Inovateus Solar Assembles 11 Leading PV Manufacturers for Three-Day Educational Seminar on Solar Power

The 2011, Third Annual PV Power Up Solar Summit Event is March 29-31

Feb 15, 2011, 12:38 ET from Inovateus Solar

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Register today for the PV Power UP Solar Summit to get in-depth information on new and existing technologies in the solar energy industry. Eleven leading manufacturers in the PV industry will be presenting at this event. The three-day event begins on Tuesday, March 29 at 10:00 a.m. followed by a jam-packed training and education schedule ending Thursday evening, March 31.


Join Inovateus Solar for technology seminars held by Schott Solar, Uni-Solar, SMA America, Schletter, Solectria, Schneider Electric, Shoals, Sanyo, S-5!, Solopower and Also Energy.

Schott Solar, Schletter, Uni-Solar and Solectria are sponsors for the event and will be providing extensive training and marketing seminars for attendees. SMA Solar Academy and Solectria Renewables inverter training classes are also conveniently built into the second and third day of the seminar schedule and can help NABCEP certified attendees earn continuing education credits.

Accommodations and Event Schedule

How Much:

$250 per person at PV Power-UP Registration.  Registration fee includes all sessions, materials, samples, reception on March 29 and breakfast and lunch on March 30 and 31


Downtown South Bend Marriot Hotel, 123 North St. Joseph Street, South Bend, Indiana, 46601, 574-234-2000


March 29, 30, 31, 2011

March 29 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT (Followed by reception)

March 30 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Includes breakfast and lunch)

March 31 – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Includes breakfast and lunch)


Plan on arriving into the South Bend Airport (SBN) on the evening of Monday, March 28 before the event, or early morning on Tuesday, March 29 the day of the event. Sessions begin at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29

Plan to leave town no earlier than 7:00 p.m. EDT, March 31 or the morning of Friday, April 1 Register Online Today

Additional Information and Recommended Travel

Special hotel pricing of $89.00 per night for first 80 rooms to register. Please contact the Downtown South Bend Marriott at 574-234-2000 or Hilary Yordy, Inovateus Solar, 574-485-1402, for additional information.

2011 Inovateus Solar PV Power UP Agenda

Tuesday, March 29, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

10:00-10:30 a.m.- Welcoming and Opening Comments – T.J. Kanczuzewski

10:30-11:00 a.m.- PV Power Up Keynote Speech- Joseph Jancauskas, Worldwide Power Technical Director for The Louis Beeger Group

11:00-12:00 p.m.- PV Power Up Roundtable (Guests TBA)- Hosted by Tim Polega

12:00-1:00 p.m.- Lunch

1:00-1:30 p.m.- Solar Energy Financing Landscape- Andy Karetsky

1:30-2:00 p.m.- Solar Energy Market Forecast- SEIA

2:00-2:30 p.m.- 2011 Update in System Design- Vince Barletto, Inovateus Solar

2:30-3:00 p.m.- Break

3:00-4:00 p.m.- Watts Up? Mark Moran- Schneider Electric

4:00-5:00 p.m.- PV Power Up 2010 Review- Peter Rienks, Nathan Vogel and Tom Brown  

5:00-7:00 p.m.- (Inovateus Solar Welcome Reception in the Marriott Atrium)

Wednesday, March 30, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Solar Partner Training Seminars

7:00-8:00 a.m.- Breakfast sponsored by Schott Solar

8:00-9:45a.m.- Schott Solar- Training and Marketing- Isabelle Christianson and Brian Lynch

9:45:-10:00 a.m.- Break

10:00-12:00 noon- Uni-Solar Training- John Jackson and Chris Bala

12:00-1:00 p.m. (lunch provided and sponsored by Uni-Solar)

1:00-5:00 p.m.- SMA America Inverter Training- Greg Smith and Antonio Gomez

Thursday, March 31, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p .m. Solar Partner Training Seminars

7:00-8:00 a.m. Breakfast sponsored by Schletter

8:00-9:45 a.m.- Schletter Racking System Training- Sven Kuenzel

9:45-10:00 a.m. Break

10:00-10:30 a.m.- Sanyo- Asa Such

10:30-11:00 a.m.-  Shoals Technologies- Dean Solon

11:00-11:30 a.m.- Solopower- Arthur Rudin

11:30-12:00 p.m.- Also Energy Monitoring Solutions- Robert Schaefer

12:00-1:00 a.m.- Lunch

1:00-2:00 p.m.- S5! Attachment Solutions- Dustin Haddock

2:00-5:00 p.m.- Solectria Inverter Training- Brad Sherman and Scott Bowden

Contact Inovateus Solar Toll Free at: 877-876-SOLAR (76527) Phone: 574-485-1400

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