CIE National Committee Events

April 20, 2020 to April 22, 2020

St. Petersburg, the State Hermitage Museum, Russia

CIE NC Russia - 2nd International Scientific and Technical Conference “Light in Museum”

The scientific-practical Conference "Light in Museum” will be devoted to the role and importance of lighting and lighting equipment in preservation of Museum values in Russia and abroad.

The Conference is organized by the State Hermitage Museum, the Scientific and Technical Council of the Russian Lighting Industry (Association NTS «Svetotekhnika»), and VNISI (the Russian Lighting Research Institute named after S.I. Vavilov), with the support of the NC CIE  (Russian National Committee of CIE), the Russian branch of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and IEC.

The focus is on topical issues of the museum lighting environment: the influence of light on the safety of museum objects and their perception, quality control and safety of lighting equipment in museums, the use of intelligent technologies in lighting, updating industry normative documents. Representatives of the museum and lighting community, and invited Russian and foreign experts in the field of museum lighting will make presentations at the conference.

In parallel to the “Light in the Museum”, the 9th Lux Pacifica Conference, organized by the Association of Pacific Lighting Societies Lux Pacifica and VNISI, will take place. On April 20, a joint plenary session of the two conferences will be held in the 5th Courtyard of the General Staff Building. In addition, as part of the first day of the conference, a large-scale experiment of the State Hermitage Museum will be launched to determine the correlated color temperature, which provides the best subjective perception of oil painting at a constant level of illumination.

Participation in the “Light in Museum” conference is free of charge. Online registration is open by the link

May 26, 2020 to May 27, 2020

Palais Kaufmännischer Verein, Linz, Austria

The Lichttechnische Gesellschaft Österreichs (LTG) - Lighting Congress 2020

The Lichttechnische Gesellschaft Österreichs (LTG) - CIE NC Austria - is proud to announce their upcoming Lighting Congress 2020.

Coming up in May, the motto of this year's lighting congress is "New developments in the world of lighting". This is an excellent opportunity for experts and those interested in the field of light and lighting to come together and enjoy this opportunity to network and share their knowledge.

If you register by 5 April 2020, you can benefit from an attractive early-bird rate. For an overview of the registration fees and to register for the event, follow

For latest information on the fair and application for exhibitors, and to download the workshop programme,  visit

LTG look forward to welcoming you in Linz, the 2009 European Capital of Culture!

September 24, 2020 to September 26, 2020

CIE NC Bulgaria Fifth Junior Conference on Lighting (Lighting 2020)

The National Committe for Lighting in Bulgaria (NKO) is proud to announce their upcoming event ...

Coming up in September 2020, NC Bulgaria are holding the Fifth Junior Conference on Lighting (Lighting 2020) in Ruse, Bulgaria.

This is an excellent opportunity for young researchers to present their latest research activities and describe recent and emerging developments and directions in the field of lighting and lighting technologies within, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Energy efficient lighting with the use of renewable energy sources
  • LED Lighting
  • Ergonomics and physiology of vision
  • Photo biological risk from artificial lighting
  • Interior Lighting and quality of lighting
  • Exterior and road lighting
  • Telemanagement of indoor and outdoor lighting
  • Photometry and calorimetry
  • Daylighting
  • Common lighting aspects, terminology, and standardization

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Please Note: This is the conference of the CIE National Committee of Bulgaria and should not be confused with the BulLight 2020 conferennce which is organized by another Bulgarian lighting organization.

September 27, 2020

Bamburg, Germany