Event Program

The full program will be available by July 2017.

LpS 2016 Conference | Day 1
26 Sep 2017
LpS 2016 Conference | Day 2
27 Sep 2017
LpS 2016 Conference | Day 3
28 Sep 2017
07:00 - 10:00



  • OLED Workshop
  • Light Perception Workshop
  • LiFi Workshop
  • Bluetooth / IoT Workshop
Olbertz, Guido | OLED Workshop

Session 1

  • Opening: Challenges and Future of LEDs, Ki-bum Nam, Seoul Semicondutor, CTO
  • Laser Lighting: Opportunities and Criticalities, Dr. Nicola Trivellin, LightCube, CEO
  • Lighting Industry Quo Vadis, Klaus Vamberszky, Zumtobel Group, EVP Technology
  • Lighting Quality for the Next Decade – Visions and Mission for the Lighting Industry, Horst Rudoph, ITZ/Trilux, Director Research and Lighting Technology
  • 2017 LED Industry Update: Highlights and Future Trends, Pars Mukish, Yole Développement, SSL & Display BU Manager
  • Infrastructure Needs for the Evolving Lighting Industry, Dr. Norman Bardsley, Bardsley Consulting, CEO
  • The Fairhair Alliance Facilitating the Internet of Things for Commercial Buildings, Teresa Zotti, Philips Lighting Research, Scientist for IoT Systems
  • Theory of Light - Reloaded Dr. Stefan Kreidler, onlog, Network & Innovation Manager
  • Good Light Above the Clouds, Prof. Volker von Kardorff, Kardorff Engineers, CEO
  • Lighting Quality for the Next Decade – Visions and Mission for the Lighting Industry, Horst Rudoph, ITZ/Trilux, Director Research and Lighting Technology
  • Melanopic Photometry vs. Melanopic Lux - The WELL Standard as a Case Study, Dr. Octavio L. Pérez, Mount Sinai Hospital, Researcher
  • TiL Forum: Exhibiting with LED Lighting - Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Firenze, Massimo Iarussi, Studio Massimo Iarussi, Founder & Lighting Designer
  • TiL Forum: How Lighting will Become a Secondary Function of the Luminary, Bastiaan de Groot, Feilo Sylvania, Global Director Strategy & BD
  • TiL Forum: Is Smart Lighting Smart in the Eyes of the Customer? Dr. Thomas Knoop, Zumtobel Group Services, EVP
  • TiL Forum: Light Management Meets IT Technology, Sven Müller, ITZ/Trilux, Director Lighting Systems
Mukish, Pars
Kreidler Dr., Stefan
Bardsley Dr., J. Norman
Trivellin Dr., Nicola
Nam Dr., Kibum
von Kardorff Prof., Volker
de Groot, Bastiaan | TiL Forum
Iarussi, Massimo | TiL Forum
Knoop Dr., Thomas | TiL Forum
Zotti, Teresa
Müller, Sven | TiL Forum
Pérez Dr., Octavio L.
Vamberszky, Klaus
Rudolph, Horst
12:00 - 13:00


Session 2

  • Chip Scale Package LED Lighting Modules: Opportunities and Challenges, Pierrick Boulay, Yole Développement, Market and Technology Analyst
  • The Architecture of IP Connected Lights can be the Blueprint for Connected Buildings, Thomas Moder, Tridonic, Segment Manager Controls & Connectivity
  • Design, Substrates and Processes for the Production of High Performance LED Flip Chip Modules, Dr. Franz Schrank, Tridonic, Head of Research & Technology
  • Colorimetry and Variability of LEDs, Dr. Thomas Merelle, Pi Lighting, Senior Consultant
  • IoT Standardization Needs and Multiple Connectivity for Lighting Controls, Dr. Walter Werner, Werner Mgt., CEO
  • Interoperation of Street Lighting CMS within IoT Urban Ecosystems, Arturo Rubio-Dobón, ELT, Business Development Manager
  • Light Net - Occupancy Intelligence for the Built Environment, David Whitfield, IoL Technology, Founder and CEO
  • Impact of Artificial Illumination on Alertness and Cognition - A Psychophysical Evaluation, Dr. Vineetha Kalavally, Monash University, Senior Lecturer
  • TiL Forum: Artificial Sky – The Evolution of the Sun Indoor and the Moon between Poetry and Science, Prof. Paolo Di Trapani, CeoLux, President
  • TiL Forum: EINSTONE Smart Retail – Proven Sales Increase for Retail by Light Installations, Dr. Christoph Peitz, OSRAM, Director EINSTONE Business
  • TiL Forum: Bluetooth Mesh Working Paves the Way for Smart Lighting as a Service, Martin Woolley, Bluetooth SIG, Technical Program Manager
Werner Dr., Walter
Merelle Dr., Thomas
Boulay, Pierrick
Whitfield, David
Moder, Thomas
Di Trapani Prof., Paolo | TiL Forum
Peitz Dr., Christoph | TiL Forum
Schrank Dr., Franz
Rubio-Dobón, Arturo
Woolley, Martin | TiL Forum
Kalavally Dr., Vineetha
14:30 - 15:30


Award Ceremony & Keynotes

  • Lighting Visions, Trends & Projects in Modern Architecture, Helmut Kinzler, Zaha Hadid, Architect
  • Connected Lighting – A Global View, Jan Denneman, Philips Lighting, GLA, President
  • Challenges and Opportunities of Connected Smart Lighting, Dr. Wu Chou, Huawei, CTO
Luger, Siegfried
Chou Dr., Wu | Keynote
Kinzler, Helmut | Keynote
Denneman, Jan | Keynote

Session 3

  • Opportunities in Spectral Tuning from High Color Rendition to Horticulture Applications, Ingolf Sischka, Lumileds, Technical Solution Manager
  • Communicate with Graphics from IES TM-30-15, Markus Reisinger, Lighting Research Studio, CEO
  • Understanding and Applying the Latest Eye Safety Standards to LEDs, Modules and Luminaires, Alexander Wilm, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Senior Key Expert Illumination
  • Monocrystalline Luminophores for High Power Illumination (Laser), Tomas Fidler, Crytur, Research Engineer
  • Closed-Loop Sensing: Human-Responsive Lighting Delivers ROI, Tom Griffiths, ams, Sr. Marketing Manager
  • LED Drivers Overview Considering State-of-the-Art, Differentiation and Regulations, Iván Cid Jiménez, ELT, R&D Manager
  • Zhaga Interface Specifications for Connected Lighting and a Circular Economy, Dr. Dee Denteneer, The Zhaga Consortium, Secretary General
  • BLE and Cloud Based Smart Lighting Solution, Timo Pakkala, Casambi, CEO
  • Latest Trends and Technologies for High-End Retail Lighting, Sebastian Hülck, EBV, Director Segment Lighting
  • Thermal Management for Chip-Scale Packaged Lighting Modules, Dr. Giles Humpston, Cambridge Nanotherm, Applications Manager
  • Light Guides and Asymmetric Optics, Dr. Marc C. Hübner, auer Lighting, Director Optical Technologies
  • Novel Encapsulation and Siloxane Materials for CSP Packaged LEDs, Dr. Juha Rantala, Inkron, CEO
  • TiL Forum: Light is Freedom of Design, Tatjana Schwarz, OSRAM, Business Development Manager
Griffiths, Tom
Fidler, Tomás
Denteneer Dr., Dee
Hülck, Sebastian
Wilm, Alexander
Pakkala, Timo
Humpston Dr., Giles
Hübner Dr., Marc C.
Reisinger, Markus
Schwarz, Tatjana | TiL Forum
Jiménez, Iván Cid
Rantala Dr., Juha
10:00 - 11:00


Session 4

  • Laser Light Sources for Specialty Illumination Applications, Dr. Paul Rudy, SoraaLaser, Co-Founder & SVP BD
  • Hybrid Quantum Dot - Light-Emitting Electrochemical Cells, Dr. Ekaterina Nannen, Nano Energie Technik Zentrum, BD
  • How the Latest High-Power Silicon-Based LED Technology is Transforming Form, Function and Performance, Giuliano Cassataro, Plessey, Sales Director
  • Converging Power Supplies for LEDs, IT & Consumer Electronics with Integrated Magnetics, Dr. Fred C. Lee, Virginia Tech, Professor
  • Smart and Secure IOT LED-Streetlight with Digital Driver Technology, Ulrich vom Bauer, Infineon, Senior Segment Manager
  • Implementing Smart Lighting Using Bluetooth Mesh Networks: Specification Walk-Through for Lighting Professionals, Simon Slupik, Silvair, CTO & Chair of the Mesh Working Group at Bluetooth SIG
  • High-End Plastics for Prospective Optical Applications Alexander Woerle, kdg opticomp, Head of Technology & Innovation
  • Equivalently Equal Electrical, Optical and Thermal Parameters Open New Design Possibilities of LED Devices, Dr. Mikhail Naish, Rusalox, CEO
  • High-End Plastics for Prospective Optical Applications Alexander Woerle, kdg opticomp, Head of Technology & Innovation
  • An Optimized Gas Filling for Gas Cooled LED Bulbs, Dr. Calogero Sciascia, SAES, Head of Laboratory
  • TiL Forum: DALI Version 2: Lighting Systems and Interoperability Benefit from New Standards and Mandatory Certification, Dr. Scott Wade, DALI/DiiA, Technical Manager
Naish Dr., Mikhail
Slupik, Szymon
Wade Dr., Scott | TiL Forum
Lee Dr., Fred C.
Sciascia Dr., Calogero
Nannen Dr., Ekaterina
Cassataro, Giuliano
vom Bauer, Ulrich
Woerle, Alexander
Rudy Dr., Paul
13:00 - 14:00


Session 5

  • New Outdoor Stable LED Technology Enables Cost Efficient and Compact Luminaire Designs, Markus Hofmann, OSRAM Opto Semiconductors, Senior Key Expert
  • Future Performances in CRI for Indoor and CCT for Outdoor Lighting, Xavier Denis, Application Engineering Mgr, Nichia
  • Latest Technology Updates of Modern OLEDs for Lighting Application, Dr. Jörg Knipping, OLEDWorks, R&D Manager
  • Roll-to-Roll Solution Processed Flexible OLEDs from the PI-SCALE Open Access Pilot Line, Prof. Pim Groen, Holst Centre, Professor
  • IoT System Architectures of BMS, LMS & BIM, John Sayers, Johnson Controls, Senior Project Development Engineer
  • Miniaturization of LED Drivers, Mickey Madsen, CEO, Nordic Power Converters
  • How the OpenAIS Group Communication Allows Secure and Low Latency Interoperable IoT Based Lighting Controls Designs, Giulio Borsoi, Zumtobel Group, Researcher
  • OS-NET, An Optimized Wireless Lighting Control Solution, Andy Huang, IR-TEC, Business Development Director
  • New Thermally Conductive Polycarbonate Materials for Heat Management in LED Lighting, Axel Wetzchewald, Covestro, Marketing Manager
  • Innovation in Water Purification Systems with UV-C LEDs and Silicone Optics, Dr. Francois de Buyl, Dow Corning, Adhesion Senior Specialist
  • Smart Design of Freeform Micro-Optical Elements for Thin Direct Lit-Luminaires, Dr. Christian Sommer, Joanneum Research, Deputy Head of Research Group
  • Optimization of Free-Form Optics Using T-Splines in LED Illumination Design, Annie Shalom Isaac, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Researcher
  • TiL Forum: Lighting Design meets Technology, Round Table Discussion by APIL
  • TiL Forum: The Role of the Lighting Project in a Multidisciplinary Design Process, Dr. Arch. Helena Gentili, Politecnico di Milano, Adjunct Professor, Lighting Designer
Sayer, John
de Buyl Dr., Francois
Groen Prof., Pim
Gentili Dr., Helena | TiL Forum
Isaac, Annie Shalom
Hofmann, Markus
Sommer Dr., Christian
Huang, Andy
Wetzchewald, Axel
Madsen, Mickey
Borsoi, Giulio
Denis, Xavier
Knipping Dr., Jörg
16:00 - 17:00


Keynote: Fred Maxik

Transition of Illumination - Light Centric Humans
Maxik, Fred | Keynote
18:00 - 21:00


Session 6

  • Towards the Digital Fabrication of LED Lighting Prototypes, Dr. Daria Casciani, Politecnico di Milano, Research Fellow & Designer
  • Lifetime- and Economic Efficiency Simulation of LED Luminaires, Sebastian Hämmerle, Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, Researcher
  • Improved Robustness of Linear LED Systems, Hans Kwint, Philips Lighting, Head of Product Quality
  • Advanced Materials to Protect LED Systems from Degradation Caused by Sulphur and Halogens Based Contaminants, Dr. Alessio Corazza, SAES, BDM
  • Spectroscopic and Oscilloscopic Studies of Commercial LED Bulbs and Their Flickering Measurements, Dr. Aman Nagi, University of Lucknow, Researcher
  • Impact of Spectrum and Color Temperature on Circadian Clock and Melatonin Suppression - Spectra Model and Installed Projects, Luca Marinozzi, Cariboni Lite - Fivep, Optics Developer
  • Photorealistic Luminance Measurement Method and Homogeneity Analysis by Using Digital Cameras, André Custódio, Aspoeck, Optical Engineer
  • Solid State Lighting Measurements - From Basics to Recent Developments, Dr. Denan Konjhodzic, Instrument Systems, Application Engineer
  • Special LED Lighting for Poultry Farms: Research and Extension, Prof. Jinming Pan, Zhejiang University, Professor
  • Challenges and First Practical Experiences of Roadway Lighting Design in Virtual Reality, Viktor Zsellér, Arrow, Application Engineer
  • LED Lighting Systems for Indoor Horticultural Systems of the Future - inFarming, Volkmar Keuter, Fraunhofer-Institute, Head of Department Photonics and Environment
  • Towards Finding the Optimal Illumination Spectrum for a Particular Retail Scene, Kaveh Ahmadian Light&Lighting Lab. KULEUVEN, Researcher
  • TiL Forum: Miniaturization Workshop
Zseller, Viktor
Konjhodzic Dr., Denan
Corazza Dr., Alessio
Ahmadian, Kaveh
Nagi Dr., Aman
Keuter, Volkmar
Custódio, André
Hämmerle, Sebastian
Pan Prof., Jinming
Marinozzi, Luca
Casciani Dr., Daria
Böll, Henry Marvin
10:00 - 11:00


Session 7

  • Accelerated LED-Degradation under Exposure to Air Pollutants, Andreas Zibold, Fraunhofer, Researcher
  • Aerosol Jet Printing: A Promising Technology for LED Packaging, Dr. Paul Hartmann, Joanneum Research, Director
  • Smart and Flexible Luminaire Production Solution, Christian Stöhr, Mühlbauer, LED Project Leader & Global Account Mgt.
  • Lighting Quality Metrics - CIE and IES Recommendations on Flicker, Color Rendering and HCL, Mikolaj Przybyla, GL Optic, COO
  • The Importance of Accurately Modeling Light Scattering in Luminaire Design, Dave Jacobsen, Lambda Research, Senior Application Engineer
  • Material Light: A Paradigm Shift in Light Composition and Technology in the Theatre, Prof. Nancy Bussières, Ecole Superiere de Theatre - UQAM, Professor
  • LUMENTILE EU Project − Integration of SSL into Ceramic Tiles: A New Product for Smart-City Applications, Dr. Luca Carraro, University of Pavia, Project Manager
  • TiL Forum: Miniaturization Workshop (EPIC)
Zibold, Andreas
Mikolaj Przybyla
Hartmann, Dr. Paul
Bussières Prof., Nancy
Carraro Dr., Luca
Elger Prof., Gordon
Stöhr, Christian
Jacobsen, Dave
12:30 - 13:00


CYBER SECURITY, Lighting Up the Dark Corners of the Internet of Things (IoT)

CYBER SECURITY | Learn how to get safety into your IoT lighting system! | Ken Munro, Partner @ Pen Test Partners
Munro, Ken


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