SEMI Northeast Forum - Succeeding in Solar

SEMI Northeast Forum: Succeeding in Solar

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Nano Fab South
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE)
255 Fuller Road, Albany, NY 12203

Join us on September 28 in Albany, NY as industry experts provide an overview and outlook of the PV/solar manufacturing market. Attendees will learn about PV market developments and trends for PV manufacturing equipment, materials and cell/modules.

Speakers will discuss the US market outlook for both c-Si and TF technologies, with specific information on activities in Northeast states, including the newly formed PV Manufacturing Consortium (PVMC).Our event, hosted by the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), will include a discussion of:

- manufacturing supply chain future;how solar differs from microelectronics in manufacturing and cost models;technology challenges for solar industry; valley of death" between R&D and pilot line to commercialization; opportunities for creation of competitive advantages; grid parity issuess; market opportunities and bankability.



  • 10:00 - Registration

  • 10:30 - Welcome and introduction:

  • 10:35 - Presentations:

  • 12:00 - Q&A

  • 12:30 - Networking lunch


Following lunch, registrants have the opportunity to participate in a tour of the newest sections of the CNSE Albany NanoTech Complex.  To participate, you must register in advance via email.  Contact Margaret Kindling at


The event takes place in NanoFab South, building 255.  Parking is available in visitor's parking lots “F" or “H”.  Directions   A block of rooms has been reserved nearby at the Holiday Inn Express Albany. To obtain the group rate, please call 1-888-465-4329 and mention "SEMI".  Or book online.



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These valuable regional events give SEMI members and their constituents a venue to hear from industry leaders,an opportunity to keep up-to-date with current trends in the industry and network with colleagues.

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For sponsorship opportunities, contact Marlene Sibley at 1.408.943.6988 or cell: 1.650.504.5494 or email:


Please contact Margaret Kindling at or