Organic Photovoltaics Workshop Agenda - March 7

9:00- 9:05
Peter Kallai
CPEIA

Opening remarks. Workshop objectives:

  1. Uncover who is working in this space and value of their work.
  2. Connecting industry, academia for joint development and commercialization.
9:05-9:10
Ye Tao
NRC
Opening remarks
9:10-9:50
Nicolas Blouin
Merck Group
Keynote: Organic Photovoltaics: Enabling production of commercially viable modules
PV Material Systems
9:50-10:05
Steven Xiao
1-Material
PV Path to Green Electricity at 1 Penny per KWH
10:05-10:20
Philippe Berrouard
Brilliant Matters
Direct(hetero)arylation Polymerization (DHAP): A powerful tool for the synthesis of semiconducting polymers
10:20-10:35
Greg Welch
University of Calgary
Sustainable Materials and Processes for Organic Solar Cells
10:35-10:55
Morning Networking Break
11:00-11:15
Benoit Lessard
University of Ottawa
Performance Improvement of Organic Electronic Devices Through Interface Engineering: From surface initiated polymerization off the electrodes to crosslinking silicon phthalocyanine additives
11:15-11:30
Ye Tao
NRC
Fabrication of OPV devices Using Non-chlorinated Solvents
Device Physics & Engineering
11:30-11:45
Yiying Li
University of Toronto
General Energy Map at Organic Heterojunctions
11:45-Noon
Tim Bender
University of Toronto
Outdoor Performance and Stability of Boron Subphthalocyanines in Fullerene-Free OPVs
Noon-12:15
James Fan
University of Toronto
Mixed Quantum Dot Solar Cells
12:15-1:15
Lunch Break
1:15-1:30
Ayse Turak
McMaster University
Solution Processed Nanoparticles for Interfacial Engineering in Organic Photovoltaics
1:30-1:45
Jhantu Saha
University of Guelph
Nanostructured Photon Management for Organic Solar Cells
1:45-2:00
Yuliang Zhang
UQAM
Development of Efficient All-Printed Organic Solar Cell Modules
2:00-2:20
Afternoon Networking Break
Road Towards Commercialization
2:20-2:35
Tony Chahine
Myant
Inspiring Humans to Empower Humanity
2:35-2:50
Mina Danesh
Wibicom
Flexible Printed Organic Photovoltaic Antenna
2:50-3:05
Clifton Rondeau
CSA Group
Standards and Certification as a Path to Commercialization
3:05-4:00
Round Table
Open discussion on challenges and opportunities for commercialization. Envision a product for commercialization. Audience participation encouraged.
4:00-4:15
Peter Kallai CPEIA
Nicolas Blouin Merck
Closing remarks

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