You are here

Conferences and Meetings

DOE holds two annual workshops—R&D, held in February, and Technology Development, held in November—to share insights, ideas, and updates on fast-moving SSL technology advances. Each workshop is meticulously planned to encourage lively discussion, maximize networking opportunities, and generate valuable input to guide DOE SSL program planning.

Summaries and presentations from past workshops



– In-depth discussion of the most complex science and technology challenges facing SSL today
– New ideas to drive significant technology leaps forward, improve manufacturing processes, and foster U.S. competitiveness
– Robust exchange of ideas and input from industry experts representing the entire supply chain

Attendee profile: Industry, research organizations, universities, national laboratories, chip makers, luminaire manufacturers, material and equipment suppliers, packagers, luminaire testers, testing equipment manufacturers




– Robust exchange of information on SSL product performance and trends, specifically related to systems and applications
– Open and honest dialogue on the challenges of specifying SSL products today
– Expert, real-world perspectives from all aspects of the supply chain

Attendee profile: Industry, chip makers, luminaire manufacturers, lighting designers, specifiers, distributors, end users