In celebration of Lightfair’s 20-year Anniversary, its two historic Masters’ courses will be offered free of charge to LFI 2009 attendees and exhibitors registered for the Exhibit Hall or LFI courses–-based on generous support provided by Acuity Brands Lighting, Osram Sylvania, Amerlux Lighting Solutions and MechoShade Systems.

Shown in this post are photos taken on the trade show floor and at an event by Lightfair management.

Shown in this post are photos taken on the trade show floor and at an event by Lightfair management.

COURSE #1:
20 Years of Light and Lighting: A Look at the Recent Past with Lessons for the Future
MASTERS course #L09M01
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Master: Dave Dilaura, LC, FIES, AAAS, Acuity Brands Lighting

Special financial sponsorship provided by Acuity Brands Lighting and OSRAM Sylvania.

COURSE #2:
Celebrating the History of the Independent Lighting Designer
MASTERS course # L09M02
Wednesday, May 6, 2009 – 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Panel of Masters:
Howard Brandston, FIES, Hon. FCIBSE, FIALD, PLDA, MSLL, LC,
MM Brandston & Co.
Ray Grenald, FIES, FIALD, FAIA, LC, Grenald Waldron Associates
David Mintz, FIESNA (Emeritus), FIALD
Sonny Sonnenfeld, IES, USITT, Creative Studio Designs
William Warfel, IES, IALD, USITT, LC, Warfel Lighting & Theater Design

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Moderators:
Addison Kelly, IES, IALD, US Lighting Consultants
William Maiman, IES, DLF, MechoShade Systems

Special financial sponsorship provided by MechoShade Systems and Amerlux Lighting Solutions.

WHERE:
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York, NY

WHO:
Open to LFI 2009 attendees and exhibitors registered for the Exhibit Hall or LFI courses on a first-come, first-come basis. Masters’ course(s) must be selected as part of LFI registration to attend.

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NOTE:
Attendees must register for these sessions and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

HOW:
Registration via the official LFI website at www.lightfair.com.