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International Organizing Committee


Dr. David Renné, International Solar Energy Society President (USA)
Ken Guthrie, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme Chair (Australia)
Dr. Steven Griffiths, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (UAE)


  • Joanna Costello, International Solar Energy Society (Germany)
  • Beatrix Feuerbach, Projects in Solar Energy (Germany)
  • Pamela Murphy, IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (USA)
  • Steve Meyers, International Solar Energy Society Board Member (USA)
  • Dr. Hosni Ghedira, Chair Local Organizing Committee (UAE)
  • Dr. Daniel Mugnier, Chair Technical Program Committee (France)
  • Dr. Manuel Romero, Chair Technical Program Committee (Spain)
  • Prof. Eicke Weber, Chair International Advisory Committee (Germany)


Technical Program Committee


Dr. Daniel Mugnier, TECSOL (France)
Dr. Manuel Romero, IMDEA Energía (Spain)


  • Chair Theme 1: M.Sc. Jan Erik Nielsen, Planenergi (Denmark)
  • Chair Theme 2: Mrs. Ing. Sabine Putz, SOLID (Austria) 
  • Chair Theme 3: Dr. Manuel Romero, IMDEA Energía (Spain) 
  • Chair Theme 4: Prof. Rodrigo Palma-Behnke, SERC (Chile) 
  • Chair Theme 5: Mr. Geoff Stapleton, GSES (Australia) 
  • Chair Theme 6: Dr. Maria Wall, Lund University (Sweden) 
  • Chair Theme 7: Dr. Paulette Middleton (USA) 
  • Chair Theme 8: Dr. Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech (France) 
  • Chair Theme 9: Prof. Bülent Yesilata, Harran University (Turkey) 
  • Chair Theme 10: Prof. Hassan A. Arafat, Masdar Institute (UAE) 


Local Organising Committee

  • Dr. Hosni Ghedira, Masdar Institute (Chair)
  • Dr. Nicolas Fichaux, IRENA (Co-Chair)
  • Ms. Muniba Abdul Aziz, Masdar Institute
  • Mr. Zaid Kokh, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Nicolas Calvet, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Mustapha Jouiad, Masdar Institute
  • Dr. Ali Rashed Al Alili, Petroleum Institute
  • Dr. Yehia Eissa, Masdar Institute
  • Mr. Arttu Tuomiranta, Masdar Institute


International Advisory Committee

Chairs: Prof. Eicke Weber

Important Dates

Extended abstract deadline April 02, 2017
Notification of acceptance June 02, 2017
Registration open June 26, 2017
Due date TCA forms August 15, 2017
Author registration ends August 15, 2017
Early bird deadline August 31, 2017
Late registration fee after October 27, 2017
Full paper submission October 15, 2017

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