18 May 2017 | Cavendish Conference Centre | London
Exclusive presentations by keynote speakers, interactive sessions, live interviews and a networking drinks reception.
Thursday 18 May 2017
Welcome from the chairman
The reworked standards landscape
Frazer Scott of Govia Thameslink Railway
Frazer Scott looks at the changing nature of the rail industry lighting standards and the challenges and opportunities associated with lighting technology on the rail network.
Emergency lighting and the rail network
Speakers: Paul Meenan of DLR
How can you make sure that your emergency lighting scheme complies with the rules?
Lighting maintenance sheds
Speakers: Axel Stockmar of LCI Light Consult International
A new generation of train sheds is under construction to house InterCity Express rolling stock. There are a number of issues which need to be considered here including heat, glare, uniformity and compliance with European Standards.
Coffee, exhibition and networking
Case Study: c2c lighting the way in reducing energy consumption
Speakers: Ben Martin of c2c
Train operator c2c is installing LED lighting at all 26 stations along a route between East London and South Essex. Ben Martin, Head of Asset Management discusses the new fittings providing lighting energy consumption reductions of 40-50%.
How to deal with light pollution retrospectively
Speakers: Alan Tulla of Lux
What’s the most cost effective way of cutting light pollution in existing installations? How can you minimise the effect of a lamp upgrade from a traditional technology to LED? How can residents’ attitudes to changes in colour temperature be managed? Our expert looks at the options.
Whole life costing in lighting projects
Speakers: Allan Howard of WSP
Allan Howard looks at the application of exterior lighting control systems to provide levels applicable to the task is becoming good practice. In part this is being driven to reduce energy, carbon, and maintenance activities which enquires a whole life costing assessment.
Lunch, exhibition and networking
Here Comes the Sun
Speakers: Richard Morris of Arup
The striking façade design for Birmingham New Street Station features a shimmering, polished stainless steel cladding. Creating this icon presented a challenge as there was a risk that the mirrored façade could project sunlight onto the railway tracks. Safety is of the highest priority to Network Rail and any risk
How to model lighting hazards for train drivers
Speakers: Dominic Meyrick of Hoare Lea
To anticipate these hazards, lighting consultancy Hoare Lea has created a interactive, virtual reality tool which assesses potential issues from the driver’s point of view. Principal, Dominic Meyrick, demonstrates this unique technology.
Case study: Li-Fi on the Paris Metro
Speakers: Benjamin Azoulay of Oledcomm
Over two million daily commuters on the Paris Metro now have access to the internet – via the lights. The radical installation, which uses data embedded in visible light in a technique known as Li-F, is appearing initially in 66 stations across the French capital, involving over 250,000 LED luminaires.
Coffee, exhibition and networking
Case Study: transit lighting requirements
Speakers: Daniel Lax of Clear-Vu Lighting
Daniel Lax of Clear-Vu Lighting will look at the driving factors that prompted the switch away from legacy fluorescent lighting. The specific requirements developed by transit systems to comply with international and domestic standards.
Panel discussion: Creativity, standards and regulations
Speakers: Gordon Routledge of Lux, Paul Meenan of DLR, Peter Wasmuth of Network Rail, Russell Sweeting-White of Network Rail
How can we stay compliant with the standards while maximising creativity and innovation? Panellists include Russell Sweeting White of Network Rail and Gordon Routledge of Lux.