Light Emitting Diodes 2001: the Strategic Summit for LEDs in Illumination will be held Oct. 17-19 at the Hyatt Islandia Hotel in San Diego. This three-day event will educate attendees on how key players from traditional lighting and semiconductor industries are working with designers and end-users to revolutionize the way the world thinks about lighting.

Featuring presentations by leading manufacturers and end-users of LEDs for incandescent bulb replacement, architectural lighting, signage, aviation, automotive, and display applications, the conference will cover compound semiconductors in solid-state lighting; new developments in white, blue, green, red, and yellow LEDs; LEDs for incandescent bulb and neon replacement; testing standards measurement, quality and reliability; OLEDs as a future light source; accelerating market adoption of LEDs; high brightness LEDs and high power LED illumination; overcoming manufacturing, cost, and performance challenges; and an outlook for LEDs in architectural, automotive, aviation, display, roadway, traffic signal and other applications.

For more information on the conference, call (207) 781-9623 or visit