Presented by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York

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

2023 LEDucation Presentations

If you missed the 2023 March Conference, you may watch or review each presentation below.
Gain insight on topics such as plug-and-play digital lighting, a historical restoration case study, glare metrics, post-pandemic design, landscape lighting, embodied carbon, lifecycle sustainability objectives, and so much more!

How Lighting for Circularity Delivers Economic, Environmental and Social Value
Thomas Marinelli, Signify
Lighting Effects for Learning with Spectral Shaping
Dr. Michael S. Mott, The University of Mississippi; Daniel Robinson, University of Texas at Arlington; Regan Morse, The University of Mississippi; and Lauren Saltzman, The University of Mississippi
How to Avoid Common Visual Issues in an Operating Room with the Right Light
Dana Porter, Kurtzon Lighting
Fundamentals in Backlighting Design
Thomas Lawrence, GPI Design
New Retail Lighting Trends and Concepts to Brighten Your Sales
Henri Uutela, Ledil
The Path to Sustainable Lighting
Ruairidh McGlynn, Stoane Lighting and Irene Mazzei, Stoane Lighting
Designing the Perfect Uplight
Donald Peifer, Smash the Bulb
Melanopic Lighting: What Specifiers Need to Know
Ravi Koul, Signify; Peter Duine, Signify; and Bianca van der Zande, Signify
Emergency Lighting is Not One-Size-Fits-All – How to Design and Deploy Emergency Lighting for Each Project
Meghan McDonnell, Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
Panel Discussion: Lighting Application Efficacy: The What, Why, and How
Parisa Mahmoudzadeh, Pennsylvania State University; Wenye Hu, University of Sydney; Wendy Davis, University of Sydney; and Dorukalp Durmus, Pennsylvania State University
What is 1% Dimming?
JR Krauza, Coronet LED and Michael Hawkins, Stan Deutsch Associates
Light Reach Network: a Solar Framework for Philanthropy in Lighting
Nathalie Rozot, PhoScope and Jenny Werbell, Essential Light Design Studio
OLED Lighting for Embedded Applications
Raymond Reyes, OLEDWorks
Panel Discussion: Interoperable Digital Lighting Systems
Dr. Mark Duffy, MD35 Consulting; Michael Davidson, Synapse Wireless; and Landon Miles, Inventronics USA
Deciphering the Art & Science of Backlighting
Charlene Song, LEDCONN Corp
Is it Time for LED-to-LED Lighting Conversions?
Tom Nowakowski, Cree Lighting
Panel Discussion: The Lighting Evolution of the Veterans Room Park Ave Armory
Carla Ross Allen and Paul Marantz from Fisher Marantz Stone; Kirsten Reoch, Park Avenue Armory; Dawn Ladd, Aurora Lampworks; and Marija Brdarski, Herzog & de Meuron
The Art of Landscape Lighting
Janet Lennox Moyer, Jan Moyer Design
PoE Lighting in Smart Building Design
Akram Khalis, MHT
Trends and Technologies in LED Lighting for Horticulture
Brian Bennett, Thrive Agritech, Inc.
Panel Discussion: The Impact of a Pandemic on Design
Dorothy Underwood, KGM Architectural Lighting; Stacey Bello, KGM Architectural Lighting; Shawn Fernandez, ETC; and Matt Emmi, OneButton
Beyond Melatonin – Dynamic Lighting Systems for Light and Health
Paul Pickard, Korrus, Inc.
I Wanted My Custom Lighting Fixture to Look Like a Golden Rocketship But I Ended Up With a Paper Airplane! A course about buying custom lighting
Larry Lieberman, Luma-Spec Lighting
Panel Discussion: The Challenges of Assessing Glare
Shaun Fillion, New York School of Interior Design; AC Hickox, Domingo Gonzalez Associates; Dan Wang-Munson, RAB Lighting; and Aaron Smith, Finelite
Lighting Design Workflow: An Exploration of a Designer’s Software Toolkit
Tzu-Hao Kuo, Borealis Lighting Studio and Hsin-Ying Huang, Borealis Lighting Studio
Panel Discussion: Go Solar! Solar Street & Pathway Lighting are a Reality!
Sandra Stashik, Selux; AJ Pualani, Selux; Nancy Clanton, Clanton & Associates; and David Schmitt, Clanton & Associates
The Future of Lighting in the Metaverse
Erin McDannald, Lighting Environments and Environments by LE
Emergency Egress Lighting and LED Lighting
Jamie Eck, O’Blaney Rinker Associates
Get Real
Coffield King, CannonDesign
Panel Discussion: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Luminaires and Lighting Design Strategies – Tales from the Front
Leela Shanker, Borealis Lighting Studio and GreenLight Alliance; Russell Greenberg, Rux Studio; and Kate Hickcox, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Not All Reds are the Same (Challenges of specifying color changing LED)
Ellie Motevalian, P2S, and Toranj Noroozi, P2S
Panel Discussion: Holistic Sustainable Design for Lighting
Alexandra Gadawski, HMFH Architects; Jaime McGavin, HMFH Architects; Christoph Reinhart, Solemma and MIT
Quantification of Perceived Spatial Brightness: Feu and MRSE
Craig Bernecker, The Lighting Education Institute/Parsons School of Design and An Hsu, One Lux Studio
Introduction to Building Automation Integration
Gary Meshberg, Legrand and C. Webster Marsh, Boston Illumination Group