Michigan Solid State Lighting Association

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Michigan Advanced Lighting Conference Shines A Light On New Industry

Michigan’s advanced lighting industry will be displayed at full brightness on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Michigan Advanced Lighting Conference, to be held at the Electrical Industry Training Center in Warren.

The conference features two tracks with topics and speakers tailored to a wide range of industry professionals — track 1 for customers and contractors, track 2 for manufacturers. Topics covered include the companies moving Michigan’s lighting industry forward, innovative project case studies, optimizing return on investment with sensors and controls, and “what’s next” in research and development.

Keynotes will be delivered by John W. Curran, president of LED Transformations LLC, a Stanton, N.J. advanced lighting consultant, and Eric Haugaard, director of product technology at Cree Inc., a manufacturer of light-emitting diode materials and devices, headquartered in Durham, N.C.

Attendees will also have access to an “Advanced Lighting Showcase” featuring products and services, many from Michigan-based companies.

The day’s agenda includes many valuable opportunities for participants to network, including breakfast, lunch and an afterglow reception.

Facility owners and managers can discover the innovative products, tangible resources and proof of ROI they need to enhance both their buildings and their bottom line. Contractors and other industry participants will discover how to leverage the latest advanced technology to grow their businesses.

Conference participants include architects, engineers, lighting manufacturers, building managers, owners, and developers, and other industry professionals. Attendees have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits toward certifications offered through American Institute of Architects (AIA), Building Owners and Managers Institute International (BOMI) and US Green Building Council (USGBC). The cost to attend is $75.

NextEnergy is serving as the event organizer, with the support of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and partnering organizations, the Michigan Public Service Commission, the Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association, the Green Team Coalition, the Electrical Industry Training Center, and the Michigan Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program.

Event sponsors include DTE Energy, Consumers Energy, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58 and the National Electrical Contractors Association of Southeast Michigan. Sponsorship opportunities are still available at costs ranging from $250 to $15,000.For more information on sponsorships, please contact Diana L. Nash, LEED AP, at (248) 763-2275 or diananash@greenteamcoalition.com.

“The influence of information technology, energy codes and standards, and advances in lighting efficiency and flexibility are driving significant changes within the lighting industry,” said Thomas Bowes, assistant director, Detroit Electrical Industry Training Center. “This is an exciting time for the industry with a degree of innovation not seen since the days of Thomas Edison and his development of the incandescent light.”

For more information about the conference visit http://www.nextenergy.org

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2013

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Michigan Advanced Lighting Conference To Shed Light On Advanced Tech In A Growing Industry

NextEnergy, the state of Michigan’s advanced energy industry accelerator, will host the Michigan Advanced Lighting Conference, to be held in conjunction with the Michigan Solid State Lighting Association’s annual symposium Tuesday, Dec. 3 at the Electrical Industry Training Center in Warren.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

The opening of the fifth annual Michigan Solid State Lighting Association Symposium Friday in Detroit. Photo by Amanda Roraff of NextEnergy.

High-Tech Lighting Group Sees Bright Future

The solid state lighting industry in Michigan has a bright future, if the Michigan Solid State Lighting Association’s fifth annual symposium is any indication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Event Notices From November 30 – December 2

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2012

HR Notices From December 19

The latest staffing, leadership and boardroom news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, groups and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2011

Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association Hosts Third Annual Symposium

The Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association, in partnership with OU INC – Clean Energy Research Center at Oakland University and BlueGreen Alliance, today issued an open invitation throughout Michigan to participate in the 2011 MSSLA Annual Symposium Nov. 10.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

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Solid-State Lighting Group Reaching Out In West Michigan

As the focus on creating more sustainable and environmentally conscious forms of solid-state lighting continues to grow in the state, the Michigan Solid-State Lighting Association anticipates extending its reach and increasing awareness in West Michigan during its quarterly MSSLA meeting.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2011

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Solid State Lighting Tour At Oakland U

DTE Energy, Oakland University and the Michigan Solid State Lighting Association are hosting a product exhibit for members of the Department of Energy-backed Municipal Solid State Street Lighting Consortium Thursday, June 16 at Oakland University. […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

Solid State Lighting Trade Group Talks Growth

The future of lighting is solid state. And well over 100 people gathered Wednesday at the University of Michigan – Dearborn to talk over that future at the second annual day-long symposium of the Michigan […]

11/10/2010

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