The LUCI Association is hosting its Annual General Meeting next week (27-30 October) in the Estonian city of Tartu, to coincide with the TAVA – Tartu in Light festival.
A key event within the LUCI network’s calendar, the LUCI AGM is the only international forum for cities on urban lighting. The event will feature plenary conferences, working group meetings and open conference sessions on new lighting trends and projects from cities around the world.
Although hosted in Tartu, Estonia, the AGM will be a hybrid online/on-site conference, showcasing the city’s lighting projects, as well as the TAVA – Tartu in Light festival.
Some of the themes and discussions taking place during the AGM include:
- Lighting in European Capitals of Culture
How have previous, future, and recently awarded EU Capitals of Culture integrated lighting into their wider cultural policies?
- Beatriz Garcia, Associate Director of the Centre for Cultural Value
- Helen Marriage, Director, Artichoke / Creative Director, Galway 2020
- Piia Rantala-Korhonen, Director of Oulu2026
- Massimiliano Burgi, Project Manager for Lumen-Social Light, Matera 2019
- Smart steps towards smart lighting
How can cities build their vision on smart lighting, choose their paths, and take steps towards realisation?
- Helene Qvist, Smart City Consultant, City of Albertslund
- Zoltán Pap, Managing Director, BDK Budapest
- Rik van Stiphout, Programme advisor Light & Culture, City of Eindhoven
- Youngho Baik, Member of Advisory Committee Urban Lighting Seoul
- Philip Ross, Studio Philip Ross, co-author of the white paper
- Lighting projects from cities worldwide
Speakers from cities worldwide will be presenting projects and research on diverse topics such as light’s impact on health, lighting masterplans, public lighting design criteria, measuring light pollution, real-time smart lighting and more. Hear about projects in Helsinki, Kazan, Lyon, Brussels, Medellin, Pessac, Putrajaya, Reykjavík, Tallinn and Vilnius.
- Light and light art in Tartu
Learn about host city Tartu’s urban lighting and light art projects, join a fun lantern-making workshop and experience the TAVA – Tartu in Light festival.
Online participation is free and attendees can register here.