Public lecture

Public lecture, 17:30-19:30, and cocktail, Maison du Savoir, room 3.500

17:30     Welcome of the participants

17:40     Welcome Address

Prof. Tonie Van Dam, Vice-President for Doctoral Education and Training, Gender, and International Relations, University of Luxembourg

17:50     Address

Claude Turmes, Member and Spokesperson for Energy Policy of the Greens in the European Parliament

18:00     Presentation of the Laboratory for Photovoltaics

Prof. Susanne Siebentritt, Head of the Laboratory for Photovoltaics, and Prof. Phillip Dale, Head of the Laboratory for Energy Materials, University of Luxembourg

18:20     Keynote Address: “Thin film solar cells: from fundamental scientific challenges to industrial potential”

Prof. Daniel Lincot, Director of the Institut de Recherche et Développement sur l'Energie Photovoltaïque (IRDEP), and Scientific Director of the Institut Photovoltaïque Ile de France (IPVF)

19:00     Strategy for Physics and Materials Science in Luxembourg

Prof. Ludger Wirtz, Head of the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit, University of Luxembourg

19:10     Challenges and opportunities for solar energy in Luxembourg

Henri Kox, Mayor and Member of Parliament, Déi Gréng and President of Eurosolar Lëtzebuerg a.s.b.l.

19:20     Closing Address

Prof. Paul Heuschling, Dean, Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC), University of Luxembourg

19:30     Cocktail