The 7th Solvay~COPE Symposium on Organic Electronics took place on May 15-16, 2013 in Bordeaux, France at the Université de Bordeaux. Previous events have been held in Pittsburgh (hosted by Plextronics), Atlanta (hosted by Georgia Tech), Leuven, Belgium (hosted by IMEC), and Beijing, China (hosted by Chinese Academy of Sciences).
The symposium gathered around 150 people from the academic world and from companies active in the field of OLEDs, printed transistors, and OPV.
The academic speakers included: Chihaya Adachi (Kyushu University); Ana Claudia Arias (University of California, Berkeley); George Hadziioannou (Université de Bordeaux); Paul Heremans (IMEC); Lionel Hirsch (Université de Bordeaux); Thuc-Quyen Nguyen (University of California, Santa Barbara); as well as Bernard Kippelen, Seth Marder, and Jean-Luc Bredas (Georgia Tech-COPE).
Industry was represented by speakers from companies that include: AGC Glass Europe, CPI PETEC, GE Lighting, ISORG, Plextronics, Polyera, Solvay, and Universal Display Corporation.