User oriented workshops: “Future Lighting"

For a comprehensive know-how gain and the speed of innovation in the participating companies, experts in the workshops of lighting technology provide hands-on and application-oriented practical knowledge as well as results from research and development.

Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kuipers, University of Applied Sciences South Westphalia, the advisory board compiles a program from submissions of leading specialists in the industry, offering a wide range of topics from basic knowledge to specific solutions for "lighting innovators".

Topics of the workshops reach from Digitization of light to IoT or light measurement. In addition, lectures on current scientific findings on lighting effects or lighting technologies will support their implementation in innovations.

Workshop Participants

For lighting innovators, lighting design engineers and producers, management and staff, decision-makers, technicians and buyers from the lighting industry.

The participants 2017 were convinced:

"Great innovative lecture and interesting discussion - not least because of the two co-speakers." 
"This is future lighting. Very good!"
"Very positive! Questions during the lecture, thereby lively discussion."
"Speaker sympathetic and competent!" 
"Great application-oriented lecture." 
"Excellent, competent and refreshingly presented. Very good! "

Workshop Chairman and Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is involved in the content design and technical conception of the Workshops Future Lighting. The members are representatives of lighting manufacturers and suppliers. This ensures the broad orientation of the workshops to the requirements of different production stages. 


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Kuipers
South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences and 4Inno Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG

Advisory Board

Prof. Dr. Dirk Berben, Fachhochschule Südwestfalen
Jonathan Brune, DURABLE Hunke & Jochheim GmbH & Co. KG 
Fabian Bürkli, Karl Jungbecker GmbH & Co. KG
Christian Drees, Drees GmbH
Jürgen Harpain, Fischer Elektronik GmbH & Co. KG 
Jürgen Hess, Selux AG 
Kai Klimkiewicz, Cree Europe GmbH 
Werner Lemberg, Willy Meyer + Sohn GmbH + Co. KG 
Dirk Mollenhauer, Warnecke & Böhm GmbH Lack- und Farbenfabrik 
Gerhard Pohlmann, EMC Test NRW GmbH
Andreas Roder, BRUMBERG Leuchten GmbH & Co. KG 
Arthur Rönisch, TURCK DUOTEC GmbH 
Wolfgang Tondasch, Consultant

Location, Directions and Hotels    


Messe Essen, Hall 1 South Entrance
Norbertstr. 2
45131 Essen

The trade show lighting technology and the Workshops Future Lighting workshops will take place in Hall 1. Access via the south entrance.


By Car: Take the major Rhine-Ruhr motorways A52, A3, A40 and A42 to reach MESSE ESSEN. Underground car park P6, Car park P9.
By rail: Only 5 minutes with the Underground line 11 from Essen Central Railway Station.


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