Prelude | Wednesday 24th of June

18.30 – Registration & Welcome drink

19.00 – Opening by Mary-Ann Schreurs

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Counselor City of Eindhoven, Vice President LUCI Association (Lighting Urban Community International)

Interactive Talk: If Light Could Fly… Smart Lighting scenarios for the future

19.15 – How is technology changing our experiences? Life in the “digital now”.

Lorna Goulden, director at Creative Innovation Works, author of the IF awarded ‘Creating a Public Lighting Experience’ vision for the Eindhoven Strijp-S area.

  • Creating future scenarios
  • Designing customer experiences
  • Understanding the impact of smart
  • Networked innovation as a principle
  • The internet of Things

20.15 – Buffet style dinner at ‘Park & Pluche’ theatre restaurant

21.15 – Buses depart to Strijp-S

21.30 – Light-S excursion at Strijp-S

‘Creating a Public Lighting Experience’-living lab since 2008, first prize winner of the 2014 Auroralia award. Alwin Beernink & Thijs van Dieren, Directors of Park Strijp Beheer bv.

23.00 – Buses depart to Parktheater, end of Prelude



Conference Program | Thursday 25th of June

09.00 – Opening by the chairman

Jacqueline Cramer, Director of the Utrecht Sustainability Institute and professor in sustainable innovation at Utrecht University.

09.15 – Welcome speech

Rob van Gijzel, Mayor City of Eindhoven

09.40 – Keynote speech – Facilitating the Smart Lighting discussion

How Can Lighting be Smart and Who Needs It?

  • Responsive and adaptive lighting
  • Control of intensity, colour, direction……
  • Talking lights – good or bad?
  • Quantifying value and costs
  • Experience from California and around the world

Norman Bardsley, President Bardsley Consulting

10.20 Keynote interview – The needs of cities

Overview Smart City Lighting Developments within the European Cities 

Mary Ann Schreurs, Counselor City of Eindhoven
Bert van de Bunt, Vice-president NSVV, Director Spectrum Advies & Design

10.45 – Coffee break

11.15 – Keynote speech

How to build a Smart City beyond the hype with Lighting

Kees van der Klauw, Senior Vice President Philips Research

11.45 – The best of Smart Lighting Cities

Central theme: Smart Smart Participation for all

Irmo Kaal,Projectdirector ‘Roadmap Urban Lighting Eindhoven 2030, City of Eindhoven (Netherlands)
Jorge Munoz Estrada,City of Malaga, EU Task Force on Solid State Lighting for Cities (Spain)
Myriam Colle, City of Mechelen, Adviseur Strategie & Ontwikkeling

12.15 – Public outreach of Eindhoven University of Technology / Intelligent Lighting Institute

“ILI Poster Pitches”

12.30 – Lunch

12.30 – 13.30 – VIP lunch meeting with Kees van der Klauw

“How do you build a Smart City and what role can Smart Lighting have in the development of a Smart City”

Invitation only. If you are interested in participating in this meeting, please contact Lianne Lokker.

13.30 – Start with Roundtable Sessions

12 roundtable sessions with 12 people each. The theme of each table will first be introduced by 1 concrete case experience, a presentation of 15 minutes. The participants can exchange experiences. A diversity of international cities and industrial partners will be invited to share their case at a roundtable.

A sneak preview of the topics and speakers of the Roundtable Sessions.

  1. Tell me about Human City Lighting
    Ellen de Vries
    , Founder of HET LUX LAB
  2. Heerenveen Light Challenge
    Rixt Muller, Project manager, City of Heerenveen
  3. Sacred Places, Light & Art
    Ben de Keyser,
    Founder of Sacred Places, a stage where people, skills and disciplines are brought together
Public Authorities
  1. The Glasgow Future Cities project
    Derek Dunsire
    , Principal City Centre Regeneration, Development @ Regeneration Services, Glasgow
  2. The Ghent Light Plan
    Bart Peeters
    , City Lighting Responsbile, City of Gent (Belgium)
  3. The ‘why’-question of Smart Lighting
    Martijn Peltenburg,
    Advisor ICT, City of The Hague
    Mr. & Mrs. Gray (Jeroen van der Linde en Carmen Hutting), Concepting & Strategy, The Hague


  1. Co-creation as a way to more successful business
    Serge van der Berg, Representative Light-S programme
  2. City.People.Light and Create the Livable City workshops
    Jasmine van der Pol
    , ÅF Lighting, City People Light representative
  3. Public lighting pays off! Total value of ownership
    How do we ensure that public lighting can be free and even save money
    Geert Meijer, Director, CityTec Groep
Knowledge institutions
  1. De-escalate project. Nominated among the last 3 contestants for the Berghuis Safety Award 2014
    Elke den OudenTU/e Fellow, Representative Intelligent Lighting Institute Eindhoven


13.30 – Round 1


14.15 – Round 2

15.00 – Network break

15.30 – Keynote speech: Light & Legacy

Lighting Design

Gustavo Avilés, Lighting Designer, General Director and Founder of Lightteam Gustavo Aviles

Start of the Inspiring labs

Choose the topic that fi ts best with your questions regarding smart city lighting projects.

16.00 – Round 1: Inspiring labs

Session Topic
A From closed systems and silo’s to open platforms and ecosystems. How an Open Source approach can lead to more innovation in any Smart Lighting project
Jeffrey de Grijs, Business Development Manager, Smart Society Services (Alliander)
B Smart Lighting in the City of Lyon
Frederic Durand, Project Manager Public Lighting, City of Lyon
C Bright Environments research
Tanir Ozcelebi, Assistant Professor, TU/e System Architecture and Networking (SAN) and TU/e IL

16.30 – Round 2: Inspiring Labs

Session Topic
A Project Transit Mantra
Arthur Noordhoek, Gemeente Eindhoven
Jorien Kemerink en Celine de Waal, KNOL ontwerp
Geoffrey van Gerven, Armada Janse
B Project EIP “The Humble Lamppost”
Graham Colclough, partner, UrbanDNA
C Smart city, smart Lighting. Energy efficient with apps support and remotely be managed and controlled
Henk Walraven, Algemeen directeur, Luminext BV
Tom de Vries, Manager Advies & Beheer, Luminext BV

17.00 – Inspiring closing speeches

Create the Livable City

Marco Bevolo, PhD Candidate UvT/NHTV, Research Principal city.people.light and Author, “Create the Livable City”, 2014

17.30 – Closing of the day program of the Smart City Lighting Event by the chairman

Jacqueline Cramer, Director of the Utrecht Sustainability Institute and professor in sustainable innovation at Utrecht University

17.45 – Cocktails

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