CONFERENCE SEMINAR
Light and Health: What We Know and Don’t Know in Applying the Research
THURSDAY - OCTOBER 18
12:00 - 1:00 pm | Seminar S21
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC
Designer/Sr Scientist – Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
ABOUT THE SESSION

Recently the industry has learned about Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells (ipRGCs) and circadian regulation while many in the industry are promoting tunable lighting for health and wellness. However the science is complex and controversial. Let’s explore when to use light and when to use caution.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Hear an overview of the research: What do we know, what do we NOT know?
  • Understand how individual characteristics and lifestyles could affect a lighting recommendation.
  • Understand why it is difficult to define principles of light and health.
  • Develop sensitivity on which populations and applications are most vulnerable.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Naomi Miller - speaker
Naomi Miller, FIES, FIALD, LC
Designer/Sr Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

Naomi Miller straddles the line between design and engineering at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Portland OR. By bridging the gap between technology and application, she promotes the wise use of LEDs, working with industry to overcome hurdles and celebrate the opportunities. She is currently serves on the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Board of Directors, and is both a Fellow of the IES and the IALD.

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