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2019 Call for Speakers

LIGHTFAIR® International 2019 offers a collaborative platform where experts demonstrate their unique perspective to instill best practices and inspire. As the world’s largest annual lighting-related conference, LIGHTFAIR provides you the opportunity to directly engage with invested individuals representing multiple disciplines and varying experience levels.

LIGHTFAIR International 2019 Call for Speakers Brochure

LIGHTFAIR International Philadelphia, PA USA
Pennsylvania Convention Center

Extended Submission Period

July 11 – August 17, 2018

Call For Speakers is now closed

Why you should speak at LIGHTFAIR

  • Share your expertise in design, process, application and technology to provide attendees with skills and knowledge that elevate current and future generations of professionals. Your speaking engagement will help to cultivate the collective body of knowledge that we rely on to be relevant in an ever-changing and technical field.

  • Providing knowledge to industry colleagues

  • Visibility for you and your company

  • Global networking opportunities

  • 3-Day Conference Package with trade show admission

What We Need from You

  • Course title

  • Short course description (100 words)

  • Longer-length course description

  • Learning objectives

  • About You (bio)

  • Brief presentation video (optional)

Topics to Consider

Quality of Light | IoT | Emerging Technologies | Health & Wellness | Controls | Industry Dynamics | Glare and Visual Discomfort | Marketing, Proposal Writing, Contracts | Communication | Emerging Software | SSL End of Life Issues | Daylighting | Codes, Standards and Metrics | Architectural Details and Custom Fixtures | Zero Net Energy

Learning Modalities

  • Experiential Learning (3-hour minimum): Participants are actively engaged with the session through the use of hands on activity, design charrette, software training, etc.

  • Rapid Fire (60 minutes): Two to four presenters sharing big ideas on a related topic in a limited amount of time, allowing for a minimum of 20 minutes of Q and A.

  • Panel Presentation (90-minute minimum): Consists of up to four presenters delivering different views about a topic or project.

  • Moderated Discussion (90-minute minimum): Consists of moderated panel discussion or debate throughout the session. The session can include up to four presenters (including the moderator). The moderator’s function is to pose questions to panel members to solicit perspectives.

  • Tour (3-hour minimum): An in depth exploratory discussion and visit to a local lighting installation or significant project.d.

  • Lecturee : Traditional engaging presentation -- demonstrations, case studies, or interactive exercises are encouraged.

Learning Durations

Proposals may be submitted for any of the following lengths.

Pre-Conference Courses (in-depth study of a topic):

  • 3-hour workshops

  • 1-day courses

  • 2-day courses

Conference Sessions:

  • 60-minute – up to two presenters (except for Rapid Fire)

  • 90-minute – up to four presenters

  • 3-hour


All LIGHTFAIR speakers will receive compensation based on course length and a 3-Day Conference Package that includes trade show admission. One complimentary hotel night per course day for out-of-town speakers. Travel & incidentals not covered.

2018 Highlights

PHILADELPHIA, PA USA | Pennsylvania Convention Center
PRE-CONFERENCE | May 19 – 20, 2019
TRADE SHOW & CONFERENCE | May 21 – 23, 2019

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