Event Announcement | Event News | May 31, 2016

LpS 2016 – The Leading European Lighting Conference Announced a Comprehensive Program

The 6th International LED professional Symposium +Expo (LpS 2016) in Bregenz, Austria, from September 20th to 22nd, has increased the conference program to 5 parallel running tracks with 100+ lectures, 4 workshops, 3 forums and 3 top-level keynotes. The three days of the symposium have been divided into a “Strategy Day” followed by a “Technology and Design Day” and ending with a “Solution Day”. In addition to the outstanding conference program, over 100 exhibitors will present latest innovations and the current status of LED and OLED lighting in the 3,000 square meter exhibition area. The organizers are expecting more than 1,500 visitors from over 50 countries.

100+ Lectures in 5 Parallel Tracks
“Trends and Technologies for Future Lighting Solutions” respectively “Smart Technologies for Lighting Innovations” is the topic that runs through all tracks and presentations. The conference opens its program with a “Strategy Day”, composed of five tracks: Lighting Trends, Lighting Intelligence, Lighting Design, and the ISA and Photonics Cluster forums. On the “Technology and Design Day”, the core topics are Light Sources, Smart Lighting, Connectivity and Engineering, together with a “Design and Intelligent Lighting” workshop. Finally, the “Solution Day” gives insights on System Quality, System Qualification, Applications, Horticulture and Internet of Things, respectively, Artificial Intelligence.


3 Forums by ISA, APIL and Photonics Cluster
Two top-class forums with discussions will mark the first day of the conference. ISA, the leading Chinese based Solid-State Lighting Alliance, will present news on emerging markets, innovative application of LEDs in different fields, Solid-State Lighting developments in Asia with a cooperation model, and LED performance insurance in their forum. The Photonics Cluster forum will provide an overview of alternative light sources with its technologies and market potentials as well as insightful information on laser light sources. On the second day APIL, the leading Association of Italian Independent Lighting Designers, will hold a “Design meets Technology Forum” to help understand the needs and requirements of lighting designers in regards to design criteria in applications.


4 Interactive Workshops by HI-LED, EPIC, Instrument Systems/TÜV and Jakajima
The aim of the “Spectrally and Tunable LED and OLED Lighting Workshop” organized by the EU FP7 HI-LED project is to attract participants from the smart lighting sector. HI-LED is probing the effects of light on people’s health and circadian rhythms, the growth rate of plants, and the preservation and perception of paintings. They are developing new light engines by optimizing LED configurations and by combining LEDs with OLEDs as well as creating dynamically tunable lamps that can fit many different applications. EPIC, the industry association that promotes the sustainable development of organizations working in the field of photonics in Europe, is organizing a “Horticultural Lighting Workshop” and will present their latest findings in plant growth system lights. The workshop organized by Instrument Systems and TÜV will cover “Solid-State Lighting Measurements – From Basics to Recent Developments”. Jakajima, the organizing company of the annual “Internet of Things Event” in Eindhoven and Matchmaker for Innovators, will cover the hot topic of “Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence” in their workshop and group discussions.

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Strong Presence of the Industry and Academia
Speakers, forum organizers and workshop holders are present from a balanced combination from industry and academia. The lighting industry will be represented by the following national and international organizations: AccurIC, Aismalibar, ams AG, Analog Kleidler Mgt., APC, Arrow Electronics, Auer Lighting, Bardsley Consulting, Bartenbach, Bentham Instruments, Cree, Crytur, CSEM, DALI, Diehl Aerospace, EBV Elektronik, ELT, Everfine, FILD, GE Lighting, GL Optic, IBM, Infineon Technologies, Instrument Systems, Johnson Controls, Kdg Opticomp, LEDesign, LightCube & Artemide, Lumileds, Nanoco Group, Neumüller Elektronik, Nichia, NXP, Ophir Photonics, Osram Opto Semiconductors, Rusalox, Silvair, Smart Thermoelectrics, SwitchTech AB, Tridonic, UniBrite Technology, Viapaq Lighting, Vossloh-Schwabe, Werner Management Services, Zhaga Consortium and more.
The academia will be represented by renowned key organizations like the Budapest University, Fraunhofer, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen, Holst Centre, Joanneum Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Lighting Europe, Ozyegin University, TALQ Consortium, Technical University Darmstadt, Temasek Polytechnic, University of Barcelona, University of California, University of Edinburgh, University of Freiburg, University of Padova, Yole Développment.


3 Keynotes by Well-Known Authorities
The Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor Shuji Nakamura, inventor of efficient blue and white LEDs, Dr. Ronan Burges, Deputy Head of Unit “Photonics” at the European Commission, and Diederik de Stoppelaar, Secretary General of the LightingEurope will be in Bregenz to open the three days of concentrated exchange on Solid-State Lighting technologies and innovations. The audience will gain insights on developments in LED and Laser-Diode technologies, the strategic lighting roadmap 2025 in the field of intelligent lighting and Solid-State Lighting in the framework of "Horizon 2020".

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3 Social Highlights to Exchange Views and Ideas
On Day One, there will be an “Exhibition Reception” that will bring together experts from industry and research. Talks will be held and glasses will be raised to an event inspired by innovation, forward thinking and networking. In the evening of the first day the national and international members of the press, companies with product launches, media partners and supporting organizations are invited to join the press conference with inspiring interviews and presentations. The evening will end in a relaxed atmosphere with personal conversations while enjoying a drink and tasty delicacies. The third highlight of the LpS 2016 will be the “Get-Together Boat Tour” on Lake Constance in the evening of the second conference day. An unforgettable evening with like-minded people, a beautiful view of the lake, a delicious buffet and live music will make it easy to expand personal networks in the lighting domain.

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5 Main Sponsors and Numerous Supportive Partners
“During the three days of the symposium, attendees will have hands-on experience in the latest lighting trends and future developments. It’s a combination of technological knowledge, application views, realization challenges and business opportunities. Inspiring people are transforming these ideas into next-generation solutions. The LpS Event can be seen as a melting pot for creativity in lighting”, said Siegfried Luger, Event Director. “All this is only possible through the fantastic support of our premium sponsors UL, auer Lighting, Osram, Topsil Global, Tridonic as well as our many partners”, he said. The following media partners also support the event: Bodo’s Power Systems, City Life Magazine, Compolux, Display+, e&i, Elektroinstallateur, ET Elektrotechnik, European Energy Innovation, Global LEDs and OLEDs, High Light, I-Micronews, Italian Lighting, LED News Korea, Ledelum, LEDin, LEDinside, LEDworld, LICHT, Lighting Inspiration, LUX Review, Luxlumina, Mondo Arc, Photonik and Power Electronics Europe.
Organizations like Assodel, ECPE, EPIC, Global Lighting Association, ISA, LED Light for You, Lighting Europe, Photonics21, Wisto, WKO, Yole and Zhaga are associate partners of the LpS 2016 Event.

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Early Bird Ticket Sale Still Open
Online registration is open with Early Bird tickets are available until July 1st at the official event website: www.LpS2016.com.