Feature, IoT/Smart Lighting, Lighting Controls

10 speakers not to miss at LuxLive 2019

The organisers of LuxLive have unveiled the line-up of speakers for this year’s show. It features experts with a huge range of specialisms and experience, and they’ve been tasked them to share their hard-won insights and learnings with visitors to the event. We’ve picked 10 who have caught our eye…



1. Paule Constable
Lighting designer

Multi-award winning theatre lighting designer Constable will deliver an inspirational keynote in the Lightspace arena, The Art of the Story.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 4.35pm

2. Sarah Gaventa
Illuminated River Foundation

Gaventa will walk us through the ambitious art project to light 15 London bridges on the River Thames with dynamic LED lighting.

Thursday 14 November 2019 12:30pm

3. Tony Gee
Pen Test Partners

One of Britain’s leading cyber security experts, Gee will outline how the lighting industry can protect wireless lighting controls. 

Wednesday 13 November 2019 1.30pm                                              

4. Martin Woolley
Bluetooth SIG

Bluetooth mesh is set to revolutionise lighting controls. Here Bluetooth expert Woolley discusses agreed standards versus proprietary protocols.

Thursday14 November 2019  3:30pm

5. Rohit Manudhane

In the Workplace and Wellbeing track, Manudhane unveils the findings from Arup’s in-house experiment in human-centric lighting at its London HQ.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 10am

6. Peter Duine

Duine, product manager of connected LED electronics at Signify, will discuss the company’s SR Programme which aims to accelerate smart lighting.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 12.30pm

7. Dr. Marcella Ucci
Bartlett School of Architecture

Ucci will explore ‘biophilic design’ and wellbeing and specifically The Living Lab human-centric lighting experiment at the Shard.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 2pm

8. Dr. Octavio Perez
Mount Sinai Hospital

Perez, adjunct researcher at the famous New York hospital, will explore full spectrum LEDs in health and wellbeing.

Wednesday 13 November 2019 1.30pm

9. Geraldine O’Farrell
Historic England

As senior building services engineer, O’Farrell will share her experience on the installation of emergency lighting and exit signage in heritage buildings.

Thursday 14 November 2019  11.40am

10. Dr Navaz Davoudian
University College London

Dr Davoudian is a lighting researcher with a focus on urban Lighting and night cities and will share her knowledge on urban lighting for people.

Thursday 14 November 2019 1.30pm


The LuxLive 2019 exhibition takes place on Wednesday 13 November and Thursday 14 November 2018 at ExCeL London. Entry is free if you pre-register here.