Conference Registration

Information & Rates

Full Registration Fee Includes

  • Access to PVSC technical program keynotes, plenary talks, and oral sessions
  • Access to PVSC poster sessions
  • Access to PVSC exhibit hall
  • Access to Cherry Award, Exhibitors', and Evening Poster Session receptions
  • IEEE PVSC Proceedings Access
  • One Tutorial (student registrations only)
  • Conference tote, program, and additional printed materials

Don’t forget to make a hotel reservation at the conference hotel to receive a registration discount. Click here for more information.

Registration Rates

*Reduce your registration rate by staying at one of the Conference Host Hotel.

Registration Options Advanced (On or Before May 5) Late/Onsite (May 6)
Headquarter Hotel* Other Hotel Headquarter Hotel* Other Hotel
IEEE Member Registration 700 USD 800 USD 800 USD 900 USD
Non-IEEE Member Registration 900 USD 1000 USD 1000 USD 1100 USD
IEEE Student Registration 275 USD 325 USD 350 USD 400 USD
Non-IEEE Student Registration 350 USD 400 USD 425 USD 475 USD
Social & Companion Registration

25 USD (5 and over)

0-4: free

25 USD (5 and over)

0-4: free

35 USD (5 and over)

0-4: free

35 USD (5 and over)

0-4: free

1-Day Meeting Registration 500 USD 600 USD 700 USD 800 USD
Tutorials 200 USD 250 USD

Tutorials (Students - 2nd*)

Student Registrants and GSA's received first tutorial at no cost.

50 USD
Sun Run 25 USD
Solar Day No Charge

Headquarter Hotel Discount*


How to Receive the Registration Discount

Step 1: Make your hotel reservation AT THE HOST hotel and receive your hotel reservation confirmation number.

Step 2: Log into the ONLINE CONFERENCE SYSTEM and click on "Conference Registration".

Step 3: Enter your hotel reservation confirmation number when prompted to receive the discount.


Registration Information

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IEEE Members and Student Members
If you’re not currently a member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS), don’t worry. Your registration fee includes a half-year membership in EDS. Members also enjoy free online access to the new IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics! See the EDS membership table onsite for more info. Please note if you are currently a member of EDS, you cannot use this offer to renew your membership for 2018. For more information, please visit

For registration questions, contact [email protected]

Social & Companion Registration
All companions will be required to register (early rate is $25.00 per person, ages 5 and over). Registered companions will be issued a conference badge, which will serve as tickets to the Companions Room - where we’ll have a continental breakfast, Monday through Thursday. This badge will also provide companions with access to the Exhibitor and Cherry Award receptions. No Social & Companion registration will be required if you will ONLY attend the banquet. 

1-Day Rate
You may register to attend for a single day using the 1-day rate. However, if you will attend for more than one day, you must select the Full Registration option.

Check Payments
After submitting your online registration, you will be redirected to an invoice page. Please print that page and include a copy of the invoice with your payment. Checks must be made payable (in U.S. dollars) to “IEEE PVSC”. For your convenience, a copy of the PVSC W-9 form is available (here) should it be required by your institution.

Cancellation Policy
Refund of registration fees may be requested by email to [email protected]

For cancellations received before May 5, 2017, a 75% refund of the registration fee will be granted.

From May 5, 2017 to May 22, 2017, a 50% refund of the registration fee will be granted.

After May 22, 2017, no refunds can be given.

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