Free seminars on lighting for infrastructure projects

Schreder Lighting  has announced the its 2009 schedule of seminars for lighting specifiers, landscape architects, DOT engineers and executives.

Here are the seminars scheduled:

May 14-15: Tunnel Lighting seminar — designed to provide an advanced understanding of the various and complex aspects of tunnel lighting.  The seminar is ideal for attendees that have a good general knowledge of lighting theory and are currently working or planning to work on a tunnel project.  Subjects include basic theory in accordance with IESNA RP22 and CIE88.  The program will include detailed case studies including types of luminaire value measurements, the Memphis portable reflectometer, tunnel lighting control systems and tunnel lighting products.

June 4-5: Lighting the Exterior Environment” — This seminar is ideal for architects, landscape architects, DOT engineers and executives.  The program that will provide an understanding of the Schréder Group G.I.E, its product range, technological capabilities, global presence and strategy in North America.  David Keith, a lighting consultant with more than 20 years experience in design, project management, research and education, will be the guest speaker.

Sept. 24-25: “International Lighting Strategies Reclaiming the Dark Side of Town” — This seminar will emphasize urban lighting. (It also will cover the Schréder range of luminaires including technological features, reflector designs, light source and controls, as well as the latest technology in LED lighting and OWLET wireless telemanagement.)  Leni Schwendinger, a distinguished lighting designer known for creating lighting environments that energize architecture, landscape, transportation and transit infrastructures, will be the guest speaker.

Oct. 15-16: “Technology for Outdoor Lighting” — This program will cover the latest technology in LED lighting and OWLET wireless telemanagement for innovative exterior lighting.  The guest speaker will be Craig A. Bernecker, Ph.D., FIESNA, LC, the founder of The Lighting Education Institute, an educational initiative focusing on educating lighting and building professionals. 

All seminars will be held at the Schreder Lighting facility outside Chicago in Elk Grove Village, Ill.  Attendance is free but must be arranged by a local Schreder Lighting agent.

For more information on the seminars, call 847-621-5100, send e-mail to
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