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Welcome to CIE Australia!

CIE Australia is the Australian National Committee of the International Commission on Illumination, also known as the CIE.  As its name implies, the International Commission on Illumination - abbreviated as CIE from its French title Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage - is an organisation devoted to international cooperation and exchange of information among its member countries on all matters relating to the science and art of lighting.

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CIE Australia 2020 AGM

The 2020 AGM of CIE Australia was held at the office of Light Naturally, Brisbane, on Wednesday 12th February 2020, the day after the CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020.  For more information please click here.


CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020

The 2020 CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference was held on Tuesday 11th February 2020 at QUT Brisbane, Gardens Point campus, Z-Block, Level 6, Room 606.  For more information please see the CIE Australia Lighting Research Conference 2020 page.


Highlights of the CIE Quadrennial Session

There were six Australians who took part in the 29th CIE Quadrennial Session in Washington DC in June 2019.  Also long-term member of CIE Australia Jim Gardner was awarded with the Wyszecki Gold Pin award.  For more information see the CIE Session 2019 page.


CIE Australia News

CIE Austrlaia has a news email distribution list which is used to distribute information such as CIE newsletters, announcements of conferences, workshops and new publications, etc.  It is freely open to members and non-members alike.  For more information please see the CIE News page.


eILV Online

The International Lighting Vocabulary (ILV) is a Standard that is maintained and updated by the CIE and which relates to terms and definitions of quantities, units, symbols and terminology related to the science and art of light and lighting, colour and vision, photobiology and image technology.  While the full ILV is available for purchase from the CIE webshop , it is now possible to look up individual terms online from the CIE website.  Just select eILV from the top menu on the main page!


Online Payment of Membership Dues

You can now pay your CIE Australia membership dues online using PayPal's secure payment service.  Note, this does not require a PayPal account, you can pay by credit card. For more information, or to pay your current dues, please see the Membership page.


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