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DOE Solid-State Lighting Vancouver Manufacturing Workshop

Featured Speakers

  • Chuck Berghoff, OptoElectronix Inc.
  • Vincent Cannella, ECD/United Solar Ovonic
  • Carl Dabruzzi, 3M Display and Graphics
  • Kevin Dowling, Philips Color Kinetics
  • Pat Gardner, SEMI
  • Mike Hack, Universal Display Corporation
  • Andy Hawryluk, Ultratech
  • Scott Kramer, SEMATECH
  • Heng Liu, Bridgelux
  • Dennis O'Shaughnessy, PPG Industries Inc.
  • Sunil Phatak, Rubicon Technology
  • Martin Rosenblum, Vitex Systems Inc.
  • Robert Rustin, DuPont Teijin Films
  • Rich Solarz, KLA Tencor
  • Steve Van Slyke, Eastman Kodak Company
  • Kevin Willmorth, Lumenique
  • Martin Yan, GE Global Research
  • Scott Zimmerman, Goldeneye

June 24-25, 2009
Vancouver, Washington

Join DOE for a second Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Manufacturing Workshop, to build on the work begun at the inaugural workshop in April. Nearly 200 attendees gathered in Fairfax, Virginia, in April to identify critical issues and roadblocks on the path to lower cost, higher quality SSL products. Participants identified key barriers affecting SSL manufacturing and framed preliminary recommendations to address these barriers.

A key output of the April workshop is a draft SSL Manufacturing Roadmap (PDF 812 KB), intended to guide future SSL manufacturing development. In Vancouver, attendees will be asked to provide feedback on the draft roadmap, which will lead to a published version that represents industry consensus on the expected evolution of SSL manufacturing, best practices, and opportunities for collaboration.

Registration is now closed.

Final agenda (PDF 31 KBDownload Adobe Reader

Hotel Reservations: The SSL Manufacturing Workshop in June will be held at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington. A block of rooms has been held at the Lodge at a special rate for DOE workshop attendees. All reservations must be made by June 5, 2009 to guarantee the special rate. Contact the Heathman Lodge to make your reservation by calling 1-888-475-3100 or visit the Heathman Lodge's registration page. Be sure to mention the DOE Solid-State Lighting Manufacturing Workshop room block.

The DOE SSL Manufacturing Initiative

The published roadmap will be updated on a regular basis to reflect industry growth and new developments. It is anticipated that the roadmap exercise will identify additional R&D needs which might be carried out through the existing DOE SSL Core Technology Research and Product Development program areas, or under new funding directed specifically to manufacturing issues. The roadmap and industry input will guide planning for a DOE SSL manufacturing initiative designed to:

  • Reduce the cost of LED products to competitive levels
  • Ensure high product quality and consistent performance
  • Accelerate introduction of organic LED products
  • Encourage and strengthen U.S. manufacturing of SSL products