Webinar: Smart city street lighting
2017/07/28

Join the experts from IPWEA for a free Future Ready webinar session hosted by ASCA Vice President Brook Dixon. The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA), the peak body that advises local, state and federal governments on best practice engineering, has taken a leadership role on smart street lighting.

IPWEA’s recently released Model LED Public Lighting Specification and Model Public Lighting Controls Specification are described as a game changer for accelerating the rollout of LED lighting and smart controls across Australia and New Zealand.

In a few short years, LED street lighting and smart controls have become the clear choice of technology for street lighting deployments. Large-scale replacement programs are underway worldwide, as governments and consumers begin to recognise the superior financial, environmental, safety and liveability benefits this technology provides.

Despite this, the uptake of LEDs and smart controls across Australia and New Zealand’s streets has been slow. IPWEA’s Street Lighting and Smart Controls (SLSC) program is a two-year initiative that aims to change this, through forming partnerships with governments, industry associations and industry partners. 

Webinar presenters
Godfrey Bridger - Managing Director, Strategic Lighting Partners
Godfrey has more than 20 years’ experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors ranging from business development and consultancy to governance. He is a former Chief Executive of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA), and was a board member of Mercury  Energy (now called Vector) when it was the largest electricity distribution company in New Zealand. He has senior management and business development experience in both electricity distribution and government research sectors. With SLP, Godfrey has undertaken street lighting consulting assignments for the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), EECA, the South Australian Department of State Development, NSW and QLD councils, New Zealand councils, and IPWEA. He was a co-organiser of the Road Lighting 2014 and Road Lighting 2015 conferences held in Auckland.
 
 
Bryan King - Executive Director, Lighting Council New Zealand
Bryan is an experienced lighting practitioner and an authority on road lighting practices worldwide. He has a 30 year history of leadership of lighting supply businesses, and consultancies for the government and local government sectors. He is a member of the AS/NZS1158 LG-002 Road Lighting committee, convener of the Energy Performance Working Group, a member of AS/NZS 60598 EL-041 committee and New Zealand head of the IEC Standards National Committee TC34-Lamps and Luminaires. Bryan was the founding Chairman of Lighting Council New Zealand and is currently Executive Director of LCNZ. As a principal of SLP, Bryan has undertaken street lighting consulting assignments for EECA, the South Australian Department of State Development, NSW and QLD councils, New Zealand councils and IPWEA. He has also undertaken lighting consultancy for the IFC World Bank. He was a co-organiser of the Road Lighting 2014 and Road Lighting 2015 conferences held in Auckland.
 
Future Ready webinar: Smart Street Lighting
Thursday, 3 August 2017
Time: 12PM - 1PM AEST
Cost: Free

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