Strategies in Light Europe 2011 conference program (UPDATE)

July 15, 2011
With a theme of “Enhancing the Quality and Performance of LED Lighting,” this year’s Strategies in Light Europe 2011 conference takes place in Milan, Italy.
After a successful launch in September 2010, the Strategies in Light Europe conference and exhibition moves to Milan, Italy, where the event will take place on October 4-6, 2011. The conference program, below, will address key issues surrounding the evolution and transformation of the lighting market, and the ongoing development of higher-quality, higher-performance LED lighting.

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Table of Contents

Keynote Session
Plenary Session
Session 2, Main Conference
Session 3, Main Conference
Session 4, Main Conference
Session 5, Main Conference
Session 6, Main Conference
Session 7, Main Conference
SIL Europe: Schedule of Events


Keynote Session
>> Tuesday 4 October, 15:30-17:00

  • Lighting the Way: Perspectives on LEDs and the Global Lighting Market*
    Dominik Wee and Arthur Jaunich, LED Competence Center
    McKinsey & Company, Germany

  • LED Lighting Evolution and Global Market Opportunities*
    Vrinda Bhandarkar, Director of Research, LED Lighting
    Strategies Unlimited, USA

  • Designing with LEDs: Redefining the Lit Environment*
    Simon Fisher, General Manager EMEA, Indoor Luminaire Solutions
    GE Lighting, UK

*Invited speaker

+++++++++++++ WEDNESDAY 5 OCTOBER +++++++++++++

Plenary Session (Main Conference, Session 1)
>> Wednesday 5 October, 08:30-10:30

  • LED Lighting in the EU: Status Update*
    Paolo Bertoldi, Action Leader
    European Commission DG JRC, Italy
  • The Next Phase in LED Illumination*
    Geert van der Meer, Senior Director, Global Product Marketing GBU LED Systems
    Philips Lighting, The Netherlands

  • International Cooperation for Quality Assurance of SSL Products: Results from the International Energy Agency Annex on SSL*
    Marc Fontoynont, Operating Agent, Annex on Solid State Lighting 2010-2014
    International Energy Agency

  • OLEDs for General Lighting Applications*
    Bernhard Stapp, Senior Vice President, Solid State Lighting
    Osram Opto Semiconductors, Germany
*Invited speaker

+++++++++++++ Parallel Tracks +++++++++++++

Session 2, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Wednesday 5 October, 11:00-12:00

 Session 2 - European Initiatives #1
 EU LED Quality Charter
 Casper Kofod, Director
 Energy Piano, Denmark

An Overview of the Russian LED Industry*
 Eugene Dolin, CEO
Russian LED Makers Association

 Session 2 - Luminaire/System Design
The Holistic System Approach to Lighting Fixture Design
Gordon Routledge, Consultant
 Dialight, UK

Integration of Thermal Management with Optical Systems for Improved Performance and Cost
 Ian Turner, CEO
Juice Technology Limited, UK
[Co-author: Phil Rimmer]

*Invited speaker

Session 3, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Wednesday 5 October, 13:30-15:00

 Session 3 - European Initiatives #2
 Requirements for a Future Lamp-Luminaire System: the European EnLight Project
 Thomas Noll, Senior Director
OSRAM GmbH, Germany

 Is There a Need for an LED Performance Label?
 Jacob Nuesink, Global Account Manager
DEKRA Certification BV, The Netherlands
 [Co-author: Herman te Lindert]

Metrology for Solid State Lighting: the European Metrology Research Project
 Simon Hall, Senior Research Scientist
 National Physical Laboratory, UK
[Co-author: Paul Miller]

 Session 3 - Drivers & Dimming
 Dimmed Efficiency of LED, HID and CFL Lighting Systems
 Rasib Khan, Engineering Manager
 Harvard Engineering, UK
[Co-author: Richard Adelsberg]

 LED Lighting System Level Impacts of Driver Electronics
 Nick Holland, Strategic Marketing Lighting Power Products
 Texas Instruments, Germany

A Practical Guide to Designing for High Reliability in SSL Systems
 Steve Roberts, Technical Manager
 Recom, Austria

Session 4, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Wednesday 5 October, 15:30-17:00

Session 4 - Standards
 LED Modules and Zhaga Standards*
 Andy Davies, Product General Manager, LED Solutions, EMEA
 GE Lighting, UK

 Better Quality SSL by Performance Testing
 Carl Bloomfield, Lighting, Global Business Line Leader
 Intertek, USA

 Apples & Pears – Why Standardisation of Performance Requirements for LED Luminaires is Important*
 Kay Rauwerdink, CELMA

CIE Committee Work Related to LEDs and Lighting*
Denan Konjhodzic, Applications Engineer

Session 4 - Networks & Control
 Are DC Power Distribution Networks the Way Forward for LED Lighting Systems?
 Marc Ottolini, CEO
 iSotera Ltd, UK
 [Co-author: Phil Rimmer]

 TCP/IP as a Control Protocol for an LED Light System
 Meinrad Braun, Director Sales
 dilitronics GmbH, Germany

 Wireless DALI: the Right Complement to LED Luminaires
 Yariv Oren, CEO
 Virtual Extension, Israel
 [Co-author: Marius Gafen]

*Invited speaker

+++++++++++++ THURSDAY 6 OCTOBER +++++++++++++

Session 5, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Thursday 6 October, 08:30-10:00

Session 5 - Market Development
 What Makes an LED Company Attractive to Investors
 Marco Toja, Director
 Luckygar, Monaco

 Enabling Fast Adoption of LED Lighting by Luminaire Manufacturers Through a Different Market Approach
 Markus Zeiler, General Manager Global Sales & Marketing
 Optogan GmbH, Germany

 Zero Energy Building: a Great Opportunity for LED Lighting
 Franco Bruno, Aerospace Engineer
 Tecnid SpA, Italy

Session 5 - Retrofits Lamps
 Omni-Directional LED Lamps
 Markus Hofmann, Senior Development Engineer
 OSRAM GmbH, Germany

 How to Design a Perfect LED Bulb
 Kamal Najmi, Power Design Engineer for Lighting
 National Semiconductor, Germany

 Creating the Price Breakthrough in the Consumer Market for LED Lighting
 Martijn Dekker, CTO
 Lemnis Lighting, The Netherlands
 [Co-author: Jurgen Hornman]

Session 6, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Thursday 6 October, 10:30-12:00

Session 6 - Outdoor Lighting
 Requirements for Wide Area Communications with LED Street Lights: Learning from One of Europe's Largest LED Telemanagement Deployments
 Will Gibson, Director
 Telensa Ltd, UK

Solid-State Lighting for the Bridges of Dublin: a Decade Later
 Duilio Passariello, Lighting Consultant
 Light-Plus, Spain

Session 6 - Optical Materials & Packaging
How Can Plastics Support LEDs in Lighting?
Klaus Reinartz, Director of Global LED Program
 Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany
[Co-author: Wojciech Cieplik, Bayer Sheet Europe GmbH]

 Silicone Technology: New Possibilities for the New Lighting
Hugo Ferreira da Silva, Global Market Manager
 Dow Corning, Belgium

 UV LED Package: An Hermetic and Non-organic Solution
 Frank Gindele, Product Developer
 Schott EP, Germany
 [Co-author: Robert Hettler]

Session 7, Main Conference (Parallel Tracks)
>> Thursday 6 October, 13:00-15:00

Session 7 - Lighting Applications
Solid-State Lighting: Opportunities for Luminaire Manufacturers*
Christian Hochfilzer, Technical Director
Regent Lighting, Switzerland

Enabling Adoption of LEDs in the High Bay Lighting Market
Shawn Keeney, Applications Engineer
 Cree, USA

Reducing Wasted Light
Fenella Frost, Marketing Director
PhotonStar LED Ltd., UK
[Co-authors: Majd Zoorob, James Mckenzie]

The Global Voice of the Lighting Industry and the SSL Dimensions*
Jürgen Sturm, Global Lighting Forum

Session 7 - Optics
Ergonomic and Efficient Reflectors with High-Power LED Arrays
Hans Laschefski, Consultant Business development MIRO
Alanod Aluminum-Veredlung GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
[Co-authors: Matthias Weigert, Detlef Düe]

MR16 LED-Optic Design: Hitting the Sweet Spot
Mike Bean, Head of Design
Carlco Technical Plastics, UK
[Co-author: Phil Tierney]

Use of Light Guides in LED Lighting for Concentrators
Meir Ben-Levy, CTO
Magic Lighting Optics, Israel

The Visual Barrier: Designing the Night Appearance of an LED Product
Giorgia Tordini, Optical Designer
Philips, France

*Invited Speaker

Please direct any questions or comments about the conference program to Tim Whitaker, Conference Director, Strategies in Light Europe and Editor-in-Chief, LEDs Magazine.

Strategies in Light Europe 2011 - Schedule of Events

Tuesday 4 October
Pre-Conference Workshops
09.00-15.00 SSL Investor Forum
15.30-17.00 Main Conference - KEYNOTE Session
17.00-19.00 Welcome Reception
17.00-19.00 Exhibition Floor Open

Wednesday 5 October
08.30-10.00 Main Conference - PLENARY Session
10.30-17.00 Main Conference - MARKET TRANSFORMATION Track
10.30-17.00 Main Conference - TECHNOLOGY Track
17.00-19.00 Networking Reception
08.30-19.00 Exhibition Floor Open

Thursday 6 October
08.30-15.00 Main Conference – MARKET TRANSFORMATION Track
08.30-15.00 Main Conference – TECHNOLOGY Track
08.30-15.00 Exhibition Floor Open