Programme – Connected Lighting in Retail Conference 2017
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27 September 2017 | Cavendish Conference Centre | London



Exclusive presentations by keynote speakers, interactive sessions, live interviews and a networking drinks reception.
  • Wednesday 27 September 2017
    • 8:55 am

      Welcome from the chairman

    • 8:55 am

      Session 1: THE OPPORTUNITY

    • 9:00 am

      Bricks and clicks: The ongoing challenge

      Speaker(s): John Ryan of Retail Week
      The challenge for high street retailers from an omni-channel shopping landscape is leading to stores with the emphasis on brand reinforcement and positioning as well as customer engagement and experience.
    • 9:30 am

      Lighting: the digital pathway to retail success

      Speaker(s): David Mudd of BSI
      Lighting can form the perfect network for delivering 21st century services to retailers. Embedding sensors and beacons in luminaires can enable responsive, energy saving illumination which can generate valuable data. However, it is essential to get the risk and reward balance right.
    • 9:55 am

      Session 2: THE TECHNOLOGY

    • 10:00 am

      Inventory tracking

      Speaker(s): Andy Hobsbawm of EVRYTHNG
      Andy Hobsbawm, co-founder of cutting-edge global IoT and software company EVRYTHNG explores how IoT-enabled lighting installations can enable inventory tracking, shrinkage management and merchandise security.
    • 10:30 am


    • 10:40 am

      Coffee, exhibition and networking

    • 11:10 am

      Indoor positioning is a big piece of the puzzle

      Speaker(s): John Kavulich of Acuity Brands Lighting
      Indoor positioning has been described as “GPS for interiors”, with exciting applications including wayfinding, product location and point-of-purchase promotions. But, what is ultimately required to create value from an indoor blue dot? In this session, John Kavulich will explain how lighting-centric tech is making an impact in some of the world’s
    • 11:35 am

      Session 3: THE APPLICATIONS

    • 11:40 am

      IOT Sensory Systems: Tales from the Front Line

      Speaker(s): Jamie Cameron of Enlighted
      Enlighted’s Jamie Cameron will discuss how connected lighting is creating a multitude of new opportunities in retail to improve business processes and generate actionable data. He’ll show how the technology is currently being deployed
    • 12:10 pm


    • 12:20 pm

      Lunch, exhibition and networking

    • 1:30 pm

      The sensor revolution

      Speaker(s): Jon Couch of Gooee
      Modern sensors are tiny – you could fit a dozen on a fingernail. They’re also low cost, meaning experts are predicting a revolution which will see the creation of what’s being called an electronic nervous system in our buildings. In this session, we’ll walk through the key sensors that will be embedded in luminaires.
    • 2:00 pm

      Space utilisation and estate management

      Speaker(s): Martin Hartmann of Zumtobel Group
      Many experts believe that space utilisation will be one of the killer apps for connected lighting. If retailers can gain useful insights into how their stores are being used, it can help inform store layout and sizing and reduce costs.
    • 2:25 pm

      Session 4: THE REAL WORLD

    • 2:30 pm

      Lessons from the real world; Making location services work

      Speaker(s): Gerben van der Lugt of Philips
      Lighting offers a great infrastructure to deliver indoor location services such as wayfinding, proximity marketing and asset tracking. Gerben van der Lugt from Philips Lighting will share lessons from indoor location deployments with Carrefour, aswaaq, Edeka, MediaMarkt and Capitaland and will explain why he believes partnerships matter.
    • 3:00 pm


    • 3:10 pm

      Coffee, exhibition and networking

    • 3:40 pm

      Case study: Fashion

      Speaker(s): Benjamin Brudnjak of Osram
      Bollag-Guggenheim Fashion Group AG rolled out a holistic customer loyalty program including location-based marketing and the connection to CRM and POS systems. Benjamin will take a look at the challenges in the process and the impact on customer experience.  
    • 4:10 pm

      Case study: BMW

      Speaker(s): Gary Bennett of Aurora
      This German car manufacturer is using connected lighting to personalise the experience of motorists at its flagship showroom. We look at the features and the technology behind it.
    • 4:40 pm


    • 4:50 pm

      Panel Discussion: How to make connected lighting happen

      Speaker(s): Andy Davies of Harvard Technology, Eamonn Hughes of Enlighted, Garry Bennett of Aurora, Pavlina Akritas of Arup
      Chairman: Gordon Routledge of Lux. Our expert panel of retailers, manufacturers and designers look at the challenges facing the implementation of connected lighting as the platform for digital services and how they might be overcome.
    • 5:20 pm

      Networking drinks reception

      Delegates, sponsors and the team from Lux will discuss the day’s deliberations and network over drinks in this special debriefing party.
    • 7:00 pm