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CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020

Tuesday 11th February 2020
QUT Brisbane
Campus and room TBA


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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Preliminary programme

We are pleased to advise that the following presentations have been confirmed for the conference.



Tony Bergen

Calibration of photometers – impact of the SI revision and future directions

Hind Alzahrani

Evaluation of the safety of commercially available BBLs under different blue light exposures

Wenye Hu

The effect of correlated colour temperature on human thermal perception and comfort

Yihan(Anna) Lu

Effect of daylight on commuters’ circadian rhythms

Maitreyee Bakshi

Determining the need for special lighting for ornamental plants in interior spaces

Mariana R C Papa

The effect of luminance on the perceived saturation of near-white chromaticities

Sung-Woo Choi (KR)

The development of circadian led lighting and clinical test

So Young Lee

Smartphone lighting applications as new light measurement tools

Joanne Wood

Assessment of blue light hazards and correlated colour temperature for public streetlighting

Stephen J. Dain

The effects of source technology on the blue dose to the retina

Islam A Mashaly

A multi-scenario multi-objective optimization method for complex fenestration systems (cfs) design

Francisca Rodriguez

Validation of a method for quantifying luminous changes in window views

Ayman Wagdy

Machine learning framework for developing glare predictive models

Kieu Pham

Opportunities and challenges in capturing illuminance measurements in post-occupancy settings

Veronica Garcia Hansen   

IEA SHC Task 61 / EBC Annex 77 Integrated solutions for daylighting and electric lighting – Subtask D: field study performance tracking

Alp Durmus

Ellipse fitting for IES-TM-30-18 colour vector graphic

Stephen J. Dain

Contrast thresholds as a function of stimulus luminance for two commercial computerised colour vision tests

Mei Ying Boon

Mobility performance in a virtual reality maze is related to luminance and chromatic sensitivity in people with vision impairment

Maitreyee Roy

Do blue-blocking lenses affect visual performances under different lighting conditions?

Adiba Ali

The effect of blue-blocking lenses on speed perception


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 (two hours, morning)


Conference dinner

A dinner will be held in the evening after the conference at a nearby restaurant.  It is open to conference attendees as well as accompanying partners and others.  More details will follow.



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 open.  To register please download and fill out the registration form and submit it to the CIE Australia Treasurer Eric Southgate on



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.


More information

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





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