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Chairpersons' Message

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the 17th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (CPV-17) between 12 – 14 April in 2021. For the first time in CPV-x history, we will only meet virtually!

Looking at the current situation with the pandemic, we believe this is the right decision. The travel conditions in spring 2021 are not known yet, but we want to give you the best certainty to plan your participation. Now, we are looking forward to receiving interesting abstracts to learn more about your current work!

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Welcome to CPV-17: Save the date!

CPV-17 is the premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based PV systems.
The conference will take place from April 12 -14, 2021 as a virtual event and will be hosted by Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE.


Submit your Abstract for CPV-17

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The length of the abstract (PDF) may not exceed 2 pages – one page exclusively for the abstract and a second page exclusively for graphs and pictures. The template is available here >>

The submission deadline is November 27!


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Dates and Deadlines

Abstract deadline: November 27, 2020
Acceptance notification: January 20, 2021
Start online registration: January 25, 2021
Early bird discount until: February 26, 2021
Deadline of full papers: April 14, 2021
CPV-17: April 12-14, 2021
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