SLSC Conference Presentations


Around the World in 8 minutes - LED and Smart Controls - Graham Mawer, Co-author of SLSC Roadmap & Director, Next Energy

Key Findings from the SLSC Industry Roadmap - Godfrey Bridger, Project Manager & Co-author of SLSC Roadmap & Director, Strategic Lighting Partners (SLP), New Zealand

SLSC Model Specifications for LED Luminaires and Control Systems - Bryan King, Co-author of SLSC Roadmap & Director, Strategic Lighting Partners (SLP), New Zealand



Auckland Transport - Australasia's largest LED and CMS Controls retrofit: The real world experience Peter Martin, Contract Manager, Auckland Transport, New Zealand

Sydney's street lighting Journey and VisionPaul Gowans, Principal Engineer Electrical & Furniture, City of Sydney Council, Australia

LED and Controls: getting the job done in an American cityWayne Martin, City Engineer, City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA

ACT’s new business model for 79,000 street lights Brook Dixon, Director, Regulatory Reform, Australian Capital Territory (ACT)



Interoperability: The Next Challenge for Smart Street Lighting

Joint presentation  

Christophe Orceau: Innovation Partner at Kurrant, Founder & previous CEO of Streetlight.Vision

Antoine Kassis: Managing Partner at Kurrant.

Queensland adaptive lighting trials: A major road journey Greg O’Dea, Principal Technician (Lighting), Road Operations, Engineering & Technology Branch, Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads

The City of Ryde (Sydney) smart controls experience Anthony Ogle, Manager Asset Systems, City of Ryde

How Intelligent and Adaptive Lighting Is Driving Modern Lighting Programmes Will Gibson, Chief Commercial Officer, Telensa



Experience the Connected City Dr Peter Zink, Road & Street Segment Manager, Philips Lighting Global Systems, Germany

Beyond Lighting: Smart future city initiatives John Fox, Managing Director, Lucy Zodion, UK



Challenges of leading an electricity utility to convert more than 600,000 street lights to LED and controls Scotty Hutto, Lighting Services Business Unit Manager, Georgia Power Company, USA

The experience with the deployment of 30,000 LED’s Phil McKee, Street Lighting Engineering Manager, Ausgrid

Can Electricity Networks change or should Councils take control?Paul Brown, Managing Director, Ironbark Sustainability

Can Electricity Networks change or should Councils take control? – Craig Marschall, Managing Director , Trans-Tasman Energy Group



Financial viability of Councils taking over responsibility for street lighting in South Australia Joint presentation

John Comrie, Consultant, JAC Comrie Pty Ltd, Local Government Financial Consultant

Andy Legrand, Public Lighting Project Manager, Local Government Association of South Australia

$250m in waiting: How to finance LED Lighting and Controls projects Melanie Madders, Associate Director – Corporate & Project Finance, Clean Energy Finance Corporation

Illuminating the path – dispelling the legal myths regarding council provision of public lighting services Carolyn Vigar, Partner - Public law and regulation, Wallmans Lawyers, Australia

Modernising the public lighting system: its more than just lights!  Joint presentation

Ren Niemann, Partner - Procurement & Commercial, McCullough Robertson Lawyers

John Kettle, Partner - Regulatory, McCullough Robertson Lawyers



Strong international economic and safety research evidence exists for road lighting: an opportunity missed? Dr Rune Elvik, Senior Research Scientist and editor of the English editions of "The Handbook on Road Safety Measures”, Norwegian Institute of Transport Economics, Norway

Spotlight on "Just Right" for Road Lighting Dr Ron Gibbons, Director, Centre for Infrastructure-Based Safety Systems, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, USA

Relationship between night time lighting levels and reaction times and potential ability to avoid crashes Joint presentation

Dr Gillian Isoardi, Scientist and Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Prof. Joanne Wood, Professor of Optometry and Vision Science, Queensland University of Technology

Improving Road Safety and the Environment Dr Kellie Pendoley, Director, Pendoley Environmental, Australia



The Abu Dhabi Lighting Manual - A world leading specification for advanced performance Trevor Leighton, Technical Director Australia / Regional Technical Officer, Schréder Australia Pty Ltd

Leading the Roading Authority Way with NZTA M30 specification Julian Chisnall, National Traffic & Safety Engineer, New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA)

Pathways for progress in Public Lighting Standards Bryan King, Director, Strategic Lighting Partners (SLP), New Zealand

Applying International Street Light Energy Standards to Australia and New Zealand Steve Coyne, Director Light Naturally, and International Energy Agency (IEA) consultant

The contribution of lighting professionals to the SLSC Programme Trent Dutton, President IESANZ

Key international insights to assist Australia to leapfrog ahead in Street Lighting and Smart Controls (SLSC) Nancy Clanton PE, President, Clanton & Associates, USA