“Bringing a focus on practical applications and innovation for the next generation of products, LEDs 2012 will combine perspectives from lighting and electronics distribution channels with insights from lighting designers on exactly what their clients are looking for. Key leaders in retail, hospitality and municipal lighting will also share their real-life experiences,”
Attendees at LEDs 2012 will hear from the end-users, designers and manufacturers moving the lighting industry forward including Acuity Brands; Bridgelux; City of Raleigh, North Carolina; Cooper Lighting; Cree, Inc.; Digital Lumens; GE Consumer & Industrial; IKEA of Sweden; Lighting Design Alliance; Lithonia Lighting; Lutron Electronics;
The LEDs agenda will also feature Arup Lighting; Avnet; Bailey Nurseries Inc; Bardsley Consulting; Carclo Plastics; ElectroniCast Consultants;
On Monday, October 10, attendees will have the option to expand their knowledge through a one-day summit or half-day workshops. The full-day Ecosystems for Solid State Lighting: Designing the Lighting Industry of the Future will explore the future of solid state lighting and how it can better integrate with infrastructures including the smart grid, wireless power, intelligent controls and smart buildings. Half-day workshops on Rare Earth's Impact on LED Market and Advancing LEDs Retrofit Technology led by Keith Delaney, Rare Earth Supply Chain Specialist and formerly Executive Director, REITA and Kurt Vogel, Director of Product Development, RELIGHT, Lithonia Lighting respectively will also be on offer.
“The LEDs conferences are always a great way to network with others in the industry at all levels,” said Chris Bohler PhD, Director of Innovation, Cooper Lighting and a speaker at this year’s event. “Especially in this time of increased fiscal awareness and responsibility, this is a great way to be productive, while keeping one's fingers on the pulse of the rapidly growing LED lighting industry.”
Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. The exhibition hall at LEDs 2012 is free of charge and open to the public. Exhibitors will present the latest in technology and LED applications and will represent the key players in the industry. For more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Brian Santos at +1 207 781 9618.
For more information about LEDs 2012, please visit the conference website at http://www.ledsconference.com.
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