Speakers  Confirmed, as of May 16, 2024

Plenary Speakers  

Harry Atwater, California Institute of Technology, USA
"Coupled Microenvironment Systems for Liquid Solar Fuels"
Kazunari Domen, Shinshu University / The University of Tokyo, Japan
"Particulate Photocatalytic Water Splitting Systems for Green Hydrogen and Fules Production"
James Durrant, Imperial College London, UK
"Charge Separation and Stabilisation in Photocatalyst Materials for Solar Driven Water Splitting"
Shunichi Fukuzumi, Ewha Womans University(Korea) / University of Tsukuba, Japan
"Molecular Artificial Photosynthesis"
Michael Graetzel, EPFL, Switzerland
"Molecular Photovoltaics and the Rise of Perovskite Solar Cells"
Yuichiro Himeda, AIST, Japan
"Development of Complex Catalysts for CO2 Conversion to Methanol and Formic Acid"
Alex K Y Jen, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Shinichi Komaba, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
"All-Solid-State Na- and K-ion Batteries with Ion Conducting Polymer"
Clifford P. Kubiak, University of California, USA
"How and Why Catalysts for the Reduction of CO2 are Improved on Graphitic Supports"
Maria Antonietta Loi, University of Groningen, Netherlands
"Efficient Lead-tin Perovskite Solar Cells"
Daniel G. Nocera, Harvard University, USA
"Distributed and Renewable Fischer-Tropsch and Haber-Bosch High Energy Efficiencies and Large Carbon Savings"
Nam-Gyu Park, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
"Discovery and Progress of Perovskite Solar Cells"
Jian-Ren Shen, Okayama University, Japan
"Mechanism of Water Oxidation in Natural Photosynthesis"

Keynote Speakers and Invited Speakers  

1Photoelectrochemical conversion and photodevices
  Keynote   Masaru K. Kuno (University of Notre Dame, USA) Hong Lin (Tsinghua University, China) Tetsu Tatsuma (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Tsukasa Torimoto (Nagoya University, Japan)   Invited   Fatwa Abdi (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Fumiaki Amano (Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan) Tomohiro Higashi (Miyazaki University, Japan) Azusa Muraoka (Japan Women's University, Japan) Hiroyasu Nishi (Toyama University, Japan) Akira Yamakata (Okayama University, Japan)
2Photocatalysis and photochemical reactions
  Keynote   Norbert Hoffmann (University of Strasbourg, France) Eiji Shirakawa (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan) Jye-Shane Yang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)   Invited   Anna D. Gudmundsdottir (University of Cincinnati, USA) Ryosuke Matsubara (Kobe University, Japan) Yoshihiro Nishimoto (Osaka University, Japan) Hirohisa Ohmiya (Kyoto University, Japan) Jayaraman Sivaguru (Bowling Green State University, USA) Tomoko Yajima (Ochanomizu University, Japan) Youngmin You (Yonsei University, South Korea)
3Emerging photovoltaics (perovskite solar cells, dye-sensitized solar cells, OPV, and QD's)
  Keynote   Takeru Bessho (Sekisui Chemical, Japan) Shuzi Hayase (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan) Prashant V. Kamat (University of Notre Dame, USA) Tsutomu Miyasaka (Toin University, Japan) Hiroshi Segawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Sang Il Seok (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea) Hyun Suk Jung (Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea) Atushi Wakamiya (Kyoto University, Japan) Yanfa Yan (The University of Toredo, USA)   Invited   Franchesca Brunetti (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy) Marina Freitag (New Castle University, UK) Elizabeth Gibson (Newcastle University, UK) Hui-Seon Kim (INHA University, South Korea) Jin Yong Kim (Seoul National University, South Korea) Cojocaru Ludmila (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Tingli Ma (Kyushi Institute of Technology, Japan) Iván Mora-Seró (Universitat Jaume I, Spain) Zhijun Ning (ShanghaiTech University, China) Hideo Ohkita (Kyoto University, Japan) Itaru Osaka (Hiroshima University, Japan) Akinori Saeki (Osaka University, Japan) Qing Shen (The University of Electro-Communications, Japan) Satoshi Uchida (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Eva Unger (Lund University, Sweden) Tzu-Chien Wei (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
4Artificial photosynthesis and natural photosynthesis
  Keynote   Shane Ardo (University of California, Irvine, USA) Su Chenliang (Shenzhen University, China) Taku Hasobe (Keio University, Japan) Akihiko Kudo (Tokyo University of Science, Japan) Bin Liu (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Sebastian Sprick (University of Strathclyde, UK) Licheng Sun (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, China) Hitoshi Tamiaki (Ritsumeikan University, Japan) Francesca M. Toma (Helmholtz Zentrum Hereon, Germay) Lianzhou Wang (University of Queensland, Australia) Xiaofeng Wang (Jilin University, China)   Invited   Ryu Abe (Kyoto University, Japan) Ritsuko Fujii (Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan) Takatoshi Fujita (National Institutes for Quantum Science and Technology, Japan) Takashi Hisatomi (Shinshu University, Japan) Ji-Hyun Jang (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea) Daisuke Kosumi (Kumamoto University, Japan) Josef Krýsa (University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic Technicka) Stuart Linley (McMaster University, Canada) Haoxin Mai (RMIT University, Australia) Shigeyuki Masaoka (Osaka University, Japan) Sadahiro Masuo (Kwansei University, Japan) Hikaru Sotome (Osaka University, Japan) Miwa Sugiura (Ehime University, japan) Tomiko Suzuki (Toyota Central R&D Labs, Japan) Yukina Takahashi (Kyushu University, Japan) Masayuki Yagi (Niigata University, Japan) Tomoko Yoshida (Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan)
5Biofuels from photosynthesis and biomass energy
  Keynote   Masami Nakazawa (Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan)
6Energy storage materials, devices and applications (battery and hydrogen production)
  Keynote   Ayuko Kitajou (Yamaguchi University, Japan) Hyunjoo Lee (KAIST, South Korea) Hikari Sakaebe (Kyushu University, Japan)   Invited   Tomohiro Fukushima (Hokkaido University, Japan) Kiho Nishioka (Kyoto University, Japan) Yuki Orikasa (Ritsumeikan University, Japan) Hayami Takeda (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
7Molecular and biomimetic photosystems
  Keynote   Mahesh Hariharan (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, India) Yasuhiro Kobori (Kobe University, Japan) Kirk S. Schanze (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)   Invited   Pravas Deria (Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, USA) Ayumi Ishii (Waseda University, Japan) Kei Murata (The University of Tokyo, Japan) Nikos Tagmatarchis (National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece) Hiroko Yamada (Kyoto University, Japan) Jianzhang Zhao (Dalian University of Technology, China)
8Small molecular activation for solar energy storage
  Keynote   Yutaka Amao (Osaka Metropolitan Univ, Japan) Masaaki Kitano (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) Takahiko Kojima (Tsukuba University, Japan) Kazuhiko Maeda (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) Tomoya Oshikiri (Tohoku University, Japan)   Invited   Shoji Iguchi (Kyoto University, Japan) Mio Kondo (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) Akinobu Nakada (Kyoto University, Japan) Megumi Okazaki (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan) Yasuomi Yamazaki (The University of Tokyo, Japan)