Smart Lighting Summit 2018: Preview Videos of the Presentations and Topics in Advance!

It's back... The Smart Lighting Summit, Australia's leading smart lighting event focusing on street, outdoor, urban and public lighting will be held on 11-12 September 2018 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

This year’s summit, endorsed by the City of Melbourne, has been tailored to reflect an all-inclusive range of public lighting topics, from human centric lighting, funding opportunities, connected lighting, smart pole technology, intelligent street lighting, sustainable lighting retrofits and the ever-expanding Internet of Things. Ironbark are again the knowledge partner of the Summit, and this year we've been working with event organisers Expotrade and leading national and international street lighting experts to provide some insights into the key issues and topics well in advance of the Summit. 

So if you want to know what's happening in the world of smart lighting and get a sneak peak of what will be presented at the Summit check out the short (2m-4m) videos below. These informative insights are by the people and organisations who actually deliver the projects and can talk openly and honestly from experience.

Street Lighting Asset Ownership, Network Usage, Hardware Providers & V-Category Lighting: Ian Dryden, City of Melbourne

Towards zero net emissions - In keeping with efforts to become a renowned ‘Smart City’, the world’s most liveable city has implemented a series of street lighting upgrades. Principal of Industrial Design, Ian Dryden from the City of Melbourne shares the council’s current progress on smart lighting and how they are using the smart network.

Major Road Lighting for Beginners - The Glen Eira City Council Experience: Michelle Van Gerrevink

Although intended for a like-for-like replacement, the Glen Eira City Council opted to carry out a detailed design, Sustainability Co-ordinator Michelle Van Gerrevink outlines the benefits to this approach. Touching on the differences between minor and major road lighting upgrades, Michelle also discusses issues the council tackled along the way; including the funding arrangement side of things.

Smart Lighting and Urban Heat: Marc Cassanet, Wyndham City Council

Featuring Marc Cassanet, Coordinator Environment and Sustainability from Wyndham City Council. Marc discusses the council’s experience on their latest smart street lighting roll out and what they’re doing to manage urban heat island effect and climate adaptation. This is a fascinating look at how smart technology can have real world benefits


Blue Light - Should We Be Giving It the Green or Red Light? Paul Brown

Having worked and assisted over 250 Australian councils with the implementation of sustainable asset management projects, Ironbark Sustainability’s MD Paul Brown talks on one of the most topical issues pertaining to street lights worldwide - blue light and its impact on health and road safety. Street lighting projects are one of the only programs that councils can work on that impacts every resident in their area.

EU's Largest Permanent Outdoor Testing Field for Smart Lighting Solutions: Denmark Outdoor Lighting Lab

Supporting municipalities, private organisations and decision makers with insights and data collected for a future-proof transition to smart lighting technologies. Chief Technology Officer of DOLL (Denmark Outdoor Lighting Lab), Kim Brostrøm elaborates on how this is achieved through impartial guidance and market transparency on intelligent lighting solutions from leading manufacturers.

We've got more videos to come in the next few weeks. In the, meantime register now! The Australian Smart Lighting Summit is once again the lighting industry’s must-see event so make sure you come along.

The Where, When and How

Where: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
When: Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th September 2018
Register: Here!
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