Postponement of PVCon2020

“Dear colleagues,

In accordance with the COVID-19 precautions in Turkey and the World, the 2nd International Conference on Photovoltaic Science and Technologies (PVCon2020) has been postponed, possibly to Autumn 2020. You can follow our e-mail announcements and the conference website ( for details (Important Dates, Registration, Conference Topics, Invited Speakers, Technical and Social Tours, Conference Publications, Sponsorship, etc.).

You can submit your abstracts via the Abstract Submission webpage on the conference website: (Please note that the abstracts submitted before this e-mail announcement have already been considered for review; so, there is no requisite to re-submit)

We organized the first PVCon in July 2018. You can reach the Highlights Document and Full-length Proceedings (in IEEE-Xplore) of PVCon2018 through the conference website: Also, selected and -reviewed articles of the researches presented in the conference are published in PVCon2018 Special Issue of the high impact journal Renewable Energy.

As in PVCon2018, we will be hosting again international and national invited speakers, researchers, representatives of governmental bodies, and private sector. The participants will share the recent researches and developments of the science and technology about solar energy and solar PV, contributing to the development of the related R/D and infrastructure, and in the meantime establishing a fruitful platform of national and international collaborations.

A special workshop on “PV Module Technologies” and the world’s 1st Special Workshop on “EXtremePV” will also be organized within the conference program.

We take this opportunity to thank sincerely in advance of PVCon2020 to all the participants, to the governmental and private sector representatives, to national and international governmental and private organizations supporting us, and to state our best wishes for the success of the second conference like the first one.

We would kindly ask you to circulate this e-mail to your colleagues and to the related organization you are in contact with.

If you have any questions about PVCon, you can contact us by the e-mail address 

Many thanks in advance and we look forward to seeing you in PVCon2020.

With our best regards”

Prof. Dr. Rasit Turan
Conference Chair
Department of Physics
Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (GUNAM)
Middle East Technical University (ODTU/METU)


Prof. Dr. Bulent G. Akinoglu
Conference Co-chair
Department of Physics
Center for Solar Energy Research and Applications (GUNAM)
Department of Earth System Science (ESS)
Middle East Technical University (ODTU/METU)