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12th LED Forum took place on 6-7 November 2018 at CIE “Expocentre”. Over two days experts, manufacturers, as well as representatives of related government institutions and large Russian and foreign companies discussed prospects for LED technologies’ development and expansion, as well as trends and market challenges. The forum called together 35 speakers and was attended by more than 120 participants.
This year International Commission on Illumination (CIE) took part in a special session “Mechanisms for regulating the lighting market in Russia and abroad: norms and certification” disclosing issues on manufacturers' entry into foreign markets and product certification requirements.
The session: "Light: outdoor advertising and retail" opened the forum.
Participants discussed new opportunities for the market, usage of LED technologies within the focus of its price reduction and digital signage as a driving point for shopping malls. The session was attended by foreign speakers - Sarah Banfi, Center for Industrial Research (CSIL) representative and Juno Yeo, vice president of LG displays, OLED Lighting.
The traditional session “Lighting in agricultural sector: hothouses“ was supported by Association “Hothouses of Russia”. In the context of the forum Panasonic Russia and Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy signed a memorandum of cooperation in the field of research on vegetable crops cultivation in urban vertical greenhouses and promoting a healthy lifestyle.
Union of Museums of Russia supported discussion of lighting features in cultural institutions. Seoul Semiconductor - one of the world's leading LED manufacturers – became the session's partner. V. Chechel, Deputy Director of the Museums Department of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, gave direction to the discussion. A. Bogdanov, Deputy Director General for State Hermitage moderated the session.
Every day, LED-technologies are extending its’ implementation areas - from commercial and administrative projects to ordinary apartments or country houses. LED Forum demonstrates a steady interest in the topic of LED application development.