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October 27-29, 2021
New York

The DALI Alliance presented a seminar entitled "D4i – Data and Power to Connect!"

>> More details and download presentations


August 17–18, 2021
Virtual event

DiiA is a Gold sponsor of LEDucation 2021.


DALI China Summit 2021

April 9, 2021
Beijing, China

The DALI Alliance is pleased to announce the DALI China Summit 2021, which will be held on April 9th 2021 in Beijing. Once again we are collaborating with First Design, our partner for the successful 2019 event. The DALI China Summit 2021 will include a full day of conference presentations, with table-top exhibits, and will be hosted in a city-centre hotel.

>> More details



Mastering the human-centric lighting experience

January 14, 2021

Join eldoLED’s Director of Specifier Services, Gé Hulsmans, and Paul Drosihn from the DALI Alliance (DiiA) for a breakdown on this topic. This webinar is hosted in conjunction with Arc Magazine and moderated by Arc’s Editor, Matt Waring.


Smart Buildings, Smart Experience: From Concept to Reality

Thursday, November 19th 2020 - 12:30 PM (GMT)

Part of the Intelligent Building webinar series, presented by Messe Frankfurt Middle East.

Paul Drosihn will participate in the panel discussion.


Danish Center for Lighting - Workshop on Lighting Control

November 19, 2020

Scott Wade, DALI Alliance Technical & Certification Manager, will give an update on recent DALI Alliance activities.


ZVEI Connected Lighting Day

Wednesday November 18, 2020

Scott Wade from the DALI Alliance (DiiA) will participate in a session with KNX and Zhaga. His title is:

"Wireless solutions for DALI and D4i: Standardized gateways or end-to-end DALI networks for data-rich connectivity"


LuxLive Digital Festival

November 11-12, 2020
Virtual event

Paul Drosihn, General Manager of the DALI Alliance will participate in a panel discussion entitled:

DALI-2® and Bluetooth® mesh: A game changer?

Date: Wednesday November 11th
Time: 16:10 - 16:50


Smart Buildings conference

Date: Wednesday 14th October 2020
Session: Connected Controls

Paul Drosihn, General Manager of the DALI Alliance, participated in a panel discussion:

"The future of data and the role of intelligent luminaires in optimizing building management solutions"

The event recording is now available


IES Webinar

See Your Lighting System in a New Light with D4i

August 13, 2020 

Presented by DiiA member Synapse Wireless

>> Questions & Answers from the webinar




DALI-2 webinar presented by DiiA with Lux magazine

"Connected DALI-2 lighting control for intelligent, occupant-friendly buildings"

June 24, 2020

>> Download materials (presentation slides and full Q&A)
>> Listen to the audio recording (Lux website)

Strategies in Light

February 11-13, 2020
San Diego, CA, USA

DiiA is the Sponsor of "Track 3: Connected Lighting and the IoT"


LIA Technical Forum

January 30, 2020
Sketchley Grange Hotel, Hinckley, UK

The program includes presentations on D4i, IoT and Zhaga-D4i, with speakers from DiiA members Lutron and Zencontrol.

Selected speakers:

  • D4i and IoT - Miguel Aguado, Lutron
  • Zhaga / D4i Standards - Dee Denteneer, Zhaga
  • Lighting and other IoT Services - Stewart Langdown, Zencontrol


LuxLive 2019

November 13-14, 2019
ExCeL, London, UK

DiiA's Scott Wade and Peter Duine from Signify will make a joint presentation entitled: "How the intra-luminaire standard, D4i, has been achieved and what this means for the industry"

Date: Wednesday 13th November
Time: 14:30-15:00
Session: Smart Spaces


Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn 2019)

October 27-30, 2019
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Scott Wade, DiiA Technical and Certification Manager, will make a presentation entitled “DALI-2: The global standard for smart, digital lighting control in the IoT era."

Date: Tuesday 29th September
Time: 12:00-12:30
Location: Meeting Rooms N106-108

>> More seminar details

LpS 2019

September 24-26, 2019 in Bregenz, Austria

Download our seminar presentations and view the list of DiiA members that exhibited at these shows:

Lightfair 2019

May 19 – 23, 2019; Philadelphia, PA, USA

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

June 9-12, 2019; Guangzhou, China



Connected Lighting Day

Organized by ZVEI Fachverband Licht

March 13, 2019
Frankfurt, Germany

Scott Wade will make an invited presentation entitled "DALI-2: Smart lighting control and IoT".


Innovationstag 2018

Organized by ZVEI - Fachverband Licht

November 29, 2018
Kap Europa, Frankfurt am Main

Reinhard Lecheler from DiiA member Osram will give a presentation entitled: Datenmodell und Systemarchitektur für intelligente vernetzte Leuchten


LuxLive 2018

November 14-15, 2018
London, UK

DiiA will exhibit at LuxLive 2018 - please visit us at:

Booth N35

Scott Wade will give a presentation as part of the Property Technology Live conference:

Title: DALI-2: The global standard for smart digital lighting control

When: Thursday 15th November at 09.30


2018 Smart Lighting Control Application and Innovation Forum

November 2, 2018

Time: 13:30 to 17:00
Location: Shenzhen, China
Venue: Hotel Marco Polo Shenzhen

DiiA will participate in a lighting forum in Shenzhen, China, which is aimed at design institutes, lighting designers and lighting fixture companies. The event will introduce DiiA and DALI-2 to the China market, and help DiiA learn more about the lighting industry in China. 

>> Event report


Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition)

October 27-30, 2018
Hong Kong

Scott Wade will give a seminar entitled: "DALI-2 enables smart lighting control and interoperability"

Date: Monday 29th October 2018

Time: 2:30pm-4pm.

>> Registration

This presentation is part of a conference session entitled: "Latest standards and requirements for the LED industry". Each speaker will have a 30 minute speaking slot with Q&A session included.

Venue: HKTDC SME Training Rooms B & C, Expo Galleria

Language: English and Putonghua (simultaneous interpretation will be arranged)




Professional Lighting Design Convention

  October 25-27, 2018


  PLDC - A smart move


DiiA is proud to support the Professional Lighting Design Convention (PLDC) as a Partner Association. The Convention, organized by VIA-Verlag, was created for the global lighting design market. Designers, lighting architects, researchers, universities, industry and clients use PLDC as a platform to meet, learn about the latest developments in lighting design, and discuss the future of the lighting profession. PLDC stands for high quality knowledge transfer and international networking opportunities.

News from PLDC:
April 2018: PLDC publishes conference programme and opens registration for event in Singapore

2019 event:

October 23-26, 2019
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Call for Papers - Closes November 16, 2018


LED Professional Symposium (LpS) co-located with Trends in Lighting (TiL)

September 25-27, 2018
Bregenz, Austria

DiiA will participate in two events at the forthcoming LpS show:

Panel session: Smart Luminaires for IoT Connectivity | DiiA and Zhaga Unveil Framework for Standardization

Moderator: Jens Herter, Tridonic
Panelists: Scott Wade, DiiA; Dee Denteneer, Zhaga; others tbc
Date: Tuesday 25th September
Time: 13:40-14:10

Presentation: DALI-2: Standardized, Interoperable Components and Smart Luminaires

Scott Wade, DiiA Technical & Certification Manager
Date: Wednesday 26th September
Time: 14:00-14:30

News from TiL:

July 2018: TiL unveils conference program

March 2018: Rogier van der Heide to be the TiL 2018 Curator


Lighting Industry Association (LIA) Technical Forum

July 5, 2018
Billesley Manor Hotel, Stratford, UK

Scott Wade, DiiA Technical & Certification Manager, is scheduled to give a presentation on DALI-2. 


Light+Building 2018

March 18-23, 2018
Frankfurt, Germany

Visit DiiA at stand no. FOY16 in the foyer outside Hall 4.1

>> Scott Wade to present DALI update at Light+Building


ZVEI Connected Lighting Consortia Day

October 26, 2017: Frankfurt, Germany

Scott Wade made an invited presentation at this event.


LED Professional Symposium

26-28 September, 2017: Bregenz, Austria

Co-located with Trends in Lighting (TiL)

Scott Wade, DiiA Technical & Certification Manager, will give a presentation entitled "DALI Version 2: Lighting Systems and Interoperability Benefit from New Standards and Mandatory Certification"

>> Presentation overview

Scott will speak on Wednesday 27th September in Session 4.

DALI Events in 2019


DiiA China Summit 2019:
DALI-2 Intelligent Lighting Controls & Application Designs

2019 DiiA 联盟中国区高峰论坛
暨DALI-2 智控照明&应用设计论坛

November 1, 2019
Shanghai, China

DiiA and First Design co-hosted a one-day seminar focused on DALI-2 applications and advantages for lighting design.


DALI Summit 2019

September 25, 2019 in Bregenz, Austria

Co-located with LpS and TiL

>> Presentations now available to download



WEBINAR with Lux Magazine – DALI-2: Smart lighting control and interoperability

This webinar is available on demand

Live event: October 18, 2018.

As the latest version of the global DALI standard for digital lighting control, DALI-2 focuses on interoperability backed by a robust certification program. Also, DALI-2 standardization now extends to all devices in a lighting-control system, including sensors, other input devices, and application controllers. Join us to hear how DALI-2 is changing the digital lighting landscape.


WEBINAR – Current status of the DALI-2 certification program

Wednesday June 27th

11:00 East coast North America

17:00 Europe

Thursday June 28th

09.30 Europe

15.30 China

>> More details and registration

Events for DiiA Members

4th DiiA Plugfest

September 13-14, 2018: Lüdenscheid, Germany

3rd DiiA Plugfest

15-16 February, 2018: Eindhoven, the Netherlands


DiiA General Assembly

18 October 2017: Munich, Germany

>> More information (for DiiA members - requires login)


2nd DiiA Plugfest

11-12 October, 2017: Dornbirn, Austria


WEBINAR: Certification, Registration and Testing – Update

Members of DiiA are invited to participate in a webinar to hear about recent updates to DALI-2 certification, registration of DALI version-1 products, and test sequences. The same webinar will be presented on two separate occasions.

  • Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 10:00 CET
  • Thursday 21st September 2017 at 17:00 CET

The webinar is presented by Scott Wade, DiiA Technical & Certification Manager.

>> More information (for DiiA members - requires login)


First DiiA Plugfest

3-4 August, 2017: Lüdenscheid, Germany

DiiA member companies will meet for their first interoperability event, or “Plugfest”. The main goal is to assess the first release of the part 103 test sequences, which cover single-master application controllers. The other test-sequence implementations (parts 101, 102, and 207) will also be verified. >> More


WEBINAR: Introducing the DiiA Certification Process

Tuesday 23rd May 2017 at 10:00 CET

DiiA will host a webinar for members to describe the DiiA Certification Program for DALI version-2 products.

>> More information (for DiiA members - requires login)