Peter Earle MSLL – LUXLIVE 2017
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15 - 16 NOVEMBER 2017 | ExCel, London

Peter Earle MSLL

Philips OEM Technology

Peter Earle has been working with LEDs for almost fifteen years.  He became involved with LED lighting technology because he thought ‘it was cool that an LED can be a device on a network’.  Peter has a background in creative technologies so is used to and well suited to the disruptive effect digital systems are having on the lighting industry.  He loves good design, especially when applied to lighting fixtures and lighting schemes.

After founding and running his own successful LED lighting business in the early 2000s, he merged this with an American lamp and fixture manufacturer.  He set up the European division and became a director of the new company.

Since 2011 Peter has worked for Philips Lighting OEM in the UK, spreading the word about Philips’ innovative light source technologies.

Peter is a published author and regularly contributes in the lighting industry press.  He is often asked to speak at industry events and is a CIBSE Member of The Society of Light and Lighting and a sits on the Technical Committee for ICEL, the Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting, part of the Lighting Industry Association.



  • Wednesday 15 November
    • 11:40

      Understanding Emergency Luminaire Conversion

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: Peter Earle of Philips OEM Technology
      Peter Earle from Philips OEM Technology discusses the critical points relating to safety, reliability, testing, compliance and choice when considering a design for an emergency conversion of a regular indoor LED fitting.  This topic should be interesting to end users and building owners with responsibility for their building’s safety systems who aren’t lighting experts but have many systems to consider, specifiers who want to understand more about LED emergency conversions and also luminaire manufacturers who want to optimise their luminaire conversions.
    • 14:10

      Panel: What’s the future of emergency tech?

      Arena: Escape ZoneSpeaker: David Mudd of BSI, Peter Earle of Philips OEM Technology
      The advent of LED, IoT and new wiring protocols such as power over ethernet means emergency lighting is creating a race to keep up. In this debate, our panel looks at these changes and what the future holds for emergency lighting.