Sandia National Laboratories and the Electric Power Research Institute are pleased to host the 3rd PV Systems Symposium, May 9-11, 2016, on the technical challenges and opportunities related to solar photovoltaic (PV) systems and technologies. Held at the Biltmore Hotel and Suites in Santa Clara, California symposium’s three core workshops are PV performance modeling, PV integration into distribution, and PV system component lifecycle. Although the period for submitting abstracts has expired, symposium registration remains open through Monday, May 9, 2016.