LIGHTFAIR International Offers Largest Conference Ever

Set the date for 21st – 25th April 2013 in Philadelphia.

LIGHTFAIR International (LFI) will again cover a broad range of today’s most relevant topics, presented by the industry’s leading experts.  Set to take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the 2013 LFI Conference program will align with topics addressed on the show floor as well as within the industry as a whole.  New features and educational tracks have been added for 2013.

Through the strategic selection of subjects and by tapping into the knowledge of more than 100 industry experts as speakers, LFI has reinforced its position as the world’s largest and most comprehensive annual lighting educational platform.  The 2013 program will present 66 course offerings—totaling more than 200 hours with AIA, ASLA, BOMI, IDCEC, IES and NCQLP accreditation—offered in the Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute® and Conference.

New features of the Conference program for 2013:

  •        Seminar number increased from 32 to 36
  •        The Conference now also features 3-hour workshops
  •        A Lunch & Learn seminar on managing LED luminaire costs
  •        A seminar offered in Spanish
  •        New Exterior & Roadway Lighting track
  •        Total number of tracks increased to 15

The LFI curriculum has been enhanced with new educational tracks, providing a comprehensive program that is easy to navigate with the new tracks.  The Conference offers the following 15 tracks for 2013:

  • Commissioning
  • Controls & Strategies
  • Daylighting
  • Design Tools
  • Electric Source & Gear Technology
  • Energy, Environment & Sustainability
  • Exterior & Roadway Lighting
  • Human Factors in Lighting
  • Integrated Design Process
  • Legislation, Codes & Public Policy
  • Lighting Application
  • Lighting Mythology
  • Principles of Lighting & Electricity
  • Professional Development
  • Retrofit & Upgrade

Designed to educate attendees on the industry’s latest trends, innovations and solutions, the LFI Institute and Conference cover a broad range of today’s most important topics.  It brings together the foremost designers, educators, architects, engineers, consultants and industry professionals to cover lighting fundamentals, software, applications, controls and solutions, as well as design innovation, product updates and case studies.

For LIGHTFAIR® International 2013, the LIGHTFAIR Institute® Pre-Conference program takes place from Sunday, April 21 – Monday, April 22, 2013 and the LFI Trade Show and Conference will run Tuesday, April 23 – Thursday, April 25, 2013.  For more information about LIGHTFAIR International and 2013 Conference information, please visit

You can view the conference program here. LFI 2013 Conference Overview