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Opening the door to future lighting innovations

4th September 2015
Jordan Mulcare

Top authorities from the global lighting industry will present international lighting trends and technologies in 60 lectures and seven workshops at the 5th LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2015). Amongst the many well-known companies exhibiting at the LpS are also the top seven LED manufacturers in the world.

The LpS 2015 has also been chosen by 10 companies to launch their latest products. The three-day lighting event will take place from 22nd to 24th September in Bregenz, Austria. The top-rate programme can’t afford to be missed by anyone involved in the lighting industry or research. LpS 2015 offers consolidated lighting knowledge provided by pioneers and lighting professionals from all over the globe.

Rogier van der Heide, Chief Design & Marketing Officer, Zumtobel Group and Ambassador of the UNESCO for the International Year of Light, will open the event with his keynote on trends in smart lighting, IoT and Human Centric Lighting. Mr. van der Heide is a well-known designer and previously worked for Philips Lighting. The inventor of semantic lighting, Prof. Zary Segall, Endowed Chair Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology Sweden, will focus on semantic lighting, including smart and connected lighting in his keynote.

Prof. Georges Zissis will talk about the quality of lamps and associated health issues. He is currently working at the Toulouse 3 University in France, primarily doing research in the fields of Light Sources. He won the first award of the International Electrotechnical Committee for his work on normalization for urban lighting systems. Dr. Daniel Doxsee has been invited to talk about trends and technologies in LED lighting for visual merchandising.

Daniel Doxsee has a PhD in chemistry and holds the position of Deputy Managing Director at Nichia, the world’s leading LED manufacturer. SSL expert Alexander Wilm from Osram Opto Semiconductor will give a report on a reality lifetime check of LED lighting systems. Mr. Wilm holds a diploma in Mechatronic Engineering and joined Osram Opto Semiconductors in 2004.

Dr. Josep Carreras, leader of the lighting group IREC and founder of Ledmotive Technologies, will share his expert knowledge on spectrally tunable SSL Solutions. He has a PhD in physics, has authored more than 40 articles and participated in over 15 international projects.

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