LEDucation accepting speaker applications through October 17

Aug. 11, 2014

New York City, NY -- The Designers Lighting Forum of New York announced its "Call for Speakers" for LEDucation 9, the largest table top exhibition and educational event dedicated solely to the ever evolving LED market and technology. LEDucation 9 will return to New York City on March 5-6th, 2015 at the Sheraton NY Times Square hotel.

Consistently ranked as one of the most attended and fastest growing educational events and expos, the LEDucation conference program features the industry's top authorities to address and discuss the latest advancements, trends, and regulations in solid state lighting. The "Call for Speakers" focuses on a variety of one hour sessions and dedicated panel discussions targeting some of the hottest topics in solid state lighting technology today and in the future. These sessions will cover a diverse span of industry topics and will attract attendance from the architectural, engineering, OLED and LED technology, theatrical, educational, interior design, construction, building management, energy efficient lighting and controls, and wireless industries.

Speaker proposals will be accepted through 5 p.m. EST, October 17th, 2014. Proposals should be submitted online at: http://www.leducation.org/call-for-presenters.html. A full list of potential topics to be covered during LEDucation 9 conference program and an online Speaker Submission Form are available online at www.leducation.org.

Hosted by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York, LEDucation has become one of the lighting industry's most popular events among both attendees and manufacturers. Expansion in both format, quality and size for the ninth annual event has consistently lead to the annual events consistent growth and attendance of over 12,000 attendees over the nine years and a sold out show floor of over 220 exhibitors in 2014.

The two day educational event and expo will be held on March 5th & 6th at the Sheraton NY Times Square hotel. Doors will open from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm on Thursday, March 5th and 9:00 am - 3:00 pm on Friday, March 6th. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit more than 220 exhibiting manufacturers and to participate in CEU sessions held throughout the two-day event. Additional details on expo hours and exhibiting at LEDucation 9 can be found by visiting - www.LEDucation.org.

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The Designers Lighting Forum of New York is committed to exploring and presenting the power of lighting in design. Founded in 1934, the Designers Lighting Forum is a not-for-profit organization, led by a volunteer Board of Managers and sustained by member dues and the generous support of our corporate sponsors. They enthusiastically provide designers, architects, manufacturers and their representatives, contractors, educators, and students the opportunity to meet and experience the wonder of lighting in New York City and beyond. The DLFNY also supports formal lighting education through contributions to local universities and design schools, as well as national funds. LEDucation is supported through the volunteer efforts of DLFNY members.

Committee Chair:
Co-Chair - Burt Grant - Metro Area Sales
Co-Chair - Caroline Rinker - O'Blaney Rinker & Associates
Committee Members:
Wendy Kaplan - Feelux Lighting

Clifford Starr - Lighting by Gregory
Nathalie Faubert - Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design
Gary Mann - New Gen Lighting & Energy
Max Hoover - Goodmart Lighting & Electrical Product Sales
Jamie Eck - HD Supply Power Solutions
Matt Dacey - The Dulanski Group
Stephen Bickford - Stephen Bickford Design
Craig Fox - ETC Architectural

LEDucation Founders:
Burt Grant - Metro Area Sales
Robert Nadel - Energy and Lighting Systems, Ltd
Peggy Meehan - Amerlux Global Lighting Solutions




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