Lighting Design for Mobility

May 18 - 20, 2020 | Detroit, MI


7:30 am - 8:45 am BREAKFAST NETWORKING

Charge up for a great day of learning and networking with industry experts and innovators across the lighting and interiors ecosystem to glean future trends and strategies

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson's Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am Upgrading Exterior Lighting Performance and Functionality

Hans-Christoph Eckstein - Head of Lighting Engineering and Optical Technologies, Lucid Motors
Overcoming obstacles on cost savings to enhance exterior lighting 
Establishing customer needs to meet specification 
Overcoming engineer challenges of fitting technology into headlamps 


Hans-Christoph Eckstein

Head of Lighting Engineering and Optical Technologies
Lucid Motors

9:45 am - 10:30 am Leveraging Sensors & Semiconductors Technology to Advance All Three Lighting Forms

Learn how sensors can help vehicle communications systems integrate
- Understand the benefits this has on interior lighting
- Leveraging LED’s to reduce energy with sensor communication

10:30 am - 11:00 am Demo Drive & Refreshment Break

Join Our Discover Zone & Network with our Passenger Experience Group. What have you taken away from this morning’s sessions? Take this opportunity to look at new solutions and test new lighting designs and developments in the market.

11:00 am - 11:45 am Panel Discussion – Designing the Future of Interior & Exterior Lighting

- Balancing product design & innovation. Learn how to innovate design & enhance safety
- Evaluate the cost benefits of sustainable materials to support product development
- Identifying tools and applications that can enhance innovation

11:45 am - 12:30 pm Leveraging Ambient & Mood Forms of Lighting to Enhance User Experience & Vehicle Safety

David Egly - Stylist, Valeo
- How can mood lighting impact user experience
- Review a case study on how ambient lighting affects road rage
- Evaluate the outcomes & benefits it bought too user experience

David Egly


12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Lunch

Join peers that specialize in shaping the new lighting design for mobility age just like you! Meet and greet counterparts working with. Swap stories over a delicious networking lunch and advance your personal and professional development.

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Think Tanks

Customize your learning experience with our interactive Think Tanks! Like roundtables, you will have the opportunity to choose sessions that resonates most with you.These are designed to help you advance personally and professional and get insight on market trends. Your thought leader will facilitate a 30-minute conversation between you and your peers.

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Tea and Networking Break - Design Challenge

Challenge your team to work collaboratively with a design challenge that we present! This activity will promote team building, healthy competition, and an opportunity to
network before we break into our roundtables. The winning team will get a prize and bragging right!

3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Advancing Monolithic Power Systems to Address All Types of Automotive Lighting Needs

Brant Potter - Principal Optical Engineer, Valeo
- Learn how to integrate with flexibility and adjustable dimming modes 
- Enhancing safety with fault       detection features
- Designing cost effective LED head lamps with everything inside 


Brant Potter

Principal Optical Engineer

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm The Balancing Act of Optical Design in Today’s Market

Jeffrey Simchak - Advanced Optical/Electrical Engineer, Flex-N-Gate
. Get an in depth viewpoint on the challenges associated with balancing size, cost, efficiency
. Explore alternative materials and future optical design concepts to increase vehicle performance
. Join in the discussion on delivering high per

Jeffrey Simchak

Advanced Optical/Electrical Engineer

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm End of Main Conference Day One