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10 speakers not to miss at LuxLive!

This November’s LuxLive 2017 exhibition and conference boasts two days of rolling talks, debates, workshops and masterclasses across three specially-built arenas and four theatres. Here’s our pick of 10 expert speakers you shouldn’t miss at the show…


1. Mark Major – Speirs + Major

One of the world’s top lighting designers will deliver a keynote address on lighting in architecture.

12.00pm Wednesday, lightspace arena

2. Mark Middleton – Grimshaw

Leading architect discusses daylight and artificial light in major projects such as London Bridge station.

10.50am Thursday lightspace arena

3. Nick Littlehales – Sleep Coach

What’s the relationship between sleep and lighting and why is it so important to our performance?

3.10pm Wednesday, lightspace arena

4. Mary Rushton-Beales – Lighting Design House

The challenge of human-centric lighting design – how do we turn the science into practical applications?

5.10pm Wednesday, lightspace arena

5. Nitika Agrawal – Aecom

MicroTalk Challenge: How do we make great lighting design available to the many, not the few?

6.00pm Wednesday, lightspace arena

6. Martin Woolley – Bluetooth SIG

Why the new Bluetooth Mesh standard has made the protocol the perfect partner fo smart lighting.

11.45am Wednesday, Gooee IoT Arena

7. Lee Chapman – University of Birmingham

How street lights can help municipalities respond to adverse weather such as snow, flooding and pollution.

4pm Wednesday, Smart Spaces Conference

8. Massimiliano Guzzini – iGuzzini

How iGuzzini is rising to the challenge of digital disruption with product differentiation and innovation.

11.45am Thursday, Strategies in Light Investor Forum

9. Darren Orrow – Into Lighting

Tips, tricks and pitfalls for lighting a restaurant: how to create a fantastic ambience using light.

10.20am Thursday, lightspace arena

10. Niall Murphy – EVRYTHING

How the IoT in lighting can make products smart, interactive and trackable in retail applications.

12.30pm Thursday, Gooee IoT Arena



  • See the technology disrupting the lighting industry at LuxLive 2017 in London this November.  The Gooee IoT Arena at will focus on the exciting digital applications of connected lighting and feature a rolling programme of talks, panels discussions and demonstrations. Speakers include Harald Haas of pureLiFi. Exhibitors include Aurora, Philips, Samsung and Holophane. Entry to LuxLive 2017 is free if you pre-register HERE.