Present on LEDs at Strategies in Light 2013

July 23, 2012 — Strategies in Light 2013 will take place February 12-14 in Santa Clara, CA, hosted by PennWell Co.’s Strategies Unlimited and LEDs Magazine. The event’s theme is “Exploring the Growth Opportunities in the LED and Lighting Markets.” Submit an abstract through August 3 for a chance to present at the conference.

Also read: Strategies in Light 2012 takeaways: LED expectations for the short- and long-term

Strategies in Light seeks presentations on these or related topics:


• Automotive lighting

• Display backlighting

• Phosphors-new materials, remote, quantum dots

• Packaging-HV,AC LEDs, COB/multichip arrays

• Color quality metrics, optical safety, test & measurement

• Drivers, dimming & control networks

• Replaceable modules and light engines

• Luminaire design: role of thermal management, advanced packaging & optical concepts

• Measuring color quality

• Light & human biology

• Advances in LED cost, performance, lifetime and reliability

• Development of OLEDs and other competing lighting technologies

• Testing-chips/packages, luminaires

• Controls — components and systems — design & implementation

Market Transformation–

• Market growth and outlook, penetration of LEDs into key applications, barriers to further market penetration

• Case studies of specific installations: cost and performance analysis, user feedback, lessons learned

• Product differentiation

• Industry consolidation

• Regional- and country-specific activities to promote LED lighting

• Quality control and labeling programs

• Customer awareness and acceptance, incentives and subsidies

• Funding from governments and investment community

• Standards development and implementation

• Intellectual property issues

• LED Lighting–design perspectives, luminaire design

• End-user requirements: lighting designers, specifiers, architects

• New applications

• Color (quality, reliability, tunability)

• Non-visual response to light

• Perception of light & color

LED Manufacturing–

• Supply and demand, capacity constraints, availability of materials and equipment

• Advanced chip design and lower-cost manufacturing; epitaxial growth and processing

• Process automation

• Yield management

• Metrology

• Substrates, GaN on silicon

• Transition to larger substrates

• Adapting existing semiconductor facilities to LED manufacturing

• Advances in MOCVD technology

• LED packaging — advanced materials and processes

• Manufacturing standards

Also consider presenting a 3-4 hour workshop or tutorial.

All abstracts must be submitted in English between 100 and 300 words. Overtly commercial submissions will be automatically rejected. Submit an abstract by August 3 at

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