...now in its 12th year

2010 Agenda + Seminars

LEDs 2010 brought together the leading companies in the lighting industry once again for in-depth conversations about the latest developments, challenges and opportunities. With presentations from nearly 40 experts, the conference offered the latest intelligence that your company needs to stay competitive. You can own all of the presentations from LEDs 2010; contact John Buss at +1 202 309 7296 to order TODAY.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Pre-Conference Seminars

Pre-Conference Seminar 1: LED Lighting in the Marketplace
(additional fee applies - $399)
Workshop Leader:
  • Danel Blitzer, Principal,
    PRACTICAL LIGHTING WORKSHOP
Pre-Conference Seminar 2: Design for Reliability: Working Together to Create Robust SSL Systems
(additional fee applies - $499)
Workshop Leaders:
  • Kathryn Conway, Principal, LED CONSULTING(Workshop Chair)
  • Rudolph Hechfellner, Applications Manager, PHILIPS LUMILEDS LIGHTING
  • Christian Jung, Quality Manager, OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS
  • Chad Stalker, Regional Marketing Manager, Americas, PHILIPS LUMILEDS LIGHTING
  • Ralph Tuttle, Applications Engineering Manager, CREE INC

6:00 Join us for our Welcome Reception and the opening of the Exhibit Hall.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

8:00 Opening remarks from conference chairs 
8:15

KEYNOTE: What's Next? The Emerging Ecosystem of Solid State Lighting


Dr. "Chips" Chipalkatti, Sr. Director, Solid State Lighting and Emerging Market Initiatives
OSRAM SYLVANIA

9:00

LED Backlighting Trends and Outlook


Ross Young, SVP, Displays, LEDs and Lighting
IMS RESEARCH

9:30

LED Supply/Demand and the Status of MOCVD Equipment


Barry Young, Managing Director
OLED ASSOCIATION

10:00 Morning refreshments and networking break 
10:30

LEDs in General Lighting Applications: What will it Take to Succeed against Competing Solutions?


Tom Pearsall, Secretary General
EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium)

11:00

EU Lighting and TV Energy Efficiency Regulations under the Eco-Design Directive


Nils Borg, Director, BORG & CO. AB, and Executive Director, EUROPEAN COUNCIL FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT ECONOMY

11:30

ENERGY STAR Lighting: A Continued Focus on Performance, Quality and Sustainability


Alex Baker, Lighting Program Manager
US EPA/ ENERGY STAR

12:00

Audi Cars - Highly Visible by LEDs


Dr. Wolfgang Huhn, General Manager Lighting & Vision
AUDI AG

12:30Lunch is served for conference participants 

Participants are free to move between tracks.

 

Track 1: Time for Change: Dynamic Features of LED Systems

 

Track 2: LED Systems and Applications

 
2:00

Manufacturing of Sapphire Crystals and Substrates for LEDs


Dr. Ewald Moersen, Consultant
CRYSTAL GROWTH CONSULTING

LED Customer Training Success


Shelley Wang, President
WAC LIGHTING

2:25

Epitaxial Nitride Semiconductors for Solid State Lighting


Dr. David Bour, Chief Technologist of LED Product Technology
APPLIED MATERIALS

LED System Reliability


Muhamad Moussa, Technical Marketing Manager
FUTURE ELECTRONICS

2:50

Advanced Control Compatibility:Making LEDs Work with Intelligent Controls


Tom Shearer, Design and Development Leader
LUTRON ELECTRONICS CO, INC

 

Developments in Color Standards for LEDs


Dr. Wendy Davis, Vision Scientist
NIST (presented by Dr. Yoshi Ohno, Group Leader, NIST)

3:15

How Controls, Measurement and Verification Improve the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of LEDs


Brian Chemel, CTO
DIGITAL LUMENS

Case Study Demonstration of Full Implementation of LED Lighting in residence


Kevin Willmorth, Owner & CEO,
LUMENIQUE, LLC

3:40 Afternoon refreshments and networking break  
4:00

DC Microgrids: Benefits and Barriers for LEDs


Paul Savage, CEO
NEXTEK POWER SYSTEMS

Outdoor LED Applications: Meeting the Growth and Challenges Ahead


John Gach, Regional Sales Manager
COOPER INDUSTRIES

4:25

LED Sockets - Moving Beyond the Board


Ronald Weber, Technical Market Manager
TYCO ELECTRONICS

 

Lighting the Way: How University Procurement Works When Considering New Technologies


Barry Olson, Associate Director for Facilities and Finance
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

4:50

Evolution, Not Revolution: A Decade of Exterior LED Aircraft Lighting



Scott Mangum, Manager, Optical Engineering, Intellectual Property
HONEYWELL

The Evolving SSL Business in Latin America


Eugenio Guevara Williamson, Vice President Latin America
GREENSTAR LED, INC.

5:15  

Sustainable Design for LED Manufacturing - Learning from Adjacent Industries


Don Carkner, Principal Technologist
CH2M HILL

5:40Closing remarks from conference chairs Closing remarks from conference chairs 
6:00 Networking reception  

 

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

9:00 Opening remarks from conference chairs 
9:15

Light and Health: Can LEDs Play a Role?


Dr. Mariana Figueiro, Associate Professor,
LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER, RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE

9:45

LEDs: Next Step(s) on the Market


Jim Brodrick, Lighting Program Manager, Building Technologies Program
US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

10:15Morning refreshments and networking break 
10:45

STRATEGY SESSION: Enabling the LED Lighting Revolution


15 minutes for each speaker, 30 minutes for Q&A
Mark McClear, Global Director, Application Engineering, CREE, INC
Niels van Duinen, PHILIPS LIGHTING
Ulrich Steegmueller, Senior Director R&D, OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS
Abdul Aslami, Western Region Sales Manager, NICHIA AMERICA CORPORATION

 
12:15Lunch is served for conference participants 
1:30

Standardization on Solid State Lighting - National and International Efforts


Dr. Yoshi Ohno, Group Leader
NIST

2:00

Organic Solid State Lighting


Dr. Mike Lu, Director, OLED Technology
ACUITY BRANDS LIGHTING, INC.

2:30

Harnessing the Collective Power of Digital Lighting and Controls Systems AIA Accredited



Dave Ranieri, VP, General Manager- Commercial Indoor Lighting Unit
ACUITY BRANDS LIGHTING, INC.

3:00

Understanding the Characteristics of High Brightness LEDs for Projection Display Applications:What Works and What Does Not?


Sajjad Khan, Optical Systems Engineer
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS

 
3:30Closing remarks from conference chairs and conference adjourns 
4:00Refreshments and conference close