To celebrate the founding of the International Center for Advanced Studies of Energy Conversion (ICASEC) a Kick-Off-Meeting was organized. Distinguished speakers from the field of energy science highlighted topics in this research area. The meeting took place on Friday the 13.11.2015, 13.00 in Hörsaal 3 of the Faculty of Physics, Georg-August-University Göttingen. For details see the program (Pogram ICASEC Kick-Off-Meeting) and the press release.