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Eight Meeting: --Thursday, April 7th,2016

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ISA International Society of Automation

ISA Cleveland Section Program

Thursday, April 7, 2016


Today’s Modern Lighting Solution – Solid State Lighting, aka “LEDs”


1 PDH Hour will be awarded for this meeting


About the Topic:

Solid State Lighting (SSL), also called “LEDs”, is transforming the lighting industry in a way unlike anything since the invention of the first commercially-viable incandescent lamp.  LEDs are now being applied in almost all traditional applications.  Complex, yet versatile, LED technology is providing energy and maintenance economic benefits.  Additionally, LEDs when properly applied, aid in enhanced visual performance for occupants.  Understanding LED technology and its benefits compared to traditional light sources is essential to a sustainable lighting design.  This seminar will describe the differences between LEDs and conventional light sources, and the global trends in utilizing LEDs.  A deeper dive in understanding the basics of Solid State Lighting (SSL) systems, also commonly called “LEDs” will be covered.  An evaluation of LED system solutions for applicable design solutions will be discussed and demonstrated.  Participants will walk away with a greater knowledge of understanding LED lighting benefits on visual comfort, energy efficiency and maintenance concerns.


Speaker Bio:  Shelli Sedlak, LC, LEED AP®, MIES, SMIEEE

Ms. Sedlak is a lighting professional with over 25 years of industry experience.  She is a Senior Lighting Specialist with The Institute, a renowned Center of Excellence for Current, powered by GE.  Prior to her Institute role, she managed GE Lighting’s North American Specification Engineering Team.  Her expertise provides technical support to end users and lighting specifiers regarding Solid State Lighting (SLS, aka “LEDs”), lamps/ballasts, fixtures, and controls technologies.  Her prior lighting experiences include Hubbell Lighting (retail national accounts), Southern California Edison (lighting engineer), and Lockheed (engineering consultant).


Ms. Sedlak has been involved with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) for 20 years, holding local, regional and national positions. She served a term as Director on the IES Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the NCQLP (National Council for the Qualifications of Lighting Professionals).


Ms. Sedlak holds degrees in M.B.A.(Executive Management) from Ohio University and B.S. Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California (USC).  She is Lighting Certified (LC), and is a USGBC LEED APâ.  Additionally, she is an IEEE Senior Member.  She has military experience, having served with the USAF Reserves.



About the Award Winners:

Kei Kojima - 7th Grade

Home School, Medina, Ohio

“Autonomous Wearable Alert Device Based on

Audio Pattern Recognition for the Hearing Impaired”


Daniel Anand - 9th Grade

Home School – Akron, Ohio

“Value Driven Microgravity Simulator for

Animal Experiments for Interplanetary Space Travel”






Social and Science Fair Exhibit Preview  5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

 Dinner  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM


ISA Cleveland Section Officer Nomination Voting  7:00 PM - 7:15 PM


President-Elect--- Harriet Radvansky

Treasurer---Scott Kuntz

Secretary---Bill Cutter

Delegate---Dale Reed

                                                    President ---Jim Valli  (Elected last year)


Science Fair Winner Award Presentations & Project Descriptions  7:15 PM – 7:30: PM

 Speaker:  Shelli Sedlak  7:30 PM – 8:30 PM


                  7230 Engle Road, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130


Menu:  Choice of Salmon, Chicken Parmigiana, Sirloin Steak or Eggplant Parmigiana.

              All entrees served with a salad, fresh bread and butter, coffee, tea, or soft drinks


Cost:  Program: $5 in support of ISA Cleveland Section Educational Programs

           Dinner: Individual Check


Reservations: Call Harriet Radvansky at 216-408 6013 or

                        E-mail at no later than Friday April 1st, 2016



Coming soon will be a lecture on

Foundations of Alarm Management



Dr. Douglas Rothenburg


The Dates set for this are April 27th & 28th in Shaker Hts, Ohio.


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See Golf Menu above for details on the ISA Cleveland Golf Event