European Lighting Summit

European Lighting Summit - lighting the future for Europe - #EULightSummit

30 March 2017 - Brussels, Hotel Steigenberger Wiltcher‘s

Spend 1 day with leaders from the lighting market, adjacent industries and EU institutions as they address how to grow the value of light to society. You’ll understand the influence of lighting to the quality of life for private and professional end-users. Take away inspirations for the future of lighting.

The objective of the European Lighting Summit is to look at lighting beyond Energy Efficiency. Inspirational thoughts on Intelligent Lighting Systems, Human Centric Lighting and Circular Economy will be presented from a variety of angles. The broad range of speakers shall facilitate a dialogue between the value chain of the lighting market and its major stakeholders.

The event is free for registered guests.

Register now for the European Lighting Summit by sending a mail to Francisco

Location: Steigenberger Wiltcher‘s, Brussels


Agenda Time Speaker
Registration 9:30
Welcome 10:00 Diederik de Stoppelaar, Secretary General, LightingEurope
Trends - E-leadership and innovative energy 10:15 Prof. Dr. Silvia Leal, IE Business School, Madrid
LightingEurope- Strategic Roadmap 11:00 Peter Hunt, Vice President, LightingEurope
Intelligent Systems 11:30 John Higgins, Director General, DIGITALEUROPE
IoT 12:00 Speaker tba
Intelligent Lighting Systems 12:30 James McKenzie, PhotonStar Lighting
Lunch 13:00
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) - beyond our eyes: the non-visual impact of light 14:00 Prof. Cajochen, Centre of Chronobiology, Basel University
HCL - consequences on Lighting Design 14:30 Prof. Schulz, IALD Europe
HCL - optical stimulation and sensory pathways 15:00 Dr. Ian Jordan, visual processing specialist
Coffee break 15:30
Circular Economy and Lighting Industry: an EU Perspective 16:00 Pierre Henry, DG Environment
Growth 16:30 Birgit Weidel, DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Lighting the future for Europe 17:00 Jan Denneman, President, LightingEurope
Reception 17:30