Australia - Entech Connect has announced a session that gives attendees "unprecedented access to international experts who actively influence what is coming next in lighting technology".

A panel of key lighting industry stakeholders from both design and manufacturing sides of the business will discuss the latest advancements in industry technology, and how it is influencing the industry.

Facilitated by Joseph Mercurio from University of Melbourne, the esteemed panel includes: LeRoy Bennett, Seven Design Works; Steve Brown, NDY Light; Todd Hensley, Schuler Shook; Josef Valchar, Robe; Paul Collison, eleven Design; Peter Johansen, SGM.

"This session will be an exclusive insight for the industry, with access to the opinions of many influential stakeholders. I will be asking them about a diverse range of topics such as future light sources and the impact of energy restrictions, and I'll also welcome input from the audience, making this as interactive as possible," commented Joseph Mercurio when asked about his plan for the session.

The session is open anyone involved in the lighting industry including designers, programmers and technicians. Organisers are encouraging participants to submit questions and topics for discussion in advance, by emailing

The session will be held at Entech Connect from 3:30pm - 5:00pm on Thursday 24 July 2014 at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Melbourne.

(Jim Evans)

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