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Look for Lutron experts as they participate in speaking engagements at industry tradeshows and conferences around the globe.


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Past Speaking Engagements

IES Conference  ( August 10th, Boston, MA )
Topic: How to do Tunable WELL: Points, Pitfalls, and PotentialPresenter: Craig Casey, Senior Building Science Engineer

This session will review the lighting requirements of the WELL Building Standard and describe how a tunable white lighting system can meet these requirements. Lessons learned on tunable lighting projects will be presented from various perspectives. A discussion of design and commissioning requirements when specifying a system will provide attendees a thorough understanding of potential pitfalls to avoid and ways to deliver added value to occupants. Attendees will get a deeper understanding of the existing metrics related to these topics and appreciate why the difference between SPD and CCT is so important.

Lightfair International  ( May 9th, Chicago, IL )
Topic: How to do tunable WELLPresenter: Craig Casey, Senior Building Science Engineer

This session will review the lighting requirements of the WELL Building Standard and describe how a tunable white lighting system can meet these requirements. Lessons learned on tunable lighting projects will be presented from various perspectives. A discussion of design and commissioning requirements when specifying a system will provide attendees a thorough understanding of potential pitfalls to avoid and ways to deliver added value to occupants. Attendees will get a deeper understanding of the existing metrics related to these topics and appreciate why the difference between SPD and CCT is so important.

Lightfair International  ( May 9th, Chicago, IL )
Topic: From Data to InformationPresenter: Eric Lind, Vice President of Global Specification

Big data is everywhere in Smart Cities – from our smart phones to our cars, but the value proposition is not always clear. You may be asking yourself, now that I have a steady stream of diverse data being generated, what do I do with it? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Data Science Pioneer Clive Humby summarized this issue with a metaphor - “Data is the new oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be used.” This is more relevant than ever in the landscape of connected lighting.

CxEnergy  ( April 25th, Las Vegas, NV )
Topic: Tunable White -- Minimize Risk During Commissioning and Satisfy Your ClientPresenter: Eric Lind, Vice President of Global Specification

LEDs have provided many new lighting capabilities, but with that have come some challenges. This presentation will discuss how to successfully implement Tunable White lighting on a project, with a brief overview of the technology and the key applications. One such application being tunable white lighting as part of a WELL building. This presentation will educate the audience on the user interfaces needed to make immediate changes and verifications to a lighting control system in order to meet WELL building requirements. It also covers commissioning requirements.

LEDucation  ( March 14th, New York, NY )
Topic: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dimming LEDsPresenter: Tom Shearer and Ethan Biery

This presentation will explore the many different options for dimming LEDs. We will start by explaining common terms and metrics that are often used to discuss dimming LEDs and will then discuss a few of the different analog and digital methods of dimming. How does each method work, what are the pros and cons, and what do you need to know and consider when specifying a fixture.

LEDucation  ( March 13th, New York, NY )
Topic: Bridging the Uncanny Valley -- Enhancing the User Experience of Smart Lighting ControlPresenter: Brent Protzman, Director of Building Science and Standards Development

This presentation will illustrate how daylighting and electric lighting technologies must work in tandem to deliver a holistic approach to improving well-being, improving social connectivity, and enhancing productivity. It will describe the benefits of lighting control solutions that put people first, and capitalize on the opportunities to improve building value. And, finally, the presentation will address the potential for data analytics that can enable ongoing personalization of the environmental experience from the home to the office and beyond. As owners and occupants begin to embrace the possibilities of smart lighting control, they will also increasingly expect these systems to be more adaptable, more flexible, and more in tune with their individual needs.

Strategies in Light   ( February 15th, Long Beach, CA )
Topic: The Bright Future of ControlsPresenter: Chris Udall, In-Fixture Technologies Product Manager

Controls have never been more relevant to lighting than they are today. The convergence of Haitz’s Law and Moore’s Law have transformed controls from wallbox switches and dimming panels to intelligent, connected systems. The surge in connected lighting has drawn the attention of a wide variety of competitors and it seems like nearly every day another smart phone based solution hits the market. All this activity has made the design and specification of lighting controls anything but simple. During this session we will discuss some possible futures for lighting control including the abstraction of control from hardware to software, the impact of distributed (or not) intelligence and the need for constant focus on the user experience.

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