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San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
23 - 27 August 2020
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An important conference for organic-based materials and devices

Hear the latest advances in organic-based materials and devices

SPIE Organic Photonics + Electronics
This is a comprehensive conference on organic-based materials and devices that advances renewable energy sources and other commercial applications and include OLEDs, OFETS, OHPVs, perovskite PVs, organic and hybrid sensors, bioelectronics, liquid crystals, and molecular machines.

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SPIE remains committed to advancing light-based research and meeting the needs of our constituents by ensuring that your work is shared with colleagues and published for the global community. Should circumstances prevent holding the meeting in San Diego, we will leverage our Digital Forum platform to give you an alternate way to connect with your community and discuss your work. 
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Post-deadline Abstracts
still being accepted
Submission Guidelines

Author Notification
20 April 2020

Manuscripts due
29 July 2020

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The 2020 conference plenaries and their topics

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Changhee Lee,
Samsung Display
Co., Ltd.
(Korea, Republic of)

Quantum dots: Making the display brighter and more colorful


Karl Leo,
TU Dresden

Organic solar cells: From a lab curiosity to a serious photovoltaic technology


Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci,
Johannes Kepler Univ. Linz

From organic electronics towards bio-organic systems


Ana Claudia Arias,
Univ. of California, Berkeley
(United States)

Title to be determined

2020 Organic Photonics + Electronics Symposium Chairs

Zakya Kafafi

Zakya Kafafi
Lehigh Univ. 
(United States)
Ifor D. W. Samuel

Ifor D. W. Samuel 
Univ. of St. Andrews
(United Kingdom)

2020 Technical Organizing Committee

Chihaya Adachi, Kyushu Univ. (Japan)
Oana D. Jurchescu, Wake Forest Univ. (United States)
Zakya H. Kafafi, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Iam Choon Khoo, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
Jang-Joo Kim, Seoul National Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Ioannis Kymissis, Columbia Univ. (United States)
Paul A. Lane, NSF (professional development) (United States)
Kwanghee Lee, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of)
Emil J. W. List-Kratochvil, Humboldt-Univ. zu Berlin (Germany)
Iain McCulloch, King Abdullah Univ. of Science and Technology (Saudi Arabia)
Takashige Omatsu, Chiba Univ. (Japan)
Zouheir Sekkat, Univ. Mohamed V (Morocco) and MAScIR (Morocco) 
Ruth Shinar, Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology (United States)
Franky So, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)

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