine for transparent conductive oxides for solar cells

Dr. Xuemei CHENG

Singulus Technologies AG



LPKF cost-effective laser scribing system in thinfilm solar industry 

Mr. Ricon LI

Solar Product Senior Sales Manager, LPKF (Tianjin) Co., Ltd.

Future-proof Coating Equipment: Maximum Performance – Minimum Capex

Mr. Huanchao XUE

Head of Sales China, VON ARDENNE Vacuum Equipment (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

A Encapsulation Solution of Perovskite Solar Cells

Dr. Qiushuang GAO

R&D Supervisor, Tonsan Adhesive, Inc

Maintaining power output by incorporating desiccated PIB edge seal in Perovskite and c-Si module types


Senior Technical Product Specialist, Quanex Building products

Scaling up four-terminal bifacial tandem devices

Dr. Gianluca Coletti

TNO Energy Transition – Solliance




Sunday, 9 August 2020 (Afternoon)

Session 5

Floating and Distributed Solar Systems

Invited talk:

Dr Thomas REINDL

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), NUS

Sungrow Floating

Deputy OA/ Director, IEA PVPS Task 1/ RTS Corporation

Floating PV on membranes
Mr. Kristian Tørvold
Regional Manager East Asia, Ocean Sun

A Combinative Power Control Method of Distributed Generation in Distribution Network

Mr. Yang SU

R&D Engineer, Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Industrial and Commercial BIPV Enhance Chinese Green Factory

Mr. Bob XI

General Manager Assistant, Xian Longi New Energy Co., Ltd.

Session 6

PV Systems & Smart Grid Technologies

IEC and UL PV Standard Update

Mr. Jiangjun JI

Primary Designated Engineer, UL LLC

Mr. Touming WU

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

An Analysis of The Factors that Affect PV Power LCOE

Mr. Shengzhong ZHANG

CTO, TBEA Xinjiang SunOasis Co., Ltd.

SiNeng Electric Co., Ltd.

Dr. Darryl WANG

Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS), NUS

PV system monitoring concept and first evaluation based on 100mw test filed plant, Gonghe Qinghai, China

Mr. Boris Farnung

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Providing Power Plant Risk Assessment and After-sales Support

Mr. Henry LUO

GM & Co-founder, Uper Energy

Mr. Chuan WEI

The IT Electronics Eleventh Design&Research Institute Scientific and Technological Engineering Co., Ltd.

PV Module Frame and Tracker Integrated Design Powered by New Material

Dr. Rick HAN

Managing Director, KEHI Special Steel Tangshan Co., Ltd.

Solution sharing of PV inverters connected to the weak grid

Mr. Hongwei ZHOU

CTO, TBEA Xi’an Electric Technology Co., Ltd.

Develop a 3D design and simulation platform for PV stations based on BIM technology

Prof. Jianbo BAI

College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Hohai University

Application and prospect of supercapacitor in photovoltaic power generation system

Dr. Yuan ZHANG

Engineering Laboratory of Solar Technology Integration of Sichuan Province, Panzhihua University

Photovoltaic Agriculture System Innovation and Demonstration

Prof. Wen LIU

Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Science and Technology of China

Analysis on the relationship between LCOE and IRR of photovoltaic power plants in the era of grid parity

Mr. Linyong WU

Technical Director, Xi’an Longi Clean Energy Co., Ltd.

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