Strategies in Light is known for providing the highest level of quality in technical content. Featuring a peer-reviewed program specifically designed to provide the latest in technologies, trends and market updates, this exceptional program is relied upon year after year by thousands of attendees for learning the most important, need-to-know information. The program is comprised of the following four tracks that run concurrently over two days.

2020 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshops
Workshop 1: LED Optical Design: How to Start and Where to Go…15 Years in 4 Hours
Workshops
Workshop 2: LED Lighting Standards and Methods of Measurement
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Workshops
Workshop 3: What to Build and When to Build it. Scenario Planning and Decision Support Workshop for Lighting and Technology Companies
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Investor Forum
Introduction: Lighting Market and Financial Overview
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Investor Forum: Where’s the Money Going Next?
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Investor Forum
Introduction: Lighting Market and Financial Overview
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Investor Forum
Introduction: Lighting Market and Financial Overview
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Investor Forum
Coffee Break
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Investor Forum
Start-up Lightning Round
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Investor Forum
Panel 1: M&A Opportunities
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Delegate lunch Tuesday
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Investor Forum
Lunch
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Workshops
Workshop 4: Obtaining and Litigating Patents in the LED Industry
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Investor Forum
IF 08
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Investor Forum
IF 09
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Investor Forum
IF 10
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Investor Forum
Coffee Break
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Investor Forum
Panel 2: Financing Opportunities
4:00 PM
Investor Forum
IF 13
4:30 PM
Investor Forum
IF 14
5:00 PM
Investor Forum
Strategies in Light Welcome Reception
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM
Keynote
Natural Light for Natural Living with Full Spectrum LED Technology
8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Keynote
Psychology of Light
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Keynote
Strategies Unlimited: Market Review and Forecast
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Color Shift Behavior in LED Package Platforms
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Increasing Market Value and Exit Opportunities in Connected Lighting and Emerging Markets in Horticulture and Health
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
The Connectivity Comparison Conundrum
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Laser Light Sources for Specialty and Automotive Lighting Applications
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Lighting’s Transformation Marches On
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Why There Are No Smart Buildings – And How to Get There: An overview of the major barriers to adoption for smart buildings, and solutions from real-world projects of how to create the Digital Building of the Future
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Development of MicroLED Display and Future Opportunities
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Go Beyond Connected Lighting. Enable Smart Buildings
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Two Mega Trends Impacting the Buying of Connected Lighting
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Delegate lunch Wednesday
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
An Investigation of Cybersecurity Authentication Vulnerabilities in Connected Lighting Systems
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
OLED Lighting: Differentiation in Design and Market
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Session 2 Panel: Standards for Circadian Lighting
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Opening up Smart Lighting Adoption with an Open Yet Secure API
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
The Integrated System of Lighting: Paving a New Path to Profitability
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Integration of Acoustic Control in Lighting Fixtures
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
T3 S2 P3
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Lessons From a Field Evaluation of Two Connected-Lighting Systems
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Pleasure & Pain: Regulatory & Rebate Drivers Of The Advanced Lighting Market
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Session 3 Panel: What Can 3D Printing Offer the Lighting Fixture Industry Today?
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Navigating California Compliance: Title 20 Appliance Standards and Title 24, Part 6 Building Energy Efficiency Standards
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
The Biggest Real-Life Implementation of a Bluetooth Mesh Lighting Network - Implementation, Results, Lessons Learned
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Controls = Light/Time A Call for Lighting Designers to Step Up and Take Control
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
The Trends that are Driving the Lighting Industry’s Market Transformation
Thursday, February 13, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Keynote
VISION 2040: Where Will We Go From Here?
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Keynote
The End of the SSL Revolution, or Is it the Beginning?
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Execution Challenges in Automotive Lighting Applications
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Practical Issues in the Deployment of Current and Future LiFi Systems
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Session 4 Panel: LEDs for Circadian Lighting
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Case Studies in Bluetooth Lighting Control
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
The Anatomy of Vehicular Forward Lighting
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Frontiers in LED Technology for Automotive Applications
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
PoE as the Backbone for Connected Lighting and What it Means for the Future of IoT
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM
Delegate lunch Thursday
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Liquid Silicone Rubber (LSR): a challenging material for optical components
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
New Media Technologies and the Future of Architainment Design
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Seeing the Light in a Non-Visual World
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Track 1: State of the LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals
Bringing the Outdoors In: Using Light to Enhance Wellness
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Precision-Placed Optical Elements for High Volume Manufacturing
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
What about ENERGY and QUALITY in Integrative Lighting / HCL?
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Track 2 : Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing
Development of Manufacturing Technology for Micro Lens Array of Augmented and Mixed Reality Displays with Higher Resolution and Luminance
Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT
Safety and Visual Comfort Can Co-Exist with Warmer CCTs

Track 1: State of LED and Lighting Industries/Interesting Verticals

This track addresses the LED and lighting markets, factors that are driving the growth of these markets, the outlook for the future of LED lighting, industry trends, developments in the various market segments, and provides in-depth presentations on existing and emerging LED lighting applications.

Who Should Attend:
Of interest for C-level and investment professionals looking for opportunities. Also Executives at all levels, Lighting Distributors, Lighting Specifiers, Financial Analysts, Planning Managers, Market Researchers, Marketing and Sales Professionals.

What You Will Learn:
At the end of the conference, attendees of this track will have a better understanding of the factors that are driving LED lighting market growth, and of the dynamics of the applications that will determine the future direction of the market.

Track 2: Advancements in LED and Lighting Technology, Design and Manufacturing

This track addresses the technical aspects of the LED lighting industry. It looks at the latest technology developments in the LED lighting supply chain. It also looks at new design and analytical tools that support technology development.

Who Should Attend:
Critical for anyone looking for a state of the LED update. Also Executives at all levels, Engineering Management, Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Product Developers.

What You Will Learn:
At the end of the conference, attendees of this track will have a better understanding of the new technologies that are becoming available for LED lighting and how their companies can adopt these technologies to improve their lighting products.

Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT

This track provides insight into how connected lighting fits into the IoT and how lighting companies can navigate the industry better. Discussions will include everything from different communications protocols, data security, expected technological advancements and best business practices.

Who Should Attend:
Engineers this track is for you! Also Executives at all levels, Lighting Manufacturers, Lighting Distributors, Lighting Specifiers, Financial Analysts, Facility Managers, Lighting Designers, Lighting Architects, Government Regulators, Engineering Management, Product Engineering & Manufacturing.

What You Will Learn:
At the end of the conference, attendees of this track will have a better understanding of the role lighting plays in the IoT and what companies need to do to survive in the changing landscape, from choosing the right technologies to understanding how to differentiate yourself from the competition.

This track examines a variety of external factors that are affecting and will affect in the future the development the LED lighting industry, including regulations, standards, incentives, new manufacturing techniques and much more.

Who Should Attend:
Like a Las Vegas casino buffet- a little something for everyone! Executives at all levels, Lighting Distributors, End Users of LED Lighting Products, Lighting Specifiers, Planning Managers, Lighting Designers.

What You Will Learn:
At the end of the conference, attendees of this track will have a better understanding of the some of the issues that are important for the development of the LED lighting market that come from outside the industry itself, such as regulations and standards, government incentives, and manufacturing techniques imported from other industries.