17th PV Briefing & Networking Forum USA – San Francisco | USA

Event Details

Within the scope of this year’s Intersolar North America, Joint Forces for Solar invites you for the 17th consecutive time to its signature event series ‘PV Briefing & Networking Forum USA’.

Find us at the I&A Stage: Level 1, Booth Nr. 7441



02.30 pm –
02.50 pm

The Next Generation of Solar in the U.S. – Future Perspectives of an Industry in Transformation

  • Critical factors to succeed in a highly competitive and unsubsidized future marketplace
  • Vision of solar energy within the next 5 years

Bill Hilliard, Director, Generate Capital Inc.

02.50 pm –
03.10 pm

Successful Market Designs to Monetize Solar & Storage

  • Turning capital expenses into real value assets
  • Innovative business models, financing techniques and technologies to foster commercial rooftop growth

James Spano, CEC, CIC, Managing Partner, Spano Partners Holding, LLC

03.10 pm –
03.30 pm

Solar Energy in California – Latest Trends & Future Visions

Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA)

03.30 pm –
04.10 pm

Panel Discussion: Business Strategies of Technology Leaders in a World Quickly Moving Towards Solar

  • Creating a shared energy future
  • The future of utilities in a smart energy sector
  • Energy goes digital – What are the implications for solar stakeholders?

Moderated by: Bernadette Del Chiaro, Executive Director, California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA)


  • Tom Thompson, Sales Director, The Solaria Corporation
  • Dean  Solon, CEO, Shoals Technologies Group
  • Oleg Popovsky, Chief Customer Officer, Braggawatt
  • Lyle Rawlings, President & CEO, Advanced Solar Products, Inc.

04.10 pm –
04.30 pm

Managing Change in a New and Digitalized Energy World: What Does it Mean for the Solar Industry Today?

  • The digital revolution: Sustaining profitability with innovative power management systems
  • Do energy systems need blockchain? Implications and opportunities for the solar industry

Anthony Conklin, President, Solar Data Systems

04.30 pm

Conference Closing