LIGHTFAIR® International (LFI®) will introduce the LFI Controls & Connectivity Forum as a part of the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference, which will take place in New York May 3-7, 2015 (Trade Show: May 5-7; Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute®: May 3-4; Conference: May 5-7).
For 2015, the LIGHTFAIR Conference continues as the global stage for innovative knowledge and ideas of the future. Experts from around the world lead courses on the most cutting-edge topics in lighting and design. The 2015 program features more than 130 speakers from diverse disciplines selected to cover a broad spectrum of educational topics. There are 78 course offerings all connected to the central theme of integrated design. The focus areas/tracks are inspiration, applications research, technology & tools and methodology.
The new LFI Controls & Connectivity Forum will take place on Wednesday, May 6 and will cover current and near-future research with case studies that showcase best practices for the present and future. This educational experience includes five 90-minute seminars led by subject matter experts. Topics covered are lighting and shading controls, zero net energy, building automation, Industrial Internet of Things convergence, intelligent and integrated buildings, sensory networks, digital addressability, wireless technology, software and more.