Executive Committee

The Executive Committee meets twice per year with the meetings being rotated around the Member Countries. Attendance is normally in the range 15-20 people, counting members and guests. The Table below shows the ExCo meetings that were held since 1997.

Dr Megan Clark, CSIRO Chief Executive, with the participants of the 84th ExCo Meeting at the National Solar Energy Centre, Newcastle, Australia

Overview of past ExCo Meetings

ExCo
Meeting Location
Date of Meeting
Members
Task
Leaders
Guests
Total
ExCo93
Santiago de Chile, Chile
1 Oct 2017
ExCo92
Thessaloniki, Greece
4-6 Apr 2017
14
5 5 28
ExCo91
Abu Dhabi, UAE
16 Oct 2016
16
6 5 36
ExCo90
Zurich, Switzerland
5-7 Apr 2016
13
6 4 22
ExCo89
Cape Town, South Africa
18 Oct 2015
13
6 4 29
ExCo88
Rome, Italy
24-26 Mar 2015
15
3 7 25
ExCo87
Beijing, China
21 Sep 2014
17
5 4 26
ExCo86
Abu Dhabi, UAE
11-13 Mar 2014
15
4 2
21
ExCo85
Las Vegas, USA
22 Sep 2013
18
4 6 28
ExCo84
Newcastle, Australia
15-17 Apr 2013
14
5 6 25
ExCo83
Marrakech, Morocco
9 Sep 2012
19
6 8 33
ExCo82
Jerusalem, Israel
27-29 Mar 2012
ExCo81
Granada, Spain
18 Sep 2011
ExCo80
VIenna, Austria
5-7 Apr 2011
ExCo79
Perpignan, France
19 Sep 2010
ExCo78
Jeju, South Korea
13-15 Apr 2010
ExCo77
Berlin, Germany
13 Sep 2009
ExCo76
Zurich, Switzerland
31 Mar – 2 Apr 2009
ExCo75
Almeria, Spain
4-6 Nov 2008
ExCo74
Las Vegas, USA
3 Mar 2008
ExCo73
Paris, France
14-15 Nov 2007
10/4
6
7/3
27/10
ExCo72
Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt
9-11 May 2007
11/4
5
9/3
23/9
ExCo71
Brussels, Belgium
15-17 Nov 2006
11/4
5
9/6
19/6
ExCo70
Seville, Spain
19 Jun 2006
11/4
5
9/6
19/6
ExCo69
Berlin, Germany
14-16 Nov 2005
8/3
5
19/2
23/5
ExCo68
Phoenix, Arizona
15-16 Mar 2005
12/4
4
14/9
29/13
ExCo67
Oaxaca, Mexico
4 Oct 2004
9/3
5
5/2
22/5
ExCo66
Paris, France
20-22 Apr 2004
11/3
3
7/2
24/6
ExCo65
Johannesburg, South Africa
30 Sep – 2 Oct 2003
7/3
2
5/2
15/5
ExCo64
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
19-21 Mar 2003
11/3
4
6/2
20/5
ExCo63
Zurich, Switzerland
2-3 Sep 2002
9/3
4
1
15/7
ExCo62
Aguadulce, Spain
23-24 Apr 2002
13/3
4
5/3
21/6
ExCo61
Brussels, Belgium
13-14 Nov 2001
12/3
2
10/7
28/10
ExCo60
Cuernavaca, Mexico
8-9 May 2001
9/3
4
7/4
16/7
ExCo59
Cairo, Egypt
19-20 Sep 2000
13
4
9
26
ExCo58
Sidney, Australia
5-7 Mar 2000
10
4
4
18
ExCo57
Santa Fe, USA
8-11 Nov 1999
13
4
5
22
ExCo56
Shefayim, Israel
29-30 Jun 1999
13
3
1
17
ExCo55
Loughborough, UK
11-13 Nov 1998
13
3
4
20
ExCo54
St. Cyprien, France
18-19 Jun 1998
10
3
2
15
ExCo53
Meiringen, Switzerland
23-24 Sep 1997
11
4
5
20
ExCo52
Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil
12-13 May 1997
8
4
5
17

Chairman

Dr. Robert Pitz-Paal
Institute of Solar Research
DLR (German Aerospace Center)
robert.pitz-paal(at)dlr.de

Executive Secretary

Dr. Christoph Richter
Institute of Solar Research
DLR (German Aerospace Center)
secretariat(at)solarpaces.org

Vice Chair

Dr. Zhifeng Wang
Research group leader – Solar thermal
IEE-CAS
Zhifeng(at)vip.sina.com

Vice Chair

Dr. Manuel Blanco
European Research Area Chair in Solar Thermal Technologies
for the Eastern Mediterranean Energy, Environment and Water Research Center
The Cyprus Institute
m.blanco(at)cyi.ac.cy