​Top row: Steven Chu, Dame Julia King, Sir Richard Friend, Daniel Nocera, Paul Alivisatos, Bottom row: Josef Michl, Katherine Richardson, Harry Atwater, Susanne Siebentritt and Jean-Marie Tarascon

Sustainable Energy Symposium

​The world needs to change the primary energy production from fossil fuels to renewable sources. Chalmers University of Technology and Molecular Frontiers Foundation are proud to announce a unique conference on sustainable energy with the aim to gather leading scientists, policy makers and the interested public in discussions about future energy possibilities. The three-day program includes presentations and discussions about novel solar, storage, battery and sustainability technologies.  You are cordially invited to take part in this important event – Welcome!

Time: Dec 6-8, 2017 (Plenary talks Dec 7-8)
Venue: RunAn, Chalmers Conference Centre
Register here

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Steven Chu
Nobel laureate in Physics 1997, former United States Secretary of Energy. Stanford University, United States
Dame Julia King
The Baroness Brown of Cambridge DBE
Sir Richard Friend
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Daniel G. Nocera
Harvard University, United States
Paul Alivisatos
University of California, Berkeley, United States
Josef Michl
University of Colorado Boulder, United States and Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic
Katherine Richardson
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Harry Atwater
California Institute of Technology, United States
Susanne Siebentritt
University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Jean-Marie Tarascon
Collège de France


Confirmed invited speakers (more to follow):

Leif Hammarström, Uppsala University
Anja-Verena Mudring, Stockholm University, Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart
Ellen Moons, Karlstad University
Marika Edoff, Uppsala University
Rosa Palacin, Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona

A number of select high school students will be invited to participate in the symposium on Dec 7-8, with the opportunity to ask questions to the plenary speakers.

There will also be academic sessions on Dec 6, with invited speakers, and an open poster session. 

The symposium is organized by Molecular Frontiers Foundation and Chalmers University of Technology, through the Areas of Advance Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Energy and Materials Science.


Register online not later than Nov 22. Seats are limited, so don't wait - register today!

Published: Thu 12 Jan 2017. Modified: Tue 11 Jul 2017