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Please mark your calendars and reserve the date for the 24th Sede Boqer Symposium on Solar Electricity Production, organized by the Ben-Gurion National Solar Energy Center at the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, on Ben-Gurion University's Sede Boqer campus.

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The symposium will focus on a range of fascinating topics, including novel photovoltaic materials and devices, photoelectrochemical conversion and solar fuels, solar energy conversion systems, optics of solar systems, models of systems and components, concentrated solar energy, measurements and characterization, agrophotovoltaics, solar thermal systems, thermoelectricity, and other solar applications.

Two keynote speakers have already confirmed their attendance:​

star2.jpgProf. Antoine Kahn, Princeton University,    USA

Surfaces, interfaces and doping of metal halide perovskites: fundamental issues and opportunities

star2.jpgDoron Aurbach, Bar-Ilan University Israel    

​​Optimal electrochemical power sources for electromobility and large energy storage.

In addition to sessions featuring invited and contributed lectures, we will also organize student poster sessions, providing an excellent opportunity for young researchers to showcase their work.

The lineup of esteemed invited speakers includes:

  • Hanna-Noa Barad, Bar-Ilan University
  • Ronen Gottesman, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Idan Hod, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Nina Kamenaya, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Alon Kuperman, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Igal Levine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Haim Rabinowitch, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Yevgeni Rakita, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Avner Rothschild, The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
  • Tirza Routtenberg, Ben-Gurion University of the  Negev
  • Amnon Schur, ICL group
  • Gil Shalev, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Yaniv Shlosberg, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
  • Ervin Tal-Gutelmacher, Hydrolite
  • Yaron Tidhar, Apollo Power
  • Pavel Troshin, FRC PCP MC RAS and Zhengzhou Research Institute of HIT
  • Elena Vitoshkin, Volcani Institute
  • Yuval Zohar,  Electricity Authority and Solar Energy Administration- “Ashalim"

 A Call for Abstracts​ has been issued.

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 We look forward to welcoming you to this exceptional scientific event, which aims to advance solar electricity production and foster meaningful collaborations.

Please mark your calendars and reserve the date for this prestigious symposium.

Planning Committee

Professor Eugene Katz (keugene@bgu.ac.il)

and Professor Iris Visoly-Fisher (irisvf@bgu.ac.il)

To write directly to the Symposium secretariat: sbsolarsymposium@bgu.ac.il