12 lighting experts not to miss at LuxLive Middle East

This April’s LuxLive Middle East 2016 exhibition and conference boasts two days of rolling talks, debates, workshops and masterclasses across two specially-built arenas. Here’s our pick of 10 expert speakers you shouldn’t miss at the show…


Abdulaziz Al-Azem

The Saudi-based independent lighting designer on how to approach the illumination of mosques and Islamic architecture.

12.10pm Thursday 14 April, lightspace arena


Martin Valentine

Abu Dhabi Municipality’s lighting expert outlines the latest changes to street lighting legislation in the UAE     and their implications

1.40pm Wednesday 13 April, Lux Arena


Faraz Izhar

KEO Design’s senior lighting designer on the right approach to lighting intricate geometries, and complex façades and interiors.

11am Thursday 14 April, lightspace arena


Stephane le Gentil

The Etihad Energy Services CEO explains how his organisation is helping industry and government execute major LED lighting retrofits.

10.30am Wednesday 13 April, Lux Arena


Paul Nulty

The award-winnng lighting designer and founder of Nulty+ on how to brand interiors with light in retail and hospitality.         

12.20pm Wednesday 13 April, lightspace arena


Martin Klaasen

Lighting designer and principal of KLD talks us through the ‘10 things I wish I’d known before I started my LED roll out’.

1.30pm Wednesday 13 April, lightspace arena


Sally Storey

London-based designer and head of Lighting Design International on how light in hotels can contribute to the ultimate guest experience.

1pm Wednesday 13 April, lightspace arena


Regina Santos

The independent lighting designer explains her techniques and tips for protecting the lighting specification from product substitution.

12.40pm Thursday 14 April, lightspace arena


Paul Miles

The acclaimed designer outlines the effects of lighting on human beings beyond illumination – and how to apply the latest science in practice.

1.40pm Thursday 14 April, lightspace arena


Ammar Mohamed

The senior lighting specialist at the Royal Court, Oman, talks us through the concept and execution of the remarkable lighting of the Al Angham restaurant.

5.10pm Wednesday 13 April, lightspace arena


Gerald Strickland

The director of Middle East Lighting Association will discuss the organisation’s work and the state of the market at the official opening ceremony

9am Wednesday 13 April, Lux Arena


Ray Molony

The Lux Review editor outlines his personal 30 rules of good lighting and shows how to implement them in projects.

9.30am Thursday 14 April, lightspace arena


  • Register for a free pass for these are 40 other engaging talks, debates and masterclasses at www.luxlive.ae. LuxLive Middle East takes place on Wednesday 13 April and Thursday 14 April 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.





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