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12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED Lighting

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
in englischer Sprache

The awareness of the toxic content of fluorescent tubes as well as the EU ban on incandescent light sources have drawn wide-scale public attention to the issue of lighting. Rapid advancements in Solid-State Lighting have revolutionised modern lighting, opening up new market opportunities. Further investigation is necessary into the effects of lighting on humans and their well-being, modern architecture, and also into undesirable impacts such as light pollution. The awarding of the Nobel Prize of Physics in 2014 for the invention of the blue LED confirms the current impact of this form of lighting.

Professor, Materials Department, and Co-Director, Solid-State Lighting Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Lighting Designer and Cameraman, Vienna
Head of Research, Bartenbach GmbH, Aldrans
General Manager, LUMITECH Produktion und Entwicklung GmbH, Jennersdorf
Physician; Researcher; CEO, Medical Light Consulting
Lighting Architect and Researcher, Designs4People, Gdansk and Zurich; Lecturer, Architectural Lighting Design, Hochschule Wismar
Director, MATERIALS - Institute for Surface Technologies and Photonics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Weiz Chair
Innovation Manager, MATERIALS - Institute for Surface Technologies and Photonics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Weiz Coordination

Dr. Steven DENBAARS

Professor, Materials Department, and Co-Director, Solid-State Lighting Center, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

1984 Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
1984-1988 Research Assistant, University of Southern California Compound Semiconductor, Laboratory
1986 Materials Science, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California (Honors)
1988-1991 Research and Development Engineer, Hewlett-Packard Optoelectrics, San Jose, CA
1988 Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
1991-1994 Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, Materials Department
1998-1999 Associate Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, Materials Department
since 1998 Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, Materials Department
2002-2007 Executive Director, Solid State Lighting and Display Center
2007 Co-Founder, Soraa Inc.
since 2007 Executive Director, Solid State Lighting and Energy Center

Moritz GIESELMANN

Lighting Designer and Cameraman, Vienna

1974-1979 Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Abt. Film und Fernsehen in Wien, Education in Cinematography
1975-1982 Essistant Cameraman (freelance)
1983-1995 Cinematographer (freelance), focus on documentaries
1995-2001 Cinematographer (freelance), focus on TV-movies and -series
2007 Education in Lighting Design, Bartenbach Academy, Aldrans
since 2008 Lighting Designer (freelance)

Mag.rer.nat Wilfried POHL

Head of Research, Bartenbach GmbH, Aldrans

 Studied mathematics and physics
1985 started at Bartenbach GmbH
since 1998 Member of Managing Board and Director Research, dealing with R&D for day- and artificial lighting, including
  visual perception and light and health
 Leader of various international planning and R&D-projects in these fields, lecturer at different universities.

DI Dr. Stefan TASCH

General Manager, LUMITECH Produktion und Entwicklung GmbH, Jennersdorf

1997 PhD in Physics from University of Technology in Graz (including Scientific Work at the Case Western Research University in Cleveland, University in Potsdam and UCSB in Santa Barbara)
1997-2000 Co-Founder and Managing Director, Lumitech Produktion und Entwicklung GmbH
2001-2010 Co-Founder and Managing Director, Tridonic Jennersdorf GmbH (JV Lumitech and Tridonic)
2005-2010 Co-Founder and President, Lexedis Lighting GmbH (JV Zumtobel and Toyoda Gosei)
since 2010 CEO Lumitech Holding GmbH and Managing Director Lumitech Produktion und Entwicklung GmbH

Alexander WUNSCH

Physician; Researcher; CEO, Medical Light Consulting

1982-1989 Studies human medicine in Kiel, Giessen and Heidelberg, Germany
since 1988 Development and patenting of medical devices for biophysical stimulation
since 1995 Development of detection devices for electromagnetic radiation
1998 Full physician (Licence to practice medicine, Regional Counsil Stuttgart, Germany)
since 1999 Settled in private medical practice in Heidelberg, Germany
since 2003 Development of light modulation meters for flicker detection
since 2008 Associate lecturer for "Light & Health" at Wismar University of Applied Sciences
since 2010 CEO, Medical Light Consulting.

Dr. Eng. Arch. Karolina M. ZIELINSKA-DABKOWSKA

Lighting Architect and Researcher, Designs4People, Gdansk and Zurich; Lecturer, Architectural Lighting Design, Hochschule Wismar

2004-2005 Fisher Marantz Stone Partners, New York/USA, Junior Lighting Designer
2005-2007 Speirs and Major Lighting Architects, London/UK, Senior Designer / Project Manager
2008-2012 Light Bureau Limited, London/UK, Associate / Team Leader
since 2012 Designs-4-People [d4p], Gdansk/PL, Principal Lighting Designer / Founder
2013 Reflexion AG, Zürich/CH, Senior Lighting Designer / Team Leader
2014-2015 Lecturer, Hochschule Wismar, University of Technology, Business and Design Wismar/D Faculty of Architecture and Design, Architectural Lighting Design

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Paul HARTMANN

Director, MATERIALS - Institute for Surface Technologies and Photonics, JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Weiz

1985-1991 Master in Technical Physics at Technical University Graz, Austria
1991-1995 Ph.D. at University of Graz, Institute of Experimental Physics and AVL List Medical Instruments
1994-2000 R&D-Scientist at AVL List Medical Instruments, Graz, Austria
2000-2005 R&D-Scientist and Product Development Manager at Roche Diagnostics, Graz, Austria
2005-2008 Head of R&D, Tridonic Optoelectronics, Jennersdorf, Austria
2008-2010 Head of Research and Technology, Zumtobel LED Division and Ledon Lighting Jennersdorf, Austria

Technology Symposium

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27.08.2015

08:00 - 10:30Technology BrunchSocial
11:00 - 11:10Opening of the Alpbach Technology Symposium 2015Plenary
11:10 - 12:00RTI Policy TalkPlenary
12:00 - 13:30Living with the Machine in the FuturePlenary
14:00 - 15:30Cyber Physical SystemsPlenary
17:45 - 19:15Regional Debate Central Eastern EuropePlenary
19:15 - 21:30Evening ReceptionSocial
19:15 - 21:30Career LoungeSocial

28.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30BioeconomyPlenary
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
08:50 - 10:15Complexity SciencePlenary
10:15 - 11:00Lunch Snacks for the Participants of the Breakout SessionSocial
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 01: 2015: The End of Energy RevolutionBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 02: Bio-Economy in Action: National Bio-Economy Strategies in ComparisonBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 03: Human Enhancement Technologies: Amplifying or Reducing InequalityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 04: Research Promotion at the Interfaces of Risk, Creativity and MainstreamBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 05: Market Upheavals: Challenges and Opportunities for Innovation?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 06: Entrepreneurship: What Can Science Contribute?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 07: Games of InEqualityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 08: Physical Internet: A Seismic Shift for Logistics and MobilityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 09: Dynamics by Heterogeneity: How Economy and Research Profit from DiversityBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 10: Energy Transition: Same Goal – Different WaysBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 11: Hydrogen and Fuel Cells: A Market Breakthrough Ahead?Breakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 12: A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities for LED LightingBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 13: Truth and Reality: The Importance of Models in Economy, Science and PhilosophyBreakout
11:00 - 16:00Breakout Session 14: Virtual Learning: InEquality in Education?Breakout
18:00 - 19:30Urban Innovators Challenge – Start Up Your CompanyPartner

29.08.2015

07:00 - 08:30MIT and its Media Lab, Special Guest at this Year’s Technology SymposiumPlenary
08:30 - 09:30InEquality: The New Silk RoadPlenary
09:50 - 11:15Art, Design and Architecture as a Laboratory of Digital ModernityPlenary
11:15 - 11:30Closing Statement of the Alpbach Technology SymposiumPlenary
11:30 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial