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With only one week left to go until the Lighting Research Center (LRC) Summit, excitement is building!

08 Oct 2019

The Summit kicks off with tours and a networking event on Tuesday, October 15, followed by a keynote dinner where Dr. Mark Rea of the LRC will discuss the new lighting ecosystem - using lighting to improve human health, enhance food production, and manage clean energy in the new electric grid.

Wednesday, October 16 is a full day with keynote speakers for each of this year's themed pillars:

  • Lighting for Healthcare & Humanity - Robert White, M.D., Director of the Regional Newborn Program at Beacon Children's Hospital and Chair of the Standards Committee for NICU Design

  • Agricultural Lighting - Roger N. Beachy, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biology at Washington University, who led the National Institute of Food and Agriculture under President Obama

  • Lighting & the Grid - Janet Joseph, Senior Vice President for Strategy and Market Development at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)

Thursday, October 17 is a half-day workshop led by industry veteran Govi Rao, co-founder and Managing Partner of Carbon Group Global and champion of sustainability. Building on the foundation of the first two days, this last session will focus on laying the groundwork for a collaborative, integrated and comprehensive approach involving all stakeholders from public and private sectors to academia and civil society - to reframe lighting in the context of global goals, fueled by the emerging possibilities brought by the Fourth Industrial Revolution - placing customers at the epicenter of the economy and improving how they are served.

The full agenda is available at

View the "Program" tab for speaker bios and descriptions of each talk.

Register today!

The LRC Summit is free for LRC Partners, Alliance Members, and LRC Members. If you would like to register, please click here

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