Day 1
25 Sep 2018
Day 2
26 Sep 2018
Day 3
27 Sep 2018

KEYNOTE: The Transformation of Lighting

Lighting has come a long way since the invention of electric light. With the arrival of the Internet of Things, the idea of remote-controlled lighting based on the human centric approach is becoming reality. The world of IT has entered the lighting industry. We will be looking at the challenges and possibilities this will bring to the lighting industry and how different solutions can be utilised to bring about a successful transformation of the existing lighting system into a future-proof one.
van Tartwijk, Dr., Guido

KEYNOTE: The Lighting Industry’s Journey Towards New Growth

The Lighting industry has got fantastic opportunities to create new value with light. Trends in Lighting want to inspire designers, manufacturers, technologists and end users to capture these opportunities and opens with a keynote by the industry leader and designer Rogier van der Heide. With this keynote speech, Rogier will take you on a journey to new value spaces that have become within reach, now lighting is fully digital and we effectively find ourselves within a high-tech industry. But have you thought of what it takes to find new growth and new purpose for light? New value, and a future...
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van der Heide, Rogier

Smart Building Design – Launch & Introduction of the New DIAL Design Book

Conception, Planning, Realization, and Operation Systematic design concept for smart building technology Illustrates the breadth of digital applications and the required cooperation between trades Overview of the most popular system solutions How can smart technology open up new design opportunities – for the design, the execution, and the operation of buildings and for the digitalization of construction? A hitherto unusual conception of the building as a cybernetic architectural system forms the basis of this integrated design approach. The authors – architects and engineers with extensive design experience – contribute an overview of current technical components of automation and communication systems, as well...
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Immecke, Michael J.

Workshop: The Closest LED Light to the Sun

After several lighting revolutions that happened in the last 200 years (oil, gas, incandescent, fluorescent, LED) we are now much closer than ever to reproduce the Sunlight spectrum with artificial light in an easy/affordable way and with enough efficiency to make it a viable solution for the mass market. The LED revolution started with the lm/w race and continued with the low cost race and the new race is about the quality of the light. We will analyze the different technical ways to achieve the closest light spectrum to the Sunlight and the positive benefits of using it, both visible...
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Juarez, Marc

How Automotive Designs & Approaches Can Inspire Us

What makes an automotive light designer? Is it the ability to think in candela, lux, lumen? Or is it the ability to create unique lighting designs, interactive lighting experiences and address the need for safety, comfort and system integration? In his inspirational talk, Dr Hiebaum will share his view on what drives the automotive industry’s lighting designers and how they incorporate automotive lighting solutions in the exterior and interior into cutting-edge, game-changing design concepts. He will give his insights into how he believes automotive design approaches can inspire us. Lessons to be learned: Design trends in automotive lighting Lenses, prisms,...
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Hiebaum Dr., Thomas

Why Is There A Light Switch on My Phone? The Importance of Interaction Design for Office Lighting

Following the rapid penetration of SSL lighting and IoT, the Internet of Lights is covering ground in office buildings. This transformation offers significant benefits for lighting controls, building management, and human-centered lighting. The connectedness of modern lighting systems allows for easy integration of a wide variety of interfaces that people can use to tailor the lighting environment to their needs. In order to bring these benefits to people it is crucial that they accept the technology, understand how to use it, and that they can benefit from it. The Intelligent Lighting Institute as part of the Eindhoven University of Technology,...
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Van Essen Prof., Harm
Van de Werff MSc., Thomas

EXPO Welcome

Prinz MR DI, Walter

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

Moderator: Jens Herter (Coordinator Standardization, Zumtobel Group) Panelist: Dr. Dee Denteneer (Secretary General, Zhaga Consortium) Panelist: Dr. Scott Wade (Technical & Certification Manager, DiiA) The trends in lighting towards digitalisation, intelligent lighting fixtures and the merger of lighting with the Internet of Things (IoT) all call for standardization to enable plug-and-play interoperability and to accelerate adoption of smart lighting technologies. There is a market demand for standardized interfaces that enable sensors or communication devices to be seamlessly connected to LED luminaires. A modular approach with standardized interfaces supports the development of a broad range of such devices, and allows product...
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Herter, Jens
Denteneer Dr., Dee
Wade Dr., Scott

Interact Indoor Navigation Applied to the Benefit of People in Shops and Offices

Interact Indoor navigation provides accurate location services through Visible Light Communication (VLC). Philips LED luminaires are location beacons in addition to providing energy efficient illumination. This presentation will explain how Interact Indoor navigation facilitates shoppers and office workers with their activities in real stores and offices. Various use cases will be explained as well as location analytics examples and benefits. The presentation will also show how lighting systems can easily serve as an infrastructure that provides location and heading information to smart phones and other devices. We will inform you about the latest advances in the YellowDot program for OEMs....
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Verbrugh Dr., Stefan

Workshop: Lighting Design with DIALux evo 8.0

DIALux evo 8.0 is a new version of DIAL’s lighting design software. This time the new features focus entirely on the design process. The lighting designer is often faced with the challenge of designing a simple building or individual rooms quickly and efficiently. The software developers at DIAL were aware of this and have developed new functions to simplify working with design tools and speed up the whole design process. Designing with image files The lighting designer does not always have access to DWG plans. With the DIALux update it is now possible to use image files as a basis...
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Immecke, Michael J.

Internet of Things (IoT) 101

There are a lot of things that we take for granted like internet and electricity. We use them daily, but very few us really know how they work. If we take the internet as an example, terms like a server, DNS, HTTP protocol, router, etc., are words familiar to our ear but it won’t be easy for most of us to explain correctly. As the internet of things becomes a hype topic for all of us every day, every lighting professional needs to know better these terms or even more terms like a beacon, node, mesh, network star topology, etc.....
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Gunes, Emre

Putting the Smart in Smart Buildings with Bluetooth Mesh

There’s a compelling business case for the smart building. Building regulations and in particular, energy efficiency regulations are driving the adoption of advanced technologies such as Bluetooth mesh networking in sophisticated smart building systems. Commercial lighting provides a natural grid for connectivity. Add mesh networking into the mix and retailers will have the power for in-store navigation or customized promotions. Hospitals will have the power to track patients and expensive equipment. Factory floors will have the power to connect all machines for better monitoring and maintenance. And businesses will have the power to intelligently control lighting and temperature, and monitor...
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Katsandres, Jim

Human Centric Lighting Review and Outlook

HCL human centric lighting is one of the main topics in the lighting community nowadays. As an experienced international lighting designer with more than 25 years it has been always a baseline in our profession. It has been developed through the years and was enabled by state of the art lighting technology. It is always needed to review how the interpretation of human centric lighting has been evolved in architectural lighting and what we had learned and took as consequences for our upcoming work. Looking for the precious design intelligence we create places to remember. Objectives of the lecture… Defining...
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Wilkins, Carla

WORKSHOP: Quality of Light : Is it All About Flickering?

We live in revolutionary times. Revolutionary, that is, in terms of lighting design and the tunability of light. One of the main drivers of this revolution is the astonishing rate at which solid state light sources can change their intensity. If this intensity change is not optimized or controlled in a proper way, not only the visual annoyance will be experienced by the observer but also the temporal light artefacts ( TLAs ) might have negative impacts on human well being. With an interactive demontrators, I’ll try to show what are these temporal light artefacts and talk about new metrics...
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Oktay, Mustafa

Sun – Culture – Perception – An Interactive Experience

Our teamwork is based on the interaction between people living in different continents, with their intrinsic differences of creed, culture or physical features and education. The objective of the lecture/workshop is to cause the participants to understand the relationship between latitude and lighting. A minimum of 30 participants is necessary in order to achieve a good production of material and mapping of results. The TIL event is a good platform for our international study, interact in a holistic way and generate conclusions that help a deeper understanding of our reality. These conclusions, once explained, we wish to believe, will influence...
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Stern, Gabi & Malin, Dorit

Designing Light for Architecture – New Levels New Devils

In his talk Daniel will take the audience up on an journey through the daliy challenges in his work in the middle of the technological LED, RA 90, 3000k, 500ma, PMMA, HCL,… thunderstorm. We are talking about Failsan Winsof this „Brave new LED World“in our creative process and looking forward to possible next steps.
Meyer, Daniel

From Architectural Lighting to Architectural Media

Architectural lighting must be reconsidered as architectural media. In state-of-the-art architectural projects (or retail, or hospitality, etc.), every light source is now digitally controlled and therefore effectively a digital pixel.  Some of these “pixels” might take the shape of good old-fashioned light bulbs, others are tunable CCT/RGB architectural lights, while others take the shape of millions of RGB light points in a digital display.  No matter what shape they physically take, the control backbones have all converged to IP-based systems.  Pixels have become free – meaning that theoretically there is no cost differentiation in controlling a single monochromatic light bulb “pixel” or...
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Koerner, Brad

Workshop: PMMA, See. Feel. Experience.

Hands-on workshop in order to experience the optical material PMMA. Targeted are all professionals involved in product design with plastics. Background Thermoplastic materials have been key enablers for innovation and have contributed to the development and progress of society. Transparent as well as opaque plastics have been used in the lighting industry for many decades and the share is ever increasing with LED light sources. Motivation From a materials manufacturer’s point of view it can be concluded that material knowledge is very good, if not excellent, within the technical and production staff of plastics processing industry. Designers, however, need a broader...
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Kogler Dr., Rene

WORKSHOP: Quality of Light, Rethinking Lighting Specifications

LED technology changes the way we interpret lighting metrics. Designing with LEDs is not as straightforward as it used to be with conventional technologies. For lighting designers, specifiers, store owners,… to fully capitalize on the possibilities LED lighting offers, they must change the way they think about lighting and develop a new understanding of the relationship between commonly used light parameters, like CCT and CRI. With interactive demonstrators I will show and explain how the most known lighting metrics are sometimes incorrectly used.The audience will experience what the metrics actually mean and how LED technology differs compared to conventional technology....
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Voorspoels, Reinhard

Smart Lighting Owns the Ceiling – But What About the Walls?

The transition from traditional lighting to LED lighting has triggered a wave of innovation that will establish lighting as an Internet of Things (IoT) backbone in the building. High node density coupled with readily available power supply make lighting fixtures ideal nodes of a connected wireless mesh network. This IoT network will transport information about the fixtures status but also about vital building parameters generated by connected sensors. This combination of smart LED lighting with sensors integrated into an IoT network is often referred to as the “Smart Ceiling”. Reducing the sensor and network infrastructure to a smart ceiling however misses...
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Kassner DI, Matthias

New Ways to Illuminate and Entertain Surfaces and Spaces – Digital Controlled Light on Wallpaper Material

Light, information technology and audio/video are increasingly converging. Digital controlled LED-Wallpaper to digitize any Surface and Space is a precursor of this convergence: digitized light on ultrathin foil is bridging gap in between 16:9 “boxed monitors” and “analogue illumination”.
Nehrhoff von Holderberg, Lutz

What is Li-Fi? Everything You Need to Know: Opportunities & Challenges

Imagine a world where every one of the billions of lightbulbs in use today is a wireless hotspot delivering connectivity at speeds that can only be dreamed of with Wi-Fi. This is an opportunity that became possible thanks to LiFi technology. Light Fidelity or LiFi is a Visible Light Communications (VLC) system running wireless communications travelling at very high speeds. LiFi uses common household LED (light emitting diodes) light bulbs to enable data transfer, boasting speeds of up to 224 gigabits per second. The technology has became an international standard for wireless communication in its first version in November 2011...
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Topsu Prof., Suat

WORKSHOP: Commissioning an IoT Lighting Infrastructure. What Makes it so Difficult? How the Process can be Improved?

From simple scenarios to advanced control strategies, we’ll examine what tools and competences are needed to commission a smart lighting system in a time and cost efficient manner. We’ll look at major challenges and new concepts introduced by Bluetooth mesh that effectively streamline the process. Objectives of the workshop… Attendees will be able to get a full picture of the commissioning process in a connected lighting environment. We’ll break it down into a number of stages, identifying the most challenging ones and examining how different technologies are trying to handle them. Participants will be able to tell what tools and...
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Hobot, Michal
Slupik Dr., Szymon

BIOWNLIGHT- Brings Day-Light to Life

Released to life 6 channel light mixing technology BIOWNLIGHT is a new step in Biodynamic Lighting – Enhanced HCL. It provides automatic circadian lighting modes while supporting human natural biorhythms. Despite light parameters Ra>95 R9>90 in CCT range 2700K-6500K BIOWNLIGHT is on track to precise mimic daylight spectrum. Objectives of the lecture.. BIOWNLIGHT – Why 6 channel light mixing technology? Spectra for amazing color rendition and biodynamic impact You get day-light you feel good  
Danauskas, Ramunas

Technology Changes our Business. A Consultants View on the Future Challenges of the Lighting Market

We have seen the LED transformation. It has been labeled disruptive, but most of the lighting players are still there. Where is the disruption? How did the lighting industry manage to survive? What upcoming challenges are on the horizon? We will see the IoT transformation. Will this be disruptive? If so, why? and how can the lighting industry manage this successfully? Is “service” the only way out, or is it a dead end route? Presenting a tour d’horizon and allowing for a decent discussion. Objectives of the lecture… The real disruption comes with the higher software part Software and alike...
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Werner Dr., Walter

WORKSHOP: Ambient Communication

We will stage a superb co-design workshop on Ambient Communication, a new way of conveying information, aiding human behaviour and providing services through light. Humans have substantial ability to process ambient and peripheral information that directly affects our feelings and subconscious contextual understanding without the need to activate cognitive thought processes. With Ambient Communication a new hybrid form of space is created that is simultaneously digital and physical yet rooted to human biology. We will bring our EC funded research findings for sharing together with our beta level special software, lab-level hybrid hardware and sensor rig to play with. Objectives...
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Rosenius MSc., Tapio

LED Lighting: An Active Contribution to Eye Health

LED Lighting offers immense opportunity, now with processor control, to positively impact on eye health. Recent research in Europe, USA and Australasia reveals how light can be used to improve eye-health at various levels. The strategic application of modified (LED) human-centric-lighting offers to dramatically reduce the incidence and progression of myopia (nearsightedness) whilst simultaneously protecting the eye from hazardous wavelengths of short wavelength blue light (the so-called, ‘blue light hazard’). In East Asia, myopia affects up to 80% of high school graduates and 95% of university graduates. The LED lighting industry now has the opportunity the be a leader in...
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Mason Dr., Stephen Archer

The Psychological Evolution of Urban Lighting

This study is based on a psychological approach to light in urban Environments which is designed to improve perceptual and residential quality in inner-city areas at night. Due to the number of confounding variables that arise from field tests in the real world, VR technology was chosen as the study methodology and implemented by Professor Greule at HAW Hamburg, Die Lichtplaner company and the psychologist Torsten Braun. Four central questions were formulated for the study: 1. Does the more expensive creation of VR scenes for the evaluation of light offer more advantages than traditional visualisation methods such as Photoshop or Relux Suite? 2. Is VR technology sufficiently...
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Greule Prof. Dr., Roland
Braun Dipl. Phys., Torsten

WORKSHOP: Human Centric Lighting – Designing and Operating Lighting with Human in the Center

Human Centric Lighting is more than a buzz word. With the new definition there is much more impact on design and operation of an installation. As the definition is coming from ZVEI: Light is multifaceted and always visual, emotional and biological. Human Centric Lighting (HCL) supports in a targeted and long-term manner the health, well-being and performance of human beings through holistic planning and implementation of the visual, emotional and in particular the biological effects of light ZVEI and have published a nice brochure with examples of lighting according to the HCL concept. The user shall understand the lighting and should...
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Dehoff DI, Peter

Workshop: What OLED Holds for the Future of Lighting

OLED as a light source possesses numerous advantages that can contribute to the movement towards human-centric lighting. Some of the better known OLED characteristics include low glare, diffused shadows, low heat emission, etc. In addition to these factors, several tests have revealed that using OLEDs can reduce the level of optical damage normally caused by conventional light sources. With these benefits in mind, constant efforts are being made to facilitate the expansion of OLED light into the mass market. Most notably, LG Display has invested in a Gen 5 production line and is currently gearing up for mass production in...
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Yeo, Juno

The Future Everyday with Intelligent Lighting

The Future Everyday research group at the Eindhoven University of Technology aims at bridging the gap between emerging technologies and people’s everyday life. In this talk we discuss the challenges of designing (interaction with) intelligent lighting in the everyday context. How can dynamic, experiential, and responsive lighting support people in performing their activities and increase their wellbeing? How to deal with uncertainties that come naturally with new and still evolving technologies, and how to translate them into meaningful products, systems and services that seamlessly blend into everyday life. Understanding people and their needs is central to our approach. By prototyping...
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Van Essen Prof., Harm
Van de Werff MSc., Thomas

Semantic & Cognitive Lighting – Where Lighting Meets Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The last years have seen Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies and applications developing at accelerated pace. AI is currently is substantially impacting current industries and is creating new ones. However, it is still an open question of how AI will impact the lighting industry and lighting applications. Conventional lighting devices deliver static light and are agnostic to the user, the subject or the environment. Thus, such lighting devices are designed to illuminate a predefined, average illumination scene for an average user. This completely overlooks the fact that the light is perceived differently by different people and that the lighting requirements are...
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Segall Prof., Zary

WORKSHOP: Lighting & Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry

EPIC Workshop on Lighting and Laser Projection for the Entertainment Industry is meant to create a forum of discussion and collaboration on laser displays and related technologies. Presentations from key companies in the field will cover the full value chains of laser displays and other lighting technologies, from components to system integrators: Lasers and light sources manufacturers (Visible lasers, LEDs, Solid-state light sources, Phosphors, Fluorescent materials, Wavelength conversion materials, Optoelectronic materials), optical components for projection (Spatial light modulators, High-speed scanners, MEMS, Active-matrix integration, Projection components, Display drivers and interfaces), imaging and projection novel technologies (3D imaging, Holography, Laser backlight unit,...
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Pozo Dr., Jose

WORKSHOP: BendOLED Lighting, Bring your Bended Design to Light

Now it’s time to bend! OLEDWorks introduces another improvement of their Brite panels, now feel free to bend it! For the first time ever the panel is bendable up to radius of less than 10cm while still providing the high brightness and high reliability of the Brite panels. The only bendable panel on the market processed on 0.1mm thin Corning Willow® glass allowing the total thinness of the panel to be just about 0.5mm. That thinness offers completely new opportunities and application areas. The integration of light becomes as easy as handling a piece of paper. And at the same...
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Ramski, Marek
Olbertz, Guido

LIGHTELLIGENCE – IoT Business in Lighting

Topic of the talk will be a new way of business in the lighting area. IoT development means: a new way of data handling in light installations and how to make IoT development easy? Objectives of the lecture… How to make IoT development easier? How to us existing software knowledge for lighting IoT use cases? Generating knowledge about IoT use cases
Peitz Dr., Christoph

Human Centric Lighting Apart from Tuneable White LEDs

With clever use of LED technology, one can achieve much more than simple biological human centric lighting. Also standard lighting can be used to improve human lighting experience. Upcoming LED technology offers even more possibilities to improve living, health and mood, as will be shown in several demos. Objectives of the lecture… LEDs can do more than influence biological clocks Existing lighting can be turned to Human Centric Watch out for new experiences with novel LEDs
Lorenz Dr., Stefan

UrbanLight – Optimized LED street lighting for Vienna

UrbanLight – Optimized LED street lighting for Vienna – Siegmund Staggl, Wilfried Pohl – Bartenbach GmbH In Vienna, 80% of the total stock of conventional catenary suspension luminaires is currently in use for up to 60 years. They will now be converted to LED in the years 2017 – 2020. For this purpose, together with the MA33 of the City of Vienna, a new LED lighting modul was developed that allows for standardization, considers ecological aspects and has the greatest possible sustainability in terms of maintenance and quality for both, users and residents. In particular the focus was on visual quality,...
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Pohl Mag. rer. nat., Wilfried

Light is the Source of Well-Being: HCL for Large Surfaces

Today, modern lighting offers more than just optimum visibility. With innovative concepts for Tunable White and Human Centric Lighting, it is possible to uses the many positive effects of light in order to create more pleasant working environments. Improve the quality of life with light quality by using efficient lighting systems. The right light at the right time Referring to the artifi cial light of an HCL solution, the timeline shows the change in color temperature over the day. Biologically effective light with a high blue content activates us from morning to lunchtime and also when we hit a performance...
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Gardenal MBA, Michele


Discover the new way of moving data around: secure, fast and scalable. Learn how LiFi modules enable luminaires to connect everything to the internet. Together with the experts of Oledcomm, explore how you can design a solution that collects, stores and acts upon any data, from any device. Learn about the system architecture of a LiFi-enabled lighting installation: together with software connections and a web-based service, your luminaires create an ecosystem that ensure your building can communicate with the rest of the world. LEARNING OBJECTIVES: to understand the architecture of a LiFi-enabled lighting installation to learn about the new purpose...
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Azoulay, Benjamin
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