PV Fab Managers Forum - Agenda 2013


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Conference Agenda 2013


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 Sunday, 10 March 
18:00-20:00Welcome Reception  
 Monday, 11 March 
09:00Registration & Welcome Coffee 
Stephan Raithel, Director PV Europe
PV Market Outlook 
10:10Stefan de Haan, IHS SolarGlobal PV Market Outlook
Stefan de Haan, Principal Analyst
IHS Solar
Next generation PV Technologies & restart of capital spending
Finlay Colville, Vice President / Team Leader
NPD Solarbuzz
PV Manufacturing Technology Outlook 
10:50Hans Rauschmayer, SolarizeBrazilian PV market: scenario and tendencies
Hans Rauschmayer, Owner
11:10Xavier Daval, CEO, kiloWattsolA visionary outlook for PV - chances for manufacturers
Xavier Daval, CEO
11:30Guoqiang Xing, CTO Hareon Solar
Chinese PV Manufacturing & Technology Outlook
Guoqiang Xing, CTO
Hareon Solar
12:00Lunch Break 

PV Technology Roadmap (ITRPV) 

International Technology Roadmap for PV (ITRPV) – First public presentation of the 2012 edition
Markus Fischer, Director R&D Processes
Hanwha Q-Cells
Cost Reduction Potentials in Wafer and Cell Manufacturing  
13:45Stein Julsrud
Chances and outlook for FBR silicon
Stein Julsrud, Vice-President for R&D
REC Silicon


Poly-Si and wafer manufacturing Cost reduction through Induction melting in cold crucible (IMCC)
Iryna Buchovska, Head of R&D
 Gordon Deans, President & CEO ATC

Cost savings through inline measurement control
Gordon Deans, President & CEO
ACT Aurora Control Technologies Corp.


Coffee Break Sponsored by:


Materials in cell manufacturing and cell concepts 
15:15Ton Schless, Founder & CEO, SIBCO ChinaThe future of different cell concepts
Ton Schless, Founder & CEO
SIBCO China / Kunshan SIBCO Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
 Arno_Stassen_HeraeusExtending the limits of silver usage
Arno Stassen, Technologist
Heraeus Photovoltaics
Doug Crafts
Cost reductions through innovative plating technology
Doug Crafts, COO & EVP Operations
16:30Coffee Break 
Potentials in Module Manufacturing 
17:00Nande van Aken, Solon EnergyModule manufacturing – new concepts, new chances
Session Chair: Nande van Aken, Managing Director
SOLON Modules GmbH
 Johann Weixlberger, LiSEC GlastechThin, Strong, Reliable - by featuring frameless glass-glass-modules
Johann Weixlberger, Business Development
LiSEC Glastech
 Marco Coletta, DuPont Photovoltaic SolutionsInnovation in materials and PV module design
Marco Coletta, EMEA Market Development Manager
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
 André Richter, Business Development Meyer Burger TechnologyBoosting module performance at lower cost
André Richter, Business Development
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd

18:15 - 18:30

Presentation of the SEMI Standards Award

19:00Conference Dinner at La Maison de l'entrecote sponsored by   
 Tuesday, 12 March  
08:00Welcome Coffee and Check-in 
09:00PVFMF2012_Raithel_SEMIWelcome Day 2
Stephan Raithel, Director PV Europe
Business cases: opportunities for PV manufacturers 
09:10 Eric Maiser, VDMA

Production of batteries for PV Systems - players, markets and technology
Eric Maiser, Director  
VDMA Battery Production
Markus Hoehner, CEO, EuPD ResearchStorage Solutions for PV Systems
Markus Hoehner, CEO
EuPD Research
PV Standardization 
10:10James Amano

PV Standardization – Status & Overview
James Amano, Sr. Director Standards
Coffee Break 
Total Cost of Ownership 
Total Cost of Ownership in PV Manufacturing
Session Chair: Harald Binder, CEO, BTC Technologies
Wolfgang Herbst, CEO, Viridis.iQPV Production Costs - a numbers game
Wolfgang Herbst, CEO, Viridis.iQ
 Axel_MetzSEMI CoO Model - current status and advanced applications
Axel Metz
 Martin SchottlerTotal cost analysis - modelling a new approach
Martin Schottler, Owner, Verfahrenstechnische Beratung Martin Schottler

12:30Closing Remarks 
12:45-14:00Lunch / End of Conference 


For more information about the PV Fab Managers Forum Agenda please contact
Stephan Raithel at sraithel@semi.org