James Brodrick, Stephen Jones featured keynote speakers at LFI

Two visionary industry experts have been selected to headline the LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) 2010 Conference and Institute as the featured keynote speakers. James Brodrick, PhD, and Stephen Jones will address solid-state lighting and the impact of integrated design on the AEC (architectural, engineering and construction) industry in a two-day lineup of dynamic keynote luncheons. Jones takes the stage on Monday, May 10—the opening day of the Institutes—and Brodrick follows on Tuesday, May 11.

Pulling from professional experience and significant research, both speakers will individually address critical factors weighing on the future of the industry while engaging the audience with compelling information and enlightening solutions. The two-day series spotlights:

* How Integrated Design is Transforming the AEC Industry

Presented by: Stephen A. Jones, Senior Director of McGraw-Hill Construction

Jones will discuss how modeling technologies, collaborative processes, sustainability objectives and high client expectations are creating an environment of change unlike anything the architecture, engineering and construction industry has ever experienced. With this in mind, Jones will share his perspective on the future of the industry with a particular focus on how it impacts lighting.

* Solid-State Lighting: Preparing for the Opportunity
Delivered by: James Brodrick, PhD, SSL Program Manager of the U.S. Department of Energy

Brodrick will detail how LEDs and OLEDs are changing and rapidly affecting businesses in the industry. He will discuss how the market is evolving and how professionals can benefit from the improved efficacy, lighting quality and unique attributes of solid-state lighting.

The two keynote presentations—each individually robust and educational—will together create a comprehensive two-day platform set to excite and educate industry professionals from around the globe.

LFI 2010 is scheduled for May 10-14, 2010 at the Las VegasConvention Center. The Daylighting Institute and the LIGHTFAIR Institute take place Monday, May 10 - Tuesday, May 11, 2010 and the Conference occurs Wednesday, May 12 - Friday, May 14, in conjunction with the trade show days.

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