Presented by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York

March 19–20, 2024
New York Hilton Midtown, New York City

2018 Presentations

LEDucation 2018 Presentations

Click on the presentation images to view and/or download. If you have any questions or need further assistance, email

The Lovers of Light – a Point Counterpoint Game Show Discussion on Lighting Topics We Care About

by Ron Steen, Xicato
Dave Young, ETC
Jana Owens, Fluxwerx
Angelica Santana, CM Kling + Associates
Natalia Lesniak, Lumen Architecture
Marial Tavian Acevedo, Solus

Using LED Lighting for Video in Conference and Other Spaces with Cameras
by Brooke Silber, Jan & Brooke Luminae
Jim Yorgey, Lutron

Community Friendly Lighting
by Bob Parks,
Smart Outdoor Lighting Alliance (SOLA)

Challenges of Connected Lighting and Sensor Integration

by Kevin Martin, William Mills,
Justin Cathey, Northern Illinois University

Light and WELL Building Standard
by Joyce Reyes, LightBox Studios
Michael Mehl, LightBox Studios
Molly Dee, JB&B

Design for Human Experience
by Alfred Borden and Anna Ammari,
Studios Architecture

What’s So Smart About Smart Lighting Control Systems?
by Anne Cheney,
Melanie Freundlich Lighting Design

Shall We Meet by the Elevator at 3000K….? Characterizing Multichannel Lighting in Office and Hospitals

by Meg Smith, Philips Lighting
Patricia Rizzo, Philips Lighting
Chad Groshart, Atelier Ten

Dr. StrangeLED or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying…
by Kenneth Schutz,
Focus Lighting

Can Changes in Color Temperature Influence Subjective Impressions in an Environment?
by Craig Bernecker, Parson School of Design, The Lighting Education Institute

The Future of Lighting Will Be Personalized?
by JP Bedell,
Stan Deutsch Associates

Rethinking Urban Pedestrian Lighting Metrics

by Leora Radetsky,
LIRC Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Susanne Seitinger, Philips Lighting

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dimming LEDs
by Ethan Biery and Tom Shearer,

Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Lighting - Enabling Integrated, Automated Buildings
by Randy Jones,
Engineering Manager, H.E. Williams, Inc.

The Presidents Get Connected - A Smithsonian Case Study in Connected Lighting

by Alexander Cooper, National Portrait Gallery The Smithsonian
Ken Kane, Lighting Services, Inc.
Ron Steen, Xicato

Implementing Scientific Research in the Built Environment
by Gayathri Unnikrishnan,
Intl WELL Building Standard

Designing with OLEDs and Integration Components
by Giana Phelan, OLEDWorks LLC
Michael Fusco, LED Specialists

Connected Lighting Systems: How Easy is Easy?

by Daniel Blitzer, The Practical Lighting Workshop
Ruth Taylor, PNNL
Melanie Taylor, WSP

Spectral Design of Healthcare Environment
by Robert Soler, BIOS Lighting

Light for Improving Sleep, Treating Cancer Fatigue and Depression: A Field Study

by Mariana Figueiro, LRC Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
William Redd, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sandra Stashik, Acuity Brands Lighting