Light and Lighting from East to West

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International Virtual Conference, March 16-17, 2021

This conference is an International gathering of academics, architects, lighting designers, electrical engineers, students, manufacturers, distributors and those interested in the world of light and lighting . The unique 2021 virtual conference includes presenters from five continents - From East to West . This conference covers a wide spectrum of topics related to the field of illumination including: engineering, innovation, health and well-being, aspects of indoor and outdoor illumination and irradiation influenced by COVID-19.

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 – (IST)

  • Registration and connection to the conference 7:15 pm
  • Opening Session
    Conference Chair: Prof. Guedi Capeluto, Technion Dr. Eng. Uri Doman, Chairman of the Israeli Committee of Illuminating Engineering – CIE Israel
  • Session I
    Light and Lighting from East to West Chair: Ian Rubin, Signify
  • Health and Wellbeing 7:45 pm
    Workplaces Prof. Derek Clements Croome, University of Reading, UK
  • How to Judge Applied Lighting Research, and how to do it well 8:10 pm
    Dr. Jennifer Veitch, National Research Council, Vice-President Technical, CIE, Canada
  • Indoor Lighting Design Perspectives for the Post Pandemic Era 8:40 pm
    New challenges in Architects, Engineers and Lighting Designers Education Prof. Paulo Sergio Scarazzato, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • The Lighting Design Objectives (LIDOs) Procedure 9:00 pm
    Dr. Christopher Cuttle, Independent Researcher, New Zealand
  • Ancestral Heirs of Light 9:25 pm
    Prof. Elias Cinceros, National Autonomous University of Mexico
  • End of session

Wednesday, 17 March 2021 - (IST)

  • Registration and connection to the conference 7:15 pm
  • Session II
    Irradiation and Corona Chair: Jonathan Hauser, Technolite
  • Germicidal Ultraviolet Irradiation – UVGI: Uses in COVID-19 7:30 pm
     Eng. Kamal Sethia, Chairman of the Indian Society of Lighting Engineers
  • When COVID-19 Moves Dining Outside - A Recipe for Outdoor Restaurant Lighting 7:55 pm
    Eng. Lisa Reed, PE, Lighting Consultant, St. Louis, USA
  • Disinfection by UVC LEDs: a Line of Defense Mechanism to Contain Pandemics 8:20 pm
    Prof. Hadas Mamane, Tel Aviv University
  • Efficiency of UV-C irradiation of bacteria and viruses 8:45 pm
    Prof. Dr. Michael Kraxner*, CTO MCI Entrepreneurial School, Austria
  • Interactive Panel
  • UVC Radiation and Coronavirus 9:10 pm
    Moderator: Prof. Simon Litsyn, Tel Aviv University
    With the participation of lecturers and in addition:
    Dr. Eng. Uri Doman, Chairman of CIE Israel, Dr. Tamar Berman, Israeli Ministry of Health, Avi Menashe, Chairman of Israeli HVAC Society at SEEEI, Dr. Shay Reicher, Israeli Ministry of Health
  • End of session 9:50 pm
Date & Time

March 16, 2021

Start - 5:30 PM Tuesday

March 17, 2021

End - 10:00 PM Asia/Kolkata

Indian Society of Lighting Engineers

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