London, UK / Pennwell Corp — Strategies in Light Europe announced today that its Solid-State Lighting Investor Forum, taking place on October 21st at the M.O.C. Event Center in Munich Germany, sponsored and co-organized by Canaccord Genuity, Inc., will include speakers from OSRAM, Plessey Semiconductor, Havells-Sylvania, Lucibel, PhotonStar, and Nanoco Technologies, among others.
Speakers from these publicly-quoted companies and successful private firms that have brought LED lighting products to European and international markets will share their expertise and insight. “We are very excited to be hosting the 4th annual SSL Investor Forum with our new sponsor Canaccord Genuity” said Strategies in Light Europe Conference Chair Bob Steele. “Canaccord’s equity analysts have been following LED and lighting companies for many years, and the firm been instrumental in carrying out many of the M&A activities in these industries.”
Confirmed speakers for the 2014 event include: Philip Smallwood, Director of LED and Lighting Research, Strategies Unlimited; Frederic Granotier, Chairman and CEO, Lucibel; Michael LeGoff, CEO, Plessey Semiconductor; Boris Tamm, Head of Investor Relations, OSRAM Licht AG; Steve Reinhard, VP-Business Development, Nanoco Technologies; James McKenzie, CEO, PhotonStar, and Jed Dorsheimer, Managing Director, Equity Research, Display and Lighting, Canaccord Genuity.
The SSL Investor Forum, being held for the fourth year as part of the Strategies in Light Europe conference, aims to address some of the principal questions being asked by investors. The Forum will discuss issues such as the pace of adoption of LEDs in lighting, the longer-term growth potential of the market, profitability analysis, and opportunities to invest in different levels of the lighting value chain.
The SSL Investor Forum is specifically designed for current and potential investors, as well as LED and LED lighting companies seeking financing opportunities. The Forum will provide valuable information and excellent networking opportunities. In addition to representatives of publicly-quoted companies and private companies, experts in market analysis and finance will provide their perspectives on the market environment and investment climate for LEDs and SSL.
For full details on the conference program as well as information on how to register to attend visit www.sileurope.com. Strategies in Light Europe will be held October 21-23, 2014, at the M.O.C. Event Center, Munich, Germany.
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