Helvar says that its UK sales director, Alastair Uren, will be speaking at Electrical Review’s newly launched Smart Lighting Summit at 12.00 on Tuesday 19 April at The Crystal in London.

This will be the first ever Smart Lighting Summit, hosted by Electrical Review magazine. The event is an opportunity to meet and network with an estimated 250 others in the electrical industry who wish to learn and gain insights about smart controls. The summit is set to focus on the controls aspect of lighting, looking at LED lighting control, energy efficiency, electrical compliance and protocol, and emergency lighting.

As well as working in lighting controls for over eight years, Alastair spent a considerable time in the fast paced global electronics industry, where change is expected, driven and embraced. During Alastair’s talk, he will discuss the evolution lighting controls, controlling LED fixtures, tuneable white & human centric lighting, the importance of the user interface, the Internet of Things (IoT) and the use of open standards in lighting control.

Alastair commented: “With the advent of LEDs for lighting, the market is now entirely an electronics industry, with all the opportunities and challenges that brings. Together with wireless technology and the Internet of Things, lighting and lighting controls are changing faster than ever before. We need to be at the forefront of the industry to ensure we can offer solutions that fit our customer’s ever evolving lifestyle, and events such as this help us to do just that.”

For more information, or to book your place, visit http://www.electricalreview.co.uk/334-electrical-review-events/10864-electrical-review-smart-lighting-summit