Cree, OSRAM, Philips and DOE headline LEDs 2011

12th annual conference takes place October 24-26 to San Diego, CA

Hundreds of lighting professionals will gather at the 12th installment of IntertechPira’s industry leading LEDs conference and exhibition to hear from Cree, OSRAM, Philips and more.  LEDs 2011: Bringing Lighting to Life will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa from October 24-26, 2011 in San Diego, California, US and will provide three full days of coverage of the latest technology, applications and end uses, lighting design and luminaires and market expectations and analysis most relevant to the LEDs and lighting sectors.

“To ensure that our attendees – whether they are new to the industry or come with years of experience – receive the industry connections and insights into technology advances and emerging markets they need to succeed is our primary goal for LEDs 2011,” said Patricia Kinzer, head of US events for IntertechPira.  “This year’s delegates will have the opportunity to learn from the standard bearers of the industry like Cree, OSRAM, Nichia and Philips, as well as the key fixture manufacturers like Acuity Brands, BETALED/RUUD Lighting, MSI and Nexxus Lighting.  Bringing together R&D personnel, investors and executives, LEDs 2011 is the must-attend event of the year for the LED and lighting sector.”

This year's program will focus on the reliability of LEDs in systems and its adoption in general lighting.  Topics that will be covered at this year's conference include designing for reliability; prospects for LEDs in emerging markets, including Brazil; and future directions for research and development.  Organizations presenting at LEDs 2011 include ABILUX (Brazilian Lighting Industry Association), Acuity Brands Lighting , ASBAI (Brazilian Association for Architectural Lighting Designers), BetaLED, Cree, Excelitas LED Solutions, IMS Research, Inventronics, Lithonia Lighting, Lighting Science Group, MSi, Nexxus Lighting, Nichia, OSRAM Sylvania, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Philips Lumileds Lighting, Switch Lighting and the U.S Department of Energy.

Limited sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available.  The conference includes an exhibit hall open to all speakers and attendees and will feature the latest in technology and LED applications. Free passes to the exhibition area are available.  For more information about IntertechPira’s sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Brian Santos at +1 207 781 9618.
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