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LightingTech Qatar 2017  8,9 May, 2017,

  Doha, Qatar


Agenda :

Day 1 :

08:00 – 08:30   Registration and network coffee

08:30 – 08:40   ACM welcome and Chairman’s Opening remarksMelina Davies, Street Lighting Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff

08:40 – 09:10   Lusail City Keynote: Lusail city, the Smart and Sustainable Exemplar for Middle Eastern Cities

  • Ensuring excellence when desiging our street lighting
  • How we can use architectural lighting to highlight iconic stations
  • Reviewing how costs can be cut across the Lusail LRS just through lighting

Abdulrahman Al-Ishaq, Master Planning Manager, Lusail City

  How will lighting integrate into a smart city to provide real cost, ecological and quaity of life benefits

09:10 – 09:40   Exploring the potential of smart utilities and integration

  • Defining smart utilities and how they differ from conventional assets
  • How IoT will improve asset management in our street lighting and in all our utilities
  • Why is it vital for Lusail to automate our street lighting? We care for the environment.

Regina Santos, Associate Lighting Designer, Godwin Austen Johnson

09:40 – 10:10   International Expert Presentation (United Kingdom): Showcasing a UK Case study and highlighting the lessons available to a Qatari setting

  • 500+KMs of road with over 15,000 light columns. How do you manage maintenance, replacement and standardisation of luminance
  •  Presenting the business case of major lighting work. How much will we save in the future? Is it worth the ROI
  • Future proofing – How to integrate additional cells in lanterns to have enough space for three sensors on lanterns used to monitor traffic, parking and CO2 emissions.

Zulfiqar Ali, Group Manager- Traffic Management & Highway Network, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, UK

10:10 – 10:40   Integrating your information infrastructure to your street lighting infrastructureThomas Baenziger, Consultant, EE-Consulting AG


10:40 – 11:40   Panel discussion: Is Lusail Smart City just a name or are we achieving measurable results?Moderator: Rick Hilario, Projects Engineering Consultant, Independent

  • Abdulrahman Al-Ishaq, Master Planning Manager, Lusail City
  • Regina Santos, Associate Lighting Designer, Godwin Austen Johnson
  • Zulfiqar Ali, Group Manager- Traffic Management & Highway Network, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, UK

Smart Cities are definitely a buzz word all over the world but what are the real measurable benefits. This panel discussion will discuss how we will achieve true smart city stats and what the tangible benefits are in terms of sustainability, cost cutting, people-friendliness, ease of living, accessibility and safety amongst other parameters.

11:40 – 12:00   Networking coffee break

  Exploring the ROI on lifecycle cost for LED fixtures compared to other lighting solutions

12:00 – 13:00   Panel Discussion: Is it worth spending so much on LED technology in a time where there is budget constraints?Moderator: David Dunn, Consultant, Alliances for Global Sustainability

  • Rick Hilario, Projects Engineering Consultant, Independent
  • Regina Santos, Associate Lighting Designer, Godwin Austen Johnson
  • Zulfiqar Ali, Group Manager- Traffic Management & Highway Network, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, UK
  • Arikson Espinal, Electrical Design Manager, Parsons

This panel discussion will bring all stakeholders to discuss whether or not the compartivley high cost of LED fixtures balances out with the associated benefits including: low maintenance, greater luminosity, cheaper running costs etc

13:00 – 13:30   Focus on Maintenance: Monitor, measure and maintain your lighting assets using advanced software

  • Exploring how seemingly expensive asset management software can save money in the long term
  • Reducing CO2 consumption by having live data on asset status
  • Asset management systems can also be used to dim or brighten streets

David Dunn, Consultant, Alliances for Global Sustainability

13:30 – 14:00   Focus on Energy Efficiency: Reviewing how climate resistnce can be improved through LED fixtures

  • Choosing heat resistant LED bulbs
  • Reviewing the latest technologies in internal protection solutions

Andrew Young, Master Data Manager, Amey

14:00 – 14:10   Chairman’s closing remarks

14:10 – 15:30   Networking Lunch


Day 2:

08:00 – 09:00

Registration and network coffee


09:00 – 09:10

ACM welcome and Chairman’s Opening remarks

Melina Davies, Street Lighting Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff

What are the possible effects that lighting can have on the wellbeing of the general public and the environment


09:10 – 09:40

International Expert Presentation (Netherlands): How brightness and the colour of street lighting alters public behaviour

  • Understanding light pollution and the need to hold it in the same importance as air and water pollution
  • When was the last time you saw stars? Exploring what the dark sky policy is and why all urban areas including Doha need to catch up
  • How does light pollution affect resident’s sleep patterns and general wellbeing?

Tinus Kanters, Project head, LiveLab-Eindhoven City Council, Netherlands


09:40 – 10:10

Healthcare case study: How indoor lighting can have dramatic effects on the building inhabitants

  • Delivering a case-study on natural light mimicking in a healthcare environment
  • Overview of HMC’s Enaya lighting project
  • Comparing the effects of fluorescent and LED lighting on health and wellbeing of patients

Amr Metwally, Head of Architecture Division- Health Facility Project Management & Construction, Hamad Medical Corporation


10:10 – 10:40

Road and Tunnel Lighting: Energy optimisation by selecting the correct street lighting fixtures in Qatar

  • Presence detection systems in outdoor and indoor settings
  • Eco-efficiency means more than just using less energy. We make the case for LEED and other standards that we must promote

Sunny Tharakan M Cherukutty, Roads Lightning Engineer, Roads Maintenance Department, Ashghal


10:40 – 11:10

Smart Automation systems can save you money and earn you green credentials

  • Implementing  daylighting and controls
  • Establishing an integrated design approach
  • How can smart control systems reduce energy use in a street lighting context?

Tarek Zarif, Lighting consultant, Independent


11:10 – 11:40

Morning coffee break


Creating beautiful and functional spaces through better architectural lighting


11:30 – 12:00

Focus on Architectural lighting: Beautifying traditional architecture with smart use of light

  • Understanding how architectural light can highlight mosque features
  • Exploring what we hope to achieve with architectural lighting
  • Integrating lightshows into the architecture of iconic buildings

Redhwan Saleh, Sr. Electrical Engineer/Management and Consultant, Ministry of Endowments & Islamic Affairs


12:00 – 12:40

Panel Discussion: Discussing how lighting can the look-and-feel of a venue or a major event being hosted

This panel discussion will bring engineers, project owners and lighting specialists together to discuss how the correct choice of lighting fixture, automation system and lighting design can have drastic effects on the users and owners of buildings.

12:40 – 13:10

Afternoon networking coffee break


13:10 – 13:40

Choosing the right lighting solution and automation software to work together seamlessly

This is a technical solutions session. If you have a solution that will be of benefit, please prepare an abstract and contact a member of our sponsorship sales team at  or +971 4 361 4001

13:40 – 14:10

Focus on Architectural lighting investments: Architectural lighting in the public sphere to create harmonious environments

  • Using coloured and white light to highlight and accentuate architectural design
  • Choosing suitable light fixtures for the location including flood lighting, LED and arc

Cherif Amor, Chair, Virginia commonwealth university, Qatar


14:10 – 14:20

Chairman’s closing remarks


14:20 – 15:30Networking Lunch


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