Opening Ceremony

Monday, 04 November 2019 - 09:00-11:00 - Gran Salon El Parque 1

Welcome Addresses

Prof. Roberto Román L., Chair
ISES Solar World Congress 2019 / International Solar Heating and Cooling Conference 2019, Solar Energy Research Center (SERC), Chile

Roberto Roman


Dr. David Renné, President
International Solar Energy Society, USA


David Renne


Daniel Mugnier, Chairman
IEA Solar Heating & Cooling Program



Welcome Speeches by Local Dignitaries

To be confirmed

Special Presentation: The Solar Energy Challenge for Chile

Prof. Rodrigo Palma, Director, Solar Energy Research Center (SERC), Chile

Rodrigo Palma

He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. on Electrical Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a Dr.-Ing. from the University of Dortmund, Germany. He is full professor at the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Chile. His research field is the planning and operation of electrical systems in competitive power markets, renewable energy, solar energy solutions, smartgrids, power system education, and the development of microgrids solutions. He is Director of the Energy Center, FCFM, University of Chile (, and the Solar Energy Research Center SERC-Chile ( He is Chairman of the IEEE Chile Section, 2019-2020 and also in 2011-2012, 2007-2008, 2003-2004. Secretary in the IEEE Task Force on Microgrid Stability Analysis and Modeling (Chairs: Claudio Cañizares, University of Waterloo, and Jim Reilly, Reilly Associates). Co-founder of the initiative: Comunidad Solar R9 (solar community) of the IEEE ( and Director of the Ayllu Solar Project (

Important Dates

Deadline for abstract submission : March 22, 2019
Notification of Authors: May 24, 2019
Registration Opens: May 29 2019
Deadline for Full Papers: September 16, 2019
Early Bird Registration Deadline: September 16, 2019
Author Registration Dealine: September 16, 2019

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SWC 2019

SAC 2019

ISREE 2019


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