2nd International School on Hybrid, Organic and Perovskite Photovoltaics (HOPE-PV 2020)

Dear colleagues,

We cordially invite you to attend The 2nd International School on Hybrid, Organic and Perovskite Photovoltaics (HOPE-PV 2020), which will run online from 3rd to 5th November. The additional session will take place on 6th November at the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences in Chernogolovka.


Last year, the 1st School HOPE-PV 2019 was organized in Moscow and brought together almost 100 prominent lecturers and young scientists from >10 countries. The opening plenary lecture was given by Prof. Tsutomu Miyasaka, who reported the first ever perovskite solar cells. This year, in the view of the covid19 pandemic situation, the HOPE-PV 2020 is organized in a hybrid mode.

The HOPE-PV 2020 will cover the most recent trends in the development of emerging photovoltaic technologies utilizing different types of organic and hybrid materials. The scientific program will include plenary, tutorial and invited lectures given by renowned speakers on the following major topics:

  • Perovskite solar cells;
  • Organic solar cells;
  • Hybrid (e.g. quantum dot) solar cells;
  • Dye sensitized solar cells;

Participants of HOPE-PV 2020 are encouraged to present short oral contributions or posters. The official language of HOPE-PV 2020 is English.

Confirmed speakers for online sessions:

Plenary lecture

Prof. Michael Graetzel (EPFL, Switzerland)

Tutorial lectures

Prof. Artem Bakulin (Imperial College London, UK)
Prof. Christoph Brabec (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Prof. Francesca Brunetti (University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Italy)
Prof. Emmanuel Kymakis (Hellenic Mediterranean University Research Center, Greece)
Prof. Monica Lira-Cantu (Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain)
Dr. Luigi Martiradonna (editor of Nature Materials, UK)
Dr. Jovana Milic (University of Fribourg and EPFL, Switzerland)
Prof. Sergey Ponomarenko (Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials, Russia)

Invited talks

Dr. Sergey Adonin (Nikolaev Institute of Inorganic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
Prof. Qinye Bao (East China Normal University, Shanghai, China)
Prof. Vida Engmann (University of Southern Denmark, Denmark)
Dr. Shijing Sun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
Prof. Alexey Tarasov (Moscow State University, Russia)

Important dates

Oral abstract submission deadline: October 20, 2020
ePoster submission deadline: October 29, 2020
School days: November 3-6, 2020

Abstracts submission

Single-page abstracts should be prepared following the enclosed template and submitted at the conference web page https://www.nanoge.org/HOPE-PV/home  before October 20 (short oral talks) or October 26 (posters), 2020.


Participants should register at the nanoGe web site https://www.nanoge.org/HOPE-PV/home and pay registration fee of 40 Euro online using a bank card. Participation in the additional on-site session on 6 November 2020 is free of charge.

Further information is available at the HOPE-PV web page https://www.nanoge.org/HOPE-PV/home

We are looking forward seeing you among the attendees of HOPE-PV 2020! 

Sincerely yours,

Сhairs of HOPE-PV 2020

Prof. Sergey M. Aldoshin

IPCP RAS, Russia

Dr. Jovana Milic University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Prof. Keith J. Stevenson

Skoltech, Russia

Prof. Pavel A. Troshin

Skoltech and IPCP RAS, Russia



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