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Abstract Submission

Abstract Submissions Now Open!

The 31st International Photovoltaic Science and Engineering Conference (PVSEC-31) Organising Committee invites the submission of abstracts for consideration as an Oral Presentation and/or Poster Presentation in the Conference Program.
We kindly thank you for your interest in participating in the Conference Program and value your contribution to the field of Photovoltaic research.
Program Areas
  1. Silicon PV + Silicon tandems
  2. Thin-Film compound semiconductors
  3. III-V compound semiconductor, concentrator & space technologies
  4. Organic & hybrid solar cells & modules
  5. Perovskite solar cells & modules
  6. Advanced concepts & new emerging materials for future PV power conversion
  7. Performance & reliability of PV modules
  8. PV systems including BOS components
  9. PV system integration including smart grid & storage
  10. PV deployment, industry, market & policy
Submission Types

We invite you to submit abstracts for the following presentation types. All presentation types are equally valued contributions and different presentation formats may be best suited to different kinds of content. Delegates are encouraged to select the presentation format that best suits the material to be presented.

Oral Presentation
These presentations will be a set length, including time for presentation, discussion and questions. More information on length coming soon.

Poster Presentation
Posters will be electronic and displayed within the catering area and Conference App throughout the duration of the Conference, providing you the opportunity to showcase your work and engage in discussions with attendees. There will also be the opportunity for presentations of the posters – more information coming soon.

Abstract Submission Instructions

Please read through the submission instructions listed below before preparing your abstract:

Step 1: Read the General Policies and Requirements (below) for the submission of abstracts.
Step 2: Using the online abstract submission portal, create your author account and submit your abstract. You can access the online abstract submission portal by clicking the “submit now” button on the right-hand side of this page.
Step 3: When in the portal, click on “Submit Abstract” and answer the questions.

Abstract Format and Layout Guidelines
All abstracts must be prepared according to the Format and Layout Guidelines provided below. Abstracts will only be accepted if submitted using these guidelines:
  • Abstracts must not exceed a 200-word limit. The word limit relates only to the text of the abstract and does not include title, authors and institutions.
  • Use single line spacing.
  • Abstracts must be free of typographical and grammatical errors.
  • Standard abbreviations may be used for common terms only. Otherwise, any abbreviation should be given in brackets after the first full use of the word. Abbreviations may be used in the title, provided the name in full is outlined in the body of the abstract.
  • You will be asked to provide a short biography (up to 150 words) with your submission. Please take the time to include a couple of key points as this will be used by the chairpersons to introduce you.
  • You will be asked to nominate your preference for oral presentation or poster presentation.
  • Please include degrees or professional titles (e.g. Dr, Prof).
  • It is the author’s responsibility to ensure the title, author and affiliation details entered in the paper submission site are correct and exactly as they should be published on the abstract and all Conference materials.
  • You have the opportunity to upload 2 pages of supporting documentation or information to assist in the reviewing of tour abstract.  These documents will not be published or used for any other purpose than to assist in the review of your submission. 
General Policy and Requirements

Compliance to the specifications is imperative – any abstract that does not comply with these specifications will not be accepted for review and will be returned to you by the Conference Managers for re-submission.

Abstract Content
The purpose of the abstract is to define the precise subject of the presentation to an audience. The abstract should state the problem being addressed, the purpose of the paper, basic procedures/methods, main findings and principle conclusions in 2 – 3 paragraphs. References should be minimally cited in the body of the abstract.
The abstract title should be short, informative and contain the major key words.
Contact Author
Please list the contact author within the text box as indicated. The contact author may be different to the presenting author.
Please list ALL authors and affiliations within the text boxes as indicated on the abstract submission form.

Requirements for the Submission of Abstracts
  • All abstracts must contain original work that has no prior ownership or copyright restrictions. Abstracts may be from a range of categories, including original research, case studies, and insight or review articles.
  • All abstracts must be prepared according to the guidelines provided.
  • We recommend that the presenting author submits the abstract.
  • The presenter will be required to register and pay for the Conference to ensure their abstract(s) are included in the final program and Conference Proceedings – deadline for author registration is 10 September 2021.
  • Do not resubmit an abstract for any reason other than a notified submission error. If you do not receive a submission confirmation email stating your abstract was successfully uploaded, please contact the Program Coordinator.
  • It is the responsibility of the presenting author to ensure that the abstract is submitted correctly. After an author has submitted their abstract they must check their submission, which will be converted to a PDF file, to ensure the abstract has been formatted correctly.
  • All submissions must be completed electronically via the online abstract submission portal. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact the Conference Managers via email or phone +61 (2) 9265 0700.
  • It is possible to submit multiple abstracts as the presenting author.
  • Splitting of a body of work into multiple abstracts is discouraged and consolidation into one abstract is preferred.
  • If accepted, abstracts will be available online. They will also be available in the Conference app.


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