The Strategies in Light Europe 2013 Call for papers is now open -- Deadline 22 Feb

Date Announced: 15 Jan 2013

The 2013 program will include: Keynote and Plenary Sessions, Market Track, Technology Track, workshops, and the Investor Forum. Submitted papers should describe or address:

Efforts to improve the quality and performance of LED lighting
Activities that help accelerate the market adoption of LED lighting
Results from real-world LED lighting applications and installations
Development of various aspects of the LED lighting “ecosystem”: LED technology, manufacturing and supply chain, applications, lighting and building controls, end-user acceptance and experience, and financing.

Strategies in Light Europe is in its 4th year of providing Europe’s most comprehensive conference and exhibition for the rapidly-growing LED lighting industry. The event offers a platform for the best networking opportunities and a forum for the sharing of ideas and experiences in the latest technologies and market developments.

Papers will be selected by the Advisory Board and conference co-chairs on the basis of technical content, audience interest and industry relevance. Suggested subject areas and themes are listed below. When submitting an abstract, please specify whether it is intended for the Market Track or the Technology Track, for a workshop, or for the Investor Forum.

Abstracts with overt marketing/sales/commercial content will not be accepted. Please do not submit abstracts for presentations that are scheduled to be delivered at other LED-related or lighting conferences.

Suggested subject areas and themes (for guidance only):

MAIN CONFERENCE (Plenary Session, Market Track, Technology Track)

Market growth and outlook, penetration of LEDs into key lighting applications, including residential, retail, hospitality, office building, public spaces, and educational institutions; plus drivers and barriers to further market penetration
Case studies of specific installations: cost and performance analysis, user feedback, lessons learned
Requirements and perspectives from lighting designers, specifiers, architects and other end-users
Outdoor lighting applications – roadways, tunnels, parking lots
The use of SSL to enhance human health and well-being
Financing of LED lighting projects

Role of the lighting supply chain – distributors, representatives, and retailers – in the development of the SSL market
Supply and demand, capacity constraints, availability of materials and equipment
Pros and cons of offshore manufacturing
Warranty issues: How can “end of life” be measured? Who is responsible?

Energy efficiency as a driver for adoption of SSL technology
Regional- and country-specific activities to promote LED lighting
European activities to develop high-quality LED lighting products, including labeling
Customer awareness and acceptance; incentives and subsidies
Funding from governments and investment community
Standards development and implementation : regional and pan- European

Luminaire design: role of thermal management, advanced packaging and optical concepts
Color quality metrics, optical safety, test & measurement
Development of OLEDs and other advanced lighting technologies
Drivers, dimming and controls; control systems for energy savings in buildings, including lighting
Replaceable modules and light engines
Advanced chip and package designs; LED product roadmaps
Color tunable lighting

Submission Instructions

Abstract submission deadline: Friday 22nd February 2013 The Advisory Board of Strategies in Light Europe is now accepting paper abstracts for the 2013 conference. We invite you to submit an abstract for Strategies in Light...

Should you require further assistance or for further information about participating at the conference as a speaker or as a delegate, please contact: Emily Pryor, Conference Manager T: +44 (0) 1992 656 614 F: +44 (0) 1992 656 700


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