Light Emitting Diodes 2003 (LEDs 2003)

Venue: DoubleTree Mission Valley Hotel

Location: San Diego, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2003 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2003
Registration Date: Oct 16, 2003
Early Registration Date: Sep 05, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 06, 2003
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This conference will be dedicated to the market, technology and business outlook for LED applications, and will focus on the latest technical advancements, including white LEDs and optical components of LED systems, as well as the market drivers and industry penetration. Participants will get a thorough assessment of LED markets, while having ample opportunity to discuss industry issues and network with the experts, key LED executives and end-users in a three-day open-forum format. Light Emitting Diodes 2003 promotes at least 10 networking opportunities including two evening receptions, breakfasts, lunches and several breaks.

Conference Audience: Over 275 Industry Leaders
Intertech’s conference is designed for key executives from the leading companies involved with the manufacture, research, design, marketing and end-use of high-brightness LEDs, especially:

Advanced lighting designers and users

Traditional lighting industry company executives

LED manufacturers

Organic light emitting material and device manufacturers (OLEDs)

Epitaxy and fabrication equipment suppliers

Corporate, government and university R&D staff

Substrate, chemical and other suppliers to LED/OLED manufacturers

Market analysts, venture capitalists and investment bankers

Conference Sessions:

This is a list of sessions, topics and key ideas that we intend to cover at the conference.

Session 1: Industry Market Overview

LED industry market analysis

Handheld and mobile industry forecast

Regional differences in market size and penetration (Americas, Europe, Asia)

LED market drivers

The market for small and large displays

LED standardization & lighting initiatives

Impact and status of patents and intellectual property

Session 2: Technology Developments


Blue, green and white LEDs

Red, amber, yellow

Phosphor developments

Novel device geometries and techniques

Thermal resistant packaging and materials considerations

Fabrication and tool advances

Organic light emissive devices (OLEDs)

LED system design

Session 3: Lighting Applications and Market Potential

LEDs for general illumination

Design trends

Lighting niche market prospects

Medical and surgical lamps

Ambient information devices

PV technology systems

Retail update

Wireless ambient devices

Session 4: Signs, Signals and Display Applications

Transportation lighting signs and signals

Digital interactive billboards

Architectural lighting, contour lighting, and “architainment”

Full-color dynamic displays

Automotive interior/exterior applications

Aviation applications

Wireless communication

Backlighting for handheld LCD displays

Military/industrial applications

Session 5: Supporting Technologies and Techniques: Optics and Drivers

Optics and luminaire design

Optical components/light guides

Luminaire/lamp design and manufacture

Electronic driver ICs and systems