Program

July 5
Solar Fuels and Storage Technologies
July 6
Dye-sensitized Solar Cells
July 7
Perovskite Solar Cells
July 8
Perovskite Solar Cells & Solar Energy Policy Round Tables
09:00-09:10
09:00-09:10 (PORTO)

Opening

Keynote Speaker: Michael Grätzel

EPFL, Switzerland

Mesoscopic photosystems for the generation of electricity and fuels from sunlights
09:55-10:10
09:55-10:10 (PORTO)

Discussion

10:10-10:15
10:10-10:15 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Invited Speaker: Fatwa F. Abdi

Institute for Solar Fuels, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie GmbH, Germany

Overcoming performance losses in scaling-up metal oxide-based solar water splitting devices
10:35-10:45
10:35-10:45 (PORTO)

Discussion

10:45-10:55
10:45-10:55 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: David Tilley

University of Zurich, Department of Chemistry, Switzerland

Investigation of Multilayer Water Splitting Photocathodes by Impedance Spectroscopy
11:15-11:25
11:15-11:25 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Sophia Haussener

EPFL, Switzerland

Design guidelines for competitive photo-electrochemical devices and systems
11:45-11:55
11:45-11:55 (PORTO)

Discussion

11:55-13:30
11:55-13:30 (PORTO)

Lunch time

13:30-13:35
13:30-13:35 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Song Jin

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Solar Flow Batteries: Integrated Solar Energy Conversion and Redox Flow Battery Systems
14:05 - 14:20
14:05 - 14:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Dowon Bae

Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Modelling of solar-rechargeable redox system: Insights into charging efficiency prediction
14:40-14:50
14:40-14:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Anders Bentien

Aarhus University, Denmark

Organic redox couples for Solar Redox Flow Cells
15:10 - 15:20
15:10 - 15:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Teresa Andreu

University of Barcelona, Spain

Photoelectrochemical energy storage: energy matching for an effective solar to chemical energy conversion
15:40 - 15:50
15:40 - 15:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

15:50 - 16:00
15:50 - 16:00 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

16:00 - 16:05
16:00 - 16:05 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Joel W. Ager

UC Berkeley, USA

Fundamental challenges in solar-driven carbon dioxide reduction
16:35-16:50
16:35-16:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Manuel Alvarez-Guerra

Universidad de Cantabria, Spain

Improving continuous processes for the electrochemical conversion of CO2 to formate
17:10 - 17:20
17:10 - 17:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Erwin Reisner

University of Cambridge, UK

Artificial Leaves, Sheets and Panels For Solar Fuel Synthesis
17:40-17:50
17:40-17:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Ludmilla Steier

Imperial College London, UK

Insights from transient absorption spectroscopy into promising materials for solar fuel production
18:10-18:20
18:10-18:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

18:20 - 18:30
18:20 - 18:30 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

18:30 - 19:30
18:30 - 19:30 (PORTO)

Poster Session

09:00-09:10
09:00-09:10 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Gerrit Boschloo

Uppsala University, Sweden

Improving the Performance of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
09:40-09:55
09:40-09:55 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Hwan Kyu Kim

Korea University, South Korea

14.2% Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells by Co-sensitizing Organic Dyes with a Promising Porphyrin Sensitizer
10:15-10:25
10:15-10:25 (PORTO)

Discussion

10:25-10:40
10:25-10:40 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: Suraj Soman

CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

To be defined
11:00-11:10
11:00-11:10 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Goreti Sales

University of Coimbra, Portugal

Dye-Sensitized solar cells self-powering biosensors
11:30-11:40
11:30-11:40 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Marcin Ziółek

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

To what extent are photocurrents in DSSC dependent on ultrafast processes?
12:00-12:10
12:00-12:10 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Renaud Demadrille

Interdisciplinary Research Institute of Grenoble (CEA-CNRS-UGA), France

Photochromic photosensitizers: towards semi-transparent solar cells with variable optical transmission
12:30-12:40
12:30-12:40 (PORTO)

Discussion

12:40-13:30
12:40-13:30 (PORTO)

Lunch time

13:30-13:35
13:30-13:35 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Marina Freitag

Newcastle University, England

Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Converting Ambient Light to Power IoT: from light to information
14:05-14:20
14:05-14:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Federico Bella

Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Water-based dye solar cells
14:40-14:50
14:40-14:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Syed Ghufran Hashmi

University of Oulu, Finland

Towards Fully Printed Dye-sensitized Solar Cells with Novel Design Approaches
15:10-15:20
15:10-15:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

15:20-15:30
15:20-15:30 (PORTO)

G+Lyte

15:30-15:35
15:30-15:35 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth A. Gibson

Newcastle University, England

New materials for dye-sensitized cells and solar energy capture
16:05-16:20
16:05-16:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Matteo Bonomo

University of Turin, Italy

Innovative approaches toward fully sustainable Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
16:40-16:50
16:40-16:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Torben Lund

Roskilde University, Denmark

All what can go wrong with thiocyanate based ruthenium dyes during DSC solar cell operation – consequences for DSC long-term performance
17:10-17:20
17:10-17:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

17:20-17:30
17:20-17:30 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

17:30-18:30
17:30-18:30 (PORTO)

Poster Session

09:00-09:10
09:00-09:10 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Monica Lira-Cantu

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Spain

Shallow point defect passivation to enhance Perovskite Solar Cell Stability
09:40-09:55
09:40-09:55 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Antonio Abate

Helmholtz-Zentrum, Berlin, Germany

Biological impact of lead from halide perovskite solar cells
10:15-10:25
10:15-10:25 (PORTO)

Discussion

10:25-10:35
10:25-10:35 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: Maria Antonietta Loi

Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Scalable, Template Driven Formation of Highly Crystalline Metal Halide Perovskite Films
10:55-11:05
10:55-11:05 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Michael Saliba

Institute for Photovoltaics, University of Stuttgart, Germany

The Versatility of Perovskite Materials for Optoelectronics
11:25-11:35
11:25-11:35 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Shahzada Ahmad

Basque center for Materials, University of Basque country, Leioa, Spain

To be announced
11:55-12:05
11:55-12:05 (PORTO)

Discussion

12:05-13:30
12:05-13:30 (PORTO)

Lunch time

13:30-13:35
13:30-13:35 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Stefaan De Wolf

KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells: development and outdoor testing
14:05-14:20
14:05-14:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Ana Flávia Nogueira

UNICAMP, CINE, Brazil

As in situ experiments allow us to have another view of perovskite-based materials
14:40-14:50
14:40-14:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Design of polycrystalline thin films by vapor-phase deposition of halide perovskites
15:10-15:20
15:10-15:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

15:20-15:30
15:20-15:30 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: Trystan Watson

SPECIFIC, Swansea University, UK

Upscaling perovskite solar cells
15:50-16:00
15:50-16:00 (PORTO)

Discussion

16:00-16:10
16:00-16:10 (PORTO)

FOM Technologies A/S

Invited Speaker: Chris Case

Oxford PV, UK

To be announced
16:30-16:40
16:30-16:40 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Jorge Martins

UPorto, Portugal

Advanced laser-assisted encapsulation of perovskite solar cells
17:00-17:10
17:00-17:10 (PORTO)

Discussion

17:10-17:20
17:10-17:20 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

17:20-18:20
17:20-18:20 (PORTO)

Poster Session

09:00-09:10
09:00-09:10 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Keynote Speaker: Shuzi Hayase

The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo

Perovskite solar cells consisting of Tin
09:40-09:55
09:40-09:55 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Andreas Hinsch

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy System ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Research for the Industrialization of Perovskite SolarCells
10:15-10:25
10:15-10:25 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Dávid Forgács

Saule Technologies, Poland

First commercial applications of flexible printedperovskite solar modules
10:55-11:05
10:55-11:05 (PORTO)

Discussion

10:25 - 10:35
10:25 - 10:35 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

Invited Speaker: Amran Al-Ashouri

Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells, Helmholtz Center Berlin, Germany

Advancing perovskite-based tandem photovoltaics throughhole-selectivelayer design
11:25-11:35
11:25-11:35 (PORTO)

Discussion

Invited Speaker: Yinghuan Kuang

imec, Thin-Film Photovoltaics (partner in Solliance and Energyville), Belgium

Upscaling of perovskite modules and tandem solar cells
11:55-12:05
11:55-12:05 (PORTO)

Discussion

12:05 - 13:30
12:05 - 13:30 (PORTO)

Lunch time

13:30 - 13:35
13:30 - 13:35 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Round Table 1

Energy Storage and Fuels

14:35 - 14:50
14:35 - 14:50 (PORTO)

Discussion

14:50 - 15:00
14:50 - 15:00 (PORTO)

Coffee Break

15:00 - 15:05
15:00 - 15:05 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech

Round Table 2

PV Technologies

16:05 - 16:20
16:05 - 16:20 (PORTO)

Discussion

16:20 - 16:30
16:20 - 16:30 (PORTO)

Announcement from SPTech and Awards Ceremony