SUGGESTED TOPICS

Industry Dynamics

  • Industry Transformation
    • New and emerging applications for LEDs in lighting
    • Trends in adoption, economic drivers
    • Standards
    • Regulations and policy
    • Supply chain dynamics
    • Scenarios for the future
    • Impacts of COVID-19; healthcare, economics, technology, design, remote workforce best practices
    • Unified controls and IoT
    • Adaptive business models
    • Construction and real estate market impacts
  • Industry Financial and Economic Outlook
    • Market analysis
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Profitability analysis
    • New industry participants
    • Market disruption from COVID-19

Connected Lighting, Controls, and IoT

  • Innovative business models and market drivers
  • Creating value for customers and end-users beyond lighting
  • Case studies with quantified benefits
  • Integrating lighting and other building system controls
  • Impact of multiple distribution channels on connected lighting adoption
  • New advancements/trends in communication protocols
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Advances in Bluetooth interoperability
  • DC Direct integrated systems
  • Standards and interoperability
  • Network security
  • Visible light communications (LiFi)
  • Sensor improvements
  • Software – application, SPD match, GUI
  • The role of artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Smart buildings and smart cities

Markets and Applications

  • Lighting for Health and Wellbeing
    • Case studies
    • Latest research results - patient recovery time, light and shift workers, the effect of light on certain diseases, circadian disruption, etc.
    • Technological and design improvements
    • Market potential
    • Integrated systems
  • UV Applications
    • Science of UV and pathogens
    • Emerging technologies in UV light sources, including 222 nm
    • Regulations and public safety
    • Disinfection lighting
      • Integration with general lighting
      • Best practices for use, safety, effectiveness
      • New applications
      • Small-scale/portable
    • UV curing
    • Other applications
  • Architectural Lighting
    • Case studies
    • New applications
    • Integration of LEDs into building materials
  • Horticultural Lighting
    • The latest science on the effect of different wavelengths on plants
    • Solutions to business model challenges and market entry
    • New products and technologies impacting LED horticultural applications
    • Economics of LED lighting for horticulture
    • Market potential
    • Expanded spectral content (UV and IR)
  • Automotive lighting
    • Adaptive headlamps
    • Laser-based headlamps
    • Other advanced lighting concepts

Technology, Design and Manufacturing

  • New Developments in LED and Lighting Technology
    • Novel form factors made possible by LEDs
    • Novel integration technologies
    • New approaches to cost reduction
    • Supply chain collapse
  • Advances in Luminaire Design and Manufacturing
    • New approaches to luminaire fabrication
    • 3-D printing/additive manufacturing
    • Low-cost materials and assembly
    • Techniques for advanced light shaping and distribution
    • Recycling potential for luminaires
    • Acoustic integrated products
  • LED Component Trends, Roadmaps and New Form Factors
    • Performance and cost projections
    • Chip-scale packaging
    • Advanced packaging technologies
    • Micro- and mini-LEDs
    • OLEDs
    • Laser light sources
    • UV LEDs
  • Drivers and Electronics
    • Advanced concepts for drivers and power conversion
    • AC LEDs
    • DC direct lighting systems
    • Dimming and flicker
  • Supporting technologies
    • Down converters (phosphors and quantum dots)
    • Innovative optics
    • New materials
    • Advanced software for design and simulati​on