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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosts workshops, conferences, roundtables, and other meetings related to solid-state lighting (SSL) to provide a forum for information exchange and updates on this rapidly evolving technology.

JANUARY 2018

DOE SSL R&D Workshop
Lighting experts from across the country and abroad gathered for the 15th annual DOE Solid-State Lighting R&D Workshop, held January 29-31 in Nashville, TN, to address the complex science and technology challenges facing SSL today. The mix of perspectives – spanning universities, labs, and companies large and small – resulted in a robust and exciting exchange of ideas on SSL research progress and future R&D needs.

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NOVEMBER 2017

DOE SSL Technology R&D Workshop
A diverse group of attendees and speakers participated in the 2017 DOE Solid-State Lighting Technology R&D Workshop, held November 8 in Portland, OR. Participants examined the latest technology advances and research questions, and provided updates on various early-stage research efforts that will serve as a foundation for future SSL technological developments.

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JUNE 2017

DOE Connected Lighting Systems Workshop
A diverse group of thought leaders from the lighting and IT industries gathered for cross-cutting dialogue on the promise, potential, and challenges of connected lighting systems..

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MAY 2017

DOE Booth Presentations at LIGHTFAIR International
DOE hosted its award-winning informational booth and free educational sessions at the LIGHTFAIR International conference and trade show in Philadelphia.

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FEBRUARY 2017

DOE SSL R&D Workshop
Around 250 attendees gathered in Long Beach, CA, to participate in the 14th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop, to share the latest on SSL advances, examine market forces that are shaping SSL technology, and explore how the technology is defining new market opportunities. Attendees also had an opportunity to provide input that will guide updates to the DOE SSL R&D Plan and DOE SSL funding solicitations.

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