Programme – Lighting Fixture Design 2018
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20-21 June 2018 | Cavendish Conference Centre | London



Exclusive presentations by keynote speakers, interactive sessions,live interviews and a networking drinks reception.

Who Attends?

We have welcomed attendees from major organisations to our conferences, including Aurora, Osram, Harvard, Eldoled, Holophane, Philips, Wila, Zumtobel, Whitecroft and many more..
  • Wednesday 20 June 2018
    • 9:50 am


    • 9:55 am

      Session 1: EMERGING MARKETS

    • 10:00 am

      How to create products for human-centric lighting

      Clients are starting to ask about so-called ‘human-centric’ or ‘circadian’ lighting. But how do we start to translate the science into products that deliver real benefits to building occupants?
    • 10:30 am

      How to crack the booming horticulture market

      The tunable nature of LED technology is proving a game changer in the booming horticulture sector and growers are starting to appreciate the value proposition in terms of yield and payback.
    • 11:00 am

      UV LEDs: A world of possibilities

      From sterilisation to curing, ultra-violet lamps have a wide range of applications in industry and society. And with LEDs replacing fluorescent lamps, it’s now a booming sector.
    • 11:30 am

      Product liability post-Grenfell

      From fires to falling street lights, where there’s blame there’s a claim. So how you protect yourself? And what does best practice look like? Our lawyer shows you how to prepare for the worst.
    • 12:00 pm


    • 12:15 pm

      Networking lunch, exhibition and networking

    • 12:35 pm


    • 1:15 pm

      Nailing visual comfort

      LEDs have brought numerous benefits – but also, in some cases, the return of glare and flicker. Here our speaker outlines the key techniques in managing the output to get a good UGR.
    • 1:45 pm

      How to design to get great TM30 metrics

      TM30 looks set to replace the colour rendering index (CRI) method of measuring the ability of LEDs to illuminate colours accurately. This session looks at the implications for manufacturers.
    • 2:15 pm


    • 2:25 pm

      Session 3: OPTICS SPECIAL

      We curate a showcase of the most cutting-edge developments in optics
    • 2:30 pm

      Waveguide by QuarkStar

      Speakers: Louis Lerman of Quarkstar
      The latest generation of the QuarkStar waveguide lens, recently embedded by Sylvania into a range of circular recessed fixtures which put lots of light on the ceiling.
    • 2:50 pm

      Beam shaping lens by LensVector

      Potentially the biggest thing to hit display lighting since the 50W dichroic lamp, LensVector’s solid-state liquid crystal lens can change beam angles from five to 60 degrees.
    • 3:10 pm

      Arcane light engine by Eulum

      Speakers: Richard Hall of Eulum Design
      Eulum has packaged two of the hottest technologies at Light + Building – the LensVector beam shaping lens and the Casambi Bluetooth interface – into one elegant unit. Perfect for OEMs who want to tick all the right boxes and get to market fast.
    • 3:30 pm

      Coffee, exhibition and networking

    • 4:00 pm

      3D Printing: Ready for the lighting industry?

      3D printing has advanced enormously since its introduction into industry over the last decade. What are its current capabilities? And how can it help luminaire manufacturers?
    • 4:30 pm


    • 4:45 pm

      Networking drinks reception

      A special networking party to unwind and discuss the issues raised during the day’s presentations with the expert speakers, colleagues and suppliers.
  • Thursday 21 June 2018
    • 8:50 am

      Opening remarks from the chairman

    • 10:10 am


    • 10:15 am

      Li-Fi your luminaire

      Whether delivering secure, high-bandwidth internet to office workers or marketing messages to shoppers’ smart phones, Li-Fi and visible light communication are starting to gain market traction.
    • 10:45 am

      Coffee, exhibition and networking

    • 11:15 am

      Applying IoT lighting in real life lighting systems

      Bluetooth is steamrolling its way to the top of the wireless protocols in the industry and Xicato’s elegant GalaXi platform makes the most of it to create a wireless control kit which, with Bluetooth Mesh, is fully scalable to include thousands of luminaires.
    • 11:45 am

      Indoor positioning in retail: Making it happen

      High street stores are set to be the first adopters of location tracking services for retail customers. Here we look at how it works, and how embed the tech into luminaires.
    • 12:15 pm

      How to read the emerging technological landscape

      Thread, BLE, LoRaWAN, Zigbee, Z-Wave…our expert speaker explores the rapidly-changing protocols and standards landscape from a lighting-industry point of view.
    • 12:45 pm

      Networking lunch, exhibition and networking

    • 1:45 pm

      Bluetooth Mesh: A category killer?

      The new Bluetooth Mesh protocol has the power to transform lighting control, says its proponents. But is it really the category killer for wireless lighting control?
    • 2:15 pm

      Is Dali dead?

      A shake-out in the standards landscape is inevitable, many industry observers believe. But who will be the winners and who will be the losers? Will open source trump proprietary?
    • 2:50 pm

      Session 6: DISRUPTED DESIGN

    • 3:00 pm

      Emergency lighting conversions in 21st century luminaires

      LED luminaires are shrinking. What are the implications for accommodating emergency lighting equipment? And how can the standards continue to be met?
    • 3:30 pm

      Coffee, exhibition and networking

    • 4:00 pm

      How to build better BIM

      Speakers: Benjamin Glunz of BIMsmith
      Building Information Modelling files are your route into a specification – but too many lighting manufacturers are getting it wrong. Here former architect Benjamin Glunz shows you how to deliver unique brand specifications, accurate illumination and photometric calculations and great visualisations.
    • 5:00 pm

      How to make an in-ground uplight that actually works

      The in-ground uplight is a format that has devilled the industry for years. It’s plagued with problems, not least moisture ingress. Our presenter shows us how to make a foolproof version.
    • 5:30 pm

      Panel discussion: How to create luminaires with unbreakable specs

      How can lighting manufacturers differentiate their products when many are buying components from the same suppliers? How can light fittings maintain the spec through value engineering? Where will the margins be in the future? Our panel thrashes out the issues.
    • 6:00 pm

      Closing remarks from the chairman