Photovoltaic Specialists Conference
Thank You!

PVSC 35 was a great success! Thank you to everyone that contributed to this year's conference. PVSC 37 will be June 19-24, 2011 in Seattle Washington. This will be the 50th anniversary celebration of the inaugural PVSC meeting and promises to be the best one yet!  Building off the very successful PVSC 35 in Hawaii, we anticipate another record number of technical presentations with substantial student participation.  The exhibits area is already off to a strong start and promises to be very active.  In addition, Seattle and the surrounding areas offers a tremendous variety of exciting urban, wilderness as well as culinary adventure opportunities.  

So please mark your calendars now because it won’t be a proper birthday celebration without you!

Congratulations to the Award Winners
July 6, 2010

We would like to again congratulate our award winners for being recognized as the top student/poster presenters out of the hundreds that presented at the conference.  We strive to make the PVSC the premier technical conference on photovoltaics and could not accomplish this without their excellent contribution. Click here to view the list of winners.

Yellow Book Online
June 8, 2010

For the first time, we are pleased to announce that the 35th IEEE PVSC Conference Program (Yellow Book) is available online. You may either use the online program viewer or download a PDF version of the program.

Conference Banquet Sold Out
June 7, 2010

Due to overwhelming interest, the thursday evening conference banquet at ‘Iolani Palace is sold out.

Satellite Registration at Hilton
June 1, 2010

Calling all Sunday Tutorial Attendees!!! We are pleased to announce that there will be a satellite registration desk open Saturday June 19th at the Hilton Hotel. This way, you can quickly register without making the trip to the convention center. Please don't wait until Sunday morning to register.



Strong Technical Program: We will continue our traditional eight topical areas with two additions.  We created a separate Area for Organic Photovoltaics in an effort to fully capture this growing technical area. 

Full Day of Tutorials: To start the conference on Sunday, we will have nine tutorials each consisting of half-day lectures taught by experts in the field. 

Industrial Exhibition: We will have over 60,000 square feet of exhibit space designed to bring together the commercial sector and the Photovoltaic Technologist within the Exhibit Hall. 

Student Participation: We are committed to fostering student participation for this conference as our Technical Community is only as vibrant as our student body.

Hotel Accommodations:  Using the Hilton as our Base Hotel allows us to maintain our continuity as a Community, and you cannot find a more beautiful location right on Waikiki Beach, within easy walking distance of the Convention Center and we will have periodic shuttles.

Auxiliary Program:  The “PV Velocity Forum” will take advantage of the assembled mass of finely tuned technical expertise to improve the knowledge of regulators, policy makers, legislators, investors and PV industry executives to explore methods to accelerate the transition of new technology from research through production and into the market. 

Social Program Our Social Program Chair, Patricia Walters, has done an outstanding job of designing an awesome social program.  Continuing with our theme of the Photovoltaic Specialist Conference enhancing our Photovoltaic Specialist Community, our goal is to create relationships on a social as well as professional level amongst our attendees, families, and companions. 

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The Hawai`i Convention Center combines the modern requirements of a state-of-the-art meeting facility with the beauty, comfort and culture that are uniquely Hawai`i. Soaring forms and breathtaking space call to mind tropical palm trees and Polynesian sailing canoes.
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The island paradise of Hilton Hawaiian Village® Beach Resort & Spa. Located on Waikiki's widest stretch of beach, this impressive property is nestled on 22 oceanfront acres, offering the perfect mix of exquisite hotel accommodations and classic Hawaiian hospitality.
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