Oct 6, 2021
GLASE Plant Lighting Short Course Kicks Off Oct. 14

Working in partnership, GLASE, OptimIA and LAMP have announced the first annual virtual Plant Lighting Short Course.

The short course will take place this October and November.

This six-week modular short course is designed to provide the audience an opportunity to learn about all the aspects related to the selection, implementation, and benefits of plant lighting systems. Each session is two hours.

In each sequential module, attendees will use interactive tools to define their specific lighting requirements, hear from industry experts about available horticultural lighting systems and learn how to compare different lighting strategies. At the end of the course, participants will be able to make an informed decision about the best options to meet their lighting needs.

The six modules include:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Crop Lighting; Oct. 14, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern
  • Module 2: Deciding to Use Crop Lighting; Oct. 21, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern
  • Module 3: Crop Production with Supplemental Lighting; Oct. 28, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern
  • Module 4: Crop Lighting Systems; Nov. 4, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern
  • Module 5: Economics of Crop Lighting; Nov. 11, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern
  • Module 6: Future of Crop Lighting; Nov. 18, 2 to 4 p.m. eastern ‹

The faculty for the short course includes industry experts Bruce Bugbee, Erik Runkle, Neil Mattson, Mark Blonquist, Tim Shelford, A.J. Both, Jim Faust, Michael Eaton, Trevor Burns, Joe Sullivan, Roberto Lopez, David Hawley, Kale Harbick, Mark van Iersel, Paul Sellew, Ben Campbell, Paal Elfstrum, Kevin Foltra and Kenneth Tran.

For more information or to register, please visit https://glase.org/plant-lighting-short-course.


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