Toronto hosts workshop on Emerging Trends in Solid State Lighting

The workshop will be held on June 29 at the University of Toronto.

The first Toronto Workshop on Solid State Lighting will be held on the June 29, 2009 at the University of Toronto. In the rapidly advancing Solid State Lighting world, keeping abreast of technology developments is vital for staying ahead of the competition. Join industry leaders and eminent academic researchers in Toronto for an in-depth insight into emerging trends.

Topics covered will include next-generation high-bright green LEDs, status review of Organic LEDs, new products and applications of high-bright LEDs and LED photometry.

The workshop will feature the following speakers:

  • Prof. Zetian Mi, McGill University
  • Prof. Zheng Hong Lu, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Venkat Venkataramanan, University of Toronto
  • Shawn Du, Nichia America Corporation
  • Dr. Tung Yang Wang, Osram Sylvania
  • Scott Jennato, Phillips Lumileds
  • Side Rane, SphereOptics
  • Paul Scheidt, Cree
The workshop will also feature three Focus Group Meetings with the following themes:

  • LED and OLED technologies
  • SSL product development and application
  • Research and development funding opportunities for SSL manufacturers
Workshop participants will benefit from excellent insight from industry and academic leaders and networking opportunities with members of the Canadian SSL community.

The Institute for Optical Sciences at University of Toronto has recently announced its Solid State Lighting Network (SSLNet) that brings together researchers, industries and agencies to foster dialogue, knowledge sharing and facilitate collaborative projects. The forthcoming workshop “Emerging trends in Solid State Lighting” will be the first major event of the SSLNet.

Registration:

Industry Participants: $100+GST
Academic Participants: Free (registration required; limited seats)

For registration, contact: events@optics.utoronto.ca

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