PLDC 2017 confirms Call for Papers release date

(France) – Paper Reviewing Committee to select 70 papers ahead of 2017’s Paris convention. 

Call for Papers will be published on 1 September 2016. The sixth Professional Lighting Design Convention will be held in Paris, France from 1 – 4 November, 2017, following in the footsteps of the successful series of PLDC events to date: PLDC 2007 in London/UK, PLDC 2009 in Berlin/D, PLDC 2011 in Madrid/E, PLDC 2013 in Copenhagen/DK and PLDC 2015 in Rome/I.

The Call for Papers will address both experienced practising professional lighting designers as well as the new generation of lighting professionals, plus dedicated researchers and educators, industry representatives and professionals from related disciplines whose work affects and involves professional lighting designers. PLDC is an educational event which encourages lighting professionals to share their insight and know-how, and where even the most skilled masters of the art can learn from newcomers. Previously published/presented papers will not be accepted.

All papers are expected to be at a professional level and target a professional audience.

Each of the submissions will be read and blind reviewed by three members of the Paper Reviewing CommitteeThe submissions are evaluated for the general quality and professionalism of the proposed paper, the suitability of the proposed paper to its declared track, the innovative character of the proposed paper’s contents and the absolute importance the jury ascribes to the topic of the proposed paper. Based on the evaluation points awarded by the Paper Reviewing Committee, the Steering Committee of PLDC will select the final (approx.) 70 papers for presentation.

See the full Call for Papers and submit your paper at from 1 September onwards.