Technical Luncheon - Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Lighting

  • ACT Recreation Centre - Social Room 2909 113 Avenue Northwest Edmonton, AB, T5W Canada

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The IES is proud to announce that on May 4th we are hosting a lunch and learn featuring Trevor Peyton on the topic of how Power over Ethernet can redefine how we approach lighting and power distribution. 

The lighting industry seems to be in a state of flux with a potential new identity and purpose in the not-so-distant future. Traditionally we have focused on manufacturing luminaires with the potential to illuminate an application. Is this enough? How does it connect with the environment and the user? The means to power and control those fixtures has remained relatively constant with various technologies and protocols at our disposal. Power over Ethernet (PoE) redefines how we approach lighting and power distribution. This isn’t a new technology, but it has the ability to significantly change our business. This presentation will explore the nature of PoE and highlight the pros and cons with existing comparable technologies.

Trevor Peyton’s Bio

Trevor Peyton is currently National Key Account Manager with the Philips End User Segment in Canada. Trevor earned a diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology from the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology and started his career in lighting with CSA Enterprises in Halifax. With 20 years in the electrical industry, Trevor has experience spanning national sales management, product marketing and training, and applications engineering. He has a strong technical aptitude in both lighting and communication systems and has been involved in all facets of the project cycle for large interior and exterior lighting control systems. Trevor is Past President of the IES Toronto Section, a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) and a Lighting Certified Professional (LC) with the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP).

This event is being held at the Victoria Golf Course club house just off River Valley Road. Parking is at the end of the driveway and free of charge. Doors will be at 11:30AM with the speakers starting at 12PM sharp. A hot lunch will be provided – please message us after your registration if you have any specific dietary needs.