Join us in Portland, OR!
July 10 – 12, 2017 • The Hilton Portland Downtown
The sixth annual DLC® Stakeholder Meeting is a unique opportunity for professionals from all sectors of the lighting industry to come together and delve into issues affecting solid state lighting and other lighting technologies while gaining an understanding of DLC’s scope and role in the marketplace.
Highly regarded experts in their fields will lead and participate in sessions that cover a range of current topics affecting the solid-state lighting industry. The meeting will facilitate working relationships and further common understanding among lighting professionals, DLC utility Members, and stakeholders. Networking will be a central objective of the meeting and the agenda offers pre-conference workshops, educational opportunities, and focused networking sessions, in addition to informal networking opportunities.
Who Should Attend?
The DLC Stakeholder Meeting is a prime opportunity to build strong connections within the lighting industry. The meeting is a great event and resource for:
- Utility and energy efficiency program managers and executives
- Utility contractors
- Solid state lighting manufacturers
- Lighting designers
- Lighting specifiers
- Testing laboratory representatives
- Electrical and installation companies
- Government agencies
Why Attend the DLC Stakeholder Meeting?
Help shape the future of SSL and lighting controls technology.
Understanding scope and impact of the DLC program is essential to develop technical requirements that ensure quality LED and lighting controls products are available in the marketplace. DLC Members and stakeholders will have the opportunity to discuss the DLC processes and developments that inform market introduction and the shape of SSL technology in the future.
Interact with DLC utility Members.
DLC Members, who are regional, state, utility, and energy efficiency programs throughout the U.S. and Canada, will be present to interact with their peers and other stakeholders in the lighting industry. Learn about energy efficiency programs, new business opportunities and exchange lessons learned.
Interact with industry stakeholders.
Stakeholders from across the industry will participate in exchanges on neutral grounds during panel discussions, concurrent sessions, and structured and informal networking times.
Participate on a panel.
Being part of a panel will allow you to share your knowledge and expertise with others in the SSL industry, while providing visibility to your programs.
Attend Discussion Sessions.
This format of conversation is a continuation of the DLC policy development discussions and will be held in facilitated medium-sized groups. Attendees can choose between various topics and should be prepared to discuss in detail.
Attend Breakout Sessions.
DLC staff will address a small audience to answer questions about specific topics ranging from DLC applications, to logo guidelines, to lighting design.
Attend CEU courses and workshops.
On the day before the conference, CEU courses and workshops will be offered for no extra cost. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about specific topics not addressed on the meeting agenda.
Participate in Structured Networking.
Structured Networking consists of small group meetings between individual manufacturers and utility program administrators. The sessions are aimed to increase understanding between the utility programs and manufacturers in order to maximize the value of incentive programs and leverage market opportunities. Space is limited. Sponsors of the meeting have priority in the selection process for participation.
PRE-CONFERENCE • Monday, July 10
DAY 1 • Tuesday, July 11
DAY 2 • Wednesday, July 12
*What is Structured Networking?
Structured Networking offers a unique opportunity for your business to meet with DLC Member programs. The goal is to increase understanding between individual manufacturers and utility and energy efficiency programs, in order to maximize the value of incentive programs as well as leverage market opportunities. Participation in the small group meetings is open to all attending manufacturers, but it not guaranteed as space is limited. Conference sponsors receive preference in the selection process.