Strategies in Light announces 2011 program - Transforming the LED & Lighting Markets

Date Announced: 04 Nov 2010

Mountain View, CA – Strategies Unlimited and PennWell Corporation will host their 12th annual business-oriented conference and exhibition on high-brightness LEDs and lighting on February 22-24, 2011 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

The focus for Strategies in Light 2011 is on the developments in HB LED applications, technology and manufacturing that will continue to drive the market forward over the next five years and beyond. For the third year in a row the conference will feature a parallel LEDs in Lighting Track, which will examine some of the most pressing issues regarding the use of LEDs in lighting applications. Moreover, the Solid-State Lighting Investor Forum will be a full-day session on February 22, expanding upon the half-day Forum that was first offered in 2010 to a sell-out audience.

In addition to conference programs that will address the many important industry developments discussed above, Strategies in Light 2011 will include a comprehensive exhibit area with more than 100 companies participating. The exhibit area will feature the LED Light and Design Pavilion, which is designed to showcase a variety of LED lighting products, and which will offer several presentations, hands-on demonstrations, and technical tours for members of the lighting community.

Strategies in Light 2011 will provide insight into the rapidly developing markets for LED lighting, backlights for LCD TVs, and outdoor signs and displays, as well as other major trends in applications, industry structure, government policies, markets, products, and technologies that will affect the LED industry’s future. Featured speakers for the conference’s HB LED market track include: Aldo Kamper, President and CEO, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Michael Holt, Chief Executive Officer, Philips Lumileds Lighting, and Robert Karlicek, Director, Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In addition, Ella Shum, Director of the LED Research, Strategies Unlimited, will provide an annual update on the market for HB LEDs, along with a five-year forecast.

Other companies and organizations contributing to the HB LED market track include: The Climate Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Canaccord Genuity, LG CNS America, Cree, Epistar, Nichia,
the OLED Association, Lattice Power, Lunera, Avnet Electronics, Rambus, FAA, Microsemi, Intematix, Thermal Solutions Resources and Nuventix.

Featured speakers for the lighting track include Patricia Glasow, Principal, Auerbach Glasow French and Nancy Clanton, Founder and President, Clanton & Associate. Vrinda Bhandarkar, Senior Market Research Analyst at Strategies Unlimited, will summarize the results of the company’s latest research on LED luminaire and replacement lamp market trends. Other participating companies and organizations include Lutron, Lithonia, Philips Lumileds Lighting, Bridgelux HaoLED, Lighting Research Center (LRC), National Institute of Standards and Technology( NIST), Egret Consulting and McKinsey.

Last year Strategies in Light attracted more than 3,000 participants from North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and Australia – 38 countries in all. LED Japan Conference & Expo/Strategies in Light recently held in Yokohama, Japan, drew more than 6,100 attendees and a sold-out exhibit floor. Strategies in Light Europe successfully debuted in Germany with sell-out conference programs and 68% re-sign rate. For further information on Strategies in Light 2011, please contact Luba Hrynyk at lubah@pennwell.com, or visit us online at: www.strategiesinlight.com for exhibiting companies, conference updates and registration information.

LED & Lighting Media Group comprises the following:

Strategies in Light Events:
Strategies in Light is a business-oriented conference and exhibition on high-brightness LEDs and lighting produced by both Strategies Unlimited and PennWell Corporation. The longest-running conference in the LED industry and drawing its largest audience to date with more than 3,000 participants in 2010, this event is considered to be the premier annual forum for presenting current commercial developments in HB LEDs for component and equipment suppliers, manufacturers, and end-users of HB LED devices.

Strategies Unlimited, World’s Leader in LED and Lighting Market Research
Strategies Unlimited specializes in market research reports, and custom studies targeted for the optoelectronic component, laser and lighting industries. Founded in 1979, Strategies Unlimited adeptly integrates technology and business issues. Primary data collection and detailed input-output analysis are developed to create models describing the commercial markets. With its in-depth understanding of market applications, technology developments, industry participants, and government policies, the company is renowned for its outstanding record in market forecasting. http://www.strategies-u.com

LEDs Magazine, Magazine and Digital media:
LEDs Magazine is the leading information resource for the global LED community, serving thousands of readers that specify, design and manufacture LED-based products for a wide range of end-use applications. The LEDs Magazine portfolio has four main components – the Magazine, the Website, the Newsletter and the Suppliers Directory. View the latest LED industry news now: http://www.ledsmagazine.com/main.

PennWell Corporation:
PennWell Corporation is a diversified business-to-business media and information company that provides quality content and integrated marketing solutions for the following global industries: Oil and gas, electric power, water, electronics, semiconductor, contamination control, optoelectronics, fiber optics, information technology, fire, emergency services and dental. Founded in 1910, PennWell publishes 75 print and online magazines and newsletters and conducts 60 conferences and exhibitions on six continents. In addition to PennWell's headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the Company has major offices in Nashua, New Hampshire; Houston, Texas; London, England; Mountain View, California; Fairlawn, New Jersey, Moscow, Russia, and Hong Kong, China. http://www.pennwell.com

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Strategies in Light 2011 Luba Hrynyk

E-mail:lubah@pennwell.com

Web Site:www.strategiesinlight.com

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