Since the first inter­na­tional CPV-related con­fer­ence took place in 2002, the con­fer­ence series has grown in scope and in reach. These con­fer­ences have become one of the most renowned plat­forms in the field of CPV — a plat­form that has been used suc­cess­fully for shar­ing expe­ri­ences and knowl­edge among experts.