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Meeting for Educators and Researchers 2018

Pre-convention meeting for Educators and Researchers

For the meeting in Singapore we intend to reach out to all in advance with some key questions on the current status quo of the lighting education and research landscape, the answers to which will serve as a basis for discussion. The meeting will also include a guest speaker on an education-related topic. At PLDC in Paris, renewed interest was shown in enabling closer contact and exchange between educational and research institutions around the world on a regular basis and in a coordinated manner. Further steps will be discussed in Singapore.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

10.00 – 11.00 

  • Welcome and update on the status quo on the Lighting Design Education landscape
  • Input from educators attending: new programmes, progress made at / between existing schools, research programmes, and more

11.00 – 11.15

  • Brief introduction to the Alliance and how Educators and Researchers can be involved

11.15 – 12.00

  • Feedback on research programmes / activities
  • Bridging the gap between lighting-related research and the lighting design community

12.00 – 12.45

  • Feedback on CPD programmes / activities (with external bodies)
  • Discussion: contributing towards CPD for practising lighting designers

12.45 – 13.00

  • Conclusion and next steps

For more information on the Educators and Researchers meeting and to register please contact Franziska Ritter, fritter@via-internet.com.