Heinz Ossenbrink to be Conference General Chairman at 26th EU PVSEC


This event will constitute the world’s leading science-to-science, business-to-business and science-to-industry forum for the global PV sector. Heinz Ossenbrink, European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), is Conference General Chairman of this global PV conference. The nomination of Ossenbrink underlines the sustained commitment of the European Commission to the further development of PV technologies, its industries and markets in Europe and beyond.

Ossenbrink will be supported by the Technical Programme Chairman Arnulf Jäger-Waldau, Joint Research Centre (JRC), European Commission, and the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Group, Wim Sinke, ECN – Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, Petten, the Netherlands. Furthermore, the International Scientific Committee, made up of more than 160 senior representatives from the global scientific community will contribute to set-up the EU PVSEC Conference programme to the highest scientific standards.

The 26th EU PVSEC offers a unique platform to present innovative results and ideas to PV specialists and decision makers from all continents. The subjects of this conference result from the experiences of the previous successful EU PVSEC conferences. The subjects have been further developed and structured, and include the most recent scientific, technology, and market trends.

All PV specialists are invited to contribute and to present innovative development, progress, and scientific results to the global PV community and to submit their abstract by 1 February, 2011.

For many years now, the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition has combined a renowned international scientific conference with a leading PV industry exhibition and trade fair. Every year, during five days of conference and four days of trade fair, new products and technical innovations from all areas of photovoltaics and from all over the world are on show. The EU PVSEC is supported by European and international organisations such as the European Commission, UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, Natural Sciences Sector, WCRE – World Council for Renewable Energy, IPVEA – the International Photovoltaic Equipment Association and by an institutional cooperation with EPIA – the European Photovoltaic Industry Association.

The Technical Programme is coordinated by the European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre.

For further information please visit: www.photovoltaic-conference.com /www.photovoltaic-exhibition.com or contact: 26th EU PVSEC: WIP – Renewable Energies EU PVSEC Communications Contact: Heinz Ehmann Sylvensteinstr. 2, 81369 Munich, Germany pv.conference@wip-munich.de, Tel: +49 89 72012735

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