Executive Roundtable Discussion: LED Lighting Half-Time Report

LED Lighting Half-Time Report

An Executive Roundtable Discussion With The Scientist Who Develop Them And The Companies That Sell Them

February 9, 2010 | 5:30pm | Corwin Pavilion, UCSB 

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        Participants
        Peter Banwell, Marketing Manager, ENERGY STAR Program, Environmental Protection Agency
        David Bour, Chief Technologist, Lighting Products, Applied Materials
        Steve DenBaars, Co-Director, Solid State Lighting & Energy Center, UC Santa Barbara
        Rob Fricke, VP, Technology Applications, Tiax
        Steve Galanter, Manager, Strategic Planning and Technical Services, Energy Efficiency Division, SCE
        Noah Horowitz, Senior Scientist, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
        Karl Johnson, Research Coordinator, California Institute for Energy and Environment
        Phillip Keebler, Sr. Project Manager, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
        Charles Kolstad, Professor, Environmental Economics, UC Santa Barbara
        Shuji Nakamura, Co-Director, Solid State Lighting & Energy Center, UC Santa Barbara
        Bruce Pelton, Director, Business Development, TYCO Electronics
        Susan Walsh Sanderson, Associate Professor, Lally School of Management and Technology,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
        Jim Sanfilippo, President & CEO, Nila, Inc
        Thor Scordelis, Emerging Technology, Lighting Portfolio Manager, PG&E
        Willem Strijbosch, Associate Principal, McKinsey & Co
        Frank Steranka, CTO, Philips Lumileds
        Sven Strohband, Partner, Mohr Davidow Ventures
        Jim Sweeney, Director, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center (PEEC), Stanford University

 

Please join us for a ninety minute executive roundtable discussion that will explore public policy measures for accelerating the adoption of LED lighting. This discussion will be moderated by Noah Horowitz, Principal Scientist of the National Resource Defense Council. Participants include executives from Industry, non-profits, government, and academia.

The discussion will review possibilities to fact-track widespread adoption of LED lighting, identify current policy inhibitors of adoption, and propose new solutions for accelerating adoption of this energy saving technology. Participants will be called upon to provide insight into these issues in a roundtable setting that promotes dialog between and among participants.

For more information, contact Whitney Wegener at whitney [at] iee [dot] ucsb [dot] edu (whitney [at] iee [dot] ucsb [dot] edu) or 805-893-5496. 

Directions
Corwin Pavilion is located directly next to the University Center at UCSB. See
campus map. UC Santa Barbara requires visitors to observe Parking Regulations and have a valid parking permit while parking on UCSB campus. You will be ticketed without a permit. See interactive parking map.  

Driving to UCSB from the south
Take Highway 101 to the Highway 217/Airport/UCSB exit. Highway 217 will lead you directly to the Henley Gate entrance of UCSB. Go straight and enter the traffic circle, go halfway around and make a slight right to get onto Lagoon Road which runs along the ocean. Make a right at UCEN Road and continue straight. Make a right near the end of the road into Parking Lot 3. If this lot is full there is additional parking in Lots 7 and 9 off of UCEN Road. Parking permits can be purchased on an hourly basis from vending machines in the parking structure and must be displayed in the front dashboard of your automobile. To find Corwin Pavilion, continue straight where UCEN Road ends, walking past the Multi Cultural Center. Corwin Pavilion will be on the left.

Driving to UCSB from the north
Take highway 101 south to the Los Carneros Road exit; turn right onto Los Carneros and follow across Hollister Avenue (the third stoplight) to the fourth stoplight, Mesa Road. Turn left. Mesa Road will take you directly onto campus. Continue straight as Mesa Road turns into University Rd. Stay right as you enter the traffic circle, making a slight right onto Lagoon Rd. Turn right on UCEN Rd and park in Lot 3 to the right near the end of the road. Is this parking lot is full additional parking is located in Lots 7 and 9 also off of UCEN Rd. Parking permits can be purchased on an hourly basis from vending machines in the parking structure and must be displayed in the front dashboard of your automobile.
To find Corwin Pavilion, continue straight where UCEN Road ends, walking past the Multi Cultural Center. Corwin Pavilion will be on the left.

Please pay at the parking vending machine by following instructions on the dispenser. Payment options are Visa, MasterCard, cash, or campus Access card. Pay stations do not give change. Prices are $4 for 2 hours, $5 for 3 hours, $6 for 4 hours, and $8 for the day.

 

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