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CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020

Tuesday 11th February 2020
9:30 am to 5:25 pm

QUT Brisbane
Garden Points Campus
Z-Block, Level 6, R
oom 606


Conference programme




Welcome to the website of CIE Australia's 2020 Lighting Research Conference.  Researchers and members of the lighting community from Australia and overseas will present a variety of talks on topics relating to the core scientific work of the CIE.  We hope to see you there at what promises to be a high quality and informative one-day conference.

Significant pricing discounts apply to students and members of CIE Australia.


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Welcome, housekeeping

09:35 - 11:15

Session 1 - Colour and vision


Morning tea

11:35 - 13:15

Session 2 - Lighting design and performance



14:00 - 16:00

Session 3 - Photobiology and wellbeing


Afternoon tea

16:20 - 17:20

Session 4 - Photometry


Closing remarks


End of conference


Conference dinner

The full programme can be downloaded here (note: still subject to change).


Key timeline

  • 16/10/2019 - Call for abstracts
  • 25/11/2019 - Abstract deadline
  • 29/11/2019 - Registration opens
  • 29/11/2019 - Successful abstract notification
  • 10/01/2020 - Early-bird registration closes
  • 11/02/2020 - CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020
  • 12/02/2020 - CIE Australia AGM (see here for details)


Conference dinner

A dinner will be held from 7:00 pm in the evening after the conference at:

The Bavarian Eagle Street Pier
Venue web site:
Get there by foot or ferry!

The dinner is open to conference attendees as well as accompanying partners and others.



Full registration includes the conference, a printed conference programme and one ticket to the conference dinner.  Basic registration includes the conference onlyEarly-bird registration closes 10/01/2020.

Registration type



Early-bird registration, CIE Australia member *:



Normal registration, CIE Australia member *:



Early-bird registration, non CIE Australia member:



Normal registration, non CIE Australia member:



Early-bird registration, student *:



Normal registration, student:



Conference dinner, CIE Australia member *:



Conference dinner, non CIE Australia member:



* Participants wishing to register using CIE Australia membership must be financial members at the time of registration.  Students wishing to register must show either enrolment records or a letter from their supervisor or Head of Department.  Sustaining Organisation members can register up to five people at the CIE Australia member rate and Organisation Members can register up to three people at the CIE Australia member rate.

Catering will be provided for morning and afternoon teas and lunch - please include any dietary requirements on your registration form.  Specific details regarding room location will be provided closer to the date.



Registration is now closed.



A variety of opportunities are available for prospective sponsors to support the event and perhaps showcase their latest developments and new products.  The sponsorship prospectus can be downloaded here.  For more information please contact CIE Australia Treasurer Eric Southgate on



The following people took part in the scientific committee: Tony Bergen (Chair), Joanne Wood, Veronica Garcia Hansen, Gillian Isoardi, Jennifer Long, Ayman Wagdy Mohamed Ibrahim.

The following people took part in the local organising committee: Tony Bergen (Chair), Gillian Isoardi, Joanne Wood, Alex Black, Veronica Garcia Hansen


More information

Please contact CIE Australia President Tony Bergen on for more information. 





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