The 1st International Museum Lighting Symposium - Call for Abstracts

The 1st International Museum Lighting Symposium and Workshops: Call for Abstract.
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31st 2017.

The 1st International Museum Lighting Conference (London, September 11th-13th 2017) , aims to explore all recent research and applications in the field of museum lighting, providing a dialogue platform for scientists, conservators, curators, architects, lighting professionals, and other academics and professionals working in the field. The conference is jointly organised by the Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA) founded by University College London (UCL), University of Brighton, and Oxford University and the Society of Light and Lighting.

We invite abstracts on (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • Human Colour Perception: Colour Appearance, Colour Constancy, Individual Differences in Colour Vision
  • Technology and Innovation: Spectrum Fine-Tuning, Energy Efficiency, Constraints, Daylighting, Connected Lighting, Luminaire Design, Light Sources
  • Physics of Light Measurement: Metrology, Colorimetry, and Photometry
  • Preventive Conservation and Policy: Materials Behaviour, Light Sensitivity Testing, Collections Management, Display Techniques
  • Visitor Experience: Visual Performance, Cognition, Behavior, Interpretation, Display Context, Emotions, Education, Colour preference

We particularly welcome collaborative work between academia, government, heritage institutions, and industry demonstrating successful applications of integrated science and technology in display and ambient illumination.

Abstracts should be 1000 words (and may contain figures and tables) and should be submitted by the 15th of January 31st of March, 2017. All submissions will be double-blind reviewed. Following the conference, accepted authors will be invited to submit longer papers to a dedicated special issue.

Submission is open, and accessible at