This year’s well-chosen keynote speakers clearly reflected the new vision and the spirit of the event. With Helmut Kinzler, Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects and a highly qualified proponent showed modern to avant-garde architecture and the role of light – not just artificial light – in these concepts. Jan Denneman, representing The Global Lighting Association and Philips Lighting, presented the industry roadmap and depicted a clear view of the lighting future. CISCO’s Business Development Manager, Akshay Thakur, covered the IoT and network topics that are becoming more important from year to year for everybody dealing with lighting. And finally, Fred Maxik, founder of the Lighting Science Group, inspired with his knowledge about light quality, human centric lighting, and his visions what else could be done with light in the future.


The first TiL program convinced even sceptics who could not imagine that the organizers who are known for their technical expertise could set up a valuable program for architects, planners and designers. From cases studies to straight forward installation advices, from future outlooks for the lighting business to the challenges and chances of IoT, from emotions to IT, several hot topics were covered.

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