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Solar Colloquium: Forefront Developments in the Technology, Policy, and Economics of Solar Power
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
A.V. Williams Bldg Room 1146
For More Information:
Bob Bartolo
301 405 8226

Ever thought about installing solar panels on your roof, reducing both your carbon footprint and your electricity bills? Want to learn the latest developments in photovoltaic technology and policy?

The Washington DC, Northern VA Chapter of the IEEE Photonics Society is sponsoring a plenary session at the University of Maryland with the theme of:

“Everything you wanted to know about solar energy, but were afraid to ask.” Or more specifically, “Forefront Developments in the Technology, Policy, and Economics of Solar Power”.

Date: Wed., October 17th, 2012

Time: 4:30 pm - Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm - Seminars

6:45 pm - Optional dinner with speakers at local restaurant [Looney’s Irish Pub]

Location: University of Maryland, A. V. Williams Building, Room 1146

For more information about the seminar agenda, please visit

Seminar highlights:

“Turning p-n junctions upside-down: Interdigitated Back Contacts for Thin Film Photovoltaic Devices” Dr. Daniel Josell from NIST

“Solar Energy: Trends, Business Models and Growth Perspectives” Bianca Barth from the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)

“Everything you always wanted to know about installing solar, but were afraid to ask” Katherine Arredondo from SolarCity

For directions and campus map available via website, visit

This Event is For: Public • Campus • Clark School • All Students

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