Events / Trade Shows

Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Visitors at Fraunhofer CSE's booth at the Intersolar 2012 trade show in San Francisco.

Upcoming Events 

2017 NREL/SNL/BNL PV Reliability Workshops

Lakewood, Colorado   February 28th - March 2nd, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE's Dr. Cordula Schmid, Rubina Singh, Dr. Christian Honeker will present findings from "Glass-less, frame-less lightweight c-Si module durability and robustness testing: a survey" in the 2017 NREL/SNL/BNL PV Reliability Workshops poster session.

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BuildingEnergy Boston

Boston, Massachusetts    March 7th - 9th, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE will exhibit at booth 536 during NESEA's Building Energy Conference at the Seaport World Trade Center (tradeshow: March 8 and 9).

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Past Events

Solar Power Northeast

Boston, Massachusetts    February 13th - 14th, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE will exhibit at booth 108 during the Solar Power Northeast Conference and Trade Show at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.

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Tufts Energy Conference

Medford, Massachusetts   February 11th, 2017

CSE's Executive Director Dr. Christian Hoepfner will be participating in a panel on “Creative Financing & Entrepreneurship for a Better Energy Future” at the Tufts Energy Conference 2017.

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City, Energy, Information Symposium & Workshop

University Park, Pennsylvania    February 3rd - 4th, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE Behavior Scientist Dr. Joana Abreu will be speaking at Pennsylvania State University's "City, Energy, Information" Symposium and Workshop in University Park, Pennsylvania, February 3 to 4.

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BAU 2017

Munich, Germany    January 16th - 21st, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE will be exhibiting and presenting results of recent building energy efficiency research at BAU 2017 at Messe München in Munich, Germany from January 16 to 21. Visit us and our colleagues of the Fraunhofer BAU Alliance at booth C2.538!

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35th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)

Las Vegas, Nevada    January 8th - 10th, 2017

Fraunhofer CSE's Dr. Michael Zeifman will present a paper titled “Communicating Thermostats as a Tool for Home Energy Performance Assessment” at the 35th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE), January 8 to 10. Michael also serves as a Chair of Energy Management in CE infrastructure, systems & devices track of the conference.

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Fraunhofer TechBridge Innovation Showcase

Boston, Massachusetts    December 6th, 2016

The event will highlight awardees of TechBridge - a program by Fraunhofer CSE to identify and de-risk innovative energy technologies. The Innovation Showcase will convene members of the energy and innovation community to network with startups showcasing their products, TechBridge Challenge sponsors and other members of our vibrant ecosystem. More information and registration on Eventbrite.

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Thermal Mass Workshop V

Clearwater Beach, Florida    December 4th, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE is hosting the 5th Thermal Mass Workshop at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL, on the first day of the 13th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings (December 4-8, 2016, Clearwater Beach, FL). Participants will be discussing the possibility of creating the North American PCM Manufacturers Association. To take part in the discussion, register here until November 23, 2016.

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FOCUS: 2016 Smart Grid

New York, NY    November 2nd, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE's Executive Director Dr. Christian Hoepfner will be speaking at a panel on the current state of smart grid technology and standards at the German House in New York, NY on November 2 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The panel will address the resiliency of the smart grid to threats such as cybersecurity threats, regulations governing smart grid technology, as well as best practices in smart grid security.

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Behavior, Energy & Climate Change (BECC)

Baltimore, Maryland    October 20th - 22nd, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE's Dr. Joana Abreu presented findings from "Encouraging Sustainable Practices Beyond Here and Now: The Case of Programmable Thermostats for Low Income Tenants" in the BECC session on RCT and Quasi-Experimental Design on October 20, 2016. Fraunhofer CSE is also presenting "Targeted Insights from Connected Homes: A New England Thermostat Pilot" at the conference poster session.

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Solar Power International

Las Vegas, Nevada    September 12th - 15th, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE presented its work in the Solar Power International conference and exhibition from September 12th to 15th at the Las Vegas Convention Center at booth 629, Westgate.

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ACEEE Summer Study

Pacific Grove, California    August 23, 2016

Frauhofer CSE presented “Residential remote energy performance assessment: estimation of building thermal parameters using interval energy consumption data” at the American Council for Energy Efficiency Economy, Summer Study, Panel 12 on August 23, 2016.

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Intersolar North America

San Francisco, California    July 11th - 13th, 2016 (Conference); July 12th - 14th (Exhibition)

Fraunhofer CSE showed advances in solar energy systems and photovoltaic technology at the Intersolar conference from July 11th to 13th and the exhibition from July 12th to 14th.

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43rd IEEE PVSC

Portland, Oregon    June 5th - 10th, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE presented on Reducing Installed Costs of Residential Solar by the Use of Adhesive Mounted Lightweight Solar Modules at the 43rd IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC) Poster Session on June 9th, 2016.

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Hannover Messe 2016

Hannover, Germany    April 25th - 29th, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE Center Director Dr. Christian Hoepfner presented at the Fraunhofer session of the Hannover Messe Forum on April 25 at 12:30 PM in Hall 2 (booth C02). The Center was also represented in the US Research and Technology pavilion in Hall 2 (booth 60-11) and at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft booth in Hall 2 (booth C16) from April 25 to 29.

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BuildingEnergy 16

Boston, Massachusetts    March 8th - 10th, 2016

Fraunhofer CSE exhibited at booth 642 during NESEA's Building Energy Conference at the Seaport World Trade Center (tradeshow: March 9 and 10).

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German American Conference at Harvard

Cambridge, Massachusetts    October 30th - 31st, 2015 (Conference and Exhibition)

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Solar Power International

Anaheim, California    September 14th - 17th, 2015 (Conference); September 15th - 17th (Exhibition)

Fraunhofer CSE is going to be presenting its work in the Solar Power International conference and exhibition from September 14th to 17th (conference) and from September 15th to 17th (exhibition). Visit us at booth 6133!

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8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting - EEDAL'15

Lucerne, Switzerland    August 26th - 28th, 2015

Dr. Kurt Roth will be presenting "Residential Consumer Electronics Energy Consumption in the United States" at EEDAL'15.

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Intersolar North America

San Francisco, California    July 13th - 15th, 2015 (Conference); July 14th - 16th (Exhibition)

Fraunhofer CSE is co-exhibiting with Fraunhofer ISE, and CFV Solar Test Laboratory, showing advances in solar energy systems and photovoltaic technology at booth 7227. We present our work in the conference and exhibition from July 13th to 15th (conference) and from July 14th to 16th (exhibition).

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BEST4: Fourth Building Enclosure Science and Technology Conference

Kansas City, Missouri    April 12th - 15th, 2015 

"Performance-Driven Architectural Design" is theme for the fourth Building Enclosure Science & Technology Conference. BEST4 is intended to enhance attendees’ understanding of critical design changes, and provide a forum for discussion of unresolved building enclosure issues. Dr. Jan Kosny, CSE Building Enclosures Lead, serves as the vice-chair of this conference.

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PV America 2015

Boston, Massachusetts    March 9th - 10th, 2015 

Fraunhofer CSE will be exhibiting at booth 98 during the PV America Conference at the Westin Boston Waterfront.

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BuildingEnergy 15

Boston, Massachusetts    March 3rd - 5th, 2015 

Fraunhofer CSE will be exhibiting at booth 1030 during NESEA's Building Energy Conference at the Seaport World Trade Center (tradeshow: March 4 and 5).

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MIT Energy Conference

Cambridge, Massachusetts   February 28th - 29th, 2015

Dr. Johanna Wolfson is moderator for the panel on “Funding moonshots and fostering global collaboration in energy R&D”.

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Tufts Energy Conference

Medford, Massachusetts   February 21st, 2015

CSE's TechBridge program manager, Dr. Johanna Wolfson, is panelist in a panel on “Underdeveloped Technologies and Green Tech”.

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Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) National Conference and Expo

Orlando, Florida   February 9th - 12th, 2015

Dr. Michael Zeifman is going to present a contributed talk on a new method to predict a household propensity to enroll in energy efficiency programs (“Smart Meter Data Predict Household Propensity to Enroll in Energy Efficiency Program”) in session “5B Evaluation”.

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Intersolar North America

San Francisco, California   July 7th - 9th, 2014

Fraunhofer CSE co-exhibited with Fraunhofer ISE, and CFV Solar Test Laboratory, showing advances in solar energy systems and photovoltaic technology. We presented our work in the conference and exhibition from July 7th to 9th (conference) and from July 8th to 10th (exhibition).

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Energy Storage USA 2014

San Diego, California   June 25th - 26th, 2014

Fraunhofer CSE's TechBridge program manager Dr. Johanna Wolfson presented on CSE's TechBridge model as a potential commercialization engine for emerging energy storage technologies. 

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PV America

Boston, Massachusetts   June 23rd - 25th, 2014

Fraunhofer CSE's Dr. Cordula Schmid will discuss the determination of solar PV module reliability on Tuesday, June 24 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. PV America is designed specifically for PV-focused solar professionals. The PVA ’14 event will focus on issues facing the Northeast region. Come and visit us at booth 133!

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SolarTech East Coast

New York, New York   April 23rd - 24th, 2014

Fraunhofer CSE's TechBridge program manager Johanna Wolfson will be presenting on TechBridge at the session “New Innovation Models for Solar”. 

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Greentech Media's Solar Summit 2014

Phoenix, Arizona   April 14th - 16th, 2014

Geoffrey Kinsey, Director of Photovoltaic Technologies at Fraunhofer CSE, will take part in a discussion about "Technology Leaders: Creating Value through Innovation".

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CPV-10: 10th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems

Albuquerque, New Mexico   April 7th - 9th, 2014

Fraunhofer CSE is a host and sponsor of CPV-10, the 10th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems. 

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BuildingEnergy 2014

Boston, Massachusetts    March 4th - 6th, 2014 

In this conference on high-performance buildings, Fraunhofer CSE’s Kurt Roth will present a keynote in the workshop "Energy Efficiency – Made in Germany" highlighting the Center’s Building Technology Showcase. The workshop will feature a select group of German companies and organizations in the fields of energy efficient building technologies and architecture.

BuildingEnergy exhibits a wide range of products, projects, technologies, and initiatives, including Fraunhofer CSE's Building Energy Technology offerings at Booth 1030. BuildingEnergy, an annual conference organized by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), is a three-day event that brings together professionals working in the field of high-performance buildings. 

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MIT Energy Conference

Boston, Massachusetts    February 21st - 22nd, 2014 

Fraunhofer CSE participated as an exhibitor at the MIT Energy Conference Showcase, which featured some of the latest research, technology and innovation in the energy space. The two-day conference aims to foster dialogue amongst participants from industry, government and academia about key challenges and opportunities within the energy sector.

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ASHRAE 2014 Winter Conference

New York, NY    January 19th, 2014 

ASHRAE's 2014 Winter Conference focused on the design, development and operation of tall buildings. Dr. Kurt Roth, head of CSE's Building Energy Technologies team, gave a seminar entitled IAQ in "Low-Energy Homes: Avoiding Collateral Damage".

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