Wednesday 23 May 2018


15:00-17:00    LUCI Executive Committee Meeting (for LUCI EC members only)

19:00    Welcome Cocktail – Salle des Illustres, Toulouse Town Hall

  • Jean-Luc Moudenc, Mayor of Toulouse
  • Emilion EsnaultCity Councillor for Urban Lighting, City of Toulouse
  • Mary-Ann SchreursPresident of LUCI and Vice Mayor of Eindhoven


21:00   Inauguration of the President Wilson Square lighting scheme – Place Wilson, City Centre


22:00    Night Walk: Toulouse heritage lighting



Thursday 24 May 2018


Conference moderator: Sophie VoinisJournalist


9:30    Opening of the LUCI City under Microscope in Toulouse – Salle Osete, Espace Duranti

  • Emilion Esnault, City Councillor for Urban Lighting, City of Toulouse
  • Mary-Ann Schreurs, President of LUCI and Vice Mayor of Eindhoven


10:00    KEYNOTE SPEECH: The future of cities: public lighting and innovation for local governments

Nicolas Bouzou, Essayist and Economist


11:30    DEBATE: Smart Lighting and data policies – city experience


13:00   Lunch – Hôtel Mercure


14:30    CONFERENCE SESSION: The new Toulouse city centre approach: reshuffling the public space

Joan BusquetsArchitect and Urban PlannerMaurice Pradal, “Toulouse Centre” Project Director, Department of Public Spaces, Toulouse Metropole


16:30   KEYNOTE SPEECH: Urban Lighting: genome of a connected city

Vincent Gregoire-Delory, Lecturer and Director, Higher School of Science Ethics (Catholic Institute of Toulouse)


19:30    Guided Walking Tour in Toulouse


20:30   Buffet Dinner & Kara Module Demo – Espace EDF Bazacle (more information here)



Friday 25 May 2018


Conference moderator: Sophie VoinisJournalist


10:00   Meet the public lighting team of the City of Toulouse

Toulouse’s lighting strategy: at the forefront of smart urban lighting

  • Joël Lavergne, Director, Public Lighting Department, City of Toulouse
  • Christophe Labro, Purchase and Energy, Public Lighting Department, City of Toulouse
  • Caroline Marcillou, Operations and Technical Management, City of Toulouse
  • David Moras, Design and Project Management, Public Lighting Department, City of Toulouse

11:45    Meet the lighting designers working on Toulouse

  • Lionel Bessières, Lighting Designer, Quartiers Lumières
  • Laurent Fachard, Lighting Designer, Les Éclairagistes Associés
  • Vincent Thiesson, Lighting Designer, Agence ON


12:45   LUCI Annoucements


13:15   Lunch – Hôtel Mercure


14:30   Toulouse Urban Lighting Hands-on Demo with the public lighting team

  • The Kara module, a plug & play smart streetlighting solution
    Yves Le HénaffGeneral Director, Kawantech
    Luc ChansonSales Manager, Kawantech


  • Eco-fit, a retrofit lamppost tailor-made for Toulouse city centre
    Stéphane de Bon
    , Regional Director, Public Sector and Local Government, Philips Lighting


From 19:30    Festive Tapas Dinner – L’Alimentation Restaurant



Saturday 26 May 2018

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Toulouse LUCI Daurade



Photo credits: ©; Patrice Nin