LEDucation 6 opens registration and announces speaker line up

Jan. 4, 2012
Date Announced: 04 Jan 2012 LEDUCATION 6 ANNOUNCES A FULL LINE UP OF SPEAKERS FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL PREMIER EVENT ON LED TECHNOLOGY TO BE HELD IN NYC IN MARCH.The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) is proud to announce its impressive speaker line up and also notify attendees that event registration for “LEDucation 6” is now officially open. As the premier lighting event dedicated to advancing the education of the lighting community, LEDucation 6 will take place in New York City on Wednesday, March 21, 2012. “We are excited about the diversity of our speaker line-up for this year’s sixth annual event” commented Speaker Chair, Wendy Kaplan of Feelux Lighting. “As our event continues to grow in attendance each year, our goal is to provide our attendees with a variety of accredited educational sessions that address hot topics, discuss the latest technologies and deliver updates on LED industry standards. This year’s sessions will also provide a forum for two new panel discussions and dialogue on LED controls and dimming and key learning’s of LED in the Retail Environment.”The annual educational expo hosted by the DLFNY has gained a regular following over the years and continues to attract record crowds with an attendance of over 1,800 in 2011. All sessions are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEU) and are scheduled in four different sessions during the day. In conjunction with the seminars, a special exposition is available for attendees to view the latest LED luminaires, controls and energy efficient designs and advancements from over 95+ leading LED manufacturers. Due to the growing popularity of the annual expo and seminars, event officials have extended the exhibit hours for 2012 with expo doors opening at 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.The DLFNY is proud to announce the following LEDucation speaker line-up of educational programming on LED Technology.LED Standards Update & Energy StarNaomi J. Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC from PNNL and Alex Baker, MSc, LC, IES from Energy Star will provide an update on the latest requirements and advancements in LED Standards and Energy Star.LED in the Retail Environment Nelson Jenkins from Lumen Architecture will lead a panel discussion of RGBs and White LEDs in Retail applications. Moderator: Nelson Jenkins, DLF, AIA, IES, LEED from Lumen Architecture.Panel Members:* Sean Hennessy from Hennessy Design* Renee Cooley from Cooley Monato Studio* Ruth Mellergaard, FIIDA from GRID/3 International LED's: The Move to a Digital World Chad Stalker, LC from Philips Lumileds will help attendees gain an understanding and clear impression of how to consider and evaluate illumination grade LEDs. LED Control: Turn Off the Dark Craig Fox will moderate an informative panel discussion that is aimed at helping demystify the often complex issues surrounding “how to control and dim LEDs.” Moderator: Craig Fox, LC from Electronic Theatre Control Panel Members:* Gabe Gulliams from Buro Happold * Sleiman Zogheib from Redwood Systems* Andrew Lawler from Lutron* Gilles Abrahamse from eldoLED America, Inc.* John Gebbie from Barbizon Lighting CompanyOnline Registration is currently open at www.leducation.org. DLF and IES members can attend at no charge with advance registration and $20 for all other advance registrations. Students are also encouraged to attend as a complimentary guest with a valid ID. LEDucation 6 will be held at the Hotel Pennsylvania located between 32nd & 33rd Streets – across from Madison Square Garden. Visit Leducation.org or dlfny.org for further event details and session schedules. Designers Lighting Forum - NYThe 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.

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