Acuity Brands, Cisco and Sensity Host Advanced Smart Outdoor Lighting Webinar

Sensity Systems: 

“Meeting the Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting.”

What: Acuity Brands, one of the world’s leading providers of LED lighting solutions; Cisco, the worldwide leader in IT; and Sensity Systems, the pioneer of Light Sensory Networks (LSN), will present an educational webinar, “Meeting the Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting.” The webinar is designed to help public sector organizations learn more about what it takes to get involved in the Presidential Challenge for Outdoor Lighting program, which was announced by the White House in January during the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

The Presidential Challenge webinar will define and introduce technologies that constitute the next generation of ‘advanced outdoor lighting.’ It will also describe how the Presidential Challenge program represents an important tangible step toward the creation of Smart Cities. Administered through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Buildings program, the Presidential Challenge for Advanced Outdoor Lighting program has set a goal of upgrading 1.5 million streetlights nationwide to high-efficiency LEDs.

Webinar Topics:

  • Introduction to the Better Buildings Outdoor Lighting Accelerator program
  • Presentation by Acuity Brands on high-efficiency lighting, controls strategies and how to manage the transition from old to new lighting technologies
  • Presentation by Cisco on the elements of a Smart City
  • Presentation by Sensity on advanced lighting as the starting point for Smart Cities


  • Heather Zichal, Former Deputy Assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change
  • Yaser Abdelsamed, VP of Engineering, Outdoor LED Systems, Acuity Brands, Inc.
  • Munish Khetrapal, Managing Director, Solutions and Business Transformation, Cisco Systems
  • Hugh Martin, Chairman and CEO, Sensity Systems

When: April 8, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. PT (2:00 p.m. ET)


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