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Meetings, Conferences & Events

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LD+A welcomes news of upcoming educational opportunities and conferences. Submit dates and events, along with contact information, to Leonora Desar.

Dec 3-Dec 5, 2014 Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

Cooper Lighting is offering “Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics.” This workshop includes lighting technologies such as LEDs, lamp and ballast systems, lighting terminology, fixture types, cost of light and an introduction to lighting controls. Participants will be able to engage and apply skills learned while interacting with instructors and classmates. Focus is on light, sight and color, LED and traditional light sources, cost of light, lighting terminology, photometry, optical control and luminaires. No prior experience in lighting is required. CEUs up to 20 hours available. Cost: $525. Email: TheSource@cooperindustries.com

Dec 9-Dec 11, 2014 Fundamentals of Lighting

Hubbell Lighting is offering “Fundamentals of Lighting,” to be held at their Lighting Solutions Center in Greenville, SC. Geared to new or seasoned professionals in the industry, this workshop focuses on the fundamental principles of lighting and introduces today’s latest advancements in lighting technology. Through hands-on training and real-world applications, we take an interactive approach to educating our participants in general lighting terminology, lamps and ballasts, solid-state lighting technology, light, vision and color, optical control and basic application principles. www.lightingsolutionscenter.com

Jan 27-Jan 29, 2015 2015 SSL R&D Workshop - (San Francisco, Ca)

The DOE announces its 2015 SSL R&D workshop to be held in San Francisco. Experts will talk about what’s next on the horizon for solid-state lighting, provide global insight into the evolution of LED technology, and discuss the past, present and future of LED lighting. Participants will deconstruct the technological and scientific issues facing SSL and explore ways to improve processes. Cost: $400. Go to: energy.gov/eere/ssl/ssl-rd-workshop

Feb 24-Feb 26, 2015 Strategies in Light - (Las Vegas, NV)

Strategies in Light, an exhibition bringing together 5,000 lighting and LED professionals, will be held this year at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. The event is designed to help professionals meet key industry leaders and learn about new technologies and trends. In attendance will be lighting designers and architects, LED and luminaire manufacturers, LED product designers, suppliers, venture capitalists, financial analysts, and more. Cost to exhibit: $275. Gold Package: $495. Platinum Package: $995. Elite Package: $1,995. Go to: www.strategiesinlight.com

May 3-May 7, 2015 LIGHTFAIR International

The IES and IALD bring you LIGHTFAIR International, to be held this year in New York City’s Javits Center. Designed for a wide range of professionals including architects, lighting designers, educators and electrical engineers, the conference will feature showcases from 500 manufacturers. Showcased products will include, among others, decorative lighting, ballasts, daylighting products, high-end fixtures, solar products, and exterior luminaires. The event will also offer over 200 hours of accredited education. Go to: www.lightfair.com

Jun 2-Jun 4, 2015 LumiVille (Lyon, France)

LumiVille—to be held in Eurexpo, an exhibition park in Lyon, France— will explore the latest lighting technologies, trends, and solutions for sustainable management of public outdoor lighting. The event will feature 200 exhibitors, ranging from control specialists to installers to power and control manufacturers, and offer workshops and conferences led by industry experts. Anticipated visitors include town planners, local authorities, real estate developers, lighting designers, and more. Go to: www.capurba.com/lumiville

Jun 13-Jun 20, 2015 Lighting Master Studio Summer Intensive - (NYC)

Parsons presents their Lighting Master Studio Summer Intensive, to be held in New York City. In academic studio surroundings, participants will study new lighting design methods such as HDR imaging, applications of analytical software and daylighting techniques. They will also tour showrooms and lighting facilities, delve into a design project that combines daylighting and electric lighting, and measure the effects of light through full-scale mockups. Email: berneckc@newschool.edu

Nov 27-Nov 30, 2015 LIGHT INDIA NATIONAL 2015 - (Kolkata, India)

The Indian Society of Lighting Engineers announces LIGHT INDIA NATIONAL 2015, an international trade fair to be held at Netaji & Khudiram Indoor Stadium in Kolkata, India. Exhibits will include street, security, landscape, city beautification, hospital, residential, architectural, railway, airport, solar, LED, specialty lighting, and more. The trade fair will also showcase lighting with non-conventional energy, power saving solutions, testing and measuring instruments, and lighting accessories and controls. Cost to exhibit: Bare space: $225 per sq meters plus 12.36 percent service tax. Shell space: $250 per square meters plus 12.36 percent service tax. Email: Luxpacifica2015@Lii.co.in

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