MAJOR END USERS of lighting have signed up to attend this month’s LuxLive 2020.
They include Jaguar Land Rover, Network Rail, Facebook, Sainsbury’s, Tesla, Transport for London, Hilton, BBC, Chrysler and the Hong Kong Housing Authority.
Specifiers, too, are rapidly registering for the two-event digital festival of lighting, which takes place on Wednesday 11 November and Thursday 12 November.
They include Arup, BDP, Foster + Partners, WSP, Speirs + Major, Hoare Lea, dpa lighting design, HLB, Skira, Light Bureau and Michael Grubb Studio.
The virtual event includes online seminars, presentations, panel discussions, product demonstrations and roundtables on all aspects of lighting practice and technology.
The Emergency Lighting strand includes presentations of the responsibilities of building owners under the law, how to do a risk assessment, emergency lighting for social housing, how to manage emergency lighting across an estate and emergency lighting controls.
The Smart Lighting stream sponsored by Bluetooth will look at how to monitor social distancing using the lights, how circadian lighting transformed life at a Derby care home, the lighting controls behind the City of London become a ‘smart city’, the compatibility of DALI-2 and Bluetooth mesh and what it means for lighting control, and how street lights that monitor air quality and footfall.
The Workplace track will focus on lighting for productivity and wellness. Seminars will explore how to light to the WELL v2™ pilot standard as well as some high profile case studies.
The event will also allow one-to-one meeting facilities, roundtable discussions, video presentations, live polling and Q&A sessions throughout.
The popular Lux Awards will close the festival as it makes its digital debut edition in the award’s celebrated history.
LuxLive is being supported by Bluetooth, Thorlux Lighting, the Lighting Industry Association, the Society of Light and Lighting, the Institution of Lighting Professionals, Women in Lighting, the Wi-Sun Alliance, Helvar and the Digital Illumination Interface Alliance.