Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: Feb. 26, 2016 (extended)
  • Acceptance notice: Mar. 1, 2016
  • Early Registration: Mar. 30, 2016 (extended)

Conference Venue

EXCO, Daegu, Korea

GPVC 2016 Poster

GPVC 2016 Brochure

GPVC 2016 Sponsors


The Global Photovoltaic Conference 2016 will be held at EXCO(Daegu Exhibition & Convention Center), Daegu, Korea from April 6~8, 2016. The main goal of the conference is to provide a well-organized international forum to review and stimulate progress in photovoltaics. The conference will cover the entire range of photovoltaics from materials to systems as well as the non-technological realms such as market developments and policies.

PV Market Insight

Plenary Speakers

Mr. Chungho Lee
Senior Vice President, LG Electronics, Republic of Korea
High-efficiency strategy and technology innovation of LG solar
Dr. Daniel Abou-Ras
Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Germany
Structure-property relationships in Cu(In,Ga)Se2 solar cells
Dr. Kannan Ramanathan
Senior Fellow, Stion, USA
Prospects for CIGS as a low-cost, high efficiency thin film PV technology
Prof. Dr. Ralf B. Wehrspohn
Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials Halle, Germany
Photon management in solar cells and solar modules
Prof. Nam-Gyu Park
Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea
Progress and perspective of perovskite photovoltaics
Dr. John Wohlgemuth
Principal Scientist, NREL, USA
Development of accelerated stress tests to improve PV module reliability and durability
Prof. Dr. Christian Breyer
Professor for Solar Economy, Lappeenranta University of Technology(LUT), Finland
First insights on the role of solar PV in a 100% renewable energy environment based on hourly modeling for all regions globally


  • Silicon solar cells and materials (CSI)
  • II-VI & chalcogenide compound based cells and materials (CiS)
  • Perovskite solar cells and materials (PrV)
  • Organic, dye sensitized solar cells and materials (OsC)
  • New concepts, novel materials and devices (NmD)
  • III-V compound based concentrator and space PV systems (GaP)
  • PV components, modules and systems (MSI)
  • PV reliability and standardization (ReS)
  • New & Renewable Energy Hybrid System (NREH)
  • PV Market Insight (PMI)
  • Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP)


  • Korea Photovoltaic Society

Concurrent Exhibition

  • Title: International Green Energy Expo & Conference 2016
  • Date: April 6(Wed) - 8(Fri), 2016
  • Venue: Exco, Daegu, Korea
  • Hosted by: Daegu Metropolitan City,
    Hosted by: Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Organized by: Korea New & Renewable Energy Association,
    Organized by: Korea Photovoltaic Industry Association,
    Organized by: Korea Wind Energy Industry Association,
    Organized by: Korea Hydrogen Industry Association, Organized by: The Korea Energy News
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