LightShow West has announced a new education series, Control Systems Summit: A Lighting Revolution, will take place Oct. 12 as part of the two-day trade show and conference at Kentia Hall in the Los Angeles Convention Center Oct. 11-12. Available for $195, the summit will include four hours of education, which carry a number of continuing education credits, as well as a show floor tour.
In the age of smart buildings, intelligent systems and smart homes, the central element is a control system that performs one or more functions to increase the flexibility of systems used, including lighting. With such an emphasis placed on functionality that can ultimately reduce energy costs and improve sustainability, it's no wonder lighting controls are at the forefront of the minds of many in the California market. From wireless controls to occupant sensing, the Control Systems Summit at LightShow West provides an opportunity to stay up‑to‑date on this important part of the lighting industry.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the Summit's morning education sessions focus on Making Lighting Controls Occupant Friendly and the Impact of Energy Codes on Wireless Lighting Control, with seminars presented by Shannon Markey (Wattstopper/Legrand) and Michael Block (Crestron), respectively. Following a break for lunch on your own and the optional show floor tour, led by James Benya (Benya Burnett Consultancy), Mike Skurla (Acuity) will lead a seminar on Synergistic Buildings in the Era of IoT and Douglas Crumlich (Eaton Lighting Solutions) will close the day with the session Applying Wireless Technologies to Connected Lighting as a Catalyst for IoT.
LightShow West is a biennial event is geared toward architects, lighting designers, engineers, interior designers, lighting specifiers, facility managers, utility companies, IT managers and energy specialists who seek relevant education and the latest solutions from leading manufacturers of lighting, controls and related technologies. The caliber of the event was confirmed in 2015 with an “A” rating from the Edison Report.
In addition to the Control Systems Summit, attendees will be able to participate in a selection peer-reviewed educational sessions, including six free on-floor workshops, 27 free seminars and 16 fee-based roundtable sessions. Led by the industry's top speakers, the sessions will cover subjects pertinent to professionals in the fast-changing world of commercial lighting. Of special interest to the California market will be the numerous Title 24 seminars covering codes, controls, retrofit and new manufacturing testing requirements. LightShow West is a registered education provider will offer a variety of learning units, including AIA, IDCEC, ASLA, NCQLP and BOMI.
With the largest number of exhibitors in its history, LightShow West 2017 will feature some 300 lighting manufacturers showcasing their newest products. Companies that have already committed to the event include: Acuity Brands, Amerlux, EcoSense Lighting, HessAmerica, Pinnacle Architectural Lighting, Hubbell Lighting, Focal Point, LSI Industries, Lumenpulse Group, Nora Lighting, Prudential Lighting, USAi Lighting and Philips, to name a few.
LightShow West’s Founding Agency Sponsors include: California Lighting Sales, Performance Lighting Systems, Prudential Lighting Products, SCI Lighting Solutions, Total Lighting Concepts.
About LightShow West
LightShow West is a biennial event that launched in 2005 to serve the West Coast lighting marketplace and was ranked in 2011 by Expo Magazine as one of the Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows of 2011. LightShow West 2015 set a new exhibit and attendance record, receiving an “A” rating from the Edison Report. The two-day conference and trade show is dedicated to educating specifiers about the latest commercial, architectural and decorative lighting products, technologies and practices. As an AIA, IDCEC, ASLA and NCQLP Education Provider, the event caters to architects, lighting designers, engineers, interior designers and other professionals who seek the latest, most relevant information and solutions available in the fast-changing world of commercial lighting. To reserve exhibit space, contact Lea Tranakos (770-817-5906; [email protected] or Jeanne Phillips (770-817-5903; [email protected]. Find more details at www.lightshowwest.com. A collection of event photos can be found on Flickr. Show updates are available on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
About Exponation LLC
Atlanta-based Exponation LLC is an award-winning, full-service event production and management company with an exceptional track record for producing high-quality, successful trade shows, conferences and meetings. In addition to LightShow West and its accompanying digital newsletter West Coast Lighting Insider, the company owns and operates LED Specifier Summit, Digital Signage Expo and its news site, digitalsignageconnection.com. LightShow West has been ranked as one of EXPO magazine's Top 25 Fast-Growth Shows and in 2015 received an "A" rating from the Edison Report. Digital Signage Expo (DSE) is a five-time winner of the trade show industry's "Fastest 50" Award.
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