Welcome to PVSC 39

You are invited to join the 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, June 16-21, 2013 at the Tampa Convention Center in beautiful Tampa Bay, Florida. On behalf of the Organizing, Cherry, and International Committees, I look forward to welcoming you to the conference.

With this conference, we will continue the Photovoltaic Specialist's role as the premier technical conference covering all the traditional aspects of PV technology, including a new technical area this year devoted to PV reliability. We also continue our vibrant Industrial Exhibition that brings our PV scientist and engineers together with the PV industry.

Dr. Ryne Raffaelle, Conference General Chair


Latest News from the PVSC

April 26, 2013
Technical Program Now Available
The 39th IEEE PVSC technical program is now available Click here to view.

April 22, 2013
IEA PVPS Task 13 Workshop to be held on Sunday, June 16
"Lessons Learned from the Analytical Monitoring and Modeling of PV Systems". There is no cost to attend this workshop. More Information.

April 3, 2013
Online Registration is Open!
PVSC 39 Conference registration is now open. More Information.

March 30, 2013
Abstract Decision Letters Have Been Mailed.
All decision letters have been emailed. You may also access these decision letters by logging into your abstract submission account.

March 30, 2013
Late-News Abstract Submission is Now Open.
Did you miss the normal abstract submission deadline and have very recent results to share? Submit a Late-News abstract submission. Deadline is May 1, 2013. More Information.

January 31, 2013
Graduate Student Assistants for the 39th PVSC.
Applications are now being accepted for Graduate Student Assistants (GSAs) at the 39th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, June 16-21, 2013 at the Tampa Convention Center, Tampa Bay, Florida. All students planning to attend are eligible to apply. More Information.

January 28, 2013
PVSC 39 Tutorial Information is Now Available.
The IEEE PVSC 39 tutorials will be held on Sunday June 16 at the Tampa Convention Center. Separate registration is required for each event. More Information.

January 28, 2013
Only One More Week To Submit Your Abstract!
Abstract submission for IEEE PVSC 39 is now open. The submission deadline is Feb 4, 2013. More Information.

December 10, 2012
Call for William R. Cherry Award Nominations
Nominations for the William R. Cherry Award, given each year at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference for "Outstanding Contributions to Photovoltaic Science and Technology", are due Jan. 31, 2013. More Information.

October 31, 2012
PVSC 39 Call for Papers
On behalf of the Technical Program Committee, we to invite you to submit an abstract on your latest achievements in photovoltaics research, development, and applications to the 39th IEEE PVSC. More Information.

Upcoming Important Dates & Deadlines

The Tampa Convention Center

333 S. Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602 - (813) 274-8511

At the Tampa Convention Center, sparkling waterfront vistas bring the warmth and light of Florida sunshine right into your meeting rooms, trade shows, exhibitions and corporate events.

Our beautifully appointed d├ęcor, sophisticated colors and strategic architectural designs create a unique sense of space that showcases the natural beauty of our surroundings.

As an exhibitor, you'll appreciate a facility built for convenient load in and load out, with all of the exhibitor services you need right on site and convenient nearby hotels.

And as an attendee at a Tampa Convention Center event, you'll love the convenience and choice of Tampa hotels as well as the wide range of things to do in Tampa. The convenience of a vibrant downtown, adjacent first-class accommodations and proximity to attractions in Tampa combine to create a remarkable event experience.

Author Central is your main resource for all information concerning abstract, manuscript, and copyright form submission.
Please check the Conference Registration section for information concerning fees & deadlines, registration instructions, and cancellation policies.
Looking for information on a past PVSC conference? The Conference Downloads page has links to programs from past PVSC conferences.