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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
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
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York presents LEDucation 9 at The Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel in New York City. The event focuses on solid- state lighting and education and attracts manufacturers, lighting and technology experts, students, educators and more. A product expo is held in conjunction with educational presentations. Last year, the expo featured over 220 exhibitors. Expo Cost: DLF & IES members: No charge (Pre-registration required); general attendance: $25 (pre-registered); on-site registration: $30. For more information, go to www.leducation.org
The IES Roadway Lighting Committee (RLC) will hold its Spring meeting at the Houston Marriott South Hobby Airport, USA. The RLC is responsible for developing and writing technical documents related to lighting of all types of public roads, including tunnels and underpasses, parking lots and toll plazas to name a few. For more information Contact: Jim Frazer, 954-309-9514, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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
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: email@example.com
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