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Keynote Sessions

This is a preliminary overview of the ISES Solar World Congress Keynote Sessions - any changes will be made public here.

Christoph Brunner

Solar Energy in Industrial Water & Wastewater Managment

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Yajun Dai

Recent Development of Solar PV and Thermal Heating and Cooling Technologies in China

Prof Yanjun DAI is the head of the department of Power and Energy Engineering, as well as the Vice Director of the Engineering Research Center of Solar Energy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He is a member of ISES, and is the Subject Editor for the Solar Energy Journal. He is Board Member of the Chinese Renewable Energy Society and Chairman of the Shanghai Solar Energy Society. His research interests involve solar heating and cooling, solar buildings, Solar PV systems, desiccant dehumidification and moisture control in built environment, solar desalination and more.

Sabine Putz

Solar District Heating

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Larry Kazmerski

Dust in the Wind: An Historical Timeline of Soiling R&D for Solar Technologies

Lawrence L. Kazmerski is Emeritus Research Staff Member of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, having last served as Executive Director Science and Technology Partnerships at NREL 2009-2013.  He is currently Research Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder, with the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI). Kazmerski’s 50-year professional career in solar energy includes serving as the founding Director of the National Center for Photovoltaics (NCPV) for the period 1999 through 2008.

Pierluigi Mancarella

System Integration

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Bärbel Epp

SHC Markets: An Overview

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Richard Perez

Solar Forecasting

Richard Perez leads solar energy research at University at Albany’s Atmospheric Sciences Research Center. He sits on the Advisory Board of the George Washington University’s Solar Institute, and has served multiple terms on the board of the American Solar Energy Society and as associate editor of Solar Energy Journal. He has produced over 250 journal articles, book chapters and conference papers. He holds US patents on energy storage, and load management using photovoltaics. He has received several international awards including a Certificate for Outstanding Research from the USDOE, the American Solar Energy Society’s Charles Greeley Abbot Award; the First International Building and Daylight Award from the Velux Foundation, and the International Solar Energy Society’s Farrington Daniels Award, for outstanding contributions in science, technology and engineering of solar energy applications.

Manuel Romero

Concentrated Solar Power and Tower Systems

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Important Dates

Extended abstract submission deadline 22 March 2019
Notification of authors 24 May 2019
Registration opens 29 May 2019
Deadline for full papers 16 September 2019
Early bird registration deadline 16 September 2019
Author registration deadline 16 September 2019

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