Ian Watts – LUXLIVE 2017
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15 - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 | ExCel, London

Ian Watts


Ian Watts Emergency Lighting Manager Hochiki Europe (UK) LtdIan has 25 years experience of working with a wide range of fire and lighting manufacturers. He was co-opted onto BS 5266 part 1 in 2015 as the independent industry expert on new technology through his work with innovative manufacturers.

He lectures for CIBSE, The Lighting Industry Association and the FIA.

  • Wednesday 15 November
    • 10:30

      Is my emergency lighting compliant?

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Ian Watts of Hochiki
      A snap shot presentation outlining the major changes just applied to the standard and the now strongly suggested need for automatic testing.  Emergency safety lighting category explained and the importance of using competent engineers when undertaking the all-important written risk assessment.
    • 11:00

      Panel: Emergency Lighting: Ask the experts

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Ian Watts of Hochiki, Paul Meenan of TfL
      An expert panel answers common emergency lighting questions from selecting the right light level and signage to luminaire conversions and special situations such as indirect lighting.
  • Thursday 16 November
    • 11:30

      Panel: Emergency lighting summit 2017

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Chris Auger of BAFE, David Mooney of Atkins, Graham McKay of BSI, Ian Watts of Hochiki
      Suppliers, specifiers, standards bodies and building owners urgently need to address a culture of complacency in the sector that has developed over recent decades. Risk assessments, a key tool of the standards, are not always conducted, even in major institutions and organisations, and those that are, are not always as thorough as they should be. Equally there is a lack of knowledge about emergency lighting requirements and standards. At this time of heightened concern about building safety, how to we tackle these issues? Our summit participants will gather to discuss the way forward. This is a must-attend event for all stakeholder