Dates Set for LEDs 2011 Conference

12th annual conference returns October 24-26 to San Diego, Calif.

PORTLAND, Maine—IntertechPira is pleased to announce the dates for the 12th installment of the industry leading LEDs conference. LEDs 2011: Bringing Lighting to Life will be held at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa from October 24-26, 2011 in San Diego, Calif. LEDs 2011 will provide three full days of coverage of the latest technology, applications, end uses, market expectations and analysis most relevant to the LEDs and lighting sectors.

“The LEDs and lighting industries are facing a number of challenges and influences in the next several years including new disruptive technologies, changes in regulations and increasing competition from China,” says Patricia Kinzer, head of U.S. events for IntertechPira. “LEDs 2011 will deliver the competitive intelligence companies need to achieve commercial success in LED and lighting systems. By delivering even more technical depth across a broader range of issues than ever before and bringing together the key industry R&D personnel, investors and executives, LEDs 2011 is the must-attend event of the year for the LED and lighting sector.”

Attendees at last year’s event benefitted from more than 25 presentations from industry leaders like Cree, Philips Lumileds, Osram Opto Semiconductors, and Nichia America. Attendees also heard from Acuity Brands Lighting, Applied Materials, Audi AG, Honeywell Aerospace, NIST, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Sylvania, Texas Instruments, the US EPA/ENERGY STAR, the US Department of Energy and many more. Speaker recruitment for 2011 is now underway. To submit a topic for consideration, or to request more details, please contact Patricia Kinzer at (207) 781-9604.

LEDs 2011 will bring together hundreds of lighting professionals to examine the latest market developments. The conference will feature approximately 30 expert presentations assessing market trends, technical development and application-related advances through presentations, question-and-answer sessions and panel discussions. The conference will include one day of pre-conference seminars and workshops to allow for more in-depth coverage of issues and additional networking opportunities.

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 also available. For more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Brian Santos at (207) 781-9618.