Presented by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York

Virtual Monday March 6th
In-person March 7–8, 2023
New York Hilton Midtown, New York City

2023 Conference Sessions

Time to brighten up your knowledge! Our 2023 Conference takes us virtually and to the heart of New York City when we turn on the lights and begin the 2023 LEDucation Conference on March 6th with virtual sessions and in-person sessions March 7th and 8th.

In-person Sessions will be held on the 2nd Floor in the Nassau, Murray Hill, and Gramercy Suites

Virtual Monday, March 6, 2023

Virtual
8:00am – 9:00am EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Virtual
9:30am – 10:30am EST
Credits n/a

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

Virtual
11:00am - 12:00pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Virtual
12:30pm – 1:30pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Fundamentals in Backlighting Design »
Thomas Lawrence, GPI Design

Virtual
2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Virtual
3:30pm – 4:30pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

The Path to Sustainable Lighting »
Ruairidh McGlynn, Stoane Lighting and Irene Mazzei, Stoane Lighting

Virtual
5:00pm – 6:00pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Designing the Perfect Uplight »
Donald Peifer, Smash the Bulb

Virtual
6:30pm – 7:30pm EST
Credit: 1 LU / HSW

Melanopic Lighting: What Specifiers Need to Know »
Ravi Koul, Signify; Peter Duine, Signify; and Bianca van der Zande, Signify

In Person
Tuesday, March 7, 2023

9:00am – 10:00am EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

9:00am – 10:30am EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / Elective

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

9:30am – 10:30am EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

What is 1% Dimming? »
JR Krauza, Coronet LED and Michael Hawkins, Stan Deutsch Associates

10:30am –11:30am EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Light Reach Network: a Solar Framework for Philanthropy in Lighting »
Nathalie Rozot, PhoScope and Jenny Werbell, Essential Light Design Studio

11:00am – 12:00pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

11:00am – 12:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / Elective

Panel Discussion: Interoperable Digital Lighting Systems »
Dr. Mark Duffy, MD35 Consulting, Michael Davidson, Synapse Wireless, and Landon Miles, Inventronics USA

12:30pm – 1:30pm EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / HSW

1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / Elective

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

2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / HSW

The Art of Landscape Lighting »
Janet Lennox Moyer, Jan Moyer Design

2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

3:00pm – 4:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / HSW

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

4:00pm – 5:00pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / HSW

5:00pm - 6:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / HSW

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

In Person
Wednesday, March 8, 2023

9:00am – 10:00am EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Lighting Design Workflow: An Exploration of a Designer’s Software Toolkit »
Tsu-Hao Kuo, Borealis Lighting Studio and Hsin-Ying Huang, Borealis Lighting Studio

9:00am – 10:30am EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / Elective

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

9:30am – 10:30am EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

The Future of Lighting in the Metaverse »
Erin McDannald, Lighting Environments and Environments by LE

10:30am – 11:30am EST
Location: Nassau
Credits n/a

Emergency Egress Lighting and LED Lighting »
Jamie Eck, O'Blaney Rinker Associates

11:00am – 12:00pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Get Real »
Coffield King, CannonDesign

11:00am – 12:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / HSW

Panel Discussion: Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Luminaires and Lighting Design Strategies -
Tales from the Front »

Leela Shanker, Flint Collective NYC; Russell Greenberg, Rux Studio; & Kate Hickcox, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

CANCELLED 
12:30pm – 1:30pm EST

CANCELLED  DALI-2 Compliant Photosensor: A Journey
Yoelit Hiebert, PLC Multipoint

1:00pm – 2:00pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
Location: Murray Hill
Credits: 1.5 LU / HSW

Panel Discussion: Holistic Sustainable Design for Lighting »
Alexandra Gadawski, HMFH Architects; Jaime McGavin, HMFH Architects; Christoph Reinhart, Solemma and Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2:00pm – 3:00pm EST
Location: Nassau
Credit: 1 LU / Elective

Quantification of Perceived Spatial Brightness: Feu and MRSE »
Craig Bernecker, The Lighting Education Institute/Parsons School of Design and An Hsu, One Lux Studio

2:30pm – 3:30pm EST
Location: Gramercy
Credit: 1 LU / HSW

Introduction to Building Automation Integration »
Gary Meshberg, Legrand and C. Webster Marsh, Boston Illumination Group

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