Back2School webinar programme 2023

Smart Lighting and Circularity

IBE-BIV webinars 2023

Also in 2023 and still within the framework of the European “Lifelong Learning” policy, our organisation IBE-BIV (Belgian Illumination Institute)  is organising a Back2School (B2S) webinar programme consisting of 5 monthly sessions each time taking place on Thursday from 9am until 10 am via Zoom.

This year’s programme is entirely dedicated to Smart Lighting and Circularity.

We have again invited 5 experts who will each cover the aspect of smart lighting and circularity in their particular area of expertise.

This webinar programme is meant for our members and for anyone who wants to improve his or her basic knowledge on lighting in an easy and approachable way.

The target audience is very broad and can include professionals who have been active in the sector for years as well as employees that are starters in the lighting sector.

B2S webinar 1 : 2nd March 2023 from 9am – 10am

Wireless control of Emergency Lighting

Lecturer : Adriaan Van Nuffel, ETAP Lighting – NL/FR

  • Civil Electronics Mechanical Engineer at VUB
  • Product Marketing Manager Emergency Lighting at ETAP Lighting International
  • Active in subgroup Emergency Lighting of Lighting Europe (via Agoria)
  • Expert Emergency Lighting at CENELEC TC 169/WG 3 (EN 1838)
Adriaan Van Nuffel

B2S webinar 2 : 16th March 2023 from 9am – 10am

Disrupting the future of elderly care with an AI-driven smart lamp (with focus on fall detection)

Lecturer : Sven De Proft , Nobi– NL

  • Former member of advisory board of Aperi (call systems for care sector)
  • Head of BeNeLux at Nobi (agetech company)
Sven De Proft

B2S webinar 3 : 20th April 2023 from 9am – 10am

Criteria voor duurzame, kwaliteitsvolle en circulaire verlichting

Lecturer : Els Fonteyne, Agoria – NL

  • Expert Circular Economy Agoria
  • Expertise in product design, sustainability & technology

Lecturer : Wouter De Wolf, Signify – NL

  • Marketing Manager at Signify Benelux
  • Circular Lighting Expert Signify
  • Member of Circular Lighting committee of NLA (Netherlands Lighting Association)
Els Fonteyne
Wouter De wolf - Signify

B2S webinar 4 : 25ht May 2023 from 9am – 10am

Smart Cities: Expérience Plan Lumière

Lecturer : Samir Wariach, Service Public Wallonie Mobilité et Infrastructures -FR

  • Project Leader of the Lighting Plan 4.0 within SPW-MI
  • Specific expertise Public Lighting and Smart Equipment
  • Member of IBE-BIV working group C – Public Lighting
Samir Wariach

B2S webinar 5 : 22nd June 2023 from 9am – 10am

Public lighting in Flemish municipalities: Flemish knowledge network partners with international LUCI

Lecturers : Jasmine van der Pol, LUCI Association – NL/FR

  • Programme Manager at LUCI since 2022
  • Lighting expert Urban Lighting
  • Focus on quality of light, perception of night time urban spaces and human well-being.
  • Master’s in Industrial Design, TU Delft, Netherlands.

Lecturer : Filip Broekaert, Fluvius – NL

  • Asset Management Public Lighting
  • Member of the Board at IBE-BIV
Jasmine van der Pol
Filip Broekaert

Practical Information

Structure of each webinar :

A fixed structure is used for each webinar, indicating the amount of time that can be spent on each of the content areas:

  • Introduction of the speaker by IBE-BIV (2 min)
  • Brief introduction of the lecturer’s research group and research topics (5 min)
  • Presentation of the webinar’s topic (30min)
  • Short presentation of current research results (5 min)
  • Questions and answers (10 min)

Price per series of 5 webinars :

  • Members : 90 euro (excl VAT) per registration. As from a third subscription for the same company you pay 70 euro (excl VAT) for the full series of webinars.
  • Members GLV (Groen Licht Vlaanderen) and NSVV (Nederlandse Stichting voor Verlichtingskunde) : 135 euro (excl VAT) per registation. As from a third subscription for the same company you pay 100 euro (excl VAT) for the full series of webinars.
  • Non-members: 180 euro (excl VAT) per registration. As from a third registration for the same company you pay 145 euro (excl VAT) for the full series of webinars.

Recording & presentation :

  • Each webinar is recorded and will be forwarded to all participants (and registered persons) so that you can watch and listen to it at a later stage.
  • All presentations will be available in pdf format on our website.

Language :

  • Every lecturer speaks his own language. Presentations will be available in English.

Terms of registration :

  • Regardless of the number of webinars you wish to attend, you pay for the entire series of 5 webinars. You do not have to register per webinar, but you register once for the entire series. One subscription is sufficient to receive a login code for all webinars.
  • After your registration you will automatically receive a confirmation with a link to follow the webinars (so you use the same link for the 5 webinars).
  • Once you have registered, an invoice will be sent to you using the billing details you provided on the registration form.
  • If we receive several registrations from people of the same company, a discount will be granted as from the 3rd registration (see also prices above).
  • One invoice per company will be sent, mentioning the persons registered.
  • An invoice will be sent for each registration, even if the person does not participate at the time of the webinar. The invoice remains payable!

Registration :

After observing the above-mentioned conditions, you can register via below button.