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Registrations up more than 100% for LEDs 2011

04 October 2011

12th annual conference brings hundreds to San Diego October 24-26

PORTLAND, Maine, October 4, 2011 Featuring a sold-out exhibit hall and a full agenda comprised of the industry's key professionals, LEDs 2011: Bringing Lighting to Life is on track to be the fall's leading lighting and LED event. Hundreds of lighting professionals will gather at the 12th installment of IntertechPira's industry leading LEDs conference and exhibition to hear from Acuity, Cree, OSRAM, Philips and more. This year's event will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa from October 24-26, 2011 in San Diego, California, US.

LEDs 2011 will provide three full days of coverage of the latest technology, applications and end uses, luminaire and fixture design, and market expectations and analysis most relevant to the LEDs and lighting sectors. "To address more of the key issues facing the lighting industry, we have added additional speakers including a discussion on 'Advanced Optical Packaging for High-Efficient Surface Illumination' led by Eran Fine, Co-CEO & President, Oree and an examination of 'Intelligent Lighting Systems' by Brian Chemel, CTO, Digital Lumens," said Patricia Kinzer, Head of US Events for IntertechPira. "We are pleased to see so many new and returning registrants for this year's event- including lighting manufacturers, R&D personnel, investors, academics and executives. LEDs 2011 will be the must-attend event of the year for the LED and lighting sector."

This year's program will focus on the quality of light, reliability of LEDs in systems and its adoption in general lighting. Topics that will be covered at this year's conference include designing for reliability; prospects for LEDs in emerging markets, including Brazil; and future directions for research and development. Other organizations presenting at LEDs 2011 include ABILUX (Brazilian Lighting Industry Association), Acuity Brands Lighting , ASBAI (Brazilian Association for Architectural Lighting Designers), BetaLED, Cree, Excelitas Technologies, IMS Research, Inventronics, io Lighting, Lithonia Lighting, Lighting Science Group, MSi, Nexxus Lighting, Nichia, OSRAM Sylvania, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Philips Lumileds Lighting, Prescolite, Switch Lighting, Traxon Technologies and the U.S Department of Energy.

Extremely limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. The conference includes an exhibit hall open to all speakers and attendees and will feature the latest in technology and LED applications. Free passes to the exhibition area are available. For more information about IntertechPira's sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Brian Santos at +1 207 781 9618.

For more information about LEDs 2011, visit www.ledsconference.com.

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IntertechPira provides events, market research, publications, strategic and technical consulting to niche, emerging and high growth industries. Market coverage includes lighting and displays, alternative energy, home and personal care, industrial biotechnology, performance materials and chemicals. IntertechPira is a division of Pira International. For more information about IntertechPira, please visit www.intertechpira.com.

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