The ISES Solar World Congress 2011 is a large scientific congress in the field of solar energy and buildings. It will take place from 28 August - 2 September 2011 in Kassel, Germany. The SWC 2011 brings together the leading scientists from the most important solar research institutes and universities world-wide. It offers the solar community an interesting and exciting exchange platform on the latest developments in the fields of solar energy. About 1000 researchers, engineers, architects, climatologists and students are expected to participate.