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UPCOMING EVENTS


High-Skilled Immigration
Policy & the Global
Competition for Talent

September 22-23, 2014
Washington, DC
Staff Contact:
kkonarzewska@nas.edu

SBIR/STTR & the Role of
State Programs

October 7, 2014
NAS HQ, Room 120

 
Partnering for Photovoltaic Manufacturing
in the United States

Panel I: Partnering for Photovoltaics

The Industry Perspective
Subhendu Guha, Uni-Solar
David Eaglesham, First Solar

Panel II:  Advancing Solar Technologies:  The Department of Energy Role

Photovoltaic Initiatives
John Lushetsky, Department of Energy

Bringing Department of Energy Innovations to Market
Carol Battershell, Department of Energy

Panel III:  Facilitating Solar Innovation:  Other Federal Agency Contributions

Solar and NIST
Kent Rochford, NIST

The University Perspective 
James Sites, Colorado State University

Panel IV:  Driving Photovoltaic Manufacturing Advances:  Intermediating Institutions

SVTC:  A Central Test-Bed for Alternative Technologies
Steve Empedocles, SVTC

Industry-University Partnerships for Photovoltaics
Nolan Browne,  MIT-Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems 
 
The SEMATECH Model: Potential Applications for PV
Michael  Polcari, SEMATECH

The SRC:  A Proven Means to Fund Relevant Research
Larry Sumney, Semiconductor Research Corporation

Industry Standards
Bettina Weiss, SEMI
 

Panel V:  Building a Solar Roadmap

Building a Solar Roadmap
Ken Zweibel, George Washington University

An Industry Perspective on the Roadmap
Doug Rose, SunPower

 

 

Audio Recordings

Introduction with Opening Remarks from U.S. Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) and
Panel I:  Partnering for Photovoltaics, with Remarks by U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ)

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Panel II:  Advancing Solar Technologies:  The Department of Energy Role

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Panel III:  Facilitating Solar Innovation:  Other Federal Agency Contributions

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Panel IV:  Driving Photovoltaic Manufacturing Advances:  Intermediating Institutions

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Panel V:  Building a Solar Roadmap

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Roundtable:  Next Steps for Government-Industry Collaboration in Photovoltaics

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