Ted Konnerth, PhD to speak at the upcoming IES Street and Area Lighting conference

Aug. 15, 2010
Date Announced: 15 Aug 2010 Mundelein, IL - Ted Konnerth, PhD will present a 45 minute seminar titled as: “Adoption of new technology into an Old culture”. The presentation will explore the impacts of adoption of LED technology into the traditional US commercial lighting industry. The presentation will address channel fragmentation, technology weaknesses and strengths, the cultural barriers to adoption of the technology into the US lighting market, and the emerging channel partnerships that are changing the lighting game forever.The IES conference is being held on September 26-29 in Huntington Beach CA and features an extraordinary program of technical reports, industry trends, legislative updates and formal accredited training seminars.The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is a recognized authority on lighting. Its mission is to communicate information on all areas of "lighting best practices" through a variety of programs, publications, and services to its own members and others in the lighting community.Ted Konnerth PhD, is president/CEO of Egret Consulting Group located in Mundelein, Ill. Prior to founding Egret Consulting in 1999, Konnerth was with Cooper Lighting for 16 years and served as global vice president of sales for 4.5 years for the $1 billion lighting division before starting his search firm. Mr. Konnerth is a long-time member of IES.Egret Consulting Group is a boutique search firm that specializes solely in the electrical industry. Egret recruits for electrical manufacturers, electrical wholesale distributors, lighting design firms and power companies (Gen, T&D and alternative energy firms). As the largest recruiting firm dedicated exclusively to the electrical industry, Egret regularly works with firms of all sizes.

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