Lunch synopsis mars 2017

Subject: Smart, Connected Lighting:  a Look at the Value of Lighting Systems on Power over Ethernet


About our Speaker:  Shirley Coyle is with Cree, Inc.  Cree is a market-leading innovator of LED lighting products and LED components.

Shirley is President of Cree’s Canadian business unit.  She has worked for several international lighting companies during her 30+ years in the lighting industry.  Lighting Certified since 2000, Shirley is an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), a Past President of the Toronto Section, a past IES District Chair, and after five years on the IESNA Board of Directors, Shirley is currently President of the IES.  She is a member of several IES committees including Roadway Lighting, and Street & Area Lighting.  Shirley is also a member of CIE, and committee member for several CSA standards committees on lighting including Roadway and Solid State Lighting.


Lighting is rapidly becoming part of a convergence to Power over Ethernet (PoE) that has been happening for some time in other building systems including phone, security, fire and safety.  We are moving beyond lighting control systems to smart, connected lighting – a sensor network and operating system that enable not only better light, but also applications far beyond light, making organizations more effective and profitable.  Learn about connected lighting using the PoE platform to

  • Improve the comfort, satisfaction and productivity of people where they work, study and heal
  • Increase the value, security and operating efficiency of buildings