INTERNATIONAL LED SUMMIT

iLIGHT CONNECT: INTERNATIONAL LED SUMMIT

iLight Connect is the theme for the 2018 International LED Summit. The theme recognises the current and emerging lighting control protocols and incredible design possibilities while reinforcing the increasing need for the players in the design, engineering and building professions to be connected in terms of inter-disciplinary communication.

FRIDAY 11TH MAY 2018

1A. Morning Session: The Future of Lighting – and where are we now?

09.00 – 09.20 Registration & Networking
09.20 – 09.30 Welcome and Introduction – James Wallace, Design Director, LightPlan (Perth Australia)
09.30 – 10.05 Martin Klaasen (Principal KLD, Singapore & Australia)
Keynote Presentation Title: “2020 and beyond…the future of ligh ting and lighting design”
Abstract:our first speaker, an experienced international lighting designer, will discuss the changing landscape in professional lighting design in consideration of the IoT and the impacts of the emerging “lighting as a service” economy.
10.05 – 10.15 Andy Lim, Lutron GL Ltd (Silver Sponsor)
Heart Talk Title: TBA
Abstract: TBA
10.15 – 10.30 Morning coffee/tea break

1A. Morning Session: The Future of Lighting – and where are we now?

10.30 – 11.00 Invited Expert Panel Q+A: Speakers from Session 1: Moderator – James Wallace

2A. Morning Session: Smart Lighting – New Perspectives in Design

11.00 – 11.35 Lear Hsieh (Principal of MS Design and President of CLDA,Taiwan)
Keynote Presentation Title: Development & Trends in Chinese Lighting Design
Abstract: Lear will introduce the new trend of Chinese lighting designers learning from engineers and artists to improve public areas to private spaces.
11.35 – 11.45 Speaker 4 – Carry Yu (GM/Design Director CSLC, Chongqing, China)
Heart Talk Title: “Smart Light – The Intoxicating Change of Light and Shadow”
Abstract: Let’s give the light an organic shape; working hard and faithfully to realise the idea for space; carrying peoples’ story of life.
11.45 – 11.55 Speaker 5 – TBA: Sponsor Presentation
Heart Talk Title: TBA
Abstract: TBA

2B. Morning Session: Smart Lighting – New Perspectives in Design (cont)

15.45 – 16.20 Invited Expert Panel Q+A: Speakers from Session 2: Moderator – James Wallace
12.30– 13.45 Lunch Break

3A. Afternoon Session: Lighting Festivals – Beyond the Wow Factor

13.45 – 14.00 Registration & Networking
14.00 – 14.35 Johan Moritz (Snr Lighting Designer, City of Malmo, Sweden)
Keynote Presentation Title:
“Together We Are Strong – Developing a Unique Lighting Festival”
Abstract:
The speaker will put forward ideas while discussing the opportunities and considerations to staging an annual outdoor lighting festival in Bangkok.
14.35 – 14.55 Kjell Hult (Alingsås, Sweden)
Heart Talk Title:
“Workshop in Lighting Design – Tools for Success”
Abstract:
The town of Alingsas, Sweden has developed a workshop in lighting design, where experienced invited lighting designers lead participants during an intensive dayand- night week through the different stages of creating real-life urban lighting installations. Kjell Hult has been manager of this workshop for 17 years since its inception and will present the process of the workshop.

3B. Afternoon Session: Lighting Festivals – Beyond the Wow Factor (cont)

14.55 – 15.30 Invited Expert Panel Q+A; speakers from Session 3: Moderator – James Wallace
15.30 – 15.45 Afternoon coffee/tea break

4A. Afternoon Session: City Light – Planning a Night-time Economy (Moderator: M. Klaasen)

15.45 – 16.20 James Wallace, Design Director, LightPlan (Perth, Australia)
Keynote Presentation Title:
Social Lighting – Catalyst for Night-time Activation.
Abstract: James will present two urban lighting case studies relevant to planning for a night-time economy.
16.20 – 16.30 Dr. Acharawan Chutarat (BioArchitek /KMUTT)
Heart Talk Title: The Lighting Master plan – a critical step towards planning a night-time economy .
Abstract: Key considerations for city lighting master planning will be discussed.

4B. Afternoon Session: City Light – Planning a Night-time Economy (cont) Moderator: J Wallace

16.30 – 17.30 City Light Talk: Activating a Night-time Economy Moderator James Wallace and expert panellists will evoke discussion with invited guests and members of the audience on a range of planning/lighting-related issues with a view to creating an urban nightscape for increased tourism and well-being; to make the city appealing to people of all ages.

This special session will explore ways to boost nightlife in the city and urban centres. Are investments in assets such as security lighting and CCTV enough to make a place feel safe? Do cities need a different set of dynamics to manage the night-time economy that perhaps don’t apply during the daytime? These questions and more will be raised and discussed at this open session.

Moderator James Wallace will evoke a 1-hour discussion with invited guests and members of the audience on a range of planning/lighting-related issues with a view to creating an urban nightscape for increased tourism and well-being; to make the city appealing to people of all ages.

Our guest speakers will also participate is this special City LightTalk by offering their expert opinions on planning, management, and operational issues in discussion with invited representatives from government departments, tourism, transport authorities, heritage organisations, educators, planning and engineering associations, city operations and maintenance personnel and other stakeholders.

17.30 – 17.45 Conclusion (James Wallace)
ILight Connect Workshop

THURSDAY 10TH MAY 2018

WORKSHOP TYPE :  A practical 1-day architectural and landscape lighting workshop

LOCATION : IMPACT Exhibition & Convention Centre – at pre-selected interior locations near the entrances to Challenger 1 Exhibition Hall.

WORKSHOP LEADER : Dr. Acharawan Chutarat

WORKSHOP STRUCTURE : Participants will learn the lighting design process and then concept, construct and commission their own working lighting installation.
Participants will choose which workshop group they wish to be in: –
Group 1: Facade and Form
Group 2: Exterior Balcony
Group 3: Outdoor Home Garden
Group 4: Outdoor Landscape
A Group Leader (lighting designer) will be assigned to each group to guide and discuss concepts and realise the desired lighting effects at your site.

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION DESK & MEETING POINT TIME : Located at the International Conference Room, inside Challenger 1 Exhibition Hall, the registration desk will be open at 09.00 – 10.00 Thursday 10th May 2018. Please be early to register and make your payment.

ITINERARY This 1-day workshop will cover the following topics and timeline: –

Morning:

10.00 – 11.00 Introduction lecture on principles of exterior and landscape lighting (all participants gather in the International Conference Room)
11.00 – 12.30 Group discussion on concept and equipment (participants split into groups and work at chosen site for the remainder of the workshop)
12.30 – 01.30 Lunch

Afternoon:

13.30 – 15.00 Experiment with equipment to achieve lighting concept
15.00 – 16.30 Set-out equipment and wiring (assisted by We-ef technicians)
16.30 – 17.30 Prepare and commission installation for “Light-Up”
17.45 “Light-Up” (first viewing time)

FIRST VIEWING TIME : EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
After completing the 1-day workshop (incl lectures, installation and commissioning) participants should be able to: –

  1. Understand the principles of landscape and exterior lighting design.
  2. Create a conceptual lighting design and revert to a real site.
  3. Understand technical equipment and applications to achieve the concept.
  4. Gain practical experience by experimenting with the effects of different lenses, beam patterns, spacing, colour, intensity, and other properties of light on given tasks

First Viewing Time : 17.45 Thursday 10th May 2018 *
Subsequent Viewing Times : 10.00 – 18.00 Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May 2018 (* workshop open for first viewing 15 mins before commencement of LET Networking session in Challenger 1. A video cam to be positioned at each site and provide live feed to a large screen)

WORKSHOP FEE: AS PER LET 2018 WEBSITE
http://www.ledexpothailand.com/delegate-registration-form.html
Participants : The “iLight Connect” Workshop will appeal to participants such as: – students, graduates and mature age persons from the lighting design, architecture, landscape architecture, human environmental design, fine arts, graphic arts and other design professions, engineering practices, and all those who wish to know more about designing with light.

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT :
Special thanks to We-ef Lighting for providing the lighting equipment and associated controls and cabling for the workshop.